Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
5 - 10 years
Job Description

Emerald City Pet Rescue is a nonprofit organization that exists to rescue abused, neglected, and homeless animals. We are seeking a professional, reliable, and personable Veterinarian who is committed to practicing progressive high-level medicine, is dedicated to the pursuit of ongoing education, and who above all is passionate about animal rescue.

Our state of the art, on-site hospital in Seattle offers a fully stocked surgical suite, digital radiology, ultrasound, Companion laser unit, underwater treadmill, dental unit with digital radiology, IDEXX bioanalytics, hospital pharmacy, and a skilled support staff to ensure our veterinarians can practice their best medicine. Local and regional boarded specialists are also utilized as needed on a referral basis to ensure our veterinarians can follow through with more complex cases as they feel appropriate.

ECPR offers competitive pay and an excellent benefits package.


  • Perform full intake, wellness, and recheck exams for all animals along with follow up treatment plans.
  • Perform both elective sterilization surgeries as well as general soft tissue surgeries as indicated. Limited orthopedic surgery capability is available.
  • Perform dentistry; a higher level of competency is required for many of our rescues.
  • Provide other husbandry information such as nutrition, housing, and behavior to the rescue staff.
  • Delegate tasks efficiently to support staff and keep communication clear and effective.
  • Advise staff on sanitary and sterile measures.
  • Assist in staff educational endeavors through both one-on-one teaching and group lectures and discussions.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • DVM from accredited school required.
  • 5+ years of experience preferred, however, we will consider the right internship-trained individual. Experience with equine and exotics a plus.
  • Shelter or rescue experience appreciated.
  • Some weekend and evening shifts may be required.
  • Knowledge of AVImark and Microsoft Office Suite preferred.

Job ID: 332203628

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