Petworld Briarhill is a pet store in Briarhill, Galway. Our work here is exciting – every day brings new stories and new pets to meet. Have you met the team? We asked the guys some questions recently that we wanted to share with you. So without further ado, meet the team of Petworld Briarhill.
Richard, Store Manager
Duration with company: 7 years and 3 weeks.
Favourite part of job role: I love meeting the customers and getting to cuddle their animals when they come to see us.
Favourite animal: Fish and dogs
Fun Fact: I’ve been in this trade for 35 years.
Skills/Awards: 2 years running customer service awards. I’ve studied animal care in college and am an external verifier for NVQ animal care.
Best part of Petworld Briarhill: We have a fantastic relationship with our customers and they often will come see us before a vet visit so it gives us great experience.
Alanah, Duty Manager
Duration with company: 1 month
Favourite part of job role: It’s great seeing all the customers coming in with their animals.
Favourite animal: Dog
Fun Fact: I just graduated with a 2:1 in Marine Science.
Skills/Awards: Qualified as an EFR in first aid.
Best thing about Galway community: I love how friendly everyone is.
Best part of Petworld Briarhill: Everyone here is so welcoming.
Pets: No, hopefully someday soon!
Kate, Sales Assistant
Duration with company: Over 3 years
Favourite part of job role: Saying hello to all the pets!
Favourite animal: Cat
Fun Fact: A group of cats is called a clowder.
Skills/Awards: Degree in OT, former foster parent with Toronto Cat Rescue.
Best thing about Galway community: Getting to know our regulars and watching your pups grow up.
Best part of Petworld Briarhill: Great working environment, and seeing our part-time “Staffie” member, Rocco!
Pets: A cat called Bramble.
Cara, Sales Assistant
Duration with company: 6 months
Favourite part of job role: Helping solve customer pet questions and finding the best solution for them.
Favourite animal: Cats and snakes.
Fun Fact: I volunteer for GSPCA in spare time.
Best thing about Galway community: Getting to know the regulars and hearing updates about their pets.
Best part of Petworld Briarhill: We have a very friendly and welcoming team, also very knowledgeable.
Pets: 4 cats and the occasional foster kitten.
Amy, Sales Assistant
Duration with company: 3 months
Favourite part of job role: I love meeting people that are as enthusiastic about animals and learning about animal welfare as I am. I also love meeting the puppies!
Favourite animal: Dog, Giraffe & Elephant.
Fun Fact: Elephants are the only animal that can’t jump!
Skills/Awards: Qualified Nail Technician, Qualified Health care assistant & Certified and occupational First aid.
Best thing about Galway community: The friendly and easy going approach most locals have in the Galway community is something I’ve always admired.
Best part of Petworld Briarhill: We have a great working environment. Everyone is so friendly and welcoming.
Pets: 2 Dogs – Archie & Ollie.