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Why Join Us

Champlain Animal Hospital is a full service animal care hospital within walking distance of Trent University on the Lakefield Highway in Peterborough, ON. We have been caring for companion animals and wildlife in the Kawarthas for over 40 years. Our hospital has an excellent reputation for compassion and trustworthiness with our clients. In our modern facility, we offer flexible hours, a free off-leash dog play area and wheelchair accessibility.

Located in Central Ontario, Peterborough is surrounded by calming natural landscapes such as the Otonabee River and the Kawartha Lakes. Our city has been dubbed as the Gateway to Cottage Country and we have experienced commercial growth in recent years, especially with the construction of the Highway 407 extension. Its affordable housing, arts and cultural offerings and recreational activities make Peterborough a desirable place to live for people in all walks of life!

How to Join Us

For Veterinarian, Vet Student programs, and Veterinary Technician/Technologist opportunities, click HERE.
For all other positions at our hospital (Client Care Representative/Receptionist, Animal Care Assistant, Kennel Attendant, Vet Assistant/Tech Assistant), email your resume to


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