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Registered Vet Technician – City Animal Pound

Saskatoon Animal Control Agency
26 February 2024
5028 Clarence Ave South, Grasswood, Canada
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We are currently looking for a full-time, permanent Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) to join our team of animal care professionals. Our RVTs work to provide medical care to stray animals found and impounded under our municipal bylaws.  Our RVT will also work with animals who have passed the impoundment holding period and are currently adoptable or heading to foster care.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Evaluation of new animals at the time of intake. Generating vet referrals for these animals as needed and any related communication specific to care. Vaccination of these incoming animals.
  • Communication with adoptive families and foster homes over the phone, email, and in person regarding past medical history and medical plan moving forward (if required).
  • Ongoing physical examinations and assessments, beyond those completed at intake.
  • Completion of animal treatments using directive from our veterinarian.
  • Maintenance of records specific to animal care and treatment and administration of medications.
  • Performance of in-house diagnostics.
  • Assisting with euthanasia of animals under the directive of our veterinarian and in conjunction with the Animal Protection Act.
  • Coordination of surgical appointments and related preparation.
  • Facilitation, instruction and communication with our animal care team regarding the animals within the shelter and general care.
  • Other duties as required.

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