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 If you would like to submit a resume or should you feel you meet the qualifications of one of the open positions listed here and would like to join our highly dedicated team of caregivers, please come to Thornton Animal Hospital to submit a resume or forward one via mail, fax or email. We’d love to hear from you!

Current Job Openings


Veterinary Assistants assist the doctors to ensure the best possible care for our patients and clients. They have direct contact with our patients and must love to work with animals and be dedicated to the care and comfort of animals. Veterinary Assistants are responsible for assisting the doctors in the examination and operating rooms, running laboratory procedures, taking radiographs, and working in the pharmacy.

Technicians must be proficient or possess the ability to become proficient in the areas of client communication, treatment of hospitalized patients, rehabilitation, and operation and maintenance of instruments and equipment. They will also be responsible for walking pets, cleaning kennels, exam rooms, and client areas. Veterinary Assistants are independent, multitask-oriented workers that love being part of a fast-paced team.

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Thornton Animal Hospital
229 Columbus Parkway
Opelika, AL 36801

Fax: (334) 745-2576

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for a position?

Simply email us at the above contact information with your resume and the name of the position you’re applying for. We’ll get in touch with you from there! Feel free to follow-up via a phone call to make sure we received your submission.

What are your hours?

Monday thru Friday 7:30 am 5:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am 12:00 Noon
Sunday 4:00 pm 4:30 pm (Complimentary Boarding Pick-up Only)

Who is Dr. Moore?

Dr. Moore is well-known and widely recommended to new clients for his practice of medicine with a very hands-on approach. Dr. Moore is the primary doctor in our practice and is the primary doctor you will see. He is known for his caring bedside manner, his kindness, patience and the amount of time he takes with each patient and client. Recognized as one of Lee County’s OA-News Readers Choice Awards winner, Thornton Animal Hospital strives to build strong relationships while practicing with the highest integrity of medicine.

What separates Thornton Animal Hospital from other vet clinics?

At TAH, we take pride in delivering personalized, compassionate care to our patients and their owners in Opelika and the surrounding areas. Our family aims to provide a comfortable environment for your family; we want everyone, whether two legged or four, to feel welcome when they enter our doors.