Veterinarian Jobs in Wheat Ridge, 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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GPAC - Denver, CO (15 miles from Wheat Ridge, CO)
Job Description: Veterinarian I am seeking a full time Veterinarian for a full-service small animal hospital....
18 hours ago
PetVet Care Centers - Denver, CO (15 miles from Wheat Ridge, CO)
At Caring Hands, we utilize the services of a board- certified surgeon to perform orthopedic and advanced soft tissue surgeries....
1 day ago
Summer Valley Veterinary Clinic - Aurora, CO (20 miles from Wheat Ridge, CO)
We have 3 exam rooms, a full surgery suite with anesthesia monitoring, and digital radiography (both general and dental)....
K-9 Smiles - Broomfield, CO (10 miles from Wheat Ridge, CO)
K-9 Smiles is seeking a veterinarian for 2-3 days a week, usual hours are 9 or 10 am to 5:00pm or earlier depending on when our teeth cleaning clinics end....
WellHaven Pet Health - Park Avenue - Denver - Denver, CO (8 miles from Wheat Ridge, CO)
We are seeking a veterinarian to engage in a practice life with a fulfilling environment. As a doctor, you will be working alongside a team with a collaborative relationship....
State of Colorado - Denver, CO (15 miles from Wheat Ridge, CO)
The veterinarians interact with livestock producers and veterinarians to identify and respond to endemic diseases, as well as emerging and foreign animal diseases....
7 days ago
National Veterinary Associates (NVA) - Denver, CO (15 miles from Wheat Ridge, CO)
Skills and Basic Qualifications A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university. Licensure in good standing to practice in CO....
7 days ago
National Veterinary Associates (NVA) - Boulder, CO (19 miles from Wheat Ridge, CO)
About the Hospital Digital radiography and radiologist interpretation services....
7 days ago
National Veterinary Associates (NVA) - Denver, CO (15 miles from Wheat Ridge, CO)
with everything for all types of soft tissue surgery Visiting board Certified Surgeon, Cardiologist, Radiologist, for onsite referral and consultation Multiple nearby referral hospitals for Internal...
7 days ago
Liberty Animal Hospital - Westminster, CO (7 miles from Wheat Ridge, 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...
National Veterinary Associates - Boulder, CO (19 miles from Wheat Ridge, 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....
7 days ago
PHM Brands - Denver, CO (15 miles from Wheat Ridge, CO)
QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with at least two (2) years of work experience and/or training Minimum of 2 years as a Veteran in a clinical environment Knowledge of animal health...
8 days ago
Colorado Equine Clinic - Littleton, CO (20 miles from Wheat Ridge, CO)
Colorado Equine & Small Animal Clinic is a progressive and technologically updated practice offering all the bells and whistles one could ask for; digital radiography, digital dental radiography, in-house...
Denver, CO (15 miles from Wheat Ridge, CO)
Veterinarian - Full Time Animal Health Care Denver Details Location: Denver, Colorado Type: Full Time Required Education: DVM or equivalent Categories: Private Practice Occupation: Veterinarian Species...
8 days ago
Canine Rehabilitation & Conditioning Group - Broomfield, CO (10 miles from Wheat Ridge, CO)
We offer a variety of rehabilitation services including individualized assessments, client education, assistive devices, therapeutic exercise and hydrotherapy....
9 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 Wheat Ridge, CO

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

$99,040

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Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Wheat Ridge, CO offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (30.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (24.9%)
  • High School or GED (18.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.3%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (7.1%)
  • 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 Wheat Ridge, 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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