Veterinarian Jobs in Santa Cruz, 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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PET LOSS AT HOME Euthanasia Service - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
"Thank-you" for being a great veterinarian. Please email interest level and questions to: ... or call/text ......
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires 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....
2 days ago
Central Animal Hospital - Campbell, CA 95008, CA (18 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Now, we are seeking an Associate Veterinarian willing to embrace this just as much as we do! About Us Our approach to animal care is both personable and supportive....
Quick Apply

14 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Description: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires 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...
Direct Apply

1 day ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Mountain View, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Founded in 1988, MedVet is one of the largest veterinarian-owned and led multispecialty and emergency practices in the country....
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Job Information Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinarian - Sign-on bonus available. in San Jose, California Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive...
5 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Mountain View, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Founded in 1988, MedVet is one of the largest veterinarian-owned and led multispecialty and emergency practices in the country....
8 days ago
Bloom Plaza Animal Hospital - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Veterinarian - Bloom Plaza Animal Hospital in San Jose, California Bloom Plaza Animal Hospital Application Attachments: Please include your resume and up to two additional documents....
9 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires 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....
10 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires 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....
10 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires 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....
10 days ago
MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets - Mountain View, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Founded in 1988, MedVet is one of the largest veterinarian-owned and led multispecialty and emergency practices in the country....
10 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires 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....
10 days ago
PetVet Care Centers - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Our veterinarians offer a wide variety of medical, surgical and dental services in our veterinary clinic. We provide complete care for our patients. New grads are welcome to apply!...
12 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Mountain View, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Description: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires 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...
Direct Apply

16 days ago

Demographic Data for Santa Cruz, CA

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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 Santa Cruz, CA

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

$136,390

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinarian positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Santa Cruz, CA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (29.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.1%)
  • High School or GED (19.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.6%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.3%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • Some High School (2.0%)
  • Some College (1.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinarians in Santa Cruz, 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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