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The team at SylvaniaVET is comprised of enthusiastic, animal-loving professionals with a passion for providing service that is unmatched. As a member of our team, you will be exposed to a diverse and exciting range of experiences including general veterinary practice, emergency and critical care, client services, boarding, grooming, doggie daycare, and so much more. SylvaniaVET offers competitive wages as well as a comprehensive benefits package, which includes healthcare and additional voluntary benefits at group rates, 401(k) retirement planning and a generous personal pet care discount. Come share your talent with an accomplished team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care with exceptional client service.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit the following to careers@sylvaniavet.com:
A cover letter specifying your job interest
- A current resume, and
- Four (4) professional references.

Due to the large volume of submissions, we ask that you please refrain from calling to check on the status of your application.

SylvaniaVET careers encompass Doctors of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Registered Veterinary Technicians (RVT), Veterinary Assistants, Client Service Representatives (Reception), Animal Caretakers (Boarding), Doggie Daycare Crew, Bathers, Groomers, Human Resources and Inventory Management.

We are currently looking for applicants to fill the following positions:

- Veterinary Assistant
- Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)
- Client Service Representative (Reception)
- Pet Stylist (Groomer)
- Animal Caretaker

Veterinary Assistant

Position Overview:

SylvaniaVET is seeking a Veterinary Assistant to join our 24-hour patient care team. At SylvaniaVET, Assistants support our team of 7 DVMs and 18 RVTs in the practice of veterinary medicine and surgery. The responsibilities of an assistant include client communication and education, assistance with in-hospital treatments, radiography, patient restraint, maintaining accurate medical records and much more. Veterinary Assistants will be exposed to a wide variety of cases which may include emergency and critical care, general practice, chemotherapy, rehabilitation, and reproduction. Current students are encouraged to apply. Veterinary Assistants are highly utilized and are exposed to wide array of experiences that are especially beneficial to those seeking carers in veterinary medicine. 


The Veterinary Assistant position is part to full-time with an average of 20-40 hours per week. Veterinary Assistants work varying schedules from week-to-week, based on the needs of the hospital, with shifts ranging from 7:00 a.m.- 11:00 p.m., Sunday through Saturday. SylvaniaVET is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; willingness to work evenings, weekends and holidays and occasional overnights is a must.

Position Requirements:

-Team player, able to work well with others to achieve a common goal.

-Experience at a veterinary hospital, kennel, shelter, or other comparable veterinary work or volunteer time preferred, but not required

-Able to stand for extended periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds.

-Basic organizational and computer skills.

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to Renae at Renae@sylvaniavet.com.


SylvaniaVET is looking to add more Registered Veterinary Technicians to our day-time team to support our growing staff of Veterinarians! We are seeking RVTs with experience but will train a new graduate with the right attitude and willingness to learn. Our technicians are highly utilized to allow our doctors the time to focus on practicing high quality medicine and performing surgeries while allowing the technicians to use all the skills we learned in school including venipuncture, catheter placement, Doppler blood pressure, CRI and drug calculations, patient care including critical care and emergencies, surgeries including induction, prep, intra-op monitoring and patient recovery, technician appointments, chemotherapy, hydrotherapy and rehab, digital radiographs, ultrasound guided cystocentesis, blood transfusions and component therapy, dentals including full mouth radiography on all patients and running a fully equipped advanced laboratory. This is just a list of a few of the things are technicians do on a regular basis!

We would love for you to know a little about us and some other reason why we think you would want to join our team. We have been an American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Accredited Hospital since 1978. We are also an AAFP Feline Friendly Practice and many of our staff members are certified as Fear Free and we are working toward entire practice certification in 2018. We are not your average neighborhood practice, but a 24/7 pet care destination. Our goal is to provide all the services a pet owner might need for their pet. Our building was designed with the comfort and safety of our patients in mind. In addition to all standard veterinary services SylvaniaVET offers boarding, grooming, doggy day care, obedience classes, physical rehabilitation and hydrotherapy, a well stocked retail space and many more services too numerous to mention. We are constantly looking at new treatment methods, new equipment and new services we might offer.

Our 24/7 commitment is unique to this region. No other general practice has staffing around the clock seven days a week which enables us to answer the phones whenever a client calls. One of our highly trained technicians and an assistant is always in the building providing care to our patients and boarding guests. One of our doctors is always on call and will come in when necessary to provide emergency after hours care. Another special and unique feature of SylvaniaVET care is our policy of 24/7 visitation of hospitalized pets.

If you are ready to join our team of highly motivated pet loving people, please send us your resume today. We look forward to meeting you!

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Laura at laura@sylvaniavet.com 


SylvaniaVET is seeking a Client Service Representative (CSR) to join our fast-paced, multi-doctor practice. The CSR is a part of the front desk reception team and is responsible for creating the gold standards experience for the clients as they are often the first point of contact in office and via phone. Job responsibilities include cash-handling and payment processing, answering multiple phone lines, scheduling appointments, organizing and storing medical records, maintaining the cleanliness of the front lobby area and various other customer service and clerical-related tasks.

The Client Service Representative position is full-time with an average of 35-38 hours per week, no more than 40 hours in a workweek. CSRs work varying schedules from week-to-week, based on the needs of the hospital, with shifts ranging from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Fridays; 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturdays; and 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sundays. SylvaniaVET is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; willingness to work evenings, weekends and holidays is a must.

- Team player, able to work well with others to achieve a common goal.
- Proven ability to multitask and remain calm under pressure.
- Friendly, outgoing demeanor; a passion for people and animals alike.
- High-volume customer service experience preferred.
- Must be able to work in high noise environments.
- Strong organizational and computer skills.
- Able to stand for extended periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds.
- High school diploma required; college education preferred.

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to Julianna at julianna@sylvaniavet.com


SylvaniaVET is seeking a certified Pet Stylist to join our fast-paced, high volume grooming department. The Pet Stylist responsibilities include, but are not limited to: bathing, brushing, cutting, trimming, styling and maintaining the cleanliness of the hospital. But don't worry, we have Grooming Assistants on staff to help with any Pet Stylist needs!

Shifts are Monday - Friday with a start time of 7:30 a.m.


  • Team player - able to work well with others to achieve a common goal
  • Willing to work with all temperaments, breeds and ages of dogs and cats alike
  • Certified Groomer

Interested Pet Stylist candidates must submit a cover letter and resume, with 3 professional references, to Maddy at maddy@sylvaniavet.com


Job Description

Sylvania Veterinary Hospital is seeking full-time and part-time animal caretakers to work in our fast-paced, high volume pet boarding department. The animal caretaker position duties include feeding, watering, medicating, and exercising pets, cleaning kennels as well as other parts of the hospital, answering phone calls, making reservations and appointments, and other duties as assigned. Full time positions are 30-40 hours a week and part time are 16-29 hours a week, with potential to become full time in the future. Shifts vary from week to week and start at 7 am and ending at 11 pm.


  • Willingness to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Previous experience with animals preferred but not required
  • Team player
  • Self starter
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to stand and walk for 8-10 hours
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs alone
  • Willingness to handle and care for all types, breeds, temperaments, and ages of dogs and cats
  • Ability to work in high-noise, fast paced environment
  • Flexible schedule

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to Maddy at maddy@sylvaniavet.com

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