HSHC is a progressive open admission shelter with an annual intake of approximately 3,500 animals (including dogs, cats, rabbits, rodents, reptiles, birds, farm animals, and wildlife), is seeking a part-time Shelter Veterinarian (minimum 20 hours per week.) Our animals come in as owner surrenders, stray, and animals seized by animal control for various reasons. Our brand new, 19,000 square foot shelter facility boasts a large multi-room veterinary suite with new equipment and a well-stocked pharmacy.
Compassionate care of our animals is our top priority and we do our best to provide the resources needed to be successful.
Responsibilities include diagnosing and treating animals, stabilizing ill and injured animals, overseeing day to day herd health, and performing spay/neuter surgeries for shelter pets. The veterinary department, when fully staffed, includes four full time vet techs. Knowledge of shelter medicine protocols, particularly high quality high volume spay/neuter, is strongly preferred. Humane Alliance training is a huge plus! Must be licensed to practice in Maryland.
Candidate must possess or be willing to obtain a DEA license and MD CDS license with HSHC listed as the primary address, and allow ordering of controlled substances under your license (this is a reimbursable expense.)
This position reports to the Shelter Operations Director, and does not include management of subordinate staff.
Additional Salary Information: Additional professional licensing may be reimbursable, professional development budget available.
About Humane Society of Harford County
The Humane Society of Harford County, Inc., is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, open admission animal shelter, dedicated to the welfare and well-being of the approximately 3,500-4,000 animals that come to us each year. Our shelter takes in all types of animals, including dogs, cats, rabbits, reptiles, rodents, birds, farm animals, and wildlife. We are the municipal shelter for Harford County, and work closely with the Harford County Sheriff's Office Animal Control Unit, caring for animals brought to us by Harford County residents, or by way of animal control. Mission: The Humane Society of Harford County promotes the humane treatment of homeless, stray and abandoned animals by providing shelter, care, adoptions and community education.