Kennel Assistant

Swansea Veterinary Center - Swansea, MA


Seeking a part-time, kennel assistant for our well established, progressive, small animal practice in Swansea, Massachusetts. Schedule will include 3 days during the week (~20-24 hours) and every other weekend and holiday.

Applicant must have transportation to and from the hospital (which includes a 2-3 hour break in the day), be responsible and reliable, have a good work ethic, must show initiative, work well with others but also work independently, able to prioritize and multi task.

Applicant will be responsible for the care and maintenance of all boarding patients at the hospital. Duties include, but are not limited to: Admitting patients for boarding, entering information and care in computerized records, maintain updated information on boarding sheets, organizing and cleaning of the boarding and grooming areas including laundry and dishes, cleaning of the hospital throughout the day including end of day cleaning and cleaning of discharged patients kennels, sterilization of equipment and basic safety duties, re-stocking and organizing pharmacy, restraining animals for examinations or grooming, and administration of oral and injectable medications.

Experience as a kennel assistant required. Position includes weekends and holidays. Applicants will be contacted based on experience.

Job Type: Part-time


  • Kennel: 1 year (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Seasonal job:

  • No