Submitted September 27, 2017

Practice Name: South Orlando Animal Hospital


City/State: Orlando, FL


Contact Person: Dr. Glenn Finnell


Phone: 407-855-1297


Fax: 407-857-1376


Email: soah4pets@gmail.com 


Job Description: South Orlando Animal Hospital is seeking to add two Associate Veterinarians to our staff. Full or part time schedules negotiable. New graduates welcome.

South Orlando Animal Hospital is a privately owned, AAHA accredited, 5 doctor small animal hospital that was established in 1985 and is still experiencing steady growth. The hospital is modern, paperless and fully computerized with an experienced and established support staff. The facility includes in house diagnostic equipment, fully stocked pharmacy, digital radiography, digital dental radiography and the necessary monitoring equipment to perform a variety of surgeries including orthopedics. An experienced applicant will have the support staff, equipment and client base to fully use their skills. New graduates will benefit from the mentoring of our five experienced doctors while improving diagnostic and surgical skills. We are seeking applicants with a strong commitment to customer service and the skill and desire to help our hospital continue growing.

Compensation includes a guaranteed salary plus production based bonus, profit sharing and 401K plans, paid vacation and holidays, paid professional license and dues, CE allowance, health and liability insurance No after hour emergency duty. Resumes may be emailed to soah4pets@gmail.com or faxed to 407-857-1376.


Submited August 9, 2017

Practice Name: University Animal Clinic


City/State: Sarasota, FL


Contact Person: Peg Gaven


Phone: 941-355-7707


Email: universityanimalclinic@gmail.com 


Job Description: Growing 2-doctor small animal practice is looking for a full-time veterinarian in an AAHA accredited companion animal hospital. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a fast growing practice with an experienced team that is focused on providing exceptional client and patient care. The ideal candidate would have experience in soft tissue surgery and excellent clinical skills. Please respond with resume.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Salary plus production incentives and health benefits.


Submitted July 26, 2017

Practice Name: Westbay Animal Hospital


City/State: Bradenton, Fl


Contact Person: Sheila Scroggins,DVM


Phone: 941 792-3473


Fax: 941 795-8179


Email: swflpetvet@gmail.com 


Job Description: Associate veterinarian for small animal practice.  Modern facility with in house laboratory, digital traditional and dental radiography, surgical and therapy laser.  No nighttime hours, no emergency calls.  Located on SW coast of FL, 5 miles to beaches.


Submitted July 14, 2017

Practice Name: Navarre Animal Hospital


City/State: Navarre, FL


Contact Person: Dr. Kevin Sibille


Phone: 850-939-1373


Email: navarreanimal@bellsouth.net 


Job Description: Associate Veterinarian


Submitted June 12, 2017

Practice Name: Advanced Veterinary Hospital


City/State: Holiday, FL


Contact Person: Marie Chernoff


Phone: (727)938-6879


Fax: (727)939-0366


Email: AdvancedVeterinary@yahoo.com 


Job Description: VETERINARIAN FUN FAMILY PRACTICE Veterinarian position available for full time/part time DVM licensed in the sunny state of Florida.  The owner is the primary veterinarian for this well-established 2 doctor small animal practice and is willing to mentor and share her vast knowledge and over 18 years of experience.  Wonderful opportunity for new or recent graduate! 


Your days will be spent in a bright, cheerful, modern facility and with fully trained, experienced support staff.  Our well-educated staff handles all technician duties to allow you to focus on being the best veterinarian possible.  We believe in educating our clients about preventive care and current technology to optimize their pets’ quality of life. 


Our spacious facility features computerized medical records, new digital radiography, dental suite, new digital dental radiography, large surgery room, medical laser, radiosurgery, modern monitoring equipment, endoscope, plus an in house chemistry lab.  We also have separate boarding, grooming areas and a large exercise yard.  We are a tobacco and drug free workplace.


We offer great work hours, no after-hours emergencies, ½-day Saturday and closed Sundays and Holidays.  We are willing to work with you for a mutually agreeable salary including health and dental insurance, CE and Association Dues allowance, professional liability insurance and ample vacation time. 

The hospital is located in a growing area just west of Tampa, near the Gulf coast with beaches, marinas and many excellent social activities.


If you believe you are the dependable, responsible self-motivated person we are looking for, we look forward to receiving your curriculum vitae at advancedveterinary@yahoo.com 


Submitted June 5, 2017

Practice Name: Tuscawilla Animal Hospital


City/State: Winter Springs, Florida


Contact Person: Dr. Alex Suero


Phone: 407-699-1500


Fax: 407-699-4465


Email: Tuscadvm@gmail.com 


Job Description: 


Modern progressive 6000 sq ft private practice  seeks new associate; would be glad to mentor a recent graduate . Our excellent  clientele and great support staff allow us to practice exceptional quality medicine. We are fully equipped with digital ultrasounds , digital radiographs , full in house lab , flexible and rigid endoscopes , laparascopes etc. Fully equipped to meet our soft tissue and orhthopedic surgical case load and ability to have boarded surgeons come in house to assist with difficult cases Please take a virtual tour Tuscawillavet.com


Submitted May 15, 2017

Practice Name: Cat Care Clinic


City/State: Ormond Beach, FL


Contact Person: Dr. Amber Carter


Phone: 386.671.0747


Fax: 386.673.6757


Email: manager@ormondcatclinic.com 


Job Description: Are you a DVM or VMD with a passion for feline medicine? Cat Care Clinic, in Ormond Beach, FL is looking for an experienced, full-time veterinarian to join our high quality, 2.5 doctor feline practice (including an ABVP (Feline) veterinarian on staff). We perform thorough medical workups and have the equipment you'd expect at a larger, specialty practice (digital radiographs, digital dental radiographs, ultrasound, endoscopy, surgical and therapy lasers, in house cultures). Our doctors' regular schedule is Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm (no weekend appointments or after hours emergencies). Our doctors do have occasional weekend and after hours responsibilities for hospitalized patients and boarders (if an emergency arrives at 4:59 pm, we give that patient our full attention). Our doctors are supported by a staff of 5 seasoned technicians, 2 receptionists, 2 kennel assistants and a practice manager. Cat Care Clinic offers excellent overall compensation (60% of medical/dental/vision, AFLAC contribution, CE, aggressive PTO schedule, association dues).


Our ideal candidate loves cats, is passionate about providing top-quality feline medical care, has a desire to seek ABVP (Feline) certification, focuses on gentle handling techniques (even with cats who may be upset), has thorough medical records, can delegate, places a high priority on being part of a friendly, professional work culture, works well with our team and possesses a compassionate, empathetic communication style with clients. We prefer to hire an experienced clinician, but are open to bringing the right new/recent graduate on board. We maintain a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.


Our culture is one that focuses on providing top quality medical care to our patients, a superior, comforting experience for our clients and a supportive, friendly environment that encourages a fulfilling, holistic, healthy life for our staff.


Cat Care Clinic is located 2.5 miles from the ocean, in a beautiful beach community, just north of Daytona Beach. Ormond Beach is a great place to live and has lots to offer, whether you're single or have a family: ocean/beach/intercostal, surfing/SUP/kayaking, boating/fishing, gyms, farmer's markets, health food stores, libraries, brew pubs, parks and community recreation leagues (for kids and adults). Ormond Beach is about a 1.5 hour drive from Jacksonville and Orlando, and only about 40 minutes to Ocala National Forest.


Let's get the next chapter of your life started as part of the Cat Care Clinic team!


Please visit our website, ormondcatclinic.com, or contact manager@ormondcatclinic.com for more info.


Submitted May 8, 2017

Practice Name: Barry Veterinary Hospital


City/State: Destin, FL


Contact Person: Dr. Rick Barry


Phone: 850 837 7072


Fax: 850 837 4905


Email: rbarrydvm@yahoo.com 


Job Description: Full time associate veterinarian position available at our busy  small animal practice here on the Emerald Coast.  Consider us LSU-East, as two of our three doctors are LSU-SVM grads.


Submitted May 3, 2017

Practice Name: Confidential


City/State: North Orlando, Florida


Contact Person: Lloyd "Bucky" Bearden, DVM


Phone: 407-625-6048


Email: buckyb@cfl.rr.com 


Job Description: Our practice is seeking a full-time Associate Veterinarian to help grow a dedicated medical team. Join experienced, established Veterinarian purchasing a busy local animal hospital in North Orange County, Apopka Florida.  We look forward to building on a team comprised of diverse backgrounds, personalities and skill sets. Our goal is to develop a practice which strives to provide excellent medicine and quality working relationships.  We look to build a family-friendly work environment allowing all involved to grow both professionally and personally. We are excited to begin a new adventure and are looking for strong teammates.

Our ideal candidate will be a strong communicator with a true passion for animals and for providing the best possible care to clients. We welcome applications from both experienced veterinarians looking for a positive change, as well as highly motivated recent graduates looking for strong mentoring. We offer a competitive benefits package with salary/compensation based on experience. In addition, we look to share great growth potential.

We expect that all clients will be given the best of our time and talents and look for a team that shares our values.  Apply today by emailing orangeapkx@gmail.com


Submitted April 20, 2017

Practice Name: Kindness Pet Hospital


City/State: Santa Rosa Beach


Contact Person: Mary S. Connor, DVM


Phone: 850-267-3955


Fax: 850-267-0773


Email: paws@kindnesspets30a.com 


Job Description: Associate Veterinarian- Kindness Pet Hospital, Place for Pets is looking for an associate to help us continue to grow!  We are a busy companion animal practice located in Santa Rosa Beach, on Florida’s beautiful Emerald Coast.


Our practice philosophy is rooted in kindness and genuine care for the pets and people that we help. 


Our Clientele is fantastic and will provide you with the opportunity to practice the highest quality of medicine.


We have an outstanding support staff and are well-equipped with digital DR x-ray, digital dental x-ray, in house lab, laser therapy and more.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits based on experience and performance.  An interest in Dentistry, Surgery, Internal Medicine and Ultrasound is welcomed.  Experienced practitioners and new graduates considered.


Consider your quality of life, commitment to helping others and your sense of responsibility to animals.  If you became a veterinarian to make a difference, please visit our website (www.kindnesspets30a.com) and send your resume to Dr. Mary S. Connor , D.V.M. at paws@kindnesspets30a.com Work Hard, Stay Humble, Be Kind



Submitted March 16, 2017

Practice Name: Banfield


City/State: Jacksonville, FL


Contact Person: Chelsea Saake


Phone: 360.608.4236


Email: chelsea.saake@banfield.com 


Job Description: Combine high-quality medicine, a stimulating career and great quality of life! Banfield currently has full/part-time Associate Veterinarian openings in Jacksonville, FL and surrounding areas.  Practice human quality medicine with the latest technology.  Work with a caring, well-trained team.  Grow your career in the direction that's right for you with our continuing education program and diverse career paths.  Enhance your quality of life with our flexible schedules, competitive compensation and great benefits package including 5 weeks paid-time off, health insurance, medical allowance, 401K and more. Visit www.banfield.com to learn more. Email chelsea.saake@banfield.com for immediate consideration.


Submitted March 14, 2017

Practice Name: Hillman Veterinary Clinic


City/State: Pensacola, FL


Contact Person: Dr. Andy Hillman


Phone: 850-433-2812


Fax: 850-433-1062


Email: HillmanVet@yahoo.com


Job Description: Full time veterinarian in a private general practice in Pensacola, FL.  We are predominantly a companion animal practice, but see some exotics.  The salary will be competitive and discussed with each candidate. 

Submitted March 7, 2017

Practice Name: www.oviedoveterinarian.com


City/State: Oviedo Florida


Contact Person: Dr. Woody Dudley


Phone: 4079255619


Fax: 4075428797


Email: woodyvet2@hotmail.com 


Job Description: Associate Veterinarian Needed, AAHA Mentorship Program. Practice focus is 30 minute thorough health exams, Preventative screening by age and breed, Ultrasound daily, Diagnosis, Case Management, and 21st Century Dentistry. AAHA Certified Mentorship Plan. Competitive base salary plus 23% commission. Continuing Education includes NAVC meeting. Benefits negotiable. Every other weekend off. Reasonable hours.


Submitted January 20, 2017

Practice Name: Polk County Animal Hospital


City/State: Lakeland, FL


Contact Person: Kecia Howell, DVM


Phone: 8636605251


Fax: 8638531644


Email: drh@polkcountyanimalhospital.com 


Job Description: Full Time or Part Time Associate. Polk County Animal Hospital, established in 1988, is a multi-doctor practice located in central Florida. We are exclusively a companion animal facility treating mostly dogs and cats and a small percentage of pocket pets. We offer state of the art equipment including, in-house blood chemistry and digital x-ray. Originally established in 1988, our practice is located in Lakeland, Florida, conveniently situated between Tampa and Orlando (enjoy the best of both coasts). Client education, preventive medicine and excellence in customer service are important aspects of our hospital’s mission statement and practice philosophy. Our commitment to excellence in training allows for recent graduates to avoid that feeling of being “thrown to the wolves.” No after hour emergencies. Salary commensurate with experience. Owner approaching retirement. Fantastic buy-in potential.


Dr. Kecia Howell (AU 84)

7433 U.S. Highway 98 North

Lakeland, FL  33809

Phone: 863-660-5251

Fax:     863-853-1644




Submitted January 17, 2017

Practice Name: Operation Spay Bay


City/State: Panama City, FL


Contact Person: Amy Wetzel


Phone: 317-313-3660


Fax: 850-215-0605


Email: awetzelosb@gmail.com 


Job Description: Veterinarian needed for high-volume, high-quality spay/neuter clinic & wellness clinic (non-profit). We are part of the Humane Alliance, and adhere to their nationally recognized standards of care.


No previous experience in a spay/neuter clinic required. We are looking for the right person to train, and are open to both new graduates and/or vets with previous experience.


Brief Description of responsibilities:


Responsible for daily care of all surgical & wellness clinic patients, ensuring all clinic staff members are adhering to proper care of patients, including pre-, peri- and post-operative care. During designated training sessions, responsible for training participants in all aspects of patient care and efficient/safe clinic practices, maintaining a professional and friendly manner at all times. Ability to show leadership and work as part of a team is a must.


Required license or certification:


Florida Veterinary License


Submitted January 11, 2017

Associate position in multi-doctor small animal/exotic hospital available in Pensacola, FL. Hospital has digital radiography, surgery and therapeutic laser, in house lab, and Medivet adipose derived stem cell lab, While the position is available immediately, new graduates will be considered. Looking for a compassionate team worker that projects positive energy. Exotic and TCVM training available. Salary negotiable. Email resume to ginamckerley@aol.com.


Submitted November 17, 2016

Practice Name: Woodbine Animal Clinic


City/State: Pace, Florida


Contact Person: Brenda


Phone: 850-995-9755


Fax: 850-995-8860


Email: WoodbineAnimal@gmail.com 


Job Description: Full time veterinarian position at a small animal clinic in northwest Florida. Small amount of exotics also seen, therefore experience or interest in exotics is a plus.  New or recent graduates welcome. On call for current patient minor emergencies until 9pm each evening on a rotating schedule among the doctors.  (Local emergency and referral center for major after hour emergencies or hospitalization of critical patients.)  Close to beautiful gulf coast beaches and Blackwater River State Park. 


Salary based on experience.  Please contact Brenda at 850-995-9755 or email resume to WoodbineAnimal@gmail.com for further information or to apply for the position.


Submitted August 16, 2016

Practice Name: Smiling Pets vet clinic


City/State: Miami Florida


Contact Person: avi adulami dvm


Phone: 3052053021


Email: avivet54@aol.com 


Job Description: full time position to work in the clinic emphasis on general care and prevention . 2 positions to work on a mobile clinic starting in 1/2017


Submitted May 13, 2016

Practice Name: Countryside Animal Clinic of Deland, LLC


City/State: Deland, FL


Contact Person: Stephanie Bryson


Phone: 386-736-9300


Fax: 386-734-5064


Email: canimalclinic@gmail.com 


Job Description: Small animal practice in DeLand, Florida, seeks an associate veterinarian. DeLand is located 20 miles west of Daytona Beach. Countryside Animal Clinic is an award winning 6 doctor practice. We emphasize good diagnostics with ultrasound, tonopen, digital x-ray, orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, chemotherapy, and certified cardiology consultant. Countryside is seeking a candidate with a good educational background and a passion for quality pet health care. Recent graduates are welcome to apply. Please send resumes to canimalclinic@gmail.com. www.countrysideanimalhospitaldeland.com


Submitted May 11, 2016

Practice Name: Pensacola Humane Society


City/State: Pensacola, FL


Contact Person: Clinic Director


Phone: 850-898-3382


Email: clinicdir@pensacolahumane.org 


Job Description: The Pensacola Humane Society is a mission-driven, low-cost spay and neuter clinic that is branching into wellness and outpatient appointments.  We are seeking a Florida-licensed Veterinarian interested in contract work to service our Friday-Saturday wellness appointments. Additional training and CE credits may be available to the right candidate.


This position provides leadership to a team of technicians and assistants; coordinates with Lead Veterinarian on continual development of best medical policies and procedures; and places quality patient care first and foremost.


Please check out our website PensacolaHumane.org, and send your resume to clinicdir@pensacolahumane.org. We look forward to hearing from you.


Submitted May 2, 2016

Practice Name: GVA


City/State: Port Charlotte, FL


Contact Person: Jean Juchnowicz


Phone: 941-926-8888



Email: jj@humanresourcessimplified.com 


Job Description: Veterinarian - Small Animal Private Practice - Southwest FL Growing practice is in search of a recent grad to expand the medical staff. Live and play in sunny gulf coast Florida, between Tampa and Fort Myers, convenient to beaches, shopping, and dining. Send resume through email. Join our team!


Submitted April 11, 2016

Practice Name: Kirkman Road Veterinary Clinic

City/State: Orlando, FL

Contact Person: Laura Rust

Phone: 805-558-3261

Email: LRust@nvanet.com


Job Description: Kirkman Road Veterinary Clinic is seeking a new graduate or experienced Associate Veterinarian to join our practice! We are a progressive, well-established small animal-exotic clinic founded in 1988 with an emphasis on providing high quality medical care to the pets in southwest Orlando. Our practice is 85% dogs and cats and 15% exotics including; birds, reptiles, small rodents and ferrets. The ideal candidate would be interested in all facets of practice medicine, routine surgery, dentistry, and small exotic or pocket type pets. We have 4 full-time and 2 part-time veterinarians with a combined experience of over 90 years of practice, which allows for a mentoring environment where our associates are always learning! Our hospital has digital x-ray, digital dental x-ray, full Idexx in-house laboratory, a dedicated surgical suite with electro-cautery and radio-cautery units, three isoflurane bases and anesthesia machines, and specialists who come in for additional support.


Submitted April 11, 2016

Practice Name: University Animal Hospital - Orlando

City/State: Orlando, FL

Contact Person: Laura Rust

Phone: 805-660-3261

Email: LRust@nvanet.com


Job Description: University Animal Hospital located in Orlando, FL is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian to join our team. University Animal Hospital is a full-service, AAHA accredited small animal veterinary hospital located in East Orlando which has served our community since 1991. We have a friendly and willing clientele for a compassionate and caring veterinarian. Experience preferred with proficiency in surgery a plus. University Animal Hospital offers well-equipped facilities that include digital radiography, advanced orthopedic equipment, in-house laboratory, and a well-trained staff.


More information at: www.uahvet.com. To apply, please submit your resume to Laura Rust at LRust@nvanet.com.


Submitted April 5, 2016

City/State: Destin, Fl


Contact Person: Susie Wood


Phone: 850-621-0046


Email: susanna21@cox.net 


Job Description: Veterinary building for lease or sale at busy intersection in heart of Destin! Only 5 minutes from the beautiful white beaches.


Submitted April 4, 2016

Practice Name: Northwood Animal Hospital/PETS Emergency


City/State: Tallahassee FL


Contact Person: Dr. Sondra Brown


Phone: 850-508-8073


Fax: 850-385-3501


Email: drbrown@northwoodanimalhospital.com 


Job Description: We are looking for a veterinarian who strives to practice high quality small animal emergency medicine.   Tallahassee is the capital of Florida and is home of the Florida State Seminoles.  We are 45 minutes from the Gulf coast with a climate well suited for a variety of outdoor activities.  In business since 1973, Northwood caters to the veterinary needs of dogs, cats and various avian and exotic species.  We are an AAHA certified, 24 hour emergency hospital in addition to being a traditional small animal clinic, with overnight hours staffed by dedicated emergency technicians and veterinarians.  We have diagnostic and treatment capabilities to manage serious medical and surgical problems. We perform advanced soft tissue and orthopedic surgery on small animals and exotics.  Equipment includes Cornerstone paperless record keeping system; Sedecal digital x-ray machine; ultrasonic dental unit with high speed hand piece; digital dental x-ray; Companion Therapy Laser; Phil


 ips ultrasound machine; PC-Vet Chek ECG; in-house laboratory including Abaxis clotting panel, Idexx Procyte Dx and Catalyst Dx, VetScan iStat;  Cardell and Vetspecs anesthetic monitoring; Heska IV pumps; an Ellman Cautery unit and an Airnetics Oxygen Generator.


                We are the drop-off point and provide emergent care to wild animals for St. Francis Wildlife, a local wildlife rehabilitation group. We have established CARE (Companion Animal Rescue Endeavor), a 501C3 set up to allow us to provide medical and surgical care to relinquished, stray or orphaned companion animals that we feel can be rehabilitated and re-homed. Salary will be on a ProSal basis, with benefits including 401K with matching funds, continuing education allowance, liability insurance,  vacation time, dental and vision insurance, health insurance with employer contribution, and optional gym membership.  


                Our goal is to provide high quality veterinary care for pets while educating clients.  Our sister clinic (The Animal Hospital and Pet Resort at Southwood) provides resort-style boarding.   Northwood Animal Hospital has 5 full time day doctors seeing appointments, performing routine surgeries and dentals, seeing walk-ins, as well as rotating through emergency duty on weekends and holiday days. Southwood doctors contribute to emergency coverage as well. We have 2 ER doctors that rotate through overnight call (5pm-7am), 3 consecutive night shifts then 4 nights off (total 42 hours per week).  If you are interested in working with a great team of people who are dedicated to veterinary medicine, please get in touch.  For more information, contact Dr. Sondra Brown 850-508-8073 or via email DrBrown@NorthwoodAnimalHospital.com. Check out our website and link to Face book page at www.northwoodanimalhospital.com.


Submitted March 22, 2016

Practice Name: Ehrlich Animal Hospital and Arthritis Treatment Center


City/State: Tampa, FL


Contact Person: Dr. Farid Saleh


Email: jobs@vetrecruiting.com 


Job Description: Ehrlich Animal Hospital and Arthritis Therapy Center, located in Tampa, FL, is seeking an ambitious new graduate Associate Veterinarian to join our team.


Our practice is located in the beautiful neighborhood of Odessa in Northwest Tampa. We are celebrating 23 years at our current location. Our hospital is located in an affluent area and we enjoy high client compliance with the majority of our clients following our recommendations. We are a five doctor practice and four of our doctors have been with us for over fifteen years! We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service with the latest technology. We are looking for a team player who has excellent communication skills to join our team.


Our hospital features 5 exam rooms, 3 equipped with lift tables; separate dog and cat waiting areas; treatment area, surgical suite, digital radiography suite, dental suite, ultrasound suite; hospital ward separated for dogs and cats; therapy K-laser; stem cell and PRP in house processing; acupuncture; digital dental radiography; surgical laser; large boarding area (50 runs); grooming, 7 days per week.


For more information, please visit our website at: www.ehrlichanimalhospital.com.


Submitted March 16, 2015

Practice Name: Alaqua Animal Refuge


City/State: Freeport, FL


Contact Person: Jody Koch-Bailen


Phone: 850-880-6399


Fax: 850-8806497


Email: jbailen@alaquaanimalrefuge.org 


Job Description: Shelter Veterinarian


Position Title: Shelter Veterinarian

Job Duration:     Indefinite

Company Name: Alaqua Animal Refuge

Min Education: DVM/VMD

Job Function:     Large & Small Animal Care

Min Experience:    3 years

Job Type: 40 hours per week

Salary: $60,000/year

Occasional Emergency Work


Job Description

Definition:  Provide leadership and direction for the medical and surgical care of animals in the shelter.  Responsible for the day to day health of animals in the shelter.  Triage and stabilize ill and injured animals (including on-call as needed), diagnose and treat a wide variety of medical conditions, anesthetize animals as needed, and perform surgery.  Must have a great attitude towards saving lives.  Recognition and documentation of animal cruelty, including expert witness testimony.


Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:


Diagnosis and treatment of disease

Disease identification and surveillance, including daily rounds

Triage and examination of a variety of species, including dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, swine, rabbits and birds

Efficiently stabilize and manage a variety of trauma cases, including vehicular traumas, etc.

Recognize, manage and treat a wide variety of medical conditions, with a particular focus on infectious diseases

Direct veterinary technicians and assistants in the daily performance of their duties

Oversee volunteers

Oversee controlled substances use and logging with the assistance of the medical personnel (where applicable)

Properly record all drug activity, DEA logs and statistics, as required by law

Administration and monitoring of anesthesia

Performance of routine surgery, focusing on high volume high quality spay/neuter

Collect appropriate samples and perform and/or request appropriate laboratory tests

Interpretation of laboratory data and radiographs

Perform euthanasia when deemed necessary and assist in euthanasia decisions

Maintain accurate and complete medical records, including computer data entry

Recognition and documentation of cruelty cases, including preparation of veterinary statements and expert witness testimony

Necropsy examinations of deceased animals

Work with the Founder and/or Operations Manager to ensure compliance with relevant state law and county code

Other duties as assigned by the Founder and/or Operations Manager


Job Requirements


Position Requirements: 


DVM, VMD or equivalent degree

DEA License

Licensure in FL to practice veterinary medicine

Previous clinical experience, particularly in shelter medicine and equine work, is required

Interest in and understanding of shelter medicine, epidemiology, and herd health

Strong surgical and diagnostic skills

Critical thinking and problem-solving skills, able to multi-task and prioritize

Dependable, reliable, and efficient

Must have a valid FL driver’s license


Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds, stand for prolonged periods of time, and perform multiple surgeries on a daily basis.  Must be able to work out doors in a warm climate.


Alaqua Animal Refuge, a member of the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries, 501c3 nonprofit (we receive no funding from the state or county) organization, located on Florida’s Emerald Coast, advocates the general welfare and humane treatment of animals by providing shelter, adoption services and prevention of pet overpopulation.

Located down a winding gravel road on a picturesque, 10-acre farm in Freeport, Fla., once homeless, lost and abused animals run and play in sun-soaked pastures, swim in cool, clean ponds, relax on breezy screened porches and graze in lush, green fields.

Alaqua Animal Refuge was founded in 2007 by Walton County, Fla.-resident Laurie Hood when she discovered that countless animals were being euthanized due to the lack of a no-kill shelter/adoption organization in the area. Since that time, Alaqua Animal Refuge has helped find homes for thousands of animals. Currently, up to 100 animals are adopted per month from this unique shelter and adoption center, which serves as a true refuge for more than 250 animals at any given time.

Should you feel that you would be the perfect addition to our team please thoroughly review our website at www.alaquaanimalrefuge.org  and send your resume and references to jbailen@alaquaanimalrefuge.org


Submitted February 13, 2016

Practice Name: Eastside Animal Clinic, Naples, FL

Contact Person: D. Keith Johnson, DVM

Phone: 239-774-6400

Fax: 239-774-1761

Email: LJKSUVet@gmail.com 


Job Description: Associate veterinarian wanted for Eastside Animal Clinic in Naples, FL.  EAC is a small animal, two doctor practice in a great location and building.  We are interested in hiring a new graduate with interest and/or skills in ultrasound, as we would like to add that to our practice.  If interested, please contact Dr. Johnson at the address above.


Submitted August 26, 2015

Associate Veterinarian - Springlake Animal Hospital, Keystone Heights, Florida

Springlake Animal Hospital is seeking an enthusiastic associate to join our growing practice.  We are looking for preferably a full time veterinarian, but will consider a part time veterinarian to potentially split time between two clinics.  Both clinics are currently primarily small animal clinics that are located in North Florida between Gainesville and Jacksonville.  Experienced clinicians or new graduates are welcome to apply.

We are seeking a caring, motivated veterinarian with good communication skills who desires to practice quality medicine and provide great client service.  We offer a competitive compensation.  A benefit package will also be included for a full time position. Interested candidates should contact Dwayne Brinson at (352) 473-8222 and email a resume to Dwayne@springlakeanimal.com