Veterinarian Jobs in Lafayette, CO

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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Veterinary Center at Turnberry - Commerce City, CO (20 miles from Lafayette, CO)
Veterinary Center at Turnberry is looking for an additional veterinarian to join our team....
9 hours ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Boulder, CO (5 miles from Lafayette, CO)
Job Description: VCA Broadway Animal Hospital and Pet Center in beautiful Boulder, CO is looking to add an Associate Veterinarian to our 3 doctor team....
2 days ago
WellHaven Pet Health - Aurora, CO (23 miles from Lafayette, CO)
We have 3 exam rooms, a full surgery suite with anesthesia monitoring, and digital radiography (both general and dental)....
2 days ago
Ethos Veterinary Health - Wheat Ridge, CO (19 miles from Lafayette, CO)
radiography suites....
8 hours ago
Liberty Animal Hospital - Westminster, CO (10 miles from Lafayette, CO)
Liberty Animal Hospital, an AAHA accredited full-service small animal veterinary hospital in Westminster, Colorado, is currently seeking a full-time or part-time Associate Veterinarian, General Medicine...
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National Veterinary Associates - Boulder, CO (5 miles from Lafayette, CO)
This state-of-the-art facility will have on-site CT, MRI, digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, hemodialysis, a fully equipped lab, and a Linear Accelerator....
2 days ago
Blue River PetCare - Loveland, CO (23 miles from Lafayette, CO)
We have a full digital radiography, surgical suite, dental suite, and digital dental radiographs, ultrasound, and laser....
13 hours ago
Rise Vet - Boulder, CO (5 miles from Lafayette, CO)
New growing small animal practice in Boulder, Colorado seeking a part-time or full-time associate veterinarian of any experience level....
2 days ago
Arrowhead Animal Hospital - Broomfield, CO (7 miles from Lafayette, CO)
SUVETO VETERINARY HEALTH We are part of an innovative network of hospitals that are owned and operated by the veterinarians working in each hospital....
7 hours ago
Broomfield Veterinary Hospital - Broomfield, CO (7 miles from Lafayette, CO)
Our hospital is thriving and we are seeking an enthusiastic and passionate exotics veterinarian to join our team! WHY BROOMFIELD VETERINARY HOSPITAL? Fully equipped, 5-doctor practice....
7 hours ago
Animal Clinic North - Northglenn, CO (11 miles from Lafayette, CO)
The owner is the senior veterinarian with 25 years experience. Mentoring and collaboration is encouraged, providing a true team experience for both you and the client....
9 hours ago
BluePearl Pet Hospitals - Boulder, CO (5 miles from Lafayette, CO)
Now Hiring in Location: Lafayette BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital in Colorado is seeking a full-time overnight ER veterinarian for the Lafayette hospital....
9 hours ago
Veterinary Practice Partners - Arvada, CO (15 miles from Lafayette, CO)
We're making an investment in the next generation of veterinary doctors! As part of the professional veterinary curriculum, colleges encourage off-campus educational experiences in practices...
9 hours ago
National Veterinary Associates - Boulder, CO (5 miles from Lafayette, CO)
Our state-of-the-art facility has a fully equipped lab, digital radiography, ultrasound, CT and monitoring telemetry....
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Northglenn, CO (11 miles from Lafayette, CO)
We offer a variety of services including dental cleaning, vaccines, preventative wellness, emergency care, sick pet care, spays and neuters, cryotherapy, testing, ultrasound, digital radiography (x-ray...
3 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 Lafayette, CO

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


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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Lafayette, CO offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (30.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.0%)
  • High School or GED (18.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.4%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (7.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.8%)
  • Some High School (1.9%)
  • Some College (1.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinarians in Lafayette, CO
  • 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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