The Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs have a unique employment opportunity for Canine Care Associates at our campus in Smithtown, NY. Our organizations are distinctive in the assistance dog industry providing both guide and multiple types of service dogs. 

What we offer:
Awesome starting salary ($17.25 hourly!)
Great benefits, including generous health coverage and retirement plan
Career growth
Role-specific training and professional development opportunities
Flexible shifts: Full-time and part-time schedules (days, evenings, and weekends)

What you’ll do:
Feed, bathe, groom, exercise and transport a team of puppies and dogs
Monitor the health of the puppies and dogs in your care
Maintain a clean kennel
Interact with volunteers, donors, sponsors and co-workers
Play a vital role in helping to raise a future guide, service, or facility dog

What you’ll need:
To be a team player and a people and dog person
To be detail oriented
A valid driver’s license to transport dogs as needed
The desire to help care for and a puppy 
Ability to lift 40- 75 pounds

How to Apply

 To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: and include “Canine Care Associate” in the subject line.