Animal Loving Veterinary Assistant

Are you passionate about people and pets? Do you have a big personality and enjoy laughing, singing, candy, and caffeine? Would you like to be a part of a hard working crew that gets along (no joke!) and keeps a running pace to practice the gold standard of quality, compassionate medicine that ALL fur-babies deserve? Well, if you can answer yes to the above questions, are a competent team player with a positive attitude and would like to continue your career as a veterinary assistant, The Family Pet is the place for you!

We are a well established practice that has been a staple in the Ballard community for over 70 years and truly embrace our motto "Where Pet's are Family Too". We are seeking a motivated dependable full time (35-40 hrs. per week) veterinary assistant who is looking for long-term stable employment, and possesses super star customer service skills along with a willingness to take that extra step to send our clients and patients home happy :)

Important Job Duties:

  • Being the face of the company and treating our clients with a smile and cheerful attitude.
  • Maintaining a calm disposition in the face of chaos.
  • Our practice can be busy so the multi-tasking gene is required.
  • Documenting and accurately updating patient records using a cloud based software.
  • Assisting doctors in appointments and relaying detailed messages.
  • Keeping all work areas clean and organized.
  • Reviewing and filling prescriptions.
  • Completing services such as:
    Blood draws
    Placing catheters
    Expressing anal glands.
    Ear cleanings
    Toe nail trims
    and more...

Other Important Skills and/ or Requirements:

  • Previous veterinary assistant experience is required.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be flexible and stay late if necessary
  • Must be on time and ready to work for assigned shifts, including at least one weekend day
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 40 lbs. and stand for a full 10 hours


  • Discount Services for Your Pets
  • Medical/ Vision/ Dental/ Life Insurance
  • Uniform Allowance - Up to $280.00
  • Sick and Safe Time

Not only do we have amazing benefits, we also have a wonderful team of individuals that deeply care about one another. We aren't just co-workers, we are family! We have an annual Christmas Party, go tubing in Fall City during the summer months, have a Friendsgiving potluck, and other get togethers, etc. all ideas are welcome.

Please email your resume and a cover letter as either a .doc or PDF file to [email protected] Subject: Veterinary Assistant Resume, explaining why would would be the perfect fit for our team.

If you are a candidate for an interview you will be contacted.