Smyrna's PRemier PEt Boarding and Grooming FAcility

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Please apply in person at 13191 Old Nashville Hwy, Smyrna, TN  37167.  We have limited hours to the public on Wednesday’s and Sunday’s.  You may apply Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday between 8am and 5pm; Saturdays between 9am and 4pm.  No phone calls please.


Grooming Manager


Grooming Manager (position available):  Grooming positions are W-2 commission-based employees who have the ability to work within regular business hours.  We are currently hiring for groom manager, and interested applicants should fill out application.  Selected applicants will be interviewed and need to be available to demonstrate grooming skills.

  • 5+  years experience.  More years experience preferred, but will consider the right person.

  • Ability to groom all /majority breeds of dogs, all sizes, and appropriately handle all temperaments.

  • You will be expected to perform an on-site grooming test for our grooming manager.

  • Reliable transportation.

  • Excellent customer service skills, as well as ability to manage phone calls and maintain computer records.

  • Dependable with positive attitude and excellent work ethic.

  • Ability to manage and mentor other groomers effectively.

  • Grooming positions will begin upon satisfactory completion of interview & on site groom skills test.

  • Additional benefits include W-2 employment, accrued paid time off, discounts on boarding, discounts on veterinary services, supportive staff and management team, and off on major holidays.

  • Groom shop currently stays booked out 3 weeks plus.  We'd love to find a passionate leader who has the drive to succeed and grow with our quickly growing and expanding business.

Now Hiring


Do you have a passion for pets and customer service?  Then this may be the opportunity for you!! 


Creature Comforts Kennels is currently accepting applications for the following positions: 

​​Receptionist & Kennel Assistant Positions:


Receptionist/Kennel Assistant candidates must be available weekends, holidays, and during Rutherford County School breaks.   These are our busiest times of the year, so availability during these times is imperative.  Availability 2-4 days during the week is a plus for part time candidates.  Full time candidates should be available 4 1/2 - 5 days a week.  Working hours typically fall between 7:30 am-5:30 pm.  Half day shifts available for part-time staff if needed.    


  • Playing with and interacting with pets of all sizes and breeds both indoors and outdoors.
  • Being attentive to the individual needs of the pets in our care.
  • Feeding and medicating pets. 
  • Keeping the pets and facility clean.
  • Greeting customers and managing phone calls.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Logging all appropriate information in individual charts and computerized record keeping and data entry.
  • Ability to handle and restrain animals using appropriate procedures.
  • Ability to walk animals.
  • Physical activities that require bending, lifting, standing, stooping, and working in all weather conditions.
  • Regular attendance and timeliness are essential. 
  • Must have reliable transportation.   
  • Strong communication and customer service skills.  Tact and diplomacy is required.
  • Ability to work with customers and pets in a professional, friendly, hospitable manner.
  • Teamwork:  Work and communicate well with all team members, as we all work to share the common goal of customer service and pet care excellence.
  • Must have a cheerful and positive attitude, professional appearance, high standards of honesty and integrity, and be self-motivated.​​