Kennel Assistant Indeed

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City Veterinary Hospital
April 27, 2023
Medicine Hat, Canada
Job Type
$15–$17 an hour
  • Medicine Hat


City Veterinary Hospital is seeking a part-time Kennel Assistant that is positive, self-motivated, and energetic to join our growing small animal practice. The successful candidate will have a strong passion for animals, remain calm under pressure and can handle the physical aspects the job requires. The main goal of a Kennel Assistant is to provide a high standard of sanitation and monitor animal behavior while ensuring our hospital is a safe and enjoyable working environment.

We value our supportive, fun, and collaborative culture with a team that is friendly, hardworking and compassionate. We focus on providing extraordinary care not only to animals but clients as well. We offer an excellent working environment with competitive compensation that is based on experience as well as a benefits package.

Job Duties:

  • Daily cleaning of all kennels, food dishes, rooms and tools as needed
  • Maintain cleanliness of entire hospital
  • Daily laundry duties
  • Feeding and watering of all animals in kennels
  • Regular observation of all animals in hospital for health problems and reporting any health concerns to the Veterinarian or Veterinary Technician
  • Help perform animal care duties, such as nail clipping
  • Transport animals from the kennels to the front office area
  • Take dogs outside for a walk as required
  • Responsible for checking supplies of food, litter, miscellaneous items and notifying the Operations Manager, when products are low, and need to be reordered
  • Responsible for performing duties in a professional, proactive manner in order to achieve and maintain high quality care of all kenneled animals, and providing excellent customer service to the public.
  • Any other assigned duties to help workflow


  • Previous kennel or animal care experience will be considered an asset
  • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have a genuine interest in and concern for the overall well-being of animals and demonstrate empathy and compassion
  • Must be able to work closely with other staff, in a positive, practical manner

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $15.00-$17.00 per hour


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Store discount
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8G5: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • animal-related: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: In person

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