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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Associate Veterinarian

  • GPAC
  • San Jose, CA
  • 2 days ago

Job Description: Veterinarian....

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Veterinarian (Relief)

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Mountain View, CA
  • 1 hour ago

Experience, Education and/or Training Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) or equivalent degree required. License in good standing with the applicable state veterinary board....

"Thank-you" for being a great veterinarian. Please email interest level and questions to: ... or call/text ......

Mobile Veterinarian Role, San Jose, California

  • Prospect Health
  • San Jose, CA
  • 2 days ago

Recommended Skills Clinical Works Self Motivation Preventive Care Passionate...

Associate Veterinarian Role, San Jose, CA

  • Prospect Health
  • San Jose, CA
  • 12 hours ago

Key Duties Full-Time Veterinary Care High Quality Small and Senior Animal Medicine - comprehensive wellness and preventive care Surgery including spays/neuters and more Dentistry Diagnostics Internal...

Veterinarian, Canyon Creek CA

  • Thrive Pet Healthcare
  • San Jose, CA
  • 2 days ago

Canyon Creek Pet Hospital is seeking a full-time Veterinarian to join their team!...

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Qualifications: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Degree or equivalent from an accredited university Licensure in good standing...

Associate Veterinarian

  • UNI Pet Clinic
  • San Jose, CA
  • 6 days ago

education, radiology, and more....

Associate Veterinarian

  • ARCH VETERINARY SERVICES INC
  • San Jose, CA
  • 8 days ago

Our hospital is outfitted with cutting-edge technology such as endoscopy, CT scanner, digital radiography, and advanced surgical tools such as ligasure and electrosurgery....

Associate Veterinarian / New Grads Welcome 180k - 210K+ + Bonus!

  • ARCH VETERINARY SERVICES INC
  • San Jose, CA
  • 8 days ago

Our hospital is outfitted with cutting-edge technology such as endoscopy, CT scanner, digital radiography, and advanced surgical tools such as ligasure and electrosurgery....

Veterinarian

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • San Jose, CA
  • 9 days ago

Up to $75,000 Sign-on Bonus available 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...

Veterinarian

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • San Jose, CA
  • 9 days ago

Up to $100,000 Sign-on Bonus available 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...

Veterinarian

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • San Jose, CA
  • 10 days ago

Up to $75,000 Sign-on Bonus available 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...

Veterinarian

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • San Jose, CA
  • 10 days ago

Up to $75,000 Sign-on Bonus available 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...

Veterinarian Wellness

  • Vip Petcare
  • San Jose, CA
  • 10 days ago

of Veterinary Medicine degree from an AVMA-accredited veterinary school CA State license to practice in the profession Physical Requirements Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent...

Demographic Data for Santa Cruz, CA

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Veterinarian Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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...

First Aid for Pets
This course is run by our veterinarian, Dr Katherine, and will equip pet owners with the basic knowledge they need to help their pets in emergencies. It includes a series of explanatory videos,...

Approach to hemorrhagic shock in small animals (veterinary)
This course will cover the basic and advanced aspects of hemorrhagic shock with emphasis on traumatic etiology. In addition, it will provide an in-depth overview of an up-to-date approach to...

Salary for Veterinarian Jobs in Santa Cruz, CA

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireVeterinary research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

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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 (31.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.0%)
  • High School or GED (17.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.2%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (7.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • Some High School (1.8%)
  • Some College (1.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinarians in Santa Cruz, CA
  • 1-2 years (25.8%)
  • None (19.4%)
  • 4-6 years (16.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (10.0%)
  • 2-4 years (9.5%)
  • 10+ years (8.2%)
  • 6-8 years (7.1%)
  • 8-10 years (3.4%)

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