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Kennel Attendant

United Veterinary Care Orange, CT
  • Expired: November 13, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Company Overview

Founded in 1974 by Dr. Michael Lender, Orange Veterinary Hospital cares for dogs, cats, pocket pets and their families in Orange, Milford, West Haven, New Haven, Woodbridge, Bethany, Stratford, as well as many other towns in Connecticut. As a member of the community for over 40 years, we aim to provide the best medical care available and the best service we can to our clients. In addition to our state-of-the-art medical facility, we also have the Animal Inn, an on-site boarding, bathing, and grooming facility.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Feed, water, walk, exercise, and bathe animals in our care as needed
  • Bring animals to and from the kennel during check-in and check-out times
  • Always maintain sanitary conditions of hospital & kennel facilities
  • Supervise all dog play groups
  • Monitor animals and immediately report health or behavior abnormalities to management
  • Operate laundry and dishwashing
  • Organize play groups with boarding and daycare dogs
  • Administer medications as needed
  • Assist coworkers with other duties
  • Assist doctors and technicians with medical procedures as necessary

  • General Requirements

  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Compassionate and proficient client and patient care
  • Team player
  • Ability to multitask
  • Comfortable handling both cats and dogs
  • Flexibility (ability to work weekends and holidays)
  • Detail-orientated
  • Professionalism
  • Ability to lift +40 lbs
  • Benefits and Perks

    We are dedicated to your well-being and offer a comprehensive package and professional development opportunities to support your work and home life. These include:

  • 401(k) with employer match and immediate vesting
  • Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Also available: Dental and Vision
  • PTO with carryover
  • CE Opportunities
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Personal Pet Discounts
  • What Makes Us Special

    Our mission is to provide the highest quality medical and surgical care to our patients while providing our clients with education and assistance in all aspects of animal care and ownership. We strive to exceed our clients' expectations by treating owners and their pets with respect, honesty, and compassion and treating all animals as if they were our own. Our services are provided in a clean, safe, and friendly environment and our goals are to work as a team, complementing each other'™s talents and retaining a positive attitude.

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    United Veterinary Care


    Orange, CT