Northwoords Animal Hospital in Cary - Raleigh, Wake Country NC

Northwoods Animal Hospital

980 Northwoods Drive
Cary, NC 27513



We are always looking for talented, energetic, client service oriented individuals to join the Northwoods Animal Hospital of Cary team. Please download or print the employment application below or contact our office for information.  Please refer to the position descriptions below for more details.


Our receptionists are responsible for answering all incoming phone calls, setting appointments and answering client inquiries regarding basic pet care, hospital policies and pet care products.  Additionally, they are responsible for greeting all clients, escorting clients and patients to exam rooms and updating client/patient information into the computer system.  The ideal candidate will have a kind, professional attitude, display tact and diplomacy when dealing with staff and clients and express a genuine liking for animals and working in an animal care environment.

Kennel Staff

Kennel staff members are responsible for proper feeding and care of all hospitalized or boarded animals, including cleanliness of cages, runs and hospital work areas including outside grounds.  They must have a valid drivers license and a reliable form of transportation and be able to lift and carry animals (will be assisted when lifting animals weighing more than 40 pounds).  Additionally, all kennel staff applicants must be willing to work on weekends and holidays.  Kennel staff are responsible for receiving animals into the hospital, properly identifying each animal, recording and storing their medications, personal belongings and grooming needs.  They are required to administer most medications as needed for each boarding patient. 

Veterinary Nurses

The veterinary nurse are the doctor's primary medical support person. Once the pets are in the exam room, they begin the examination procedure and continue to assist the doctor throughout the examination, diagnosis and treatment phases. They aid the doctors in achieving greater efficiency by relieving them of technical work and administrative detail.  They have a significant role in communicating with clients about their pets.  Nurses must be able to stay calm and efficient during medical emergencies.  They must have excellent communication skills and conduct themselves in a professional, courteous manner at all times.

Must Love Pets

Our Northwoods Animal Hospital team may excel in a wide variety of talents and different personalities, but we all have one thing in common – an authentic love of animals and veterinary science. Every day is a new opportunity to support, heal, and serve the pets who bring us so much joy, and we take that responsibility seriously.

Could this be the right place for you?

All team members at Northwoods Animal Hospital must love animals of all different breeds, sizes, and types, and have a passion for customer service. The way we treat our clients is just as important as the care we provide to our furry patients. We are always looking for exceptional talent to add to our team!

Applicants must:

  • Love animals
  • Excel in client satisfaction & compassion
  • Feel strongly about providing high-quality patient care
  • Work well with others
  • Be an outstanding communicator
  • Have a friendly & outgoing personality
  • Respond to challenges positively
  • Be willing to work some weekends and some positions must be able to work holidays also

Available Positions:

We are currently seeking qualified full-time and part-time members for the following positions:

  • Full-Time Veterinary Nurse or Technician 
  • Part-time Kennel Assistant

All employees at Northwoods Animal Hospital receive a competitive hourly salary that is commensurate with their experience level.

We have an excellent benefits package for our full-time employees.


Applicants may be asked to participate in a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

To apply for any of the positions above, please fill out the form or print the application below. Once completed, please send application to our Practice Manager with your resume to Northwoods Animal Hospital of Cary at 980 Northwoods Drive Cary, NC 27513. Should you have any questions, our manager can be reached by email or by phone at 919-481-2987.

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