Current Job Openings

The San Antonio Humane Society have two locations. Click each title to view job description and qualifications.

San Antonio Humane Society – 4804 Fredericksburg Rd.
Assistant Clinic Supervisor (FT)
Associate Veterinarian (FT)
Clinic Technician (PT)
Custodial Technician (FT)
Veterinary Assistant – Surgical (FT)
Surgery Veterinarian Technician (FT)
Kennel Technician (FT)
Kennel Technician (PT)
Adoption Counselor (PT)

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For full time employees, the SAHS currently offer:

  • 6 paid holidays (Battle of the Flowers, Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day) and 3 floating days (can be used after 90 days of employment)
  • $50,000 life insurance
  • Earn vacation (based on years of service) and sick time upon hire that can be used after 90 days of employment
  • After 60 days, eligible for
    – Health, dental and vision plans offered at affordable premiums
    – Supplemental plans
    1. Voluntary Life and AD&D
    2. STD (Short Term Disability)
    3. LTD (Long Term Disability)
    4. Critical Illness
    5. Accident
    6. MASA (Medical Transport Solutions)
    7. Pet Insurance
    – Discount on dentals, vaccinations and preventative medication for owned pets
  • After 90 days
    – Employee discount on adoptions
  • After earning $5,000 in first year and projected to earn $5,000 in the following year, eligible to contribute to
    – Simple IRA and the SAHS matches up to 3%
  • Gold’s Gym corporate rate (payroll deducted) – for the employee and spouse, dependant or family
  • Flexible schedules
  • Best place for working parents (Work/Life balance)
  • Values based
    – Customer Service
    – Adaptability
    – Respect
    – Responsibility
    – Integrity
  • Harassment/Discrimination Free Culture
    – Focused on DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion)


Thank you for your interest in a position with the San Antonio Humane Society. To be considered you must fill out an online application. Resumes can accompany an application, but not required unless requested.

Contacting the reporting supervisor will not increase your chances of an interview. Please follow the directions. Only those whose skills and experience meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for an interview. The minimum age requirement for employment at the SAHS is 18. You will only receive a call if you are considered for the position. No phone calls, please.

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Are you looking to gain experience working in a non-profit? The San Antonio Humane Society is occasionally offering unpaid internships in multiple departments. These internships will help you acquire new skills in your field of interest, give you valuable work experience in a 501c non-profit organization, and have you working to help find homes for our San Antonio dogs and cats. To be an intern at the SAHS, it’s required that you are also a volunteer with us. 

PR Intern (PT)

Veterinary Training/Internship

Veterinary Students
UPDATE: We are FULLY booked until May of 2024.

SAHS is one of 181 NSNRT Certified locations trained by ASPCA in the US. We are happy to host veterinary students in their clinical rotations at an accredited veterinary school. We recommend externship lengths of at least 3 – 6 weeks, with 2 weeks being the minimum time recommended for a good quality experience. Students actively participate in high quality/high volume spay and neuter surgeries supervised by our shelter veterinarians, who will teach you techniques in HQHVSN. Shelter medicine will also be taught “hands on” as an integral part of the externship in our brand new medical building.

To be considered for an externship, please email proof of enrollment, student liability insurance, and why you desire an externship with the San Antonio Humane Society to our Chief Veterinarian, Dr. Kristine Hawkins at maintain the highest quality externship experience, we will only accept one extern at a time.

Veterinary Technician Students
Contact the San Antonio Humane Society Medical Director, Natasha Hernandez, at for more information.

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About SAHS

The San Antonio Humane Society (SAHS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, no-kill organization that has served Bexar County and its surrounding areas since 1952. The SAHS shelters, medically treats, and rehabilitates thousands of dogs and cats every year.

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