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Join our team!

Do you love animals?  Join the Cheyenne Animal Shelter team and help serve the community of Laramie County and all it’s furry friends.

The Cheyenne Animal Shelter provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.


Staff Veterinarian

The Cheyenne Animal Shelter, located in Cheyenne, WY, is accepting resumes for a future Staff Veterinarian experienced in Shelter Medicine. We will consider new grads.

You will work with the Medical Director and Veterinary Team (Cert. Vet Tech, Vet Assistants and Animal Care Specialist assigned to the Clinic) to develop and keep up-to-date written practices and protocols that maintain and improve the overall health of the animals under shelter care.

Duties of this position include:

  • Taking all necessary steps to prevent the transmission of illness between shelter animals and staff and will ensure that all practices and protocols are followed by shelter staff and volunteers.
  • Ensuring all dogs, cats and rabbits are sterilized prior to adoption in a manner in accordance with the American Shelter Veterinarian Association Standard of Care.
  • Diagnosing and treating injuries and illnesses that present or develop in animals under the care of the Cheyenne Animal Shelter
  • Participation in twice weekly Clinic staff meetings to discuss all pending animal issues and euthanasia needs.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must. Please forward your CV or resume with a completed application to Cheyenne Animal Shelter, 800 Southwest Dr, Cheyenne, WY 82007. Attn: Human Resources. The Cheyenne Animal Shelter requires pre-employment drug screens.

The Cheyenne Animal Shelter, annually assists between 5,300 and 6,000 homeless dogs, cats, and critters with whatever range of issues they come to us with. 95% live release rate for dogs, 69-74% live release rate for cats.

Summer Critter Camp Instructor(s)

Part-time opening, 4-6 individual weeks during the months of June-August, 2018, 8 am to 4 pm, M-F.

Position will oversee and instruct at the Cheyenne Animal Shelter’s summer Critter Camps, specifically for children aged 7 to 12.  Many opportunities to be presented in learning about the world of animals, through various learning activities and hands on interactions with some animals. Work with CAS Humane Education Coordinator to secure Volunteer Staff to assist and arrange for appropriate training of the volunteers prior to assigning them to help.

Requirements:  WY State licensed teacher. 1 year recent teaching experience. Great compassion for animals and their welfare. Ability to work independently. Self-starter. Excellent communication and listening skills. Must be able to maintain crowd control of up to 16 children in a range of ages. Cheyenne Animal Shelter requires, pre-employment and random drug testing of the applicant.

Position may NOT be added to a current part-time opening at the Shelter.

Please submit an application to Cheyenne Animal Shelter, 800 Southwest Dr. Cheyenne, WY  82007, Attn: Human Resources by Friday March 16th if interested.


800 Southwest Dr.
Cheyenne, WY 82007


Adoption hours:
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily

Reclaim/drop off:
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily

Seven days a week
(except New Years, 4th of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas)

Contact Us

Main Office: (307) 632-6655 Animal Control: (307) 635-1453 After Hours Lost & Found:
(307) 214-5779


Critter Camp & Medical Fund Sponsors:

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