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LocationDallas, Texas 75217
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2023-05-19
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Valid Through2024-03-13

Job Description:

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is looking for a Pet Wrangler to join our Chewy Studios Team based in Dallas, Texas. The ideal candidate has worked with animals in a professional setting, preferably with animal training experience.

The Pet Wrangler position will be part of the Pet Talent team that is dedicated to working with all of the pet talent for both video and photography. This position works with the pet talent, pet parents, and the in-house content creators. A big focus of this position is building the confidence and skills of the pets in the Studio through positive reinforcement training, and observing and acknowledging animal behavior/stress in a fast paced environment. The Pet Wrangler will be the voice and advocate of the pet talent and will communicate any changes/updates to the on-set team, as well as appropriate leadership.

Additionally, you will play a key role in the training and education of the pet team that has a diverse set of experience and skills and are freelance as well as full-time Chewy employees. You must be comfortable conducting extensive research on new animal behavior training and techniques. The Pet Wrangler will also follow all Pet Talent Team procedures/protocols.

Chewy Studios is a dynamic studio that creates photos and videos for web content, social media, TV commercials and more. In most of the photos and videos, the main stars are pet talent. The Pet Wrangler will work closely with pet talent, but will also have strong interpersonal skills while working with other Studio team members.

What You'll Do:

  • Utilize knowledge of species and breed specific behaviors to encourage pets to present desirable behaviors for the camera

  • Note any changes in behavior and communicate to Manager, Pet Handling

  • Identify and report any safety concerns on or off set

  • Builds and presents educational presentations for pet team and studio

  • Coaches wranglers on new training techniques and approaches

  • Takes initiative in advancing their knowledge on positive reinforcement techniques and fear free skills for animal behavior and training

  • Update pet casting database with pet photos and behavioral information

  • Complete studio testing with new pets to determine their eligibility for casting

  • Network with potential pet parent contacts for casting

  • Assist in creating a stress free environment for pets on set by advocating for their needs

  • Conduct training sessions with cats and dogs using positive reinforcement techniques

  • Write training plans for shaping new behaviors

  • Communicate with internal teams to set pets up for success on set and propose alternative solutions when needed

  • Supervise all interactions with the pets to ensure safety to pets and people in the Studio

  • Build a positive relationship with pet parents

  • Set up, break down, and clean pet holding areas

  • Assist Pet Talent Team, with other duties as assigned

What You'll Need:

  • 1 year of Professional Animal Experience

  • Must be comfortable around all animals including cats, dogs, horses, reptiles, and rodents

  • No animal allergies


  • Knowledge of animal behavior/behavior analysis in the animal training field

About Chewy Studios

We are the ultimate one-stop shop for creative at chewy.com. We concept, design, and create original brands and packaging and online assets. We concept social campaigns, banners and lead the design for all internal and external marketing efforts. We also shoot and style all of our own photography, video and television commercials. If you saw it out in the wild and it had the Chewy logo on it, Chewy Studios was there – from start to finish. With positions ranging from entry-level script writing and production graphic design work to senior creative concepting, producing and photography, Chewy Studios does it all, in-house, with pride from 3 locations in Boston MA, Dallas TX, and the mothership in Plantation, FL. If you love pets and crave working in an ultra-creative environment, give us a shout. We’re always interested in meeting new people – and their pets.

Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members. If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, and you need an accommodation during the application process or to perform these job requirements, or if you need a religious accommodation, please contact *****.

If you have a question regarding your application, please contact *****.

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