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Large Animal Vet Assistant

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Job Title

Large Animal Vet Assistant


Nodaway Veterinary Clinic

Wage Rate

Varies with experience

Hours Available

Part time hours avail Monday to Friday 7:00 am to 5:00pm, Saturday 7:00am – 5:00pm. 

Start Date


Application Deadline

Until filled


Ed Powell, DMV 


23664 Business Hwy 71 N, Maryville, MO



Job Duties

Working with livestock (cattle, horses, sheep, goats, swine). Work would include assisting the veterinarian with cow obstetrics, castrations, large animal surgery, (lacerations, broken legs), to treatment of sick animals on site at the clinic or in the country. Be able to hook up chute and work it during exam. Cleaning of work area at clinic, cattle, and horse stalls. Follow directions of veterinarian for treatment of animals and record keeping of jobs.

Job Qualifications

Must be able to handle 100 to 300 pound weight (involving livestock, hay, feed). Have past experience of working with livestock is most helpful, Must be able to respond quickly to handle livestock situations. Have a valid drivers license. Self motivation.

Contact the Supervisor to apply for this position. Apply for positions for which you meet the qualifications.