We are looking for a kennel assistant that would be responsible for the day-to-day care of patients and boarders. This includes feeding, watering, cleaning, walking, bathing, and monitoring the well being of dogs, cats and, occasionally, other companion animals. It is essential that the candidate have the ability and willingness to learn and the desire to provide gentle, compassionate care for boarded and hospitalized pets. We need someone that can work weekends and occasionally a weekday. Punctuality is a must! Must be able to maintain a professional appearance while at work, smile and maintain an even, friendly demeanor while on the job, perform job tasks efficiently, and must be able to handle stress and pressure with poise and tact.
The candidate must have sufficient physical strength (able to lift 50lbs), mobility, and stamina to lift and/or move heavy pets and objects, the dexterity and confidence to administer medications, and the ability to monitor pets for signs of distress or disease.
Additional Salary Information: based on experience
About Northeast Veterinary Hospital
We are a busy 4 doctor practice. We mainly work with small animals but will see exotic patients on occasion. We are an AAHA-accredited hospital that focuses on preventative medicine. We are a full service hospital that also includes boarding and grooming.