Due to an overwhelming number of animals in need of sheltering services in our community, we are adjusting our intake policies frequently to best meet changing needs. Please check our Pet Surrender Process page before bringing any animal to any of our shelters for surrender. Read More

Career Opportunities

For those who want to make our community a better place for animals and people.

In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to our full-time staff members. Our benefits are designed to help our staff lead healthy, productive and rewarding lifestyles and include:

League employees are committed to our mission to end pet homelessness and animal suffering, and we always have jobs available for talented people who want to join our team.

View Positions at all locations and apply

We are now recruiting for positions at our new location, Dumb Friends League CSU Spur. Learn more about the services this location will offer in this video.

Our Benefits Include:


  • Student loan assistance for veterinarians and certified veterinary technicians 
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Basic and voluntary supplemental life insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Voluntary long-term disability insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k) retirement option with League matching contributions*
  • Personal time off (PTO)*
  • Holiday pay*
  • Employee Assistance program
  • Discounts on supplies and limited veterinary services*
  • Discounts on pet insurance*
  • The Dumb Friends League is a Public Service Loan Forgiveness qualified employer. Go to https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/ to learn more about this program.

*Benefits offered to part-time employees (minimum 20 hours/week)

We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training.

484,168

Hours of Attention

Hours of attention provided by Dumb Friends League associates

11,105

Hours of Surgery

spay/neuter, orthopedic and dental surgeries for community pets

117,671

Number of Calls

Calls through the League’s Call Center

7,034

Families Benefitted

kept whole through our subsidized, community veterinary clinics