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Veterinary Assistant - Grand Prairie, TX

Penny Paws Animal Hospital - Grand Prairie

About the Role

Are you passionate about animals and would jump at the chance to interact with all types of pets in an atmosphere where fun and compassion are the order of the day? If you want to onboard with a modern mobile vaccine clinic where your career will flourish under the guidance of a caring DVM team, Penny Paws VCO – DFW Mobiles has a place for you as our Veterinary Assistant. This is an outside, part-time, weekends-only position at our mobile vaccine clinics.


Grab this amazing opportunity to onboard with a company that cares about your success and happiness. Apply for Penny Paws VCO – DFW Veterinary Assistant job opening today!


Learn more about this mobile clinic: Come join our team at Penny Paws Veterinary Community Outreach! 


Veterinary Assistant Responsibilities

  • Clean and straighten pop up clinic tables to prepare for walk-in patients
  • Be familiar with infectious and common zoonotic diseases; including prevention, and the steps to reduce or eliminate transmission
  • Assist in restraining pets in a manner that allows necessary procedures to be done with minimal stress to patients, and ensure the safety of patients and people
  • Anticipate the needs of the doctor for basic prevention visits; follow doctors requests for vaccines
  • Take temperatures, weight, draw up vaccines, flea/tick medication/prevention, etc.

Veterinary Assistant Qualifications

  • Bilingual a plus
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience as a vet assistant or technician preferred including:
    • Animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience
  • You can also load equipment in and out of and get in and out of and ride in a vehicle to the clinic sites, and withstand outdoor elements such as wind and rain
  • You can handle the physical requirements of the role, which include the ability to walk and ascend/descend stairs and ramps, remain standing for hours, bend/stoop, squat/crouch, climb, kneel and twist, adjust or move equipment and animals weighing up to 50 lbs, verbally communicate with others, and type and engage in other repeated hand motions that include use of the wrists, hands and/or fingers

What's in it for you


Financial Benefits:

  • A flexible approach to compensation that will reflect your skillset and future performance
  • Pet discounts on services and products
  • Referral bonus program

Workplace Benefits:

  • Uniform allowance
  • Continuing education

Employee Benefits:

  • Bonus pay of $20-50$ depending on truck revenue
  • Win gifts cards based on product revenue

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at Penny Paws and Vetcor. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all employees. Every team member enriches our diversity by exposing us to various ways to understand and engage with the world. That's why we're committed to a workplace culture where employees are comfortable being their authentic selves, feel a complete sense of belonging, and are empowered to reach their highest potential.

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Why You'll Love Vetcor


Join the BEST support network, with an emphasis on individuality

There is a career path for everybody and not a one size fits all approach.

  • Vetcor Team: You are joining a team of hospitals that opens the door to collaboration with a stable corporation at your back.
  • Local Practice: Join a unique practice that benefits from the larger family but thrives on their individuality. Practice medicine with full autonomy and the support of experienced DVM leaders when you need it.

Take advantage of programs designed with YOU in mind

Join a group of motivated veterinary professionals while taking advantage of employee programs, resources, and fantastic benefits. Join one of our many collaboration groups for Hospital Managers, Techs, and Vets! Plus, we love supporting growth in your teams' desired career paths. Gain access to mentorship at all levels, continuing education, wellness resources, and more!


Be the cornerstone of your pet COMMUNITY

Feel the pride of being part of a network of reputable and sought-after practices. You have been empowered to leave your mark on the community and it is a difference you can feel. Not only does your work benefit the lives of individual pets and their people, but your hard work and dedication has made you a cornerstone of your pet community.


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