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Veterinarian (FT) Oshkosh Area Humane Society & WHS Door County Campus

Company: Wisconsin Humane Society
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Looking to help animals in a new and challenging way? Come join leaders in animal welfare! The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) and the Oshkosh Area Humane Society (OAHS) are looking for a full-time Veterinarian to spend time at the Oshkosh Area Humane Society and Wisconsin Humane Society Door County Campus. WHS and OAHS are separate 501(c)(3) organizations and are looking for an individual motivated to use their skills at both life-saving organizations. WHS and OAHS expect the majority of time will be spent at the Oshkosh Area Humane Society.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-Performing high-volume, high-quality, spay/neuter surgeries
-Providing direction to surgical support staff
-Providing quality care to animals by overseeing animal medical evaluations and treatment plans
-Ensuring the safety, effectiveness and efficiency of all medical procedures
-Monitoring the health of the shelter populations via rounds
-Developing and managing supply inventory systems
-Providing medical information to clients and answer questions as needed
-Providing support to foster animals and foster families

Qualifications & Requirements

-DVM degree and license required, high volume spay/neuter experience or shelter medicine experience preferred
-Candidates must be positive, flexible, and work well with coworkers and the public
-Experience working in fast paced, high volume setting is preferred
-Candidates must be committed to treating animals with kindness and respect
-Willingness to work shifts at different physical locations


Full-time staff are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including up to 2 weeks Vacation, 1 week Paid Time Off (PTO), and 6 paid Holidays within their first year. Paid time-off will be prorated based on the full-time hire date and is available after 45 days of consecutive employment. On the first of the month following 60 days of consecutive employment, full-time staff are eligible for these additional benefits:

-Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
-Group Term Life Insurance and Voluntary Life Insurance
-Short Term and Long Term Disability
-Flexible Spending Plans
-Health Savings Account (HSA)
-Aflac Supplemental Benefits
-Limited wellness care veterinary services for companion animals

All staff are eligible for the following benefits package on their hire date:

-403(b) Retirement Plan
-30% off discount on animal adoption fees
-10% off merchandise discount in our Animal Antics Store
-Limited retail (i.e. apparel, pet food, special order merchandise), service -fee, event, and education program discounts

Available on the first of the month following 60 days of consecutive employment after the hire date.

Equal Opportunity Employer

About Us

The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is the oldest and largest shelter in Wisconsin. It was founded in 1879 and operates shelters in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Door, and Brown Counties, as well as a Spay/Neuter Clinic in West Allis. The organization offers adoption services, educational programming, and veterinary resources for animals from low-income households, retail stores, volunteer programs and dog training classes. The Milwaukee shelter also houses the states busiest Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. WHS is an independent nonprofit and receives no general government funding and is not part of any national umbrella group.

How to Apply:

To apply, please visit to complete and submit an online employment application. Only applications submitted through our online application system may be considered. Please know that it is our policy to reply to every application received once we have a status update.

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