Associate Veterinarian

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Family Pet Hospital & 24 Hour Pet Emergency Center, Inc.
May 9, 2023
Lethbridge, Canada
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$100,000.00 per year
  • Lethbridge


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Family Pet Hospital & 24 Hour Pet Emergency Centre, Inc.

2303 6th Ave S., Lethbridge, AB T1J 1C5

Job Title

Associate Veterinarian


NOC (2021): 31103 – Veterinarians

Wage: CAD$ 100,000 per annum

Location(s) of work: Family Pet Hospital & 24 Hr. Pet Emergency Centre Inc., 2303 6th Ave S., Lethbridge, AB T1J 1C5

Number of Positions: One (1)

Required Language Skills: English (spoken and written)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build rapport with clients by gathering information and listening to, and empathizing with their concerns.
  • Perform physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures on pets that deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
  • Communicate with clients on topics such as pet diagnosis, treatment plans, preventive health care, and nutritional needs.
  • Maintain client/patient medical/surgical records and make certain that all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols.
  • Vaccinate animals to prevent and treat disease.
  • Stay current on new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine.
  • Assist in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.

Required Skills:

  • Licensure in good standing to practice or be eligible to be licensed in the province in which applicant is to be employed.
  • Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.
  • Works collaboratively with hospital team members.
  • Makes decisions confidently and effectively.
  • Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.

Required Education:

  • A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or a four-to-five-year university degree in veterinary medicine.


  • Salary: $100,000 per annum
  • Additional on-call compensation for after-hours emergency care
  • Vacation: 120 hours per year
  • Benefits: extended medical, dental, and disability insurance, and eligible for participation in our corporate pension plan
  • Other: mentorship program, moving allowance, continuing education allowance, malpractice and license protection insurance, annual licensing fees covered, eligible for performance bonus after 2 years of employment, assistance for Permanent Residency application if required.

How to Apply: Please send your resume to the following email address indicating "Family Pet Hospital" and "ATTN: Susan Heppner" in the subject line:

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $100,000.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • Day shift
  • Night shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Lethbridge, AB T1J 1C5: reliably commute or be willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (preferred)


  • Veterinary: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: One location

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