Veterinarians Wanted

Family Pet Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa, seeks an Associate Veterinarian to join our caring and compassionate team (Generous sign-on/retention bonus).  Family Pet Hospital provides primary care, referral services and emergency service for Sioux City (pop. 84,000) and small communities nearby. Our modern building has 3 exam rooms, treatment area, surgery suite, and a 35 unit pet boarding facility. We offer an in-house IDEXX lab, ECG, companion animal laser, ultrasound, isoflourane, electrocautery, digital dental radiography, digital x-ray, in-house pharmacy, AVImark, and so much more. We see cats, dogs, and pocket pets. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package. More information at www.familypethospitalsiouxcity.com . Please submit resumes to smoss@nvanet.com . (07/30)

Grinnell Veterinary Clinic is seeking a mixed/small-animal veterinarian to join our 4-doctor mixed-animal practice. Large animal includes cattle, some swine, small ruminant, equine and dairy. Our practice has modern facilities/equipment (blood-machines, gas anesthesia, digital/dental radiographs). Our excellent/friendly staff is dedicated to teamwork, collaboration and mentorship. Specialization opportunities available depending on interests. Grinnell’s a great community located between Des Moines and Iowa City. We offer competitive salary/benefits (truck, vacation, IVMA/AVMA/CE dues). Those interested please email marcia@grinnellvetclinic.com. (n/a)


Great opportunity! Associate veterinarian wanted for mixed animal practice in north central Iowa. Practice is primarily swine, beef and small animal with some equine and small ruminant. Two nice, well equipped clinics in two great communities – Greene and Charles City. X-ray, ultrasound, Vetcan CBC and serum chemistry, laser surgery, gas anesthesia, large animal haul-in facilities and more. We have a friendly, helpful staff and enjoy working together. Excellent salary and benefits package. Partnership opportunity if desired. Both communities offer many recreational opportunities. Contact Dr. John Moellers at jcmoellers@windstream.net or 641/823-5852. (06/30)

Garver’s Animal Health Center is seeking a Full-Time Associate Veterinarian to join our multi-doctor practice. Animal Health Center is a mixed animal practice with four locations in Central Iowa with a great support staff.  There are many opportunities to expand small animal services at our walk-in location in Ottumwa. We have four clinics, which are located in Albia, Knoxville, Oskaloosa and Ottumwa with rotating on-call. We offer top of the line facilities and equipment. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including a retirement plan, paid time off, health insurance, paid IVMA and AVMA dues and continuing education. The company provides transportation and business cell phone. If you could see yourself working in this friendly environment, please contact Beth Petty at 641.660.8333 to set up an interview, or you can email your resume to bpetty@albiavet.com. (06/30)


The Indianola Veterinary Clinic is looking for a full time or part time veterinarian to join our team. We are located just 12 miles south of Des Moines in a great community. We are a newly renovated clinic with a large clientele, friendly staff, and everything to meet your needs. We have new equipment and technology including digital dental x-ray, digital x-ray and much more. We are a mixed animal practice but large animal work is not a requirement. New grads welcome with collaborative mentorship available. We have a great team ethic and are looking for good people to join us. Please contact us at indianolavetclinic2@gmail.com. (n/a)

Full-time associate veterinarian to join rural mixed animal practice in Melbourne and Baxter, Iowa (30 miles from Des Moines and Ames).  Seeking qualified individual with an appreciation and understanding of the challenges and opportunities of rural practice.  Approximately 50% large animal and 50% small animal.  No equine work.  No exotics.  Vet truck provided.  After hour emergency on call duty divided evenly among doctors.  Send resume to dvm@partnercom.net.  Call 641/482-3265 for more information. (07/30)

Krichel Animal Hospital is seeking a full-time associate/surgeon/future partner to join our team. Serving the Keokuk area for 85 years, this 3-½ doctor, AAHA-accredited small animal/exotic practice caters to a loyal and appreciative clientele. Our facility is well equipped and boasts a caring, experienced, and dedicated support staff. The excellent staff and clients combined with the friendly small-town atmosphere of Keokuk, Iowa makes for a pleasant and relaxing work environment. Contact: Dr. Louise Fuller, Dr. Anthony Beale, or Elsa Pietscher - Krichel Animal Hospital, 1912 Main Street, Keokuk, Iowa 52632 P: (319) 524-6835, F: (319) 524-6852 Email: krichelanimalhospital@gmail.com (06/30)

Sign on Bonus. Farm & Family Veterinary Clinics are looking for a veterinarian to join our team. FFVC is a 50/50 mixed animal clinic with locations in Victor, Brooklyn and Montezuma, Iowa which are all safe, friendly towns in east central Iowa in close proximity to Interstate 80 and within an hour of Des Moines, Iowa City and Cedar Rapids. Our four doctor, three location practice combines advantages of a multi doctor practice with the flexibility to allow you to explore your individual interests and build your own clientele. Our clinics are fully equipped and pleasantly staffed. We will provide a competitive salary and offer performance incentives. In addition, a truck with box and fuel card are included as well as yearly dues, CE compensation, group health insurance and 401K contributions. We think this is an excellent long term employment opportunity. Let us know if you think so too. Please send resume to Farm & Family Veterinary Clinics, PO Box 531, Brooklyn, IA 52211, or Email resume toffvetclinics@gmail.com. (09/30)   

West Branch Animal Clinic is seeking full time veterinarian to join its well established mixed animal practice in West Branch, IA just 10 minutes east of Iowa City. Here is an opportunity to live and work in a small town but not be far from all that a college town has to offer. Approximately 50% small animal and 50% large animal including equines. Vet truck provided, DR x-ray, in house lab equipment, CE and organizational dues paid, health insurance and retirement plan benefits. 4 day work week for life balance. Emergency on call duties divided evenly among doctors. All applicants will be considered. Please contact via email at wbvets@lcom.net (06/30)

Three-doctor, mixed animal practice in central Iowa looking to expand to four doctors in the near future. We have two locations, in the rural settings of Colfax and Maxwell, but close to the amenities of the Des Moines and Ames areas. Predominantly small animal, but lots of variety with bovine, equine, small ruminant, swine, camelid and exotics all seen on a regular basis. There is room for growth and expansion in all of these areas! We have a great support staff with lots of experience and a laid-back work environment. We like to have a good time while practicing high-quality medicine and serving our loyal clientele. Equipment includes digital radiography, ultrasound, in-house blood machines and urine analyzer, gas anesthesia and patient monitoring, power equine dental equipment, small animal dental machines and mobile vet units. We also have a newly renovated clinic with large animal haul-in facility. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. On-call responsibilities are shared equally. Small animal emergencies are referred to one of the area 24-hour clinics after 8:00 pm. Work-life balance and family are important to us, we make both a priority for our staff. Contact us at clinic@midlandprairievet.com. (06/30)

FT veterinarian needed to join three person mixed animal practice at Waukon Veterinary Service to replace retired doctor.  Located in northeastern Iowa, our practice is 43% dairy, 32% cow-calf, and 25% SA.  Idexx LaserCyte and Catalyst analyzers with Digital X-Ray.  EasiScan ultrasound used for bovine reproduction.  Spectacular support team.   Area has strong agriculture industry with many excellent dairy/beef operations.  New graduates encouraged to apply.  Supportive mentoring provided.  Buy-In opportunity available to enthusiastic person willing to work hard and have fun while they work.  Waukon, Iowa.  Dr. Ryan Hammell, cell 563-568-7736, Daytime phone 563-568-2487, wvserv@gmail.com. (06/30)

We are seeking a confident, compassionate, highly skilled full-time or part-time veterinarian to join our healthcare team in the Northwestern Des Moines Metro Area.   The applicant with the right fit includes being a self-starter who is dependable and energetic; willing to teach, learn, excel and have some fun.  Must be proficient in diagnosing and treating medical cases as well as comfortable with surgery and dentistry. You will enjoy working in our beautiful, well-equipped, new facility. We set ourselves apart by being a full service walk-in clinic in order to meet the immediate needs of our clients.  We provide an attractive compensation and benefit package as well as a buy-in opportunity to the applicant exhibiting an entrepreneurial mind and interest in our growing practice. Please email resume to vvet1330@gmail.com. Thank you! (07/30)

We are a 2-doctor practice looking for a part-time small animal associate in Cedar Falls, IA. We see primarily dogs and cats with the occasional pocket pet. We are hoping to have this associate work 2 days a week plus 2 Saturdays a month. Business hours: Monday-Friday 7am-5:15pm; Appointments start at 8am; Saturdays 8-11am; closed Sundays. We do take emergency call and your involvement with that is very negotiable and compensated.  We are equipped with digital xrays, in-house CBC and Chemistry machines, and a new dental unit to name a few things. Our staff is highly utilized and can run all in house diagnostics: fecal, U/A, blood work and read blood films. We give appointments the quality time they need to provide a thorough work up.  Benefits include PTO, CE benefits, health insurance, and we would pay license fees, AVMA/IVMA dues and liability fees.  Please email your resume to colnemmers@gmail.com if you are interested in this position.  Companion Animal Clinic- Dr. Colleen Nemmers (07/30)

OBJECTIVE: The Director of Companion Animal will direct the overall performance and growth strategies for the Pipestone Veterinary Services' Companion Animal business division comprising its four companion animal clinic locations. The right candidate will work to ensure quality service and patient care standards are met and exceeded every day in conjunction with our company core values and will work to create an environment that fosters leadership and development of the entire team. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: -Drive achievement of the budgeted sales goals, gross margin, and contribution for the overall effective operations within companion animal. -Formulate objectives and policies to ensure efficient and profitable hospital operations across multiple locations. -Direct practice managers and develop the veterinary, technical and administrative staff towards the goal of quality patient care and excellent client service. -Review financials monthly and partner with the Business Management team to increase revenue and limit expenses. -Model an "owner" mentality by demonstrating a willingness to assist all employees in making the practice a success. -Provide mentorship to veterinarians and other team members. -Implement compliance of proper medical documentation. -Supervise the administration and case review of client medical complaints. SKILLS: -Strong financial and operational acumen. -Ability to make decisions, delegate responsibility and achieve results with location team members. -Excellent interpersonal skills and a friendly, positive attitude. -Must be able to travel up to 20% of the time. POSITION SPECIFICATIONS: Education: -Degree in science or business admin related field. DVM strongly preferred. Experience: -Minimum of 3-5 years of personnel management and financial budget experience. -Experience in Human Resources and Business development. Apply online at www.pipestonesystem.com (07/30)


Hometown Veterinary Care in New London, IA is looking to expand it staff with a new full time Veterinarian. HVC is a mixed animal practice consisting of Small Animal, Equine, Equine Reproduction, Bovine, Ruminants, Poultry, and Exotic medicine.  HVC is with-in driving distance of Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, the Quad Cities, 2 hours from Des Moines, and 3 hours of Chicago. We’re a fast-paced business looking for a Doctor who wants to come on board and help us expand our current staff. HVC currently has 3 full time Veterinarians and is looking to add another individual. Qualified candidates will preferably have 3-5yrs of experience but, we’ll train new graduates. Have a background in or have been on a mixed animal track. Benefits are offered and salary is competitive with national averages.  With a low cost of living, opportunity to practice a variety of medicine, proximity to large population centers, and competitive wages Hometown Veterinary Care is the right clinic for you. Interested candidates can contact our practice manager at jmkata@hometownvetcare.com or call 319-367-5511. (07/30)

Family Pet Veterinary Centers are seeking a full time or part time associate veterinarian to join our experienced team. FPVC provides a full range of veterinary services in West Des Moines and Norwalk. We take pride in being the veterinarian that pet parents trust in the care of their pets. Our team strives to provide excellent, comprehensive, compassionate and quality care. FPVC has digital radiographs, therapeutic laser, ultrasound, digital dental radiographs, micro-CT (3D imaging in 0.09-0.15 mm slices) and in house laboratory equipment. We are seeking someone who is self-motivated and team-oriented with strong medical and surgical skills. Any candidate must also possess excellent communication skills and strive to provide high quality, compassionate care. Experience is preferred, however, new graduates will be considered and mentored. Please send your cover letter and resume to fpvcinfo@gmail.com. (07/30)   

Healing Paws Veterinary Clinic is a growing small animal clinic located on the southwest side of Ankeny looking to add a second doctor to our team. The perfect candidate enjoys interacting with people and their pets providing them with exceptional health care experiences. Please send resume and cover letter to: rauser@ankenyhealingpaws.com (07/30)

Small animal veterinarian wanted at a small-town veterinary practice in central Iowa. Balance your work and your life. Laid back environment. No on call. Flexible hours. Our three clinics in Granger, Perry and Minburn, Iowa are connected by electronic medical records and close to Des Moines. We offer digital x-rays, therapy laser, gas anesthesia and in-house hematology, chemistry and urinalysis equipment. Experience preferred but willing to train the right candidate. Send your resume to kbaillie_isu@yahoo.com (07/30)

The Roland Veterinary Clinic is seeking a full-time/part-time small animal or mixed animal veterinarian.  We have a mixed animal practice located in Central Iowa.  Our friendly and caring staff serve the communities of Roland and Story City and surrounding rural communities. We are in close proximity with easy interstate access to Ames, Ankeny, and Des Moines. Our practice consists of small animal, cow-calf, dairy, feedlot, swine, equine, and small ruminants.  Our practice is well equipped with AVImark software system, small animal treatment areas, in house lab (Abaxis Chemistry and CBC analyzer), surgery suite with gas anesthesia and monitoring equipment, small animal dental ultra-sonic scaler, and digital x-ray. We have a large animal haul-in-cattle facility with chute, indoor equine facility with stocks and box stalls, power equine dental floats, and mobile veterinary units. We offer competitive salary with 401K, Health Insurance, IVMA and AVMA dues, paid CE, and paid time off.  Please send resume to rolandvetclinic@hotmail.com or contact Dr. Garth Robinson at (712)-297-0108. (07/30)

All Pets Animal Hospital, Ames Iowa is looking for a person to work all day Fridays, or Mondays, vacation days and 1-2 Saturdays per month.  If these days don't work please let me know what day of the week would work. My practice is small animal.  It is well equipped and my staff has been stable.  I have in house blood machine, newly updated computer, x-ray and very well educated clients who are wonderful to work with. Please contact me at a_ricklefs_schwartz@yahoo.com Dr. Audrey Ricklefs. (08/30)

P/T associate veterinarian for mixed animal practice (90% small and exotic, 10% large) located just outside Fort Dodge. In house lab including Co-ags, hematology, blood chemistries. We also have gas anesthesia, digital radiography, ultrasound, PetMap, fluid pump, TonoPen, CryoProbe and well stocked pharmacy. This is a position that we hope to become FT with an option to buy into the practice. We offer PTO and will contribute to health insurance. The clinic will pay for professional dues (AVMA, IVMA), continuing education including lodging. Applicant will be expected to handle small animal duties only unless they express a desire to do exotics or large animal. Please submit resume to countrydocs@frontiernet.net. (08/30)

Animal Family Veterinary Care Center is an AAHA accredited, small animal practice.  We are looking for an experienced associate veterinarian to join our 6-doctor, well-established practice in Davenport, IA. Are you an individual that thrives on client contact, client education, and thorough, preventive and diagnostic medicine?  Then we might be looking for you!  Our team is looking for a veterinarian who fits our mission of “enriching lives through healthy pets”.  Our unique management system involves all staff members in decision-making and allows them to influence and improve the quality of the workplace and the practice.  We have a complete in-house lab, new x-ray, ultrasound, therapy laser, chiropractic care and more.  Our hospital also offers boarding, grooming and doggy daycare.  We have a high staff/dr. ratio with enthusiastic, dedicated, well-trained team members to support you. If you want to build a long-term career in a progressive, growing hospital, and build a client base with us, then this position is for you. We offer excellent compensation and benefits. Qualifications:  -A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from an accredited university -Licensure in good standing -Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine -Works collaboratively with hospital team members. Preferred: -Routine surgical experience -Experience with oral surgery and dentistry -2-3 years clinical experience. Please direct all inquiries to: Bobbie Cotton, CVPM Practice Manager, Animal Family Veterinary Care Center , 6011 N. Brady Street, Davenport, IA 52806 P: 563-391-9522 email: bcotton@afvcc.com website: www.animalfamilyveterinarycare.com (08/30)

Come live the good life in the Iowa Great Lakes! Dickinson County Animal Clinic in Spirit Lake, Iowa is seeking a third full-time veterinarian to join our team!  We are a rapidly growing Small Animal practice. We welcome birds and exotics as well (if you have an interest).  Our hospital practices medicine, dentistry and surgery on a high level with in-house lab equipment, digital x-ray, Surgery laser, cold therapy laser, and dental equipment. We also perform many specialty surgeries.  Experience and competency in medicine, dentistry and routine surgery is preferred, but willing to mentor the right new graduate.  We are a fun, family-oriented practice that desires to support our staff with a healthy work-life balance with a 4 to 4.5 day work-week. Applicants must have excellent communication skills, compassion, a positive attitude, and work well as a team.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Please email resumes to dickinsoncountyanimalclinic@gmail.com. (08/30)

All Pets Veterinary Hospital in lovely Grinnell, Iowa is seeking a personable, energetic full-time associate veterinarian to help provide the highest quality health care to our small animal and exotic patients.  Attention to detail, great communication, and good problem solving skills are required.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package with potential for growth!  Please email resume to Dr. K.C. Cornish at staff.allpets@gmail.com. (08/30)

The Animal Emergency Center (AEC) of the Quad Cities is seeking a full-time emergency veterinarian. The AEC is located in Bettendorf, Iowa just blocks from the beautiful Mississippi River. Our progressive, 4 doctor facility serves a 400K+ population and over 30 referring veterinary hospitals.  Compensation is based on percent of gross with a base guarantee plus a very rich full benefit plan.  For more information, please contact Kathie Oberman, Hospital Administrator at 563-320-0653 or kmo@QCanimalER.org (08/30)

Shannon Veterinary Clinic is a rural mixed animal clinic seeking a full time veterinarian with a desire to further expand their knowledge base and help our clinic grow in the community. Opportunity for mixed animal or small animal only positions. New graduates and experienced veterinarians welcome to apply. We are located in West Point, Ft. Madison, and Donnellson, IA. This position will offer ample opportunities for surgeries and to hone surgical skills for new graduates. We offer portable digital x-ray. We emphasize a small-town feel in our practices with a laid-back work environment. Our staff members are trained and able to help our veterinarians in all areas of the practice. Salary is dependent on experience as well as drive and desire! Please send resume to shannonvetclinic@gmail.com or call 319-837-6912 for more information. (08/30)

Established, semi-rural small animal hospital located in east central Iowa.  Rapidly- growing clinic with loyal clientele and employees.  Home to nationally recognized blue ribbon schools and award winning teachers.  Looking for part time and full time veterinarians.  Flexible hours, no after-hours emergency work, no grooming or boarding – just good medicine and surgery.  Excellent compensation and benefits.  And we’re nice.  New grads welcome. Please forward resumes to: DrAlice@V-UVetHospital.com. (08/30)

Join a team committed to practicing the highest quality medicine with modern equipment and diagnostics, along with a motivated and well-trained health care team. South Des Moines Veterinary Center is an AAHA accredited, small animal practice situated in the heart of the south side of Des Moines. We are seeking a full-time veterinarian to join our growing practice.  Great equipment. Generous compensation. Unbeatable benefits (medical insurance, continuing education stipend, paid license fees, and retirement package available). For more information please send your resume and inquiries to drbeyer@welovethemtoo.com (09/30)

Avenue of the Saints Animal Hospital is an AAHA accredited small animal hospital with two clinics located in Charles City and Waverly, IA. We are currently seeking a part-time or full-time Veterinarian. Our practice is well established and continually growing. We have surgical laser, digital radiology, ultrasound, in-house Idexx blood and urine analyzers, tonometry, therapeutic laser, endoscopy, and emergency services after hours and weekends. In addition to excellent medical and surgical care, our focus is on the client experience. We enjoy forming long-term relationships with our clients and their pets. If interested, please contact Dr. Phyllis Frost at 641-228-2211 or info@avesaints.com. (09/30)

Pet Health Center of Solon is looking for a compassionate and enthusiastic small animal Veterinarian to join our growing practice. We are dedicated to providing excellent customer service and the highest quality care. We are looking for self-motivated team members. We currently have a position for a full time individual and would be happy to interview new graduates as well as experienced practitioners. We have an ideal environment in which to mentor a new graduate, but if you are experienced, we do not interfere and will learn from you. We believe in hiring the best and giving them the tools to flourish. Applicants must have excellent communication skills, command of internal medicine, complete diagnostic workups, proficient surgical skills and demonstrate a commitment to continuing education. We offer a challenging, flexible, unique work environment, an exceptional benefits package and the opportunity for a long-term career. Send cover letter and resume to Brandi Thurkettle-Brown, P: (319)668-2378, F:(319)668-1380 email vmc.humanresources@gmail.com (09/30)

Full-time associate wanted in Independence, Iowa. No ER or after hour calls. Buy-in option for right candidate. Close-knit community, located 20 miles from Waterloo and 35 miles from Cedar Rapids, offers excellent amenities, excellent school district, and cheap cost of living. Contact Dr. Carrie Hamilton at cahiggins2015@gmail.com or drop off resume at Independence Vet Clinic. (08/30)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety Inspection Services (FSIS) is currently hiring Public Health Veterinarians nationwide including numerous locations in Iowa and Minnesota.  To apply please visit www.usajobs.gov and enter ‘veterinarian’ in the search bar.  For an up to date listing of available positions and incentives, please visit, https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/careers.  Click on ‘month 2019 Public Health Veterinarian Vacancy List’.  For additional information or questions please contact Dr. Maria Esteras – Maria.Esteras@usda.gov. (09/30)

The Shenandoah Animal Hospital is seeking a motivated full-time veterinary associate. We are a busy companion animal practice located in Shenandoah, Iowa.  Shenandoah is a friendly, rural community in Page County. Currently, there are two veterinarians on staff who see appointments Monday through Saturday.  We deal with a wide variety of internal medicine and surgical cases. Diagnostic capabilities include updated cbc and chemistry machines, digital radiography, endoscopy, ultrasound, updated anesthetic monitoring equipment and more. Salary is negotiable. Practice ownership is a possibility. If interested, please email resume to shenandoahanimalhospital@hotmail.com or mail to P.O. Box 216, Shenandoah, IA  51601. We can be reached via telephone at 712-246-1520. (07/30)