Veterinarian Jobs in Washington, DC

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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National Veterinary Associates - Bowie, MD (17 miles from Washington, DC)
We provide comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care to dogs and cats as well as exotics such as birds, reptiles and rodents. Compassionate multi doctor practice?...
1 day ago
Franklin Farm Veterinary Clinic - Herndon, VA (19 miles from Washington, DC)
Franklin Farm Veterinary Clinic is a busy, growing, high quality small animal practice located in Herndon, Virginia seeking a full-time or part-time Associate Veterinarian, new grads welcome....
1 day ago
IndeVets - Gaithersburg, MD (18 miles from Washington, DC)
IndeVets is veterinarian-led and firmly believes that happy doctors are healthy docs and perform better medicine....
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VCA Animal Hospitals - Fairfax, VA (22 miles from Washington, DC)
We have digital radiography, dental radiography, portable ultrasound, as well as in house analyzers....
1 hour ago
Community Veterinary Partners - Woodbridge, VA (22 miles from Washington, DC)
If there is an interest in exotics, that is outstanding, but not a deal breaker....
4 days ago
GPAC - Fairfax, VA (22 miles from Washington, DC)
Job Description: Private Practice Veterinarian SIGN ON BONUS! Location: Fairfax, VA Full -time, Part-time, Per Diem Why us?...
4 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Merrifield, VA (10 miles from Washington, DC)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Internist to join our team. In this position you'll use your superior medical judgment combined with a high level of empathy, confidence and humility...
4 days ago
EverVet Partners - Silver Spring, MD (11 miles from Washington, DC)
Currently we have two full-time Veterinarians, one part-time Veterinarian and a 2-1 technician/assistant to doctor ratio....
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5 days ago EverVet Partners
National Veterinary Associates - Woodbridge, VA (22 miles from Washington, DC)
Job Description You should apply to Dale City Animal Hospital, if you would like to join a motivated team to practice ego-less medicine in a collaborative setting. Culture Above all else, we...
6 days ago
Humane Rescue Alliance - Washington, DC
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an accredited college or university....
6 days ago
Hollin Hall Animal Hospital - Alexandria, VA (11 miles from Washington, DC)
*Enjoys medicine, dentistry and soft tissue surgery. *Likes working as a part of a team. * Average 38 hours per week We provide: *Appointments 30 to 60 minutes....
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6 days ago
Ballston Animal Hospital - Arlington, VA (5 miles from Washington, DC)
of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) License in good standing in Virginia Preferred Qualifications: Experience with ImproMed software is preferred, but not required...
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6 days ago Ballston Animal Hospital
Humane Rescue Alliance - Washington, DC
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an accredited college or university....
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6 days ago Humane Rescue Alliance
VCA Animal Hospitals - Washington, DC
We are seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian to join our team....
7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Washington, DC
Up to $100,000 Sign-on Bonus and/or Relocation 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...
7 days ago

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EDIVET: Do you have what it takes to be a veterinarian?
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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...

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Salary for Veterinarian Jobs in Washington, DC

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinarian positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Washington, DC offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (30.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.0%)
  • High School or GED (18.4%)
  • 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 Washington, DC
  • 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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