Work with Dogs & Cats and Stay Fit as a Veterinary Kennel Assistant! (Renton)

Join our team of pet lovers who dedicate our lives to the health and happiness of our dog and cat patients as a full time kennel assistant at Eastside Veterinary Associates!

Veterinary kennel assistants are responsible for the day-to-day care and enrichment of patients and boarders.
This includes feeding, watering, cleaning, walking, bathing, and monitoring the well being of dogs, cats and, occasionally, other companion animals. Kennel assistants must have sufficient physical strength, mobility, and stamina to lift and/or move heavy pets and objects, the dexterity and confidence to administer medications, and the ability to monitor pets for signs of distress or disease. It is essential that they have the ability and willingness to learn and the desire to provide gentle, compassionate care for boarded and hospitalized pets.

Previous experience is preferred, but we are willing to train.

Weekday, Weekend, and Holiday hours are required.

This is a full time position.


• Walk and play with all dogs.
• Recognizes emergency situations, enlisting the aid of doctors and veterinary technicians.
• Marks charts correctly for eating, drinking, fecal and urine production.
• Feeds and waters animals according to schedules.
• Cleans and disinfects cages, runs and yards, as needed.
• Cleans cat litter boxes.
• Cleans and disinfects all food and water bowls.
• Picks up soiled bedding and moves it to laundry area.
• Places clean bedding in run with animals.
• Operates washer and dryer to clean kennel bedding and hospital laundry.
• Administers medications to those animals that require medications while they are boarding.
• Records and labels all belongings.
• Records medication instructions on the kennel medication board.
• Restrains animals, as needed.
• Maintains equipment.
• Provides friendly interaction with clients and animals.
• Ensures customer satisfaction.
• Maintains cleanliness of entire hospital.
• Other duties, as required

What you can expect after 90 days of successful employment:

Health and Dental Insurance
Uniform Allowance
Pet Discounts
Paid Time off for illness or vacation
2 pets board free when you are using your paid time off
Simple IRA after 2 years of employment
Tobacco Free Workplace
Pride working at the Best Vet for the past 10 years as voted by 425 Magazine!

If you are looking for a place to plant your roots, and grow in the best patient care and service to people and pets for years to come, this opportunity is for you!

Please submit a cover letter to that details how your qualifications would contribute to our team, along with a detailed resume with dates of previous experience, duties, and hourly wage. You may also drop off the cover letter and resume personally at our hospital.
1700 NE 44th Street, Renton, WA 98056.

DO NOT CALL as we need to be focusing on clients and patients. We will discard any resumes with inquiries by phone. Only qualified applicants will be contacted for the next step of filling out a detailed job application, phone, or in person interview.

We look forward to seeing your cover letter and resume!

Only qualified applicants will be contacted for further evaluation.
Thank you for your interest!

Source: Craigslist

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