About Us

Gateway Pet Hospital is a progressive small animal hospital which has been in its current modern South Kitchener location since 2011. We are committed to providing exceptional care for companion animals and their people. We pride ourselves on our clinic's family feel, and strive to keep our clients educated and well informed about their pet's health with personalized, open communication.                            At our core, we are animal lovers and treat all patients as if they were our own pets. Our veterinary technicians are an integral and important part of our busy team. We expect our technicians to maximize the use of their skills as an RVT.  Our goal is for our technicians to be empowered and motivated to be the best that they can be. Several of our RVT's have chosen specialties and we have been happy to support their growth in those chosen fields.  We insist on compassionate care and Fear Free techniques with our patients.

About You

You are an animal lover first and foremost, with a passion and dedication to provide an excellent and compassionate customer and patient service experience. You are skilled at multi-tasking and self-managing changing priorities. You are open and comfortable collaborating with the entire hospital team to ensure patients receive the best care possible.

As our Ideal Candidate, you have the following experience and skills:

  • Registered Veterinary Technician status
  • Flexibility to work mornings, evenings and Saturday/Sunday shifts
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail
  • Compassionate and safe patient handling skills 
  • Ability to keep calm and positive in stressful situations
  • Advocate for our patients and fellow team mates.  

The duties of an RVT can't possibly be summarized in one paragraph! However, duties of this role include surgical preparation and assistance, anesthesia monitoring, care of hospitalized patients, exam room duties, dental prophylaxis, dental and digital radiology, lab testing including in-house fecals and urnialysis', and general hospital and equipment maintenance and care. We rely heavily on the education of our RVT's to advocate for our patients and to continue to help us grow our practice by keeping a social media presence, eCommerce online shopping for clients, training and shaping assistants and volunteers that want to learn and striving to have a positive and safe work environment.  

Why Work with Gateway?

We offer a competitive wage commensurate on experience, a benefit plan, paid CE, discounts on pet products and treatments, uniforms are provided and we cover 100% of our RVT's annual license renewal fee.

To Apply Please submit your resume and a covering letter to [email protected]

Location & Hours


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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Office Hours


8:00 am-7:00 pm


8:00 am-7:00 pm


8:00 am-7:00 pm


8:00 am-7:00 pm


8:00 am-7:00 pm


9:00 am-4:00 pm

(Vet available 9-3)


9:00 am-4:00 pm

(Vet available 10-2)

Emergency Hours

Monday - Thursday:

6:00 pm - 8:00 am


6:00 pm - Monday 8:00 am

Saturday, Sunday:

Open 24 hrs

Friday 6:00 pm - Monday 8:00 am

Open 24 hrs a day on all statutory holidays

For Pet Emergencies call (519) 650-1617