Careers with Dakin

Have you ever wanted to work at a place that does amazing things for animals? Do you love people and creative problem-solving? We may have an opening for you! Already got your dream job? Please share these postings with someone you think would be awesome.  Please double check the requirements of the position that you are interested in to ensure that you are qualified before you apply.  Please note that due to the volume of applications, we will only be contacting applicants if they are selected for further consideration. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Now Accepting Applications:


Now Hiring: Veterinarian (Full or Part-Time)

Do you have a passion for animals and the people that love them?  Are you the type of person who needs to be on the move at all times?  Do you dream about becoming part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of shelter animals and those living in the community? Do you want to work with a team of like-minded Vets?  If this sounds like you then Dakin Humane Society wants to know!  We are a fast-paced, open admission adoption center that takes in 6,000 animals each year. We are looking for the perfect person to join our team!

Dakin is looking for a veterinarian to complete our team of two veterinarians dedicated to the Adoption Center and soon to be developed Community Medicine program. This position will be responsible for the medical care of adoption center animals, our weekly vaccine clinic, community medicine program as well as performing spay/neuter, other surgeries and dentistry.  This position will also be responsible for working with our Veterinary & Animal Care Manager on oversight of the organization's medical program, daily oversight of shelter medical components, working to ensure compliance with Dakin guidelines for care, create new policies and standards of care, as well as collaborating with the other veterinarians on staff.  Must be available to work when and where needed by Dakin. Must be willing to work irregular hours, weekends, and holidays and to be on call for emergencies.

Dakin is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization and you may qualify for student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Interested?  Please use the form on the bottom of this page to apply.

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Contact for additional info:  (413) 781-4000 X116

Full-Time Salary Range:  $85,000 - $95,000

Veterinarian Job Description

VeterinarianJuly2018.pdf (101.4 KiB)

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