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    Seasonal Veterinarian, Kitten Nursery

    Location: New York, New York


    Are you a highly skilled, compassionate veterinarian with a passion for helping at-risk cats and kittens? Do you excel in a fast-paced and ever changing work environment? Is working with a dynamic and dedicated team in a mission-driven organization the description of your dream job? If so, you should consider the role of Seasonal Veterinarian at the ASPCA’s Kitten Nursery!

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    Cat Program Manager

    Location: Santa Rosa, California

    Humane Society of Sonoma County

    The Humane Society of Sonoma County, with a longstanding tradition of giving hope to homeless animals, seeks to hire a Cat Program Manager at our Santa Rosa campus.

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    Wildlife Manager

    Location: Washington, District of Columbia

    Humane Rescue Alliance

    Expand wildlife program at Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) to help reach the organizational mission of creating a world where all animals can thrive. Act as primary spokesperson for HRA on wildlife-related issues. Receive and respond to calls from individuals, businesses and government agencies to resolve wildlife related conflicts with long-term effective solutions. Ensure compliance with related wildlife laws.

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    Behavior Manager

    Location: Denver, Colorado

    Dumb Friends League

    Are you compassionate about animals and have a desire to speak for those who cannot? For over 100 years, the Dumb Friends League has been working to end pet homelessness and animal suffering by providing a strong and steadfast voice for those who cannot speak for themselves. As the largest community-based animal welfare organization in the region, we care for more than 20,000 homeless pets and horses each year at our four facilities and are a national model in animal welfare. If you work well with people too, join our team and help us provide that voice.

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    Veterinary Technician (Registered)

    Location: Oakland, California

    City of Oakland

    VETERINARY TECHNICIAN (Registered) $41,912 - $51,417 Annually Closes: June 22, 2018, 11:59pm Do you have superior organizational and people skills? Are you highly motivated and dedicated to providing outstanding care to animals? The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill one Veterinary Technician vacancy in the Oakland Animal Services Department. This is an exciting career opportunity and we are seeking individuals who will gladly dedicate their time, energy and expertise to a community they love and an employer who values their talents.

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  • Magazine Article

    A can-do catman

    The American Museum of the House Cat has attracted over 18,000 visitors.

    This stubborn, spry retiree forgoes cruises and even sleep, preferring to run a shelter and a cat museum

    At a time of life when most people are savoring a more leisurely pace, Harold Sims of Cullowhee, North Carolina, is busier than ever and has no intention of slowing down.

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    A word from us

    Lindsay Hamrick gets a greeting from a puppy rescued from an unlicensed breeder in New Hampshire.

    I came to the Humane Society of the United States in 2014 after a decade (more if you count those years I spent as a kid sitting in cat rooms and walking dogs way too big for me) overseeing operations at animal shelters. I wouldn’t say I was particularly excited about or motivated to fit policy into my daily workload of caring for homeless pets—until I worked for an animal shelter that was located in a city with breed-specific legislation, flawed policies that ban certain types of dogs based on their physical appearance.

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    Life beyond the laboratory

    With lots of love from parents Dave Rubello and Greta Guest, Teddy is finally living the life he deserves.

    Michigan dogs blossom following release from testing facility

    To see Teddy and Millie now—playful and friendly, outgoing and affectionate— you’d never guess what they’ve endured in their short lives. As part of an unnecessary test commissioned by Dow AgroSciences (now Corteva Agriscience), the beagles were force-fed a pesticide every day for more than seven months at a laboratory in Michigan.

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