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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Vienna, VA (9 miles from Washington, DC)
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....
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2 days ago Banfield Pet Hospital
VCA Antech, Inc. - Lake Ridge, VA (21 miles from Washington, DC)
Our well-equipped 24/7 hospital is growing and currently boasts a team of 15 veterinarians, 9 Licensed veterinary technicians and 30 members of our support team....
1 day ago
National Veterinary Associates - Fairfax, VA (22 miles from Washington, DC)
Digital radiography and ultrasonography available in-house. Multi-parameter monitors that can provide clinicians with continuous ECG, pulse oximetry, capnography, and blood pressure....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Clifton, VA (20 miles from Washington, DC)
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
Dupont Veterinary Clinic - Washington, DC
You would join a team of 4 full-time veterinarians, with varying years of experience (3-20+ years)....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Laurel, MD (16 miles from Washington, DC)
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....
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2 days ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Banfield Pet Hospital - Bethesda, MD (6 miles from Washington, DC)
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....
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2 days ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Community Veterinary Partners - Woodbridge, VA (22 miles from Washington, DC)
Crossroads Animal Care Center is a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care for dogs, cats, birds, pocket pets and exotic...
2 days ago
Union Vet Clinic - Washington, DC (3 miles from Washington, DC)
Full time veterinarian wanted for a busy small animal practice (no exotics)....
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3 days ago
MONTGOMERY ANIMAL HOSPITAL - Rockville, MD (11 miles from Washington, DC)
We love what we do, we love our clients and their fur babies and are excited to hire a new veterinarian....
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3 days ago MONTGOMERY ANIMAL HOSPITAL
Regional Veterinary Referral Center - Springfield, VA (14 miles from Washington, DC)
In addition to our specialties, our center houses an I-131 treatment center (Radiocat), ultrasound, digital radiography, linear accelerator, CT and an MRI unit....
3 days ago
Dogs Cats Company - Washington, DC
If you are looking to join a talented, supportive, and passionate team of veterinarians and support staff, look no further!...
3 days ago
GPAC - Silver Spring, MD (9 miles from Washington, DC)
Qualifications Experience in general practice veterinarian skills Overall experience with surgery and medicine 2+ years Veterinary Experience is preferred but not requred Strong communication skills...
3 days ago
Gaithersburg Animal Hospital - Gaithersburg, MD (18 miles from Washington, DC)
Gaithersburg Animal Hospital in Gaithersburg, MD is looking for an Associate Veterinarian to join our community-based practice....
3 days ago
Union Veterinary Clinic - Washington, DC
Union Vet is looking to add a seventh (full time or part time) doctor to our fantastic team of six veterinarians as we rapidly grow into our newly constructed addition!...
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...

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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.

$137,940

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 (29.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.0%)
  • High School or GED (19.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.2%)
  • Master's Degree (3.8%)
  • Some High School (2.0%)
  • 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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