Kennel Technician Position Available

Houston Veterinary Hospital is a small animal hospital seeking a qualified Kennel technician with previous animal handling experience. Candidate must be self-motivatedindividual with a great attitude and a team player.

Job Responsibilities

  • Bring animals to and from the kennel during check-in and check-out times
  • Walks boarding animals 3X daily.
  • Feeds boarding animals 2X daily, medications if needed.
  • Cleans boarding rooms and floors at least 2X daily.
  • Keeps up with laundry from boarding, clinic, and grooming (towels, bedding, and surgical gowns) throughout the day.
  • Cleans the break room.
  • Prepares and cleans surgical equipment to be autoclaved.
  • Cleans up parking lot 2X weekly.
  • Clean water bowls 1X daily; clean food bowls 2X daily.
  • Pick-up trash and dog waste in back yard weekly including runs.
  • Clean bathroom daily.
  • Bath hospitalized animals before picked up.
  • Assist in other tasks when time permits.

Knowledge: High school diploma or equivalent required. Must be able to read, write, and follow oral and written instructions.

Experience: Animal handling & husbandry experience highly recommended.

Physical Skill: Be able to lift up to 45 – 50 lbs. Job entails physical activity such as walking, bending, and lifting.

Job Type: Hours range from 35-40 hours per week. Candidate must be able to work on the weekends and some holidays.

Please send your resume to hvh@houstonveterinaryhospital.com