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Work on the sunnier side of veterinary medicine.

How We Are Different 

Work-life Balance
Flexible, dependable schedules: choose 1-5 days/week to fit your lifestyle. No emergencies, no surgeries, and no critical cases mean less physical and mental stress.  

High-quality Care
We are committed to the highest standards of veterinary care, with medical protocols based on expert recommendations from AAHA, AAFP, ACVIM, the American Heartworm Society, and CAPC.  

Positive Work Environment
We cultivate a positive work environment. We employ strict safety protocols to provide a safe workplace for our team. We have a zero-tolerance policy as it relates to client bullying. 

What You’ll Do 

Since we specialize in routine, preventative care, you’ll work in a less-stressful environment with a dependable schedule. A typical day in our clinic would include: 

  • Examining patients utilizing established protocols based on the latest AAHA and ACVIM recommendations 
  • Educating clients about their pet’s needs and zoonotic diseases 
  • Entering complete medical records into online practice management software 
  • Discussing lab results with clients 
  • Referring clients to local full-service hospitals for complex issues, procedures, dentals, surgery, euthanasia, and emergencies. 

Minimum Requirements for the Veterinarian Position 

  • DVM or equivalent degree and active state license 
  • Capability of working in a fast-paced practice 
  • High level of comfort with computers and digital medical records 
  • Passion for client education 

Compensation & Benefits 

Total compensation packages range from $96,000 to $124,000 annually for full-time (4 or 5 days weekly), which includes flexible benefits. Compensation for part-time is pro-rated based on working 1-3 days per week. 

Our comprehensive and flexible benefits package can be tailored to your preferences and may include: 

Full-Time Veterinarian Benefits: 

  • Employee stock option plan 
  • 401k with 4% employer match 
  • 3-5 weeks paid time off, plus up to 7 paid holidays and your birthday off each year 
  • Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance 
  • Annual allowance for continuing education, license renewal, PLIT insurance and AVMA dues 
  • Student loan and relocation assistance 

Part-Time Veterinarian Benefits: 

  • Employee stock option plan 
  • 401k with 4% employer match 
  • Paid time off 
  • Wellness package for supplemental insurance products 

Important Info:  

  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required for job applicants. 
  • We are a drug-free workplace. All applicants will be required to pass a drug screen, as well as a background check prior to employment. 

Whether you are looking for a full-time position without the stress of full-service care or want to supplement your income on your schedule, you can love your life and career at Essentials PetCare! 

How to Apply 

Do we sound like a pack you wanna run with? View our available positions below and schedule an introductory call with our Medical Director, Travis Wagner, DVM, DABVP (Canine/Feline Practice) or our Founder, Douglas Spiker, DVM: click here to schedule.

  Check in online for same-day visits and view location info. *Please note pricing was updated as of 1/1/22.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFO: Masks are required for all (humans)! ONE adult can bring a pet in for services.