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    Dog Kennel Attendant

    Location: Hampton Bays, New York

    Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation

    Job Summary:

    Dog Care Attendants are responsible for the overall care of all the animals within the shelter. Under the direction of the Animal Care Director, Dog Care Attendants provide for the continual care of the animals by walking the dogs, cleaning of cages, runs, outside yards and Meet and Greet areas as well as the proper feeding and care of all shelter animals. Responsibilities will vary based on the current needs of the shelter. All Dog Care Attendants are expected to exhibit a positive and professional attitude at all times. see website: southamptonanimalshelter.com

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    Canine Care Center Supervisor

    Location: Toledo, Ohio

    Lucas County Canine Care & Control

    • Directly supervise and evaluate Canine Care Technicians and Behavior staff in the performance of their essential job duties.

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    Adoptions Program Manager

    Location: New York City, New York

    Muddy Paws Rescue

    Seeking a full-time Adoptions Program Manager to join our tight-knit seven-person staff. Muddy Paws Rescue is an entirely foster-based dog rescue in New York City. Our adoptions team processes approximately 500 applications per month and 1000 adoptions per year. Management experience preferred as this position has one direct report on staff and a team of volunteers who are dedicated to helping Muddy Paws run smoothly, efficiently, and professionally. Muddy Paws practices open adoptions and seeks to made adoption the most attractive and accessible option for adding a pet to the family.

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    Shelter Veterinarian

    Location: Tampa, Florida

    Humane Society of Tampa Bay

    We are seeking a full time shelter veterinarian to preform sterilizations, diagnostics and treatments for our 9000 plus shelter animals. The Humane Society of Tampa Bay is a cutting edge animal shelter which maintains a save rate of over 90%. We are building a new state of the art shelter which will be open by October 2020 but, we need a shelter veterinarian now !!! Prior high volume surgery is a plus.

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    Behavior Services Leadership Position

    Location: North Charleston, South Carolina

    Charleston Animal Society

    Behavior Services Leadership Position

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    Behavior Specialist, ARC and CARE

    Location: New York, New York

    ASPCA

    The goal of ARC (Animal Recovery Center) and CARE (Canine Annex for Recovery and Enrichment) is to recover and rehabilitate animals admitted through the NYPD, and the ASPCA’s Humane Law Enforcement (HLE), and Community Engagement (CE) programs and to prepare them for placement whenever possible.

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    Humane State Ohio Law Enforcement Training - Columbus, OH

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Equine and Large Animal Cruelty Investigations

    This day-long training covers illegal equine and large animal abuse and neglect, relevant Ohio laws, breed considerations and basic husbandry, investigative techniques and prosecutions. Trainers are current or former law enforcement and leading experts in the field of animal cruelty investigations.

    Topics include:

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  • Magazine Article

    A word from us

    Lindsay Hamrick gets a greeting from a puppy rescued from an unlicensed breeder in New Hampshire.

    I came to the Humane Society of the United States in 2014 after a decade (more if you count those years I spent as a kid sitting in cat rooms and walking dogs way too big for me) overseeing operations at animal shelters. I wouldn’t say I was particularly excited about or motivated to fit policy into my daily workload of caring for homeless pets—until I worked for an animal shelter that was located in a city with breed-specific legislation, flawed policies that ban certain types of dogs based on their physical appearance.

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  • Magazine Article

    Life beyond the laboratory

    With lots of love from parents Dave Rubello and Greta Guest, Teddy is finally living the life he deserves.

    Michigan dogs blossom following release from testing facility

    To see Teddy and Millie now—playful and friendly, outgoing and affectionate— you’d never guess what they’ve endured in their short lives. As part of an unnecessary test commissioned by Dow AgroSciences (now Corteva Agriscience), the beagles were force-fed a pesticide every day for more than seven months at a laboratory in Michigan.

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