Submitted January 18, 2019

Practice Name: Animal Hospital of Lake Villa

City: Lake Villa

State: Illinois

Contact Person: Maria Pirita

Phone: 8473568387



Job Description: Who We Are

Animal Hospital of Lake Villa is a multi-doctor, AAHA accredited practice that provides preventative, surgical, and diagnostic services to its patients. We are a highly passionate group of individuals who value the importance of practicing the very best medicine with the most compassionate care. We believe in reducing the fear, stress, and anxiety that our patients may experience during a visit. Our staff is required to become Fear Free Certified and use the Fear-Free approach with every patient. We provide a full range of services including diagnostic testing, digital radiography, video otoscopy, ultrasound, laser therapy, surgery, preventative care, radiology, and dental cleaning, care, and oral surgery.  We see an array of small animals including dogs, cats, ferrets, bunnies, guinea pigs, and rats!


Our Location

101 S. Milwaukee Ave., Lake Villa IL, 60046 The rapidly growing area of Lake Villa is in the Chain Lakes region with neighboring towns like Grayslake, Round Lake, Gurnee, Antioch, Fox Lake, Mundelein, Vernon Hills, and more. Only a 50-minute drive from downtown Chicago or Milwaukee, it makes for a great escape into a roaring nightlife, lots of history, and amazing sites. Other local attractions include Six Flags Great America and Gurnee Mills Mall which are only a 10-minute drive from the Animal Hospital itself! There are also many dog parks, nature preserves and beaches nearby for all the nature lovers out there.


Our Mission

Improving the lives of others, by improving the lives of their pets. Our passion is animals and our mission is to deliver the highest quality care to our patients while serving the community. We have a high belief that when we take care of our team, our team takes care of our clients and our clients take care of our team. We believe that all work should be done with compassion, integrity, and good intention. We also believe in being a strong part of our community with regular volunteer opportunities and involvement in community events. Due to our unique management strata, we make sure that our doctors can focus on delivering the very best medicine with a 4 to 1 staff to doctor ratio, and that's not including our three managers ready to jump in at any moment when needed.


Who We're Looking For

We are looking for a licensed veterinarian, from new graduate to seasoned veteran. An individual who is motivated to get the job done and is a great communicator. Our 2 current veterinarians have 30 and 25 years of experience. We are a member of the AAHA mentorship program and Dr. McGinnis has actually been featured in AAHA Trends magazine due to his mentorship work with new graduates. We're looking for someone who can provide services for best patient care and the mutual advancement, growth, and expansion of the team and practice. Animal Hospital of Lake Villa takes pride in community involvement, working with rescue groups and encourages volunteerism for the greater good of the community and animals.


Salary and Benefits

We will be offering a competitive salary based on experience and with the opportunity for bonuses on production. We have a fixed schedule with no emergency hours or on-call hours, and continued education opportunities. Other benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plans and membership registrations for the CVMA, ISVMA, AVMA, and AAHA. We also include paid Fear Free Certification that is good for up to 3 years. Animal Hospital of Lake Villa is a growing company with buy-in benefits in the future! If you've ever wanted to own your own clinic, come check us out. You'll learn what it takes and how to structure your organization for maximum performance.


Submitted December 21, 2018

Practice Name: Naperville Animal Hospital
City: Naperville
State: IL
Contact Person: Dr. Tom Staudacher
Phone: 630-355-5300
Fax: (630) 355-5391

Job Description

Naperville Animal Hospital, a well-established, multi-doctor, multi-location practice just 40 miles west of Chicago in beautiful DuPage Co, is seeking associate veterinarians to join our group of 27 doctors. Our full-service Hospitals are equipped with advanced technologies, including CT scanner, MRI, ultrasound, endoscopy, digital dental radiographs, full in-house laboratory and much more, all of which allow us to provide the ultimate in diagnosis and treatment for our canine, feline, avian and exotic patients. Our practice includes 24-hour ER service so if emergency medicine is your thing, you can learn and earn (extra!) by doing some ER work if you’d like, however it is NOT required.

We are proud to have a very loyal clientele and a team of passionate experienced staff members. Many of our staff have been with us 20 yrs or more. Our practice includes a full range of medical and surgical cases, including a great deal of orthopedic work with a Board Certified veterinary practitioner on staff. We would love to help you get started on ABVP Board Certification if that's one of your goals! We have a 12-week initial mentorship/internship program with one of or senior staff/partners when you first start to make your jump from class to cash as painless as possible.

If you're looking for a team approach to veterinary medicine, and would enjoy a two, three or four or five work week as well as the opportunity to learn from successful, experienced doctors who also encourage CE, (we know ALL the best places around the USA and the world to go for just what you need!) we'd love to talk to you! We want you to be the smartest, most efficient DVM you can be, that is always one of our goals for you. Starting salary between $85,000-$110,000, your pay will always be ABOVE average with us! Your work-life balance will also be above average too, we take a holistic approach to your initial first year professional development.

Benefits include health insurance, liability and malpractice insurance, CE assistance, license renewals, signing bonus up to $10,000, 3 weeks paid vacation, and reduced rates for veterinary services. We can also help you with repayment of those pesky student loans.

Naperville has made headlines for its outstanding quality of life and has been voted as one of the best places to live in America by Money Magazine. The community is recognized as one of the top to settle down in, raise a family and retire with its thriving economy. Combining this with easy access to the city and our beloved sports teams and entertainment, festivals, lakefront and more makes it a top choice for many.

To be considered, please send resumes to Dr.Tom Staudacher at


Submitted November 7, 2018

Practice Name: Animal Emergency Clinic
City/State: Bloomington
Contact Person:  Dr. Patti Niehm
Phone: 309-665-5020
Fax:   309-828-5836

Job Description: Associate Veterinarian for Emergency Clinic  

Full-time associate ER veterinarians can earn over $100,000 working three shifts per week. In fact, you do not need to be an experienced veterinarian in emergency medicine to be successful and new graduates would be an excellent fit for our practice. 

Animal Emergency Clinic (AEC) provides after hours veterinary care for our patients and referring veterinarians. We are a locally-owned private practice serving the Central Illinois region. Our hours of operation include weeknights, weekends, and most major holidays.

Mentoring Program

During the initial training process, new veterinarians are accompanied by another emergency clinician for the first six to eight weeks of practice. To gain surgical experience, your initial training will also include performing routine surgeries with Highland Pet Hospital in Bloomington, IL. In general, there is one emergency clinician with supporting staff on each shift and additional assistance can be provided by the on call doctors. 

Position Description

Most patients are seen for continual referral veterinary care, routine illnesses, and owner convenience. Routine responsibilities include evaluating and triaging patients, evaluating diagnostic tests (Bloodwork, Imaging), managing and supervising intensive care patients, performing surgical procedures, overseeing veterinary technicians or other support staff, and communicating with referring veterinarians and owners. The caseload for weekend days averages 10 cases per shift and weekday overnights averages 6 cases per shift. On average, a full-time associate will work 40 hours per week. 

We offer:

  • Salary compensation starting at $90,000-$110,000 (Full-Time Associate)
  • Signing bonus
  • Student loan reimbursement option - up to $20,000 with a 3 year contact
  • Quarterly production option

Comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • 2 week equivalent of paid time off per year
  • Health insurance benefits
  • Continuing education reimbursement
  • Professional dues for the following organizations (AVMA, PLIT, DEA, VIN)
  • Retirement benefits

New graduates are encouraged to apply! To join our team, please contact Dr. Patti Niehm via email at or send resume to  309-828-5836.

Our onsite rehab center is an excellent complement to orthopedic procedures. Our ideal candidate would have an interest and skill set in surgery, especially orthopedics.

Woodstock Veterinary Clinic is in proximity to Crystal Lake which is a major city in the area with several nearby attractions. A fun fact about our area - Woodstock town square was made famous as this was the area where they filmed Groundhog Day!

If you're looking for an opportunity for growth and leadership with a team that values strong communication and dedication, look no further and apply today!

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