Job Description

Hello Doctor,

Animus Veterinary Group strives to be a practice where, as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of veterinary medicine.

We believe that hiring doctors with diverse perspectives, ideas, and cultures permits us to deliver the highest quality of preventive care for each pet and client.

Animus Veterinary Group veterinarians will be allowed to apply their extraordinary passion, skills, and education, at every practice location.

We support and depend on our doctors to use their expertise in a way that benefits our patients, the clients’ experience , employee engagement , and the communities we serve.

Whether you are a recent graduate or an experienced veterinarian looking for a change, a new beginning at Animus Veterinary Group means an open door to explore the next best move in your professional veterinary career.

We are seeking to fill full time or part time positions at the following locations:

(California Licensed Veterinarian)

*PetsVet Veterinary Hospital (Milpitas, CA) 

*PetsVet Veterinary Hospital (Gilroy, CA) 

*Animal Hospital of Palo Alto (Palo Alto, CA)

*Midtown Veterinary Hospital (Palo Alto, CA) 

*Alpine Animal Hospital (Mountain View, CA)

*Ocean Animal Hospital ( Santa Cruz, CA)

*Aguajito Animal Hospital (Monterey, CA)

*Animal Hospital of Soquel (Santa Cruz, CA)

*Paso Robles Veterinary Medical Center ( Paso Robles, CA)


  • Practice in accordance to state practice act and principles of veterinary medical ethics

  • Leverage evidence-based medicine and continue pursuit of education to deliver quality patient care

  • Adopt and positively impact new veterinary standards and guidelines

  • Deliver medical and surgical treatments with formulary approved pharmaceuticals, supplies, and equipment.

  • Partner with clients as an advocate for the pet to plan follow-up visits, provide home-care instructions, and education to ensure the lifelong health of their pets

  • Maintain relevant, comprehensive medical records with the support of practice systems, including hospital database, eVet or Avimark, designed to obtain data for population research

  • Foster an effective veterinary support team by communicating medical standards, ethical practices, and your veterinary knowledge and experience

  • Freedom to create and exemplify hospital culture.


CA State Veterinary Board License

Additional Licensing:

  • A State Controlled Substance (SCS) License may be required. If you do not already hold an SCS, AVG encourages you to obtain this license after your start date; the practice may reimburse this cost.

  • Once an associate has obtained their SCS, Animus Vet Group will apply and pay for your DEA License

  • New associates will be required to take their state USDA Accreditation class within 12 weeks of hire

Why should you apply?

We know that your real passion for pet well-being is why you chose this profession. At Animus Veterinary Group, we believe it is just as important to support the well-being of those who devote their lives to this cause.

Through our extensive network and support structure, Animus Veterinary Group offers a wide array of benefits and programs, empowering you to focus on yourself and your family, as you care for pets and clients.

As an Animus Veterinary Group veterinarian, we want you to take full advantage of work and play through:

  • Competitive salary with paid time off

  • Medical, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits for you and eligible dependents

  • Automatic enrollment 401(k) Savings Plan

  • Available Health Savings Account with annual practice-paid funding of $750 to supplement health care expenses (funded via credit card)

  • Liability and malpractice insurance

  • Discounts on services for your pets

  • A variety of discounts including Animus Veterinary Group, Royal Canine, Hills, and so much more

  • NO Formularies. You are encouraged to practice medicine in the manner you feel is best as a licensed veterinarian.

Our dedication to your growth.

Your development is important to us which is why we'll provide you with the following:

  • Personal development plans designed to define and achieve your career goals

  • Practice-paid continuing education opportunities

  • VIN Membership discounts and other veterinary networking opportunities

  • The chance to lend your skills to the communities you serve and live in

Commitment to community wellness.

We have programs designed to benefit local shelters and rescues, we strengthen the pet-human connections in our communities.

This network of hospital, field leadership, and headquarters leadership allows us to offer you the support and resources needed to help you worry less and focus more on being your best self while practicing veterinary medicine.

Wages for this position are depending on experience and education. If this is what you are looking for, we would love to discuss the opportunity for you to join our team!  Call or email us now!



Best Regards,

Animus Veterinary Group



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Job ID: 304446089

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