Pet Emergency Info Search

About Us

IndyHumane
Adoption Center

7929 Michigan Road
Indianapolis, IN
46268

Map

Adoption Lobby Hours

Monday 1pm - 7pm
Tuesday 1pm - 7pm
Wednesday 1pm - 7pm
Thursday Closed
Friday 1pm - 7pm
Saturday 11am - 6pm
Sunday 11am - 4pm
Major Holidays Closed

Events See more

IndyHumane’s 500 Porch Party

May 28th, 2017

Party with IndyHumane on race day!

Read more

Pet Loss Support Group

June 6th, 2017

Join us to share memories about your pet with pet lovers who have had similar experiences.

Read more

Metro Diner Soft Opening

June 17th, 2017

Be the first to eat at their new location while helping pets in need!

Read more
See all

Employment

IndyHumane's Main Campus on Michigan Road is accepting resumes for the following position:

Intake Staff/Shelter Medicine Veterinary Technician

Now seeking a Veterinary Technician (RVT) for a rewarding position at IndyHumane! As a member of our intake staff and medical team you will work with a highly skilled team to provide skilled, compassionate, veterinary care to shelter animals.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that animals arriving at the shelter receive a thorough initial physical exam and that vaccination and other medical protocols are followed consistently.
  • Monitoring the health of the animals during medical rounds each day, and alerting the veterinarian or supervisor of any urgent care needs.
  • Medicating animals daily, obtaining samples & running diagnostics, wound care, performing venipuncture and lab tests, rehabilitation, critical care, surgical assistance, taking radiographs, administering vaccines, inserting microchips, restraining animals, etc.
  • Performing euthanasia as needed, returning phone calls for patrons requesting appointments for low-cost euthanasia services.
  • Creating and maintaining detailed computer records for each animal that is handled. Reviewing medical records and following protocols to see what animals need related to their care and that they continue to move through the adoption system.
  • Prepping & recovering animals from surgery, restocking, cleaning, & maintaining the surgery area as assigned
  • Treating all animals humanely, properly, and with compassion at all times, regardless of the situation or circumstance
  • Communicating and interacting professionally and collaboratively with management, medical, animal care, customer service and volunteer staff.
  • Communicating professionally with patrons at the intake door, this includes those surrendering, those seeking information or resources, those who have lost or found a pet, those dropping off donations, etc.
  • Demonstrating low-stress animal handling skills.
  • Communicating and following safety and hazard procedures.

Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology, or significant experience working in a veterinary setting.
  • Customer service experience preferred.
  • Computer and money-handling skills.
  • Passion for Animal Welfare.
  • Conflict resolution skills/calm under pressure — a positive attitude is a must.

Schedule:
Technicians typically work four, 10-hour days, including one weekend day.

Other details:
A background check and drug test will be required of selected candidate.

To apply:
Email your resume to: kadamson@indyhumane.org


IndyHumane's Main Campus on Michigan Road is accepting resumes for the following positions:

Full-Time Veterinary Technician/Assistant

Responsible for the smooth recovery of surgical patients, monitoring of surgical patients and preventing hypothermia.  Also responsible for placing microchips & e-collars, carrying patients back to their kennels once recovered, cleaning/wrapping/sterilizing surgical instruments/packs, assisting with patient prep, assisting the veterinarian, cleaning kennels, doing laundry, tear up/set down, etc.

Strong low-stress animal handling skills and a background in anesthesia are a must.

Must be able to lift & squat 60 lbs and have a strong attention to detail.

Position is full-time, working 35-40 hours per week with benefits, hours are 4, 10-hour days, with one day being Saturday vaccine clinic.  Position is 75% surgery and 25% clinic.

Part-Time Kennel Assistant

Responsible for the daily cleaning of surgery kennels and clinic facility overall.  Main responsibilities include proper cleaning and sanitation of animal kennels and humane traps, washing of laundry & dishes, sweeping & mopping of rooms & hallways, tidying & restocking of bathrooms, kennels, etc.  Also responsible for daily and routine care of resident cats and keeping the grounds free of trash, weeds, and debris.  Position will assist surgical team as needed.

Ideal candidate is a self-starter with initiative to move onto the next task without being told.

Position is part-time, working 12-20 hours per week with the potential for additional hours.

Other details for both positions:

A background check and drug test will be required of selected candidate.

To apply for either position:

Email your resume to: cgoodnight@indyhumane.org


Learn about Internship Opportunities available at the Humane Society of Indianapolis. 

Adoption Hours

PLEASE NOTE: IndyHumane and all its clinics will be closed on Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.

Click below to see hours and locations for our Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic!


Learn more

Protect your pet. ShelterCare Pet Insurance Programs