The primary work of this position involves performing spay/neuter surgeries (majority feline) at our clinic for shelter animals and occasional exams and consults, with the hope of expanding to the public in the future to provide low or no cost spay/neuter and other medical services for our community. We focus on spaying and neutering pets from our shelter, as well as other rescues, local municipal shelter, and doing TNR for community cats.
Medical Director, Shelter Services - Relocation Assistance and Sabbatical Leave Benefits!
Do you love shelter medicine and teaching? The Dumb Friends League in Denver, Colorado is looking for an experienced veterinarian with a passion for teaching to join our team! This is a leadership position within the League’s veterinary team. The League provides our veterinarians a competitive salary, a four 10's schedule, and amazing benefits including relocation assistance, sabbatical leave benefits, student loan assistance and annual support for continuing education. Purpose of Position: Serve as the League’s lead shelter medical and surgical staff member. Establish appropriate veterinary policies for all shelter operations.
Shelter Operations Manager
The successful candidate for the Shelter Operations Manager position is a compassionate individual who will oversee day-to-day shelter operations, independently manage staff and volunteers, ensure that shelter animals receive proper and humane care, review veterinary invoices, maintain facilities and equipment, interact with employees, volunteers and the public.
Animal Behavior Technician
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. Purpose of Position: Conducts behavior modification sessions for shelter canines and felines. Provides quality adoption counseling to clients as well as conducts staff and volunteer training. Supports staff and volunteers in efforts to understand complex animal behaviors in order to provide appropriate counseling to clients. Maintains organized and concise documentation pertaining to the job and provides administrative support for the department.
Medical Director League Hospital at CSU/SPUR
Purpose of Position: The Medical Director of the Dumb Friends League Veterinary Hospital at Colorado State University (CSU) Spur serves as a clinical veterinarian and provides oversight and direction of the Hospital’s team of veterinarians, veterinary interns, and externs. The League’s Veterinary Hospital at CSU Spur is a teaching hospital, providing services within a defined scope of care using an incremental approach, and seeks to increase access to veterinary care for underserved communities. Services include urgent care services for pets who are sick or injured, high quality high volume spay/neuter services, and community vaccine clinics. The Medical Director is responsible for working in partnership with the Practice Manager to lead the hospital, providing mentorship to the doctor team, cultivating a culture of learning and teaching, and establishing strong external relationships with key partners including Colorado State University and community veterinarians.
Rogue Valley Humane Society is seeking a part time veterinarian to increase our surgical capabilities to expand our TNR program and allow for community vaccine events.
Veterinary Technician - San Luis Valley
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. The Veterinary Technician position has a high level of responsibility and impact on the Dumb Friends League. This individual will utilize their technical abilities to create and assist in outcomes for animals at the shelter and beyond. Veterinary technicians collaborate with all other departments within the League to provide animal handling and treatment, along with training and leadership. The candidate selected for this role will be a certified veterinary technician or have relevant proven experience in surgery and emergency medicine. The ideal candidate will have exceptional customer service experience, proven ability to be a team player and ability to independently problem solve. Purpose of Position: Provide medical care and treatment for shelter animals. Provide medical care and treatment of both shelter and owned animals during all parts of surgery.
Overnight Veterinary Technician - Shelter
Are you a skilled veterinary technician with the experience needed to work independently? The League is looking for an Overnight Veterinary Technician. This key role within our Shelter Veterinary Services team, works with our Overnight Veterinary Assistants to manage critical care cases, patient diagnostics, vaccinations, and other responsibilities during an overnight shift. This is a critical position, directly supporting the League’s mission to end animal homelessness and animal suffering. This position is located at the League’s Leslie A. Malone Center at 2080 S. Quebec Street in Denver, Colorado. Purpose of Position: Provide overnight medical care and treatment for animals.