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    Veterinary Technician

    Location: Jacksonville, Florida

    City of Jacksonville

    The City of Jacksonville, Florida is seeking a Veterinary Technician. This is technical work in the routine maintenance of kennel facilities to include; care and feeding of sheltered animals, performance of related clerical and customer support work, providing support to veterinarians and veterinary technician seniors in routine medical, surgical, and/or necropsy procedures.

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    Busy Veterinary Practice Hiring Animal Technician

    Location: Santa Maria, California

    Santa Maria Valley Humane Society

    The Santa Maria Valley Humane Society is hiring a full-time licensed veterinary technician or a highly-skilled veterinary assistant to work in its high-volume, high quality public veterinary clinic. This is an entry level position and is a fantastic opportunity for a new RVT to gain experience or for a veterinary assistant to gain practice in preparation for the RVT exam under the direction of RVTs and DVMs. Duties include animal handling, surgical pack preparation, assisting clients, responding to phone calls and data entry. Weekends required. Pay: depending on experience.

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    Veterinary Technician/Assistant

    Location: Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

    The Nobody's Cats Foundation

    Join the team at Nobody's Cats non-profit spay/neuter clinic for outdoor cats as an experienced veterinary technician or veterinary assistant. Responsibilities include daily care of surgical patients and assisting doctors with surgical and anesthetic procedures. Our ideal candidate will have experience with high volume spay/neuter.

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    Animal Care & Control Director

    Location: Detroit, Michigan

    City of Detroit Health Department (Detroit Animal Care & Control Division)

    The Director of Detroit Animal Care and Control (DACC) is the senior leader of DACC, planning, organizing, managing, and supervising all aspects of the DACC. Under general supervision of the Associate Director, Population Health, the Director of Animal Care & Control will ensure that field and shelter services are well-coordinated, effective, efficient, and in compliance with City of Detroit, State, and Federal regulations, as well as industry best practice.

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    Shelter Manager

    Location: Middlebury, Vermont

    Addison County Humane Society

    Homeward Bound, Addison County’s Humane Society, founded in 1975, is located in Middlebury. We are an open-admission animal shelter that provides services to approximately 850 animals per year in the shelter and operates multiple community-based animal welfare programs. We are engaged in a three-year strategic planning process and we are currently looking for a dynamic and energetic person to fill the position of Shelter Manager.

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    Director of Development

    Location: Jacksonville, Florida

    Jacksonville Humane Society

    The Director of Development is responsible for planning, executing and managing all activities related to the raising of philanthropic gifts, private and public support, and sponsorships for the JHS. As such, the position is highly interactive with all donor constituencies but is especially focused on and responsible for increasing the pool of major donors to the organization.

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    Rescuers to the Rescue

    Rescue/shelter partnerships growing beyond adoption

    The animal sheltering field has changed. We can see it in the decline in the euthanasia rate for companion animals nationwide, the increase in adoption rates in animal shelters and the “community animal welfare center” role that many animal shelters are shifting to. Working to keep pets in homes through behavior assistance, affordable and accessible medical care and food pantries are all common in the portfolio of services offered by a large number of animal shelters in 2018.

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  • Magazine Article

    Population control ... without the snip

    Symposium to focus on nonsurgical contraception for cats and dogs

    The quest continues for an affordable, widely available, nonsurgical alternative to traditional spay/neuter surgery for cats and dogs. Not surprisingly, advocates wish things would move a little faster.

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  • Magazine Article

    Tour of duty

    Service members are a force for good at Virginia shelter

    Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia’s Hampton Roads region is the country’s largest naval installation, and it’s common to see young service members in the lobby of the Norfolk SPCA. Many are there to adopt or to bring their pets to the shelter’s veterinary clinic; others come to volunteer their time to help homeless animals.

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  • Store Product

    Cats, Wildlife and You Brochure: 500 Brochures

    Cats, wildlife and you cover

    Conflict between outdoor cats and native wildlife can be a dilemma for those who care about all animals. This brochure helps people prevent and resolve conflicts in their own backyards with easy to apply tips and tactics to keep both cats and wildlife safe. A great handout for animal shelters, wildlife rehab centers, and veterinary clinics.

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    Cats, Wildlife and You Brochure: 100 Brochures

    Cats, wildlife and you cover

    Conflict between outdoor cats and native wildlife can be a dilemma for those who care about all animals. This brochure helps people prevent and resolve conflicts in their own backyards with easy to apply tips and tactics to keep both cats and wildlife safe. A great handout for animal shelters, wildlife rehab centers, and veterinary clinics.

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  • Magazine Article

    Powerful partnerships

    David Stroud with the Cashiers-Highlands Humane Society in North Carolina removes pups from a breeding mill several hours from his shelter. Many shelter and rescue partners cross county or state lines to assist in large rescues.

    Network connects shelters in need with critical resources

    It started with a run-of-the-mill barking complaint. But when officers with Habersham County (Georgia) Department of Animal Care & Control arrived at the property in April 2017, they discovered one of the state’s largest puppy mill operations.

    More than 350 animals were living on the property, and not just dogs. There were cats, donkeys, pigs, chickens, ducks, doves, an alpaca and a horse, all in deplorable conditions. Many of the dogs were confined to plastic tubs and under wire mesh, surrounded by mud and feces.

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