The Humane Society of North Texas (HSNT) is seeking a Shelter Veterinarian to oversee the care for animals that enter our shelter every year. Founded in 1905, HSNT is the largest open-admission shelter in North Texas.
Essential Job Duties
Evaluates and administers medical and surgical care and procedures for shelter animals including spay/neuter surgeries, vaccinations, parasite control, use of antibiotics and all other medications, euthanasia, cleaning and isolation procedures for disease control.
Capacity to perform at least 20 high quality/high volume spay/neuters surgeries per day, preferred
Provides training and supervision to shelter staff on the medical care of shelter animals.
Supervises up to two veterinary technicians and a kennel technician.
Provides and implements infectious disease prevention protocols.
Manages the procurement of all medical supplies and equipment.
Ensures all drugs and supplies are stored and handled in accordance with DEA requirements and other laws and regulations.
Develops, reviews and implements standard operating procedures and guidelines for veterinary medical care at the animal shelter.
Education and Training:
DVM/VMD degree from accredited university
Must be licensed to practice in Texas
Training in high quality/high volume spay/neuter surgical techniques is preferred.
Knowledge of animal welfare issues and shelter management protocols
College graduates are welcome to apply
Perform tasks in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
Proof of license and personal liability insurance coverage required
HSNT is passionate about helping animals in need.Founded in 1905, the Humane Society of North Texas is the largest and longest standing non-profit animal rescue and adoption organization in North Texas. HSNT serves over 25,000 animals annually through its crucial programs including emergency animal rescue, humane investigations, low-cost spay and neuter services, a feral cat TNR program, owner su...rrenders, lost and found services and the adoptions of dogs, cats, horses, livestock, small mammals, reptiles and more. HSNT has four adoption centers throughout the metroplex, including its main location in the heart of Fort Worth at 1840 E. Lancaster Ave.HSNT’s mission is to act as an advocate on behalf of all animals and to ensure their legal, moral and ethical consideration and protection; to provide for the well-being of animals who are abandoned, injured, neglected, mistreated or otherwise in need; to promote an appreciation of animals; and to instill respect for all living things.