DoveLewis Emergency and Specialty Animal Hospital is hiring full-time and part-time Kennel Assistants. We are currently hiring for swing shifts.

As a Kennel Assistant, you will be responsible for maintaining a clean and sterile work environment. Tasks will include laundry, garbage services, kennel cleaning, exam room and isolation protocol cleaning, maintaining supply levels throughout the hospital, providing animal care for patients such as walking and providing clean water, assisting with animal restraint, and transporting patients safely from the parking lot to the hospital and back, as well as other miscellaneous tasks.

A genuine love of and respect for all animals is required, as is an appreciation of the human-animal bond.

Why do employees love working for DoveLewis?

  • We live up to our mission of providing the best emergency, critical, and specialty care to our patients.
  • Your work makes a difference to the animal-loving community and to individual pet owners on a daily basis
  • You learn so much! We are a teaching hospital dedicated to the growth of our employees.

What you will get out of this position?

  • Knowledge of the veterinary industry – specifically emergency and specialty
  • A feeling of accomplishment each day that you helped provide quality care and service to pet owners and patients
  • Generous employee benefits including: veterinary discounts, medical insurance, premium pay for holidays worked, paid time-off benefits, scrubs, and a typically set schedule.

What are we looking for in a candidate?

  • Knowledge of veterinary practice safety measures.
  • Understanding of animal behavior and knowledge of safe animal handling and transport practices.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers, clients, and vendors in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Ability to have a flexible schedule and work varied shifts as needed, including holidays and on-call.
  • Experience or education equivalent to a High School diploma.
  • Experience in a veterinary facility preferred.


  • $16-18/hour, with a pay differential for overnight and weekend shifts

How to apply:

To be considered for this position, you MUST complete the online application and upload a resume. Resumes received without a completed online application will not be considered.

DoveLewis is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen required.