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Coldwater Animal Hospital

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2671 N. Washington Blvd.
North Ogden, UT 84414
Phone: 801-782-9400
Fax: 801-782-9444

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday7:30am5:30pm
Tuesday7:30am5:30pm
Wednesday7:30am8:00pm
Thursday7:30am5:30pm
Friday7:30am5:30pm
SaturdayClosedClosed
SundayClosedClosed
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Veterinarians Diagnose, Prescribe and Operate.  Who does everything else? 

Basic Veterinary Assistant Job Description

General Description of Position

The veterinary assistant assists the veterinarian with office visits and exams, takes care of the everyday needs of pets in the hospital ward and boarding facility, if applicable, and helps maintain the hospital facility, keeping it neat and clean.

Job Requirements/Skills/Physical Demands

An employee in this position must have a sense of caring for animals, be able to lift approximately 50-70 pounds, walk dogs of up to 130 pounds, work on feet all day, read write and understand English.

Reports to: Office Manager and Assistant Manager(s), or Veterinary Technician Supervisor.

Essential Functions

  • Provide compassionate care for pets
  • Restrain pets for veterinarians and technicians
  • Assist in taking of x-rays and development
  • Monitor, record, and report physical signs of hospitalized/boarded pets
  • Clean cages, runs, boardig area and/or hospital facilities, including exam rooms, treatment room, exotics and isolation area, employee lounge, bathrooms, and doctor's office
  • Maintain reception area in a neat and sanitary condition
  • Provide clean bedding, water and litter pans for pets
  • Feed hospitalized/boarded pets as needed
  • Exercise hospitalized/boarded dogs as needed
  • Take incoming pets to appropriate areas
  • Bathe pets and prepare pets for dismissal
  • Retrieve pets that are being discharged
  • Re-stock ward with food from food room
  • Bring retail food to reception area
  • Re-stock reception area shelves
  • Do laundry
  • Wash and sanitize pet dishes
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Answer phones and direct clients to appropriate staff members
  • Give estimates over the phone, e-mail of shopped items (example-vaccines, spay or neuter)

Services We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.
Online Forms Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday7:30am5:30pm
Tuesday7:30am5:30pm
Wednesday7:30am8:00pm
Thursday7:30am5:30pm
Friday7:30am5:30pm
SaturdayClosedClosed
SundayClosedClosed

Meet The Team Coldwater Animal Hospital is proud to serve the North Ogden UT area for everything pet related. Our veterinary clinic and animal hospital is run by Dr. Val Poll, who is a licensed, experienced North Ogden veterinarian. Read More

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2671 N. Washington Blvd.
North Ogden, UT 84414
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  • Phone: 801-782-9400
  • Fax: 801-782-9444
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