Banfield Pet Hospital Reviews

Updated August 30, 2015
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Banfield Pet Hospital President and CEO Vincent Bradley
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Pros
  • 3 free wellness plans for your pets (in 47 reviews)

  • Good place to work, it is nice to work with animals (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • Long work hours which can interfere with work/life balance (in 18 reviews)

  • Having to go over wellness plans with clients who will not benefit from them (in 22 reviews)

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  1. Banfield

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Banfield Pet Hospital part-time

    Pros

    Some of the people I worked with were the nicest people.

    Cons

    They might let you go to allow college students to come back to work for the summer.


  2. CSC

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    Current Employee - Client Service Coordinator in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Client Service Coordinator in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Banfield Pet Hospital (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work. Really enjoyed the people and managment

    Cons

    Sometimes dealing with the pets and pet parents can be quite difficult.

    Advice to Management

    Remember to listen to the employees, but otherwise great company I really enjoyed it.


  3. Love this place!

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Analyst in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Banfield Pet Hospital (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Team collaboration, pays well, flexible schedule, great campus with lots of amenities. Decent benefits.

    Cons

    Sometimes it's a little too relaxed


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  5. Veterinary Technician

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    Current Employee - Veterinary Technician in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Veterinary Technician in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Banfield Pet Hospital full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    This company provides quality health care and allows their employees to have a positive working environment while providing all the necessary tools needed to exceed.

    Cons

    Following policies and procedures you may not agree with can be challenging

    Advice to Management

    Plan ahead and be more prepared for what is to come.


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    Veterinary assistant

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    Former Employee - PetNurse in Long Beach, CA
    Former Employee - PetNurse in Long Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Banfield Pet Hospital part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Well structured, full time benefit, they will train staff from the beginning. Education website to help you along the way. Encourage future educations. You will be learning a lot from starting here.

    Cons

    Easy to be replaced. High turn over rate. High stress job, some managers are too young to put their personal business aside at a work place. they don't value their employee as much as they should.

    Advice to Management

    Value their employees and treat them well.


  7. Corporate Headquarters

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Banfield Pet Hospital full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Company culture has drastically changed and is more relaxed for a corporate setting. Managers care about reports as people.

    Cons

    For many, it takes a LONG time to be promoted. Headquarters is leaving Portland in 2016.

    Advice to Management

    Remember that even the "quiet" associates who produce volumes of work need to be recognized too.


  8. Veterinary Assistant

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pinole, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pinole, CA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Banfield Pet Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Rewarding career with many opportunities to grow.

    Cons

    Long hours, no guaranteed hours.

    Advice to Management

    Schedule employees appropriately to benefit from their full potential and to help minimize compassion fatigue.


  9. Great place

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great environment! I feel like they actually listen to what I have to say! The CEO is even a genuine person who care about the associates and makes a point to interact!

    Cons

    I don't have much to say that is negative.


  10. Corporate first. Employees last.

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    Current Employee - Client Service Coordinator (CSC) in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Client Service Coordinator (CSC) in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Banfield Pet Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You come here because you want to work with animals.

    Cons

    You leave because corporate and upper management does not care about their employees. They make it very clear that they don't value any individuals and that we are all replaceable.

    Advice to Management

    Suck it.


  11. Client Service Coordinator/Vet Technician

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    Former Employee - Client Service Coordinator/Vet Technician in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Client Service Coordinator/Vet Technician in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Banfield Pet Hospital (More than a year)

    Pros

    As a Client Service Coordinator/Vet Tech one learns something new everyday. If you are an animal lover as myself, it will be an endless journey of new and exciting experiences throughout your career path at Banfield Pet Hospital.

    Cons

    For animal lovers this career path comes with multiple satisfactory emotions of achievements, accomplishments, satisfaction of helping pets however, it may cause emotional stress due to high volume of sick patients and one not being able to handle such stress



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