Salary: $12.60 to $16.00
Position: Full time/Part time
Number of positions: 2

Stockton Pet Hospital has a legacy of offering compassionate and comprehensive veterinary care to our family of clients. Our hospital has a proud history of almost 60 years of outstanding service to our community.

We are looking for a compassionate and trustworthy Kennel Assistant to oversee the care of boarders and hospitalized patients. Constant maintenance of a clean, organized, and sanitary environment is a must. Weekends and holidays are required. Part time and full time positions available.

Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Clean and maintain kennels and animal living areas on an hourly basis
  • Clean and maintain sanitary conditions throughout the clinic facilities
  • Maintain equipment
  • Wash food and water bowls, maintain food stocks
  • Assist with the intake of boarders and monitor the health and well-being of boarders, inform veterinary staff of any changes or health concerns.
  • Follow proper safety measures, procedures, and protocols
  • Assist technical staff in a cheerful and respectful manner
  • Assist technical staff with blood draws, surgical preparations, post-operative care, laboratory diagnostics, and patient care
  • Assist front desk staff with client care
  • Manage laundry including proper care of surgical laundry
  • Stock and maintain exam rooms and make sure stockroom is kept clean and organized
  • Stock, clean, maintain, and organize retail areas


  • Must enjoy working with dogs, cats, and birds and have 1 year experience working and caring for animals
  • Able to humanely handle animals under various circumstances
  • Able to work weekends, holidays, and extended hours
  • Able to lift and carry heavy bags and boxes
  • Must be punctual, reliable, responsible, and absolutely trustworthy.

Please send interest, contact information, and current resume to Include in the subject line: KENNEL ASSISTANT