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    Deputy Director Office of Animal Welfare (Social Service Chief Administrator)

    Location: New Castle, Delaware

    State of Delaware Office of Animal Welfare

    The incumbent will serve as the Deputy Director for the Office of Animal Welfare (OAW) providing leadership and administration for health or human services programs as they relate to companion animal welfare. Responsibilities include: assisting in the daily operations of OAW, policy development, regulatory oversight of animal shelters, management of sheltering and other contracts, and program development. This person is also the point of contact for Governor's office, legislature and others regarding animal welfare inquiries, and will serve on various advisory committees.

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    Veterinary assistant/technician/surgical tech

    Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society

    Job Description

    *You MUST have experience as a vet tech/assistant for these positions* PAWS has a one or two part-time vet tech/assistant positions open with a full-time position opening soon.

    The schedule is still being worked on, but will include Friday and Saturday weekly. The ideal candidate must be available to work at either of our facilities; one in South Philadelphia and one in the Northeast.

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    Veterinary Assistant

    Location: Novato, California

    Marin Humane

    Marin Humane is an equal opportunity, non-profit employer. Our mission is to transform lives through exceptional animal care, humane education, and advocacy. Every day, we inspire compassion and positive relationships between animals and people. Our Core Values are Dedication to Animals, Collaborative Spirit, Courage with Compassion, Pursuit of Learning, and Celebrating Differences.

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    Veterinarian

    Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Humane Animal Rescue

    This is a combined position in shelter medicine, clinical medicine, and surgery. Responsible for surgical and medical care for shelter and owned animals, as well as wildlife through the Wildlife Center as needed. Veterinarians are primarily scheduled at the East End or Northside. Variable work schedule, including weekend rotation. Breakdown is approximately 30% surgical, 30% clinical, 30% shelter, and 10% administrative.

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    Associate Director of Clinic Services’

    Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Humane Animal Rescue

    The Associate Director of Clinic Services’ primary duties include overseeing the operations of the Wellness Clinics, performing surgeries in the surgical unit, and assists with the medical care of all shelter animals in support of the mission of Humane Animal Rescue. This position works in tandem with the Medical Director and Medical Finance Director to coordinate the day to day operations of the Wellness Clinics, including the protocols, procedures, and scheduling. This job description should be taken as a general description of the responsibilities of the position.

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    Special Events and Community Outreach Coordinator

    Location: Playa Vista, California

    Wallis Annenberg PetSpace

    Under the supervision of the Education Programs Manager, the Special Events and Community Outreach Coordinator is responsible for creative development, coordination and implementation of Annenberg PetSpace events including conferences, receptions, private rentals, and free or fee-based special events intended to increase attendance and enhance relationships with the general public. You will also be responsible for planning and supporting the participation of Annenberg PetSpace in off-site community events. Your high energy, enthusiasm and collaborative approach will be critical.

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    We love volunteers

    Download this Mouthpiece to encourage people to volunteer their time and talents to your lifesaving work

    Download this Mouthpiece to encourage people to volunteer their time and talents to your lifesaving work.

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    An affinity for animals

    In A Dog’s Way Home, Bella (played by Shelby) gets her voice from Bryce Dallas Howard. Shelby and several other dogs in the film are adopted pets.

    Star and producer of A Dog’s Way Home talk pit bull-type dogs, plant-based diets and—surprise!—goats

    Based on the novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog’s Way Home hits theaters Jan. 11. At its center is a pit bull-type dog named Bella, whose bond with her owner compels her to travel 400 miles to reunite with him. In these edited interviews, actress Bryce Dallas Howard, who voices Bella, and seven-time Emmy-nominated producer Gavin Polone chat with senior editor Bethany Wynn Adams. (Spoiler alert: They love animals.)

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    Tails on the trails

    Nonprofit Free Animal Doctor and Airbnb offer excursions with rescue dogs

    On the eastern edge of the Santa Monica Mountains in California, Runyon Canyon Park is known for its rugged trails, celebrity sightings, and impressive views of the Los Angeles basin, the iconic Hollywood sign and, on a clear day, the Pacific Ocean.

    Among locals, the park has also long been known as a great place to take dogs, with several designated off-leash areas. But until recently, the dog-friendly policies weren’t much of a draw for tourists.

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