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Kennel Assistant

New Orleans, LA | Full Time
15 Days Ago

Job Description

Prytania Veterinary Hospital in New Orleans is an established, busy, privately owned veterinary hospital that offers a fun and collaborative working environment. We seek a friendly, reliable, hard-working animal lover to join our team as a Kennel Assistant.

A kennel assistant provides daily care, feeding, and exercise for boarding and hospitalized pets. A great kennel assistant pays close attention to each pet’s status for signs of stress and changes in eating or bathroom habits, promptly notifying technicians and veterinarians when a pet needs medical attention.

Our kennel assistants will also interact with clients in person, so they must enjoy working with people and animals. Excellent communication and multi-tasking skills are required for this position.  Proper record documentation and accurate completion of boarding and drop-off forms and cage cards are critical. A kennel assistant must pay close attention to details, understand and follow proper feeding and sanitation procedures, and monitor boarding and hospitalized pets.

The kennel assistant is an integral part of our team and must be reliable and report to work for scheduled shifts. Must also be able to work in a bustling and sometimes stressful environment. Experience is preferred but not required.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Opportunities for growth and development

We request that you FILL OUT the APPLICATION IN PERSON at 201 Nashville Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115. We look forward to meeting you!

Company Overview

  • Website
  • Headquarters PORTLAND, OR
  • Size 25 - 50
  • Founded 2014
  • Type
  • Revenue <$5M
  • Industry Business Services
  • About ivet360
  • iVET360 provides a suite of services and software products that are tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual hospital. Those services and products range from a standalone practice performance metrics dashboard (Pulse) and best operating practices learning management system ( to full-service marketing, non-clinical training & development and HR support and financial and operational analysis. The value we deliver is by optimizing and then accelerating existing operations.

Career Path for Kennel Assistant

The following is the career advancement route for Kennel Assistant positions, which can be used as a reference in future career path planning. As a Kennel Assistant, it can be promoted into senior positions as an Animal Technician Sr that are expected to handle more key tasks, people in this role will get a higher salary paid than an ordinary Kennel Assistant. You can explore the career advancement for a Kennel Assistant below and select your interested title to get hiring information.