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Interested in working on behalf of animals? Already in the field, but want to learn something new? Discover new career opportunities in animal welfare across the United States by searching the job listings below or filtering by category or location.

 

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    Medical Director Veterinarian

    Location: Euclid, Ohio

    PetFix Northeast Ohio

    PetFix Northeast Ohio is a non-profit high-volume, high-quality spay and neuter clinic dedicated to ending pet overpopulation in Northeast Ohio. We are looking for a compassionate and devoted Veterinarian to fill our Medical Director position. The Medical Director Veterinarian is responsible for the operation and pace of the stationary clinic surgeries and other procedures, the supervision of all medical staff, and for daily care of all surgical patients.

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    Practice Manager

    Location: Washington, District of Columbia

    Washington Animal Rescue League

    The Washington Animal Rescue League is searching for a highly qualified veterinary practice manager who is looking for a challenge and a new and exciting opportunity. Successful candidates must be well versed in recruiting, financial management and effective day-to-day operations of a veterinary practice. We are looking for just the right person who has proven management qualities along with the desire to lead our team. Proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel is also required; experience with Cornerstone preferred.

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    Community Cat Program Assistant

    Location: New York, New York

    Animal Care Centers of NYC

    This is a part time position focused on executing the field work components of an active TNR (Trap, Neuter, Return) and RTF (Return to Field) program. The position includes hands on work with community cats with varying levels of socialization as well as grassroots community education.

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    Veterinarian

    Location: New York, New York

    Animal Care Centers of NYC

    Provide leadership and direction for the medical and surgical care of animals in the shelter. Responsible for the day to day health of animals in the shelter. Triage and stabilize ill and injured animals (including on-call as needed), diagnose and treat a wide variety of medical conditions, anesthetize animals as needed, and perform surgery. Recognition and documentation of animal cruelty, including expert witness testimony. Must be willing to work with a wide variety of species, focusing on cats and dogs. Advise on placement and euthanasia decisions.

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    Admissions Counselor

    Location: New York, New York

    Animal Care Centers of NYC

    Under the direction of the Admissions Supervisor, the Admissions Counselor provides a high level of counseling and interaction with individuals turning in animals to ACC Care Centers. Helps maintain the human animal bond by working to prevent surrenders and works to minimize length of stay by compiling a comprehensive animal profile to help direct placement efforts, or by diverting intakes entirely.

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    Spay/Neuter Veterinarian

    Location: Cleveland, Tennessee

    Dixie Day Spay

    Full time Spay/Neuter veterinarian needed for a high volume, low-cost clinic performing 30-35 spay/neuter surgeries per day. Join our small, efficient and fun staff while enjoying the beauty of the mountains and the Ocoee River. Clinic has been in operation for more that six years and has played a huge part in reducing shelter intake by 40% and counting. Our spay/neuter services are available to the public, rescue groups and both local shelters. $350 to $400 per day, five days per week ideal but four if you prefer. No week-ends, no emergencies, non-interfering board of directors.

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Tools and Resources

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    Guide to Cat Behavior Counseling

    Photo by Deirdre Rusk/iStock

    Resolving cat behavior issues to keep cats in their homes

    Advising pet owners on cat behavior issues can mean the difference between a cat keeping or losing his home. The Guide to Cat Behavior Counseling was developed to help address pet homelessness at its roots — to keep more cats in their homes. This guide provides compehensive information, giving you the confidence to advise cat owners when they call prepared to give up their pet for a behavior issue.

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  • Blog Post

    Approaching Adoptions from a Fresh Perspective

    Shelter Pet Project - Keyboard Cat

    What do social media pet stars Toast Meets World, Keyboard Cat and Hamilton Pug have in common? They’re the latest Internet phenoms featured in the new round of public service announcements (PSAs) from The Shelter Pet Project.

    Partnering with Maddie’s Fund and the Ad Council, The HSUS helped launch The Shelter Pet Project as the first national PSA campaign created to bring together animal welfare organizations across the country for one unified goal: to increase pet adoption.

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    Managing Volunteers

    Photo by Corey Roscoe/The HSUS

    With volunteers on board and working in their roles, the focus shifts to ongoing management, retention and the "care and feeding" of volunteers. Here we offer you information and resources for ongoing engagement, evaluation and recognition of volunteers.

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    Bringing Volunteers On Board

    Photo by Chuck Cook/AP Images for The HSUS

    The HSUS offers a variety tools to increase understanding of key principles in volunteer management, and ways to connect individual coordinators with the larger community of volunteers managers willing to share their secrets to success.

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    Volunteer Professional Development

    Photo by Michael Bernard/HSI

    Managing volunteers is both an art and a science.

    The HSUS offers a variety tools to increase understanding of key principles in volunteer management, and ways to connect individual coordinators with the larger community of volunteers managers willing to share their secrets to success.

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  • HSUS Program

    HSUS Statement on Gas Chambers

    Photo by Jim Urquhart/AP Images for The HSUS

    When shelters find themselves in the position of having to euthanize an animal, it is incumbent upon them to ensure that the death is as humane as possible. The Humane Society of the United States, the Association of Shelter Veterinarians, the National Animal Control Association, and all other national animal welfare organizations agree that direct injection of approved euthanasia drugs (referred to as Euthanasia by Injection, or EBI), by which the animal quickly loses consciousness without experiencing pain or distress, is the most humane method of euthanasia currently available. Lesser alternatives like carbon monoxide or carbon dioxide gas chambers (gas chambers), which can virtually never provide a stress and pain free death, must therefore never be used in shelter settings.

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