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ORGANIZATION: Community Animal Network

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Opp's I Missed the Box! Will You Help Clean It Up? Looking Forward To Being Brushed! I Love the Wand Toy!

**Satisfies Hands-On experience for "Pre-Vet" students that need to get a job in a vet office prior to applying to veterinary school.

Open to Animal Lovers, Pre-Vet Students and those considering a career working in a vet hospital and also those that missed their calling to work in the veterinary world.

Volunteers are accepted into Community Animal Network’s "Veterinary Medical Program" based on a serious interest in felines, learning about cats and/or advancing into veterinary medicine.

*Students, discuss your school schedule with the director!

Community Animal Network treats geriatric cats and those with treatable diseases and conditions managed with medications. C.A.N. has a "Pets For Seniors Program" that provides senior people with cats and pays for the veterinary costs of treatment for the lifetime of the cats in our program.

Interns can assists with veterinary transports and be a part of the veterinary visits. Excursions are available to internship participants; observations of veterinary procedures, surgeries, visiting vet hospitals and the crematorium. However, not all interns can join us based on the days of the week scheduled.

The day shift opportunity is 10 am - 2pm, Monday - Friday. We Do Try to Accommodate Chosen Shift Days of the Week and Flexible Shift Hours May Be Discussed With The Director.

WE DO HAVE NIGHT SHIFTS! - Just "1 ½ Hours" - Flexible Starting Hours - Start 5pm or 6pm.

Dr. Elaine Wexler-Mitchell is a board certified feline specialist that oversees the animal organizations cat’s care. (Only 150 vets are certified feline specialists in the U.S.).

This non-paid internship teaches students to administer pills and medication that manages pain associated with chronic conditions. Interns cut pills, manage the inventory of the pharmacy of medications, and restocking food and litter. Must Be Able to Lift and Carry Supplies.

Interns learn to groom cats, scruff to trim nails. The shaving tool is used to shave any treatment areas, sanitary clips or to practice shaving whole body.

Part of the internship program may also include, injections, drawing blood to check glucose levels. Critical-care management: force feeding, IV line subcutaneous fluid therapy is all part of assisting an animal as they age or an animal that is sick.

Students are responsible for kennel duties and feeding, rotating playtime, cleaning urine marking areas, extraction of urine as needed, pet laundry, vacuuming and mopping, disinfecting.

May include; summarizing veterinary treatment plans for the pets health records, vet visits with feline patients.

C.A.N. is a veterinary medical rescue that raises money to provide veterinary care for local animals and treats animals that other rescues could turn away because of costs.

What We Are Looking For; Seeking individuals that are caring and committed to a future in the veterinary industry, or those committed to gain experience with felines. MUST HAVE OWN TRANSPORTATION.

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About Community Animal Network


Foster Animals In Your Home, P.O. Box 8662, Newport Beach, CA 92660, US

Mission Statement

To provide veterinary medical services for homeless, or "at-risk" shelter dogs and cats; including community outreach programs, spay/ neuter, veterinary medical treatments, procedures and surgeries to facilitate the adoption these animals and to provide the financial resources necessary to support the rescuing of these animals.


Community Animal Network provides veterinary medical services to rescued animals that need to find new homes and was founded in Newport Beach, California, in 1996.

C.A.N. is a community supported with donations that service the needs of shelter animals and abandoned animals that need to find new homes. Our signature community outreach program is our "Pets For Seniors" program that gives mature cats to senior people and provides the veterinary medical for the animals life-time.

Rescue animals are cared for in private homes by the "Good Samaritans" that rescued the abandoned animal, or in foster homes (when available) all lover Orange county.

Community Animal Network shows rescue animals for adoption in the caregiver's homes.




We'll work with your schedule.


P.O. Box 8662Newport Beach, CA 92658



  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Veterinary




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Morning Med Duty & Feeding, No Afternoons
  • Other Requirements; Commitment - A School Semester or More. Seeking Serious Committed Individuals; T

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