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Posted: Monday, February 5, 2018 9:39 AM

The Kennel Tech is responsible for providing a clean, efficient and healthy environment for the animals being treated or boarded at the hospital.
A day in the life of a Kennel Technician:
+ Maintain the cleanliness of the hospital, including kennel area, runs, treatment area, and outside grounds.
+ Feed hospitalized animals and boarders.
+ Monitor and record important information about the animals conditions, behavior and habits (elimination, eating, etc.).
+ Walk animals three times a day.
+ Notify the Doctor or a Veterinary Technician of unusual medical or behavioral problems.
+ Clean treatment, exam, surgery and lab areas daily.
+ Maintain laundry throughout the day and keep laundry area neat.
+ Assist the Doctor and Veterinary Technicians with restraint and treatment of animals.
+ Monitor and maintain the kennel inventory to include food, cleaning supplies, laundry supplies, etc.
+ Perform other duties as assigned that assist the Doctor, Receptionist and Veterinarian Technicians in the smooth flow and operation of the clinic, care of clients and service to the clients.
+ High School diploma or GED preferred
+ Must possess strong communication skills, good judgment and be able to manage stressful situations.
+ Must have the physical and mental capacity to perform in a fast paced and challenging environment.
+ At least 1+ year of prior experience as a kennel tech preferred, but not required
+ Must be available for weekend and holiday shifts, as needed.
We offer a competitive compensation package.
Associated topics: animal care assistant, assistant, attendant, vet assistant, vet attendant, vet technician, veterinary assistant, veterinary attendant, veterinary technician, technician


• Location: Birmingham

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