Turn Your Love of Animals
Into a Paw-some Career

Find Your Forever Home With the Purrdy Paws Team

Work With Us

It’s no secret we love animals. If you do too, Purrdy Paws might be the purrfect next step in your career. Pet grooming is not for the faint of heart. It’s an industry that requires skill, careful consideration, and patience with animals.

Our team is made up of the best pet professionals in Ottawa because we specialize in ensuring a safe, stress free and inclusive environment for people’s pets. In order to expand this industry in our beautiful city, we need individuals who:

  • Love animals and has some experience already
  • Want to pursue a longterm career in the pet & grooming industry and has a desire for personal and professional growth within an evolving small business 
  • Are detailed oriented but can work in a fast paced environment
  • Are able to effectively communicate with your team
  • Prioritize animal safety and wellbeing, humanity over vanity!
  • Thrives in a team environment

Current Openings

Admin and Receptionist

Feline Groomer Assistant with PP

Dog Bather

Groomer 

Pet Groomer Supervisor

Due to the volume of inquiries Purrdy Paws receives, please use the application process above to apply or to submit any inquiries you may have.

Want to submit a general application to Purrdy Paws? Please do so here.

Co-Op Programs: The Purr-fect Opportunity
for High School Students

Do you love animals? Do your co-op placement with us!

Purrdy Paws is pleased to offer a Co-Op Placement Program for high school students who want to gain experience in the pet and grooming industry. If you do your placement with us, you can expect:

  • Real world experience in the workforce – we will treat you like an adult because you are becoming one!
  • Hands-on experience with dogs and cats – you can expect to get some experience directly related to your animal related interests
  • To make a difference – people cherish their pets so much. When they bring them here, they are trusting us with one of the most precious things in their life! You can make a big difference in people’s lives by taking care of their pets.

This is not any typical placement. We expect students to earn their place with us, just like you would in the real world! As such, please follow the steps below to be considered an applicant.

Co-Op – Intake Form

Step 1: Read the Co-op Placement Manual

Step 2: Fill Out This Form

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