Veterinarian (Temporary 8 month contract – Part-time)

Why work with the Ottawa Humane Society?


The Ottawa Humane Society has been a leader in animal welfare since 1888.  We’re currently looking for compassionate and results oriented Veterinarian to join our team supporting domestic animals.

The Veterinarian is responsible for the health and well-being of animals in the care of the Ottawa Humane Society, including for owned animals aboard the OHS Mobile Spay Neuter Clinic vehicle and in community clinics. This position is responsible for performing veterinary rounds and surgical and medical treatments and interventions.

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Hourly Range: $57.49 – $63.53 per hour


  • Free on-site Parking
  • Veterinary food and other supplies discount
  • Career Development (internships, on-the-job learning, mentorships, internal and external training opportunities) and Paid Continuing Education Opportunities (bursaries, CE allowance, membership dues, tuition reimbursement


  • 8 months contract, part-time position: 16 hours per week, 2 shift per week (minimum)
  • Occasional evening, holiday, and weekend shifts
  • Will be required to be on-call during specified hours on evenings and weekends

What you bring to the table:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Current college of Veterinarians of Ontario License
  • Minimum two years’ of clinical experience with small animals
  • Demonstrated excellent crisis management skills
  • Small mammal, bird, and reptile experience an asset
  • Supervisory and/or training experience is preferred
  • Training in high volume spay/neuter is preferred
  • Professional working proficiency on spoken English and full proficiency in written English in required.


If this position interests you and you imagine the OHS being the next step in your career, please email your resume and cover letter to the People and Culture team at

For more information about available jobs or our work schedules, please visit our careers page.

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The Ottawa Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer. We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities in our recruitment processes. If you are contacted by the OHS regarding a job opportunity, please let us know prior to interview if you require any accommodation.