Southern Veterinary Partners Full-Time Kennel Technician in Hoover, Alabama

The Kennel Tech is responsible for providing a clean, efficient and healthy environment for the animals being treated or boarded at the hospital.

A day in the life of a Kennel Technician:

  • Maintain the cleanliness of the hospital, including kennel area, runs, treatment area, and outside grounds.

  • Feed hospitalized animals and boarders.

  • Monitor and record important information about the animals’ conditions, behavior and habits (elimination, eating, etc.).

  • Walk animals three times a day.

  • Notify the Doctor or a Veterinary Technician of unusual medical or behavioral problems.

  • Clean treatment, exam, surgery and lab areas daily.

  • Maintain laundry throughout the day and keep laundry area neat.

  • Assist the Doctor and Veterinary Technicians with restraint and treatment of animals.

  • Monitor and maintain the kennel inventory to include food, cleaning supplies, laundry supplies, etc.

  • Perform other duties as assigned that assist the Doctor, Receptionist and Veterinarian Technicians in the smooth flow and operation of the clinic, care of clients and service to the clients.


  • High School diploma or GED preferred

  • Must possess strong communication skills, good judgment and be able to manage stressful situations.

  • Must have the physical and mental capacity to perform in a fast paced and challenging environment.

  • At least 1+ year of prior experience as a kennel tech preferred.

  • Must be available for weekend and holiday shifts, as needed.


We offer a competitive compensation package.