The Toledo Animal Shelter - Toledo, OH The Toledo Animal Shelter is searching for a Shelter Veterinarian for its no-kill facility located at 640 Wyman Street, Toledo, OH 43609. Established in 1931, the Toledo Animal Shelter operates as a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. General Statement of Duties: The Shelter veterinarian provides care for dogs and cats in our shelter including spay/neuter surgeries, dentals, as well as surgical and medical care for critical and sick shelter animals and pets (dogs and cats). No exotics.The Shelter Veterinarian reports directly to the Executive Director.
The following is a list of essential job functions. This list may be revised at any time and additional duties not listed here may be assigned as needed. Wellness exams, preventative care, management of medical and surgical cases for shelter animals. Performing spay/neuter and other surgeries including dental procedures. Working with our trainers to manage behavior issues. Leading staff and volunteer training sessions in animal care. Participation in educational events held for the community or volunteers/donors. Some administrative work required. Triage, workup and treat critically ill shelter animal cases. Experience with elective and emergency surgeries
Required Experience: Graduate with a DVM or VMD from a US accredited veterinary school. Recent graduates welcome. Valid Ohio veterinary license. Able to pass background check. Able to perform soft tissue surgeries including but not limited to spays and neuters of dogs and cats. Ability to triage, diagnose and treat critical care cases of sick hospitalized shelter animals or rescued injured animals.
Additional Salary Information: Hourly position (flexible hours), exempt, part-time
About Toledo Animal Shelter
Our mission is to care for and to provide temporary and indefinite shelter and care for homeless and abandoned dogs and cats by promoting and sponsoring animal welfare education programs, adoptions, preventive veterinary care, and a mandatory spay/neuter program, with emphasis on a "no kill" policy for its animals.
The Shelter operates with a small, but highly dedicated staff, plus a host of loyal volunteers who generously contribute their time, talents, and skills to the Shelter's operation. We are a 501 (c3) nonprofit organization.
From very humble beginnings, the Shelter has grown with a new building, dedicated in 2004, to provide the best possible care for all our animals. We are one of the most highly-recognized and well respected animal adoption agencies that serves metropolitan Toledo and the surrounding region.
The Toledo Animal Shelter, located on the south side of Toledo, is dedicated to the care and adoption of unwanted and homeless animals since our founding in 1927. Toledo's Oldest No-Kill Shelter.
There are no time limits for animals at our shelter. Animals remain available for adoption as long as they remain physically and mentally healthy, and of sound temperament.