The Humane Society of Manatee County (HSMC) is currently accepting applications for its paid veterinary mentorship program. This program is geared towards new and recent veterinary student graduates. The program includes training in the surgery, wellness, and shelter departments.
The Humane Society of Manatee County is a high volume spay/neuter clinic, adhering to Humane Alliance practices. Specialty surgeries are also done, such as pyometra correction, cystotomies, mass removals, and limb amputations. The wellness clinic provides low cost vaccines, heartworm and feline leukemia/ FIV testing, and internal and external parasite preventatives. The wellness department will also treat sick and injured animals and provides monthly treatment for heartworm disease. HSMC typically hosts two outreach events providing no-cost vaccines and heartworm prevention to low-income communities in Manatee county. The clinic has digital radiography, two dental machines, in-house Heska blood machines, physiologic monitors, and a Tonovet.
There will be rotations through all three services, surgery, wellness, and shelter. There is no emergency or on-call obligation. HSMC is open Monday through Saturday, however it is a 5-day work week with hours from 9-5. The mentorship is open for one veterinarian. A valid Florida veterinary license is required.
The following are a list of benefits:
Free preventive care for up to 3 owned animals
Reimbursement/payment for Florida veterinary license.
The Humane Society of Manatee County is a 501(c)(3) not for profit animal welfare organization that was originally formed in 1970, and today is considered as the lead animal welfare agency in Manatee County. In the year 2020, Humane Society of Manatee County will reach a milestone of 50 years of providing exceptional care for the animals in our community.