A senior pet with so much to give

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“Neville (formerly “Baxter”) makes an excellent case for adopting a senior pet. Well into his golden years (10 approx), Neville is the ultimate snuggle bug, spending most of his time on my lap or a dog bed next to me while I work from home. He has been so easy to care for and integrated … Continued

Full-Time Animal Care Technician

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Summary : To perform all the necessary functions in maintaining the shelter in a thoroughly clean and sanitary manner. To ensure that all sheltered animals are provided the best possible care and attention. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following . Other duties may be assigned. · Provide humane care for all animals in the … Continued

Part-Time Behavior Assistant

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Part-Time Behavior Assistant Job Summary: This position will assist the behavior department in daily tasks and assist the Behavior Manager in growing the behavior program. Duties & Responsibilities: · Assist Behavior Manager in various tasks, including but not limited to: Assisting with creating behavior profiles Creating and updating signage Assist with implementing behavioral plans Taking … Continued

Veterinary Technician Job Opening – Part Time

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Position: Veterinary technician or Assistant (Part Time) Job Summary: To assist with providing veterinary medical services to animals at the Durham County Animal Shelter.  This includes animal restraint and handling, basic animal care, assisting with medical and surgical procedures, administering medication, record keeping, laboratory testing, cleaning, and equipment maintenance. Duties and Responsibilities: Restraint of animals … Continued

Shelter Veterinarian Job Opening – Full Time

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The Animal Protection Society of Durham is looking for a Shelter Veterinarian to join their team of dedicated employees and volunteers. The APS of Durham, located in central North Carolina (regularly listed as one of the top places to live in the U.S.), is celebrating their 50th year of helping animals and serving the community. … Continued

Luna, the full moon dog

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This is the story of Luna (formerly Edna), adopted by the Jewell-Alibhai family. “Wherever we’ve lived in the world we’ve always had dogs, but for the last few years have been without a four-legged friend in our house. The younger members of our family kept up unrelenting pressure this summer and after promises that they … Continued

Gus Gus -a tale of two kitties

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Here is the story of once shy Gus Gus, as told by his owner Diana Pineda. “I adopted Gus Gus in mid-March 2021. My first rescue cat, Ella, had just passed away and I dropped by APS to see if you had any cats. Somehow that day there were only 2 cats at APS (not … Continued

Clear The Shelters

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HELP US CLEAR THE SHELTER! APS is excited to once again be a part of Clear the Shelters! This pet adoption effort is in its’ 7th year with WRAL, which helps pets find their forever home. We encourage you to adopt & donate as part of Clear The Shelters from August 23rd to September 18th. Then … Continued