The following positions are available at THS:

Position: (1) Permanent FT Veterinary Assistant

Salary: As per bargaining Union Contract 

Available: Immediately

1. Daily Evaluations of animals
2. Feeding/ cleaning animals and their housing areas
3. Assistance with anaesthetic recovery
4. Assisting with weekly weights, nail trims and othergrooming
5. Cleaning/organizing Special Species rooms
6. Pick-up and drop off of animals as required to and from referral facilities
7. Entering patient information into computer software program
8. Safe and proper restraint of animals
9. Other tasks required in the day to day operation of the department

Reports to: Manager, Shelter Care

Job Skills:                    
1. Animal Care Experience
2. Experience handling a variety of animals including exotic mammals, birds, and reptiles   
3. Good communication, math and computer skills
1. Graduate of animal care worker program or equivalent 

  • This position is a unionized bargaining unit position. 
  • Interested applicants should forward a copy of their resume to:

Vicky Corken @  

  • If requested a detailed Job Description can be made available.

New Shelter adoption hours are:

Monday to Friday - 11am to 6pm (animal viewing until 7pm)
Saturday and Sunday - 10am to 5pm (animal viewing until 6pm)