Submitted December 12, 2018

Practice Name: Woodbine Animal Clinic
City: Pace
State: FL
Contact Person: Brenda Clevenger
Phone: 8509959755
Fax: 8509958860
Email: woodbineanimal@gmail.com  

Job Description

Full time veterinarian position at a small animal clinic in northwest Florida. 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.)  Small amount of exotics also seen, therefore experience or interest in exotics is a plus but is not a requirement.  Close to beautiful gulf coast beaches and Blackwater River State Park.  Also within an hour travel time to the new Auburn University facility in Gulf Shores.  Salary based on experience. Benefits include but are not limited to health insurance, retirement plans, membership and licensing fees, liability insurance, etc.  Please contact Brenda at 850-995-9755 or email resume to Woodbineanimal@gmail.com for further information or to apply for the position. 


Woodbine Animal Clinic is located in northwest Florida in Pace, just across the Escambia River from Pensacola, FL. In-house diagnostics include Idexx Lasercyte, Catalyst, Snapshot, Urine Analyzer, digital x-ray, endoscopy; send out diagnostics to Antech. Local referral center offers CT and MRI capabilities. The beautiful emerald coast beaches and the creeks and rivers of the nearby Blackwater River State Park are all easily accessible. Pensacola has both minor league hockey and baseball teams, UWF Football, there are several local running clubs with lots of running events held throughout the year (Double Bridge Run, Pensacola Marathon, etc), biking, fishing, Mardi Gras celebrations, etc. It's a great place to live and work! At Woodbine Animal Clinic, our team works in conjunction to make sure that each patient receives the optimal care he or she deserves. The doctors often collaborate and work together to be sure that the proper diagnosis is reached. New or recent graduates are readily welcomed and warmly mentored. 



Submitted December 5, 2018

Practice Name: Polk County Animal Hospital
City: Lakeland
State: FL
Contact Person: Dr. Kecia Howell
Phone: 863-660-5251
Fax: 863-858-3491
Email: drh@polkcountyanimalhospital.com 

Job Description

Full Time or Part Time Associate. Polk County Animal Hospital 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, ultrasound, in-house blood chemistry and digital x-ray. Our practice is located in Lakeland, Florida, conveniently situated between Tampa and Orlando. Client education, preventive medicine and excellence in customer service are important aspects of our hospital's mission statement and practice philosophy. No after hour emergencies. Salary commensurate with experience. Contact Dr. Kecia Howell 7433 U.S. Highway 98 North, Lakeland, FL  33809 Phone: 863-660-5251 Fax: 863-853-1644,  email: drh@polkcountyanimalhospital.com visit www.polkcountyanimalhospital.com.


Submitted November 29, 2018

Practice Name: Miami-Dade County Animal Services
City: Doral
State: Florida
Contact Person: Mylena Gonzalez
Phone: 3054183079
Email: asdhr@miamidade.gov 

Job Description

Multiple Vacancies: Contracted Shelter Veterinarian Position

Miami-Dade Animal Services (MDAS), is seeking relief veterinarians to join our dynamic team of veterinary professionals. The state of the art 77,000 square foot open admission facility boasts two surgical suites; a radiology unit;  a comprehensive veterinary forensics program; high quality, high volume spay/neuter to include TNR; and a public pet wellness clinic. The provision of high quality veterinary care to include population health management, preventive medicine, high quality high volume surgery, provides a unique opportunity to advance your career and explore every aspect of shelter medicine.  Per diem rates begin at: $75 per hour (shelter medicine and surgery), $50 per hour (wellness clinic). Salary is negotiable.

Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate's degree in veterinary medicine. Must possess a State of Florida Veterinarian license.

MDAS provides care and refuge to more than 27,000 abandoned or lost dogs and cats annually. For the third consecutive year, greater than 90% of animals entering the shelter were saved through innovative and lifesaving programs.

To become a contracted relief veterinarian for MDAS, please follow the steps below:

  1. Become a registered vendor with Miami-Dade County. Register now at: https://www.miamidade.gov/Vendor/NewVendor/Index?Mode=E. (Processing typically takes between one to two weeks).
  2. Once the vendor registration process has been completed, please fill out the vendor contract pertaining to this position which can be found at: https://www.miamidade.gov/DPMww/ProcurementNAS/pdf_files/91224154/9122-4-15_ITB.pdf. (The Conditions portion of the contract begins under Section 2 on page 6 of the vendor contract packet).
  3. Upon successful completion of becoming a Miami-Dade County registered vendor and completing the vendor contract, contact: Fredrick Taylor (Fredrick.taylor@miamidade.gov) for the final steps.

For additional information on becoming a relief veterinarian with MDAS, please contact: Mylena Gonzalez (Mylena.gonzalez@miamidade.gov)

For additional information on a full time County Veterinarian position, please contact: Valerie Moore (Valerie.moore@miamidade.gov & ASDHR@miamidade.gov. We offer excellent benefits and pension options, salary is negotiable.


Submitted November 21, 2018

Practice Name: PETERSON & SMITH
City: Ocala
State: Florida
Contact Person: Marga Taylor
Phone: 352-307-3000
Fax: 352-307-3003
Email: erc@petersonsmith.com  

Job Description

Equine working student program Spring and Summer Semesters


Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital is a full service equine practice in the heart of Ocala, Florida’s beautiful horse country.  Established in 1981, the clinic has grown to be one of the most highly recognized equine practices in the United States.  We are always striving to remain a leading veterinary practice on an international level by providing state-of-the-art diagnostics, surgery and medicine for our patients and by fostering a relationship of professionalism and integrity with our clients.  We provide a range of services from single patient management to large farm consultations.  In addition to offering educational and practical work experience opportunities to students with an equine interest, we provide continuing education opportunities to both veterinarians and horse owners.  

Our Undergraduate Intern Program was established in 2004.  We are hoping to find students for our hospital (surgery/ medicine/ sports medicine), our equine reproduction center (ERC); and our ambulatory department (ambulatory students must commit to working from mid-January to mid-June). Although you may be exposed to all of the departments during your internship, you should expect to consistently work in only one of these areas. Spring internships will run from approximately mid-January through the mid-May.  Summer internships run mid-May through mid-July. 

The internship will concentrate on surgery, internal medicine, diagnostic imaging, theriogenology, emergency medical/surgical care, sports medicine, general medicine, and herd health.   Students will receive training in basic handling and restraint, and will develop a set of general veterinary technician skills including, but not limited to: preparing patients for procedures, surgical scrub, x-ray plate orientation, foal restraint, drawing up medications, administrating medications, and monitoring patient’s vitals.

It is our intent that this opportunity will fulfill the practical experience requirements necessary for each student’s area of study, any personal goals that the students have for the internship and provide a realistic and relevant exposure to equine medicine. 

Student selection will be based on:

  • Availability
  • Relevant experience
  • Written references submitted with the application 


  • 12-hour shifts
  • Rotating day off
  • Night shifts required for hospital and ERC internships
  • Weekend shifts required 


  • Equine Reproduction - Spring and Summer
  • Maintain a clean and well organized work area.
  • Daily care of horses (feed, water, turnout, stall cleaning, grooming, etc.)
  • Embryo transfer and recipient herd management
  • After-hour treatments
  • Assisting with general veterinary services and farrier care
  • Assisting veterinarians with foaling
  • Providing support with assisted reproductive techniques

Ambulatory Department - Spring only

  • Maintain a clean and well organized work area.
  • Responsible for veterinary vehicle:  Inventory, restocking, cleaning
  • Assisting ambulatory veterinarian with routine and emergency veterinary services
  • Holding and restraining horses
  • May be required to drive
  • Students must commit to working from mid-January to mid-June

Hospital:  Surgery, Medicine, and Sports Medicine - Spring and Summer

  • Maintain a clean and well organized work area.
  • Holding and restraining horses for veterinary treatments and diagnostic procedures
  • Patient care, including:  feeding, stall cleaning, grooming, bathing, walking
  • Assistance with lameness exams and scintigraphy
  • Assisting in neonatal foal care and feeding
  • Pharmacy stocking/inventory
  • Assisting with emergency and critical care patients.
  • Pre and Post-Surgical care


Accommodations provided in fully furnished house with dormitory style bedrooms furnished with bunk beds.  Laundry facilities on-site. Housing is co-ed.  (Please note: You will be sharing the house with other interns/externs).

Weekly salary of $250.00 (net)


Submitted November 12, 2018

Practice Name: Healing Paws Center
City: Fort Lauderdale
State: FL
Contact Person: Dr. Jessica Dreyfuss
Phone: (954) 955-8888
Email: JessPetVet@gmail.com  

Job Description

Healing Paws Center is excited to welcome a FT/PT Veterinarian to our team for our internship program!

Are you interested in the new veterinary fields of acupuncture and pet rehabilitation?  Located in sunny Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Healing Paws Center is a fast-growing stand-alone specialty veterinary rehabilitation clinic. 

Our Center consists of 5 exam rooms, fully stocked canine gym with land exercise equipment, underwater treadmill, land treadmill, laser therapy, E-stim, and more!  We work extensively with post-orthopedic, neurological, senior patients, and canine athletes. 

We also specialize in Chinese herbal therapy, Nutrition, Pet wheelchairs, and Magnetic Pain therapy. 

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic FT/PT Veterinarian with training/certification in acupuncture (CVA), chiropractic, and/or rehabilitation (CCRT, CCRP), but will consider strongly motivated candidates with previous strong experience and strong desire to be trained!   This is an opportunity for strong mentorship and growth for the right candidate!

If you are interested in joining our awesome team, please send a CV and resume to JessPetVet@gmail.com


Submitted October 17, 2018

Come to awesome, thriving Central Florida!  We are located half way between Tampa and Orlando which generally protects us from hurricanes!!  :)  It is also a smaller town with less traffic, yet only 30-45 minutes from the big cities! 

We are searching for a full-time Veterinarian ... preferably by February/March 2019. We prefer 1 to 3 years experience, but will consider less. 

Privileged Critters Animal Hospital is a small, one-doctor practice in Lakeland, Fl.  The office is phenomenal, has been recently remodeled and is set on a busy corner with a beautiful, soothing LAKE view from the kennel, treatment area and surgery!!  There is NO other Vet clinic quite like this one!

The staff is exceptional, and we offer very reasonable pricing to our clients in a friendly atmosphere. We have digital x-ray, in-house blood machines, lab and pharmacy, a 10-bank SS kennels, 3 exam rooms, a treatment/recovery room, a surgery suite and much more! 

We have excellent references from prominent local Veterinarian's.  The pay and benefits are very good and will be definitively determined by the amount of experience the prospect has. Pro-Sal pay can be discussed and 4-day weeks are available.  Presently, my Vet prefers or 5-day weeks working alternating Saturday, but we are flexible!   

A qualified Vet can have the option to purchase this profitable clinic in the future and I can offer a 1 to 3 year contract.  The property next door is also owned by the clinic and can be added to the package for future expansion if desired.  It consists of a cute 2-bedroom lake view cottage with a fenced yard,  as well as a separate garage and 2-bedroom garage apartment for additional income. (perfect for a young Vet)! 

We have several days in February that we could offer a paid working interview.  Come try us out and if it fits your personality and future plans, we can talk!  Please call Brenda's personal Cell phone at 863-308-0457 or email to brenda.privilegedcritters@gmail.com.


Submitted October 16, 2018

Practice Name: Mitchell Hammock Pet Hospital
City/State: Orlando
Contact Person: Woody Dudley
Phone: 4079255619
Email: woodyvet22@gmail.com  

Job Description

Unique mentorship and ownership opportunity in our non-corporate AAHA Accredited and Cat Friendly certified Hospital in Orlando Florida area. Our focus is on being a Doctor rather than a vaccinator and heartworm prevention provider. We can help develop whatever area you are interested in. 

We follow AAHA guidelines and standards.

We treat dogs, cats, birds, small exotics. Must have an interest in feline medicine (growing feline practice).

Demographics: Median household income in our zip code over $82,402.00 in 2016, second largest University in Country less than 2 miles away. College educated stable staff. 

Daily experience in Ultrasound, Health Screening, Ophthalmology and Eye Testing, Case Management, Dentistry with full mouth xrays on every case, Wellness Testing on all Senior Patients including Blood Pressure and Heart Screening.

Check us out at www.oviedoveterinarian.com 

AAHA Based Salary with Monthly Percentage Commission. Benefits that you specifically choose including interest payments on student loans.


Submitted October 11, 2018

Practice Name: Animal Hospital at Lakewood Ranch
City/State: Bradenton
Contact Person: Dr. Ocean Cohen
Phone: 941-745-5666
Email: Ranchanimalhospital@gmail.com  

Job Description

The Animal Hospital at Lakewood Ranch is excited to accept resumes in our search for a third full time doctor for our busy, progressive clinic. We offer a 4 ½ day work week, paid medical, dental and vision, CE/licensure stipend and paid vacation. Our newly renovated hospital (expected completion fall 2018) will include 6 exam rooms, large surgical suite and treatment areas, digital radiographs, in-house blood machines, therapeutic laser and more. Our clientele is loyal, compliant and treats us as part of their family. Our staff is fun loving and believe in helping each other out. We are looking for an outgoing vet with strong medical and surgical skills - new grads should apply! Our group is cohesive and collaborative with mentoring available! While not corporate, we are affiliated with two sister hospitals in the area, allowing a larger network of colleagues. We also have a great extended support network of specialists and emergency clinics in the area. No after hours/ on-call duties. Generous salary commensurate with experience.

See our Facebook Page for more info:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Veterinarian/Animal-Hospital-at-Lakewood-Ranch-234795669976194/  Please contact Dr. Ocean Cohen with questions, concerns, or resumes at ranchanimalhospital@gmail.com or call/txt (941) 228-0465.


Submitted August 21, 2018

Practice Name: Hiawassee Veterinary Clinic
City/State: Orlando
Contact Person: Denise Thompson
Phone: 4072993969
Fax: 407-299-8067
Email: denise@hiawasseevet.com 

Job Description

Full Time Associate Veterinarian - We are seeking a highly motivated Associate Veterinarian who is able to provide the best medicine and highest level of customer service.  Must have the ability to perform physical examinations and medical, surgical, and dentistry procedures.  We are currently a growing one doctor practice located in West Orlando with long term clientele as well.  We have modern in-house lab equipment, digital radiography, and therapeutic laser.  Low support staff turn over.  Must be able to develop rapport with clients and team members and be able to clearly communicate with mutual respect, assume positive intent, be honest with yourself and others, and have the ability for constant improvement.  New graduates are welcome to apply.  Competitive base salary commensurate with experience. 


Submitted July 24, 2018

Practice Name: Crossroads Animal Clinic
City/State: Fort Walton Beach, FL
Contact Person: Melanie Schenck
Phone: 8505867696
Fax: 8505867749

Email: crossroadsmanager@aol.com

Job Description

Do you want a career you love with a staff that supports you, located in paradise? We are a busy two doctor small animal practice, currently missing a second doctor! Situated in the Florida panhandle on the Emerald Coast, we have the most beautiful beaches in the South.

We have an excellent support staff, a full-time practice manager, and the nicest clients around. We have digital x-ray, digital dental x-ray, ultrasound, a therapeutic laser, and IDEXX lab suite.

A warm, caring bedside manner and gentle approach with the patients are must-haves! Excellent surgery skills are a plus. New graduates are welcome to apply.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.


Submitted July 5, 2018

Practice Name: Okaloosa Animal Clinic
City/State: Crestview, FL
Contact Person: Dr. Elizabeth Conrad
Phone: 850-682-2315
Fax: 850-682-0329
Email: okaloosa1@hotmail.com  

Job Description: Full-time Veterinarian on Florida Panhandle

Associate needed for 2 doctor small animal practice serving the Crestview community. We moved into a spacious new facility just 4 years ago and offer integrated computerized records, in-house lab and x-ray including dental. We are looking for a doctor with an upbeat, positive attitude and desire to uphold our mission to educate our clients and provide compassionate, quality care for our small animal patients. Seeking new or recent graduate open to mentorship or more experienced veterinarian interested in collaboration. No weekends or after hours emergency duty. The Florida panhandle area features access to the sugar sand beaches of the gulf coast and lots of outdoor activities, close proximity to theaters with symphony and Broadway shows, as well as college sports and minor league baseball. Please e-mail resume to Dr. Conrad.