Job Summary
Job Description

Paw Works is the largest non-profit animal rescue in Ventura County. With over 8,500 dogs and cats saved since January 17, 2014, Paw Works is the leading authority in animal rescue in the Ventura County area. In January 2021, Paw Works will opening the first rescue run veterinary hospital in the area, Paw Works Veterinary Hospital.

We are currently looking for Veterinarians to diagnose and treat our rescue and clients’ animals. Our clinic specializes in dogs, cats and occasionally smaller animals. Your day-to-day as a Vet includes performing surgeries on injured animals, treating wounds, spaying and neutering animals and prescribing medicine. If you love being around animals and are committed to offering them the best possible healthcare, we’d like to meet you. Ultimately, you’ll act as the point of contact for pet owners, whether it’s to treat illnesses and injuries or to advise on animal nutrition and general care.


  • Competitive Salary or daily rates
  • Medical, Dental and Vision available for fulltime employees
  • 401k plan
  • Paid sick leave and vacation time
  • Flexible schedule
  • Ability for growth and promotion within the organization
  • Potential for Bonus/Commision structure


  • Examine animals and check their health status
  • Diagnose illnesses and determine the best treatment
  • Dress wounds of injured animals
  • Perform dental, ophthalmic and orthopedic surgeries
  • Vaccinate animals to prevent diseases
  • Spay and neuter cats and dogs as needed
  • Prescribe medication
  • Advise pet owners on nutrition, preventive healthcare and general care
  • Update client records


  • Work experience as a Veterinarian
  • Experience conducting various types of surgeries, vaccinations and health checks on animals
  • Knowledge of medical equipment (e.g. X-ray machines) and anesthesia procedures
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain medical terms and conditions using simple language
  • Availability to take evening or weekend shifts in cases of emergency
  • Patience and a love for animals
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Job ID: 289300475

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