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Kennel Assistant

Summit Veterinary Referral Center is the largest Emergency and Specialty Center in the South Puget Sound. With specialists in Cardiology, Emergency/Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Surgery and Radiology, we work as a team to provide the best patient and client care. We are looking for collaborative and compassionate people to join our growing team.

We are seeking: Kennel Assistant

The best part about being a Kennel Assistant is the opportunity for growth! We are seeking a driven Kennel Assistant to help us care for our hospital and patients. This position is perfect for someone who is looking for experience, likes working in a fast-paced environment and pays close attention to detail. 

Your role: Kennel Assistant

  • Support and assist the janitorial team in maintaining a clean hospital

  • Ensuring kennels, and cages are cleaned

  • Cleaning treatment and ward areas after use

  • Ensuring laundry is done and maintained

  • Ensuring food and water dishes are washed

  • Stocking treatment, ward and kennel areas

  • Assisting Veterinary Assistants and Technicians as needed

  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

 Who you are:

  • Experience in the veterinary field preferred, but we are willing to train the right person

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Great communication skills

  • Compassionate, reliable, detail oriented, dependable, trustworthy


  • ER Operates 7 days/wk, 24 hours, 365 days/year

  • Shifts currently needed: 

    • Day 8am-6pm
    • Overnight: 6pm-4am 

  • Shifts may vary weekly depending on need


  • Hourly pay range- $16.00 - $20.00 depending on experience 

  • Night differential paid for any hours worked within 6pm-6am

    • Monday- Thursday $3/hr

    • Friday-Sunday $5/hr

  •                         and scroll to the bottom of the page to see our full benefits package

Apply today or email your resume directly to

 We look forward to hearing from you!

Summit Veterinary Referral Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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