Increasing the life-saving capacity of animal shelters and communities through education, shelter outreach, and development of new knowledge

Job Opportunities

UW Shelter Medicine Program Job Opportunities:

Maddie's Shelter Medicine Residency

Job Opportunities through other sheltering organizations:

Panhandle Animal Shelter - Ponderay, ID

Shelter Veterinarian

SF SPCA - San Francisco, CA

Shelter Medicine Director

Stray Rescue - St. Louis, MO

Full-time and Part-time Veterinarians

Winnebago County Animal Services - Rockford, IL

Shelter Veterinarian

Animal Friends - Pittsburgh, PA

Shelter Veterinarian, multiple positions

Dane County Humane Society - Madison, WI

Research Assistant

Dane County Humane Society and the Institute for Human-Animal Connection are seeking a Research Assistant for a four-year study of the relationship between animal welfare and the holistic health (the health of humans, animals, and the environment) of communities. Individuals passionate about animal welfare, community engagement, and social justice are encouraged to apply!  A detailed job description is attached.   Salary is $35,000-$38,000 plus benefits package. This position will be covered by grant funding from the University of Denver. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Sloane Hawes (

Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center - Blackwood, NJ

Full-time Veterinarian

Wisconsin Humane Society- Milwaukee/West Allis & Green Bay

Shelter Veterinarians

Oshkosh Area Humane Society- Oshkosh, WI

Full-time Veterinarian

Best Friends Animal Society- Utah and CA

Adoption Center Veterinarian- Mission Hills, CA

Veterinarian- Utah Program

Veterinarian- Small or Mixed Practice

Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter - Billings, MT

Executive Director

Islands Veterinary Clinic - Friday Harbor, WA

Associate Veterinarian

Greater Androscoggin Humane Society - Lewiston, ME

Shelter Veterinarian