Job Opportunities at Patterson Dog & Cat Hospital


The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.

Samuel Butler

Full Time Veterinary Assistant

Looking for a full-time veterinary assistant with prior experience. We are a fast-paced two doctor practice in downtown Detroit. Must have the ability to work with clients, patients and coworkers in a professional, friendly, and hospitable manner. Client communication and education are an integral part of the job. Duties include assisting the doctor during examinations, safely restraining animals for exams and procedures, communicating with clients and the doctor regarding pet health care, obtain medical history and keep accurate records, assisting in surgery and with xrays, fill prescriptions, obtain laboratory samples, keep work areas stocked and organized, hospital cleaning including mopping, dusting, laundry, and cleaning cages. Physical activity includes lots of time on your feet and ability to lift and restrain large dogs. Will also be working with veterinary computer software, email, fax machine. Hours include work on Saturdays.

Please email your resume and cover letter to Amanda, the hospital manager:

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