RFQ - Shelter Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians

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 Animal Services is beginning a search for a full-time Shelter and Community Veterinarian to fill an expected vacancy early in 2022.  The ideal candidate will bring years of shelter experience, however all veterinarians with an interest in being part of our progressive team and who share our commitment to overcoming barriers to best serve our community of people and animals are encouraged to submit resumes to the attention of the Director of Animal Services via email

Why Work For Animal Services?

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Animal Services contracts with local veterinarians and veterinary technicians to augment the Shelter Medicine and Community Veterinary Unit. Such professional consultants enable Animal Services to more efficiently perform daily rounds, examinations, and treatments and to bolster pet sterilization surgeries and community vet care by distributing those duties among a larger workforce and providing coverage during employee absences, evenings and weekend hours.


Proposals and qualifications are accepted on a rolling basis and agreements are authorized as funding allows. Interested parties should submit written proposals including a resume or curriculum vitae to the attention of the Director of Animal Services at:

Animal Services Center
184 Verona Street
Rochester, NY 14608

Or email to AnimalServices@cityofrochester.gov.