Veterinary Assistant Job at Burnside Veterinary Hospital – Dartmouth, NS

Veterinary Assistant

Our Burnside Vet family is seeking a compassionate and dynamic veterinary assistant to join our growing family of 5 vets and 14 staff members. We pride ourselves as a practice that is committed to the community it serves and have various initiatives to give back to this community on a regular basis. Our patients are treated like family! Our focus is always on working collaboratively with the client to provide excellent and individualized patient care. Do not miss this great opportunity for you to be a part of a team where the support for learning and growth are truly endless! The ideal candidate has strong communication skills, enjoys being busy, has a great sense of humor and will appreciate being a part of a dedicated team of professionals.

Our ideal Candidate will have the following:

-Veterinary Assistant Diploma
– Strong communication and customer service skills
– Empathy
– Desire to learn and has an open minded, positive attitude
– Works effectively on a team or on their own, with or without supervision
– Passion for animals is a must!

– Competitive compensation, medical and dental benefits, and an RRSP program.
– 2 weeks vacation annually
– Profit sharing
– Committed to ongoing growth and learning and have ample support for continuing education in your desired areas of interest. Support for advancement of your career.
– On-site parking, accessible by bus, bike (dedicated trails) and car.
– Incredible discounts on animal services and products.
– Recognition of the importance of work life balance and a positive working environment.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00-$20.00 per hour


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Profit sharing
  • RRSP match
  • Store discount
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:


  • Veterinary Assistant: 1 year (preferred)
  • Customer Service: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: In person

About the Company

Company: Burnside Veterinary Hospital –

Company Location:  Dartmouth, NS

Estimated Salary:

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