Vet Tech required for colony of dogs and cats in a non-clinic environment – Fergus, ON (located on 5 km’s outside of town)


July 4, 2022


August 4, 2022

Job Title:

Vet Tech required for colony of dogs and cats in a non-clinic environment



Company Description:

This is a unique opportunity for Animal Care, Veterinary Technician, Pre-veterinary, and other students to gain valuable hands-on animal experience at one of the top pet nutrition research facilities in North America. Candidates with a passion for animals and an interest in cats and dogs will gain experience learning the protocols and regimens practiced at a top-tier research facility. Experience in a clinical setting with animals is an asset and preference will be given to those individuals who have completed their BSc. In addition to the Animal Care & Research Assistant position, interested parties may also have the opportunity to cross-train in our Treatment Room with a focus on Animal Health. Fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to gain hands-on experience for veterinary school applications, considering post graduate work or enjoys biological research.    

Job Type:

Full Time

Close to Public Transit:



Compensation: will be based on education and experience.


Responsibilities: • daily cleaning and maintenance of animal housing • health monitoring • feeding • grooming • data collection & processing of samples • social enrichment (training, playing, etc.)


Successful candidates will possess the following: • Experience with cats and dogs or a keen interest in gaining experience • Comfortable in a busy, noisy environment • Ability to work well as a team and to follow instructions unsupervised • Good attention to detail • Must be physically fit and comfortable working in an environment that requires long periods of being on your feet, lifting, and cleaning • Must be willing to work some weekends and have access to reliable transportation

How to Apply:

When applying let us know in the subject line of the email if you are applying for part-time work on weekends during the academic year, or a permanent position. How to apply: Email cover letter & resume to: or send to