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VCA Animal Hospitals Kennel Assistant in Lacey, Washington

VCA Lacey Animal Hospital is expanding their team and looking for a Veterinary Kennel Assistant!

Who We Are:

Welcome to VCA Lacey Animal Hospital, where we provide the highest quality medical care to our patients in Lacey, WA and surrounding neighborhoods!

We aim to offer top-notch healthcare for pets, covering everything from preventative measures like dental cleaning and parasite control, to the ongoing management of chronic ailments such as diabetes and kidney disease. Our approach is marked by patience and compassion, as we believe pets deserve nothing less.

Job Description: We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate individual to join our team as a Veterinary Kennel Assistant. In this role, you will be responsible for providing exceptional care to our animal patients and ensuring the cleanliness and organization of our veterinary facility. The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for animals, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.


· Provide daily care and attention to animals under our supervision, including feeding, exercising, and grooming.

· Maintain cleanliness and sanitation standards in hospital, including cleaning cages, bedding, and common areas.

· Assist veterinary staff with restraining animals during examinations and procedures.

· Monitor animal behavior and report any unusual symptoms or concerns to the veterinary team.

· Provide support to clients by answering questions, providing information, and ensuring a positive experience during their visit.

· Follow all safety protocols and procedures to ensure the well-being of animals and staff.

Compensation: $16.28 - $18.00/hr.

Starting range is determined by skill set and years of experience in the field. Financial growth opportunities available.

Schedule: Full-time opportunity, 4 x 10 hour shifts, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.

Location: 4242 Pacific Avenue SE Lacey, WA 98503

Benefits :

We offer competitive pay along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), short term and long term disability, life insurance, paid time off, paid paternal leave, employee pet discount and so much more!

Apply Today! We value your time, and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. Apply today on our mobile-friendly application. We look forward to speaking with you!

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Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at