Veterinary Assistant

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Job Summary: To assist with providing veterinary medical services to animals at the Durham County Animal Shelter. This includes animal restraint and handling, basic animal care, assisting with medical and surgical procedures, administering medication, record keeping, laboratory testing, and equipment maintenance. Duties and Responsibilities: · Restraint of animals for medical exams and procedures · Care … Continued

The story of Gus, from cruelty to caring

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As a supporter of the Animal Protection Society of Durham, you know how hard we work to keep animals safe in our community. Today, we’d like to tell you a story about one special animal that recently came into our care—and how we were able to connect him with a new life and a loving … Continued

A senior pet with so much to give

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“Neville (formerly “Baxter”) makes an excellent case for adopting a senior pet. Well into his golden years (10 approx), Neville is the ultimate snuggle bug, spending most of his time on my lap or a dog bed next to me while I work from home. He has been so easy to care for and integrated … Continued

Full-Time Animal Care Technician

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Summary : To perform all the necessary functions in maintaining the shelter in a thoroughly clean and sanitary manner. To ensure that all sheltered animals are provided the best possible care and attention. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following . Other duties may be assigned. · Provide humane care for all animals in the … Continued