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The Cheyenne Animal Shelter, located in Cheyenne, WY, (just 45 miles north of Fort Collins, CO) is accepting resumes for Full or part-time Staff Veterinarian interested in or experienced in Shelter Medicine. Will consider new grads. Work under the direction of our Medical Director and with our Veterinary Team (Cert. Vet Tech, Vet Assistants, Animal Care Specialists and selected volunteers.)
Cheyenne Animal Shelter, annually assists upwards of 6000 homeless dogs, cats, and critters with whatever range of issues they come to us with. 95% live release rate for dogs, 69-74% live release rate for cats.
Staff Veterinarian will be responsible for daily surgeries/services including:
Surgical sterilization of all adoptable shelter animals (including: dogs, cats and rabbits)
Serve as a resource to help educate our community on humane pet care.
Develop and/or update written practices and protocols to maintain and improve overall health of current shelter animals.
Emergency callbacks as necessary.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must. Please forward your CV or resume with a completed application to Cheyenne Animal Shelter, 800 Southwest Dr, Cheyenne, WY 82007. Attn: Human Resources. The Cheyenne Animal Shelter requires pre-employment and random drug screens.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $36.00 /hour
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from an accredited veterinary college/university.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to obtain a Wyoming State Veterinary License, Pharmacy License, and DEA license in good standing.
Experience working in a shelter environment. Self driven individual with a willingness and capability of working in a fast paced, team centered environment.
Since our inception, the Cheyenne Animal Shelter has extended the hand of kindness to neglected and abused companion animals in Cheyenne and all of Laramie County.
Today, we are involved in an ever-expanding effort to accomplish a mission that goes beyond sheltering the homeless and unwanted pet population.
Our goal is to find a home for every adoptable companion animal brought to our door.To re...ach this goal, we must increase the number of pets we place and decrease the number of pets relinquished.
We hope to achieve this goal through ongoing community relations programs, such as humane education, offsite adoptions and outreach.