Veterinarian Jobs in Lakewood, CA

Diagnose, treat, and prevent health problems in animals. Veterinarians administer diagnostic tests, prescribe medications, and perform surgeries for pets, livestock, and wildlife. They operate medical equipment such as X-ray and ultrasound machines precisely to produce clear and accurate results. They also interact regularly with owners and educate them on treatment plans as well as how to promote their animals’ day-to-day wellness.

Veterinarians may specialize depending on the type of animal they see. Possible areas of focus include equine care (horses), companion animals (domestic pets), and food animals (farm livestock). Alternatively, they might address health compliance (food safety and inspection veterinarians) or work in laboratories to examine human and animal health issues (research veterinarians). 

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THRIVE Vet Care - Irvine, CA (23 miles from Lakewood, CA)
Our preventive care caseload is challenging, diverse and includes radiology, dental, diagnostics, and surgery all performed with state of the art equipment....
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Stray Cat Alliance - Los Angeles, CA (15 miles from Lakewood, CA)
Adhere to state regulations and organizational protocols regarding animal care, treatment, advocacy, and the mission of Stray Cat Alliance Take immediate action to address any safety concern or noncompliance...
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2 days ago
Olympic Pet Hospital - Los Angeles, CA 90019, CA (17 miles from Lakewood, CA)
Despite our smaller square footage, our hospital is fully equipped with digital radiography, dental radiography, in-house Abaxis bloodwork, pharmacy, and a full surgical suite....
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GPAC - Los Angeles, CA (10 miles from Lakewood, CA)
We are currently partnering with a regional general practice veterinary service provider that is in need of a qualified Veterinarian....
2 days ago
Park La Brea Veterinary Care - Los Angeles, CA (19 miles from Lakewood, CA)
Our preventive care caseload is challenging, diverse and includes radiology, dental, diagnostics, and surgery....
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THRIVE Vet Care - Glendale, CA (23 miles from Lakewood, CA)
Our preventive care caseload is challenging, diverse, and includes radiology, dental, diagnostics, and surgery all performed with state-of-the-art equipment....
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Circle of Friends Veterinary Hospital - Yorba Linda, CA (19 miles from Lakewood, CA)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and two years of veterinarian experience required. Mail resumes to:...
2 days ago
VetProCentral - Los Angeles, CA (10 miles from Lakewood, CA)
We are seeking a skilled and experienced associate veterinarian that enjoys working in a fast paced environment....
2 days ago
Tempus Veterinary Recruitiment - Lakewood, CA
You will have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university. Professional mannerism and appearance. Good interpersonal skills....
2 days ago
AbbVie, Inc - Irvine, CA (23 miles from Lakewood, CA)
Qualifications You Bring: Qualifications Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from American Veterinary Medical Association accredited or equivalent institution....
3 days ago
Tempus Veterinary Recruitiment - Lakewood, CA 90713, CA (1 mile from Lakewood, CA)
You will have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university. Professional mannerism and appearance. Good interpersonal skills....
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3 days ago Tempus Veterinary Recruitiment
Pathway Vet Alliance - Torrance, CA (10 miles from Lakewood, CA)
Our Home: Since 1958, Bay Cities Pet Hospital has provided quality animal care to the South Bay community....
4 days ago
Fullerton, CA (13 miles from Lakewood, CA)
Patience and a love for animals Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree **Please send your resume via email to ..., reference job code CC29A25 in the subject line. #LI-SG1...
5 days ago
Pet Vet Care Centers - Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (14 miles from Lakewood, CA)
All Pets Veterinary Hospital located in beautiful Rancho Palos Verdes, is seeking an experienced Full Time Associate Veterinarian to join our American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) fully accredited...
5 days ago
Petvet Care Centers - Irvine, CA (23 miles from Lakewood, CA)
Overview Irvine Pet Complex is seeking a Full Time Veterinarian who is client service focused, with a strong interest in surgery....
6 days ago

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Veterinarian Online Courses and Training Opportunities

EDIVET: Do you have what it takes to be a veterinarian?
This course is for anyone interested in learning more about Veterinary Medicine, giving a "taster" of courses covered in the first year of a veterinary degree and an idea of what it is like to...

Mentorship At Work For Veterinarians
We are all mentors in the workplace. Some are much better than others. This course will help you become a better mentor regardless of your current level of proficiency. Mentorship is an essential...

Equine Welfare and Management
This unique course was developed by veterinarians at the world-renowned University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. The course will address horsemanship from a welfare...

Salary for Veterinarian Jobs in Lakewood, CA

This is the average annual salary for Veterinarian jobs in Lakewood, CA as reported by the BLS.

$133,360

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Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Lakewood, CA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (29.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.1%)
  • High School or GED (19.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.2%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • Some High School (2.0%)
  • Some College (1.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinarians in Lakewood, CA
  • None (37.8%)
  • 2-4 years (31.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (11.5%)
  • 4-6 years (11.4%)
  • 1-2 years (5.0%)
  • 8-10 years (2.8%)

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