Employment Opportunities

We are looking to add a few more people to our team! If you are compassionate, hard-working, have a heart for animals, and enjoy being part of a team, we encourage you to submit an application! 
Please see our open positions below.

Shelter Medicine Staff Veterinarian –
Full or Part Time

As a Shelter Veterinarian, you are responsible for providing and delivering exceptional day-to-day diagnostic, treatment, and surgical services to animals served and owned pets at BFHS. Veterinarian is also a primary care-giver and must deliver exceptional services in accordance with practice and state standards. Medical cases are currently inpatient (with possibility of eventual outpatient) with the majority being canine and feline. 

  • Perform clinical and surgical veterinary duties in a high volume, high quality spay/neuter medical suite. Patients include shelter-owned animals, animals surrender to BFHS by their owners, or agents through programs at BFHS.
  • Effective communication & collaboration with other staff, including the Medical Team and Adoptions Staff, regarding any animal in residence is of the utmost importance. Demonstrate commitment to teamwork, professionalism, responsibility, efficiency, and compassionate pet care. 
  • Maintaining daily knowledge of resident animal inventory, events, reporting, & documenting of animal needs are vital to this role. 
  • Perform high volume, high quality sterilization surgeries on dogs and cats, in addition to other procedures such as cystotomy, hernia repair, and enucleation. 
  • Utilize and hone clinical skills to the fullest degree possible and within state practice acts regarding duties of credentialed veterinarians. 
  • Provide weekend and/or evening on-call services on a rotational basis, as scheduled. 
  • Ability to handle a constantly changing environment, loud noises, & physically/emotionally demanding work is a must. 
  • Provide instruction, mentorship, consultancy, and advising services in a variety of areas including medicine, facility design and improvement, disease prevention, and shelter protocol.  


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Animal Care Aide – Full Time or Part Time

As an Animal Care Aide, you work daily with animals of varying size & temperament, handling individual animals in a safe, caring, & respectful manner. 

  • While you act as a vital member of the Animal Services team by cleaning, feeding, exercising, medicating, & providing necessary supplies to all shelter animals in your assigned department according to established procedures, you also provide continual coverage to animal & public areas.
  • Effective communication & collaboration with other staff, including the Medical Team and Adoptions Staff, regarding any animal in residence is of the utmost importance. 
  • Maintaining daily knowledge of resident animal inventory, events, reporting, & documenting of animal needs are vital to this role. 
  • Safety, training, handling, & transportation protocols are required to ensure a high level of care & safety is maintained for the animals, staff, volunteers, & general public.
  • Public interaction is considered another element to the role, so customer service experience is a plus. 
  • Problem solving skills, self-starters, & natural leaders will thrive in this position. 
  • Ability to handle a constantly changing environment, loud noises, & physically/emotionally demanding work is a must. 
  • Work occurs indoors & outdoors & may require Holidays, weekends, or evenings.  


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Licensed Veterinary Technician – Full-Time

As a member of the Shelter Services medical team, the Veterinary Technician is responsible for providing the highest quality of care to the animals in residence at BFHS.

  • As a lead team member, you are expected to not only contribute to the stewardship of the organization’s mission, but also stay current on & understand issues related to animal welfare & BFHS programs. As a leader, you should be the pinnacle of professional example in all that you do, whether it be cleanliness of the work area, timeliness, attitude, or communication.
  • You treat all pets, employees, & visitors with the utmost compassion, dignity, & respect. This may include managing emotionally difficult situations in a tactful, empathetic way in spite of interpersonal conflict.  
  • Accurate & professional education is a passion that you continually seek out & improve upon. Whether utilized during an adoption or surrender, or shared with management & staff, you are continually seeking to improve your skills for the betterment of yourself & the animals in the care of BFHS.
  • As a licensed/certificated veterinary technician (preferred), you understand the importance & complexities of keeping our population healthy & reducing their stress-level. You understand this position requires the general health & well-being of shelter animals with no current surgical opportunities (potential for future depending on shelter positioning). Shelter Medicine experience preferred but not required.
  • Observation of health & temperament is vital to this role. This includes outward appearance & subtle cues that animals may be experiencing FAS. Monitoring, recording, documenting, & communicating animal care is of the utmost importance to ensure animal & staff safety.
  • Maintaining confidentiality & integrity at the highest level is a must. Open collaboration & communication with other departments is vital to the success of this, and all positions, at BFHS. You work closely with & help to provide support to the Shelter Services Supervisor, helping to cultivate an culture of trust, teamwork, compassion & respect across the organization. 
  • Work daily with animals of varying size, temperaments, & behaviors.  This may, occasionally, include handling deceased animals. Animal behavior knowledge is a plus. 


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