Veterinarian Jobs in Portage, IN

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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Animal Urgent Care - Crown Point, IN (15 miles from Portage, IN)
We do not offer wellness/preventive care or overnight hospitalization. All veterinary technicians are licensed....
2 days ago
North Central Veterinary Emergency Center - Highland, IN (14 miles from Portage, IN)
The team at North Central Veterinary Emergency Center has got the job side of true work-life balance covered. All you have to decide is what type of community would have you living your best life....
2 days ago
South Suburban Low Cost Veterinary Services - Chicago Heights, IL (22 miles from Portage, IN)
Some of the comprehensive services we are able to provide families at a more affordable cost are Wellness and Preventative Care, Vaccinations, Laboratory Diagnostics, Soft Tissue Surgeries, Digital...
Coyne Veterinary Center - Portage - Portage, IN
involved client base What we are looking for: Full Time Veterinarian Efficient Communicator Confidence in Small Animal General Practice Knowledge Desire to excel in soft tissue surgery and dentistry...
O'Brien Veterinary Group - Schererville, IN (15 miles from Portage, IN)
Our fully equipped, progressive companion animal clinic offers a wide variety of services including dentistry, surgery, preventative care and digital radiography....
6 days ago
Coyne Veterinary Center - St. John - Saint John, IN (18 miles from Portage, IN)
Both new graduates and highly experienced veterinarians are encouraged to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!...
Banfield Pet Hospital - Schererville, IN (15 miles from Portage, IN)
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....
8 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Schererville, IN (15 miles from Portage, IN)
If youre an experienced doctor looking for your next adventure, the opportunity to grow with Banfield has never been better. At Banfield, your career path is defined by YOU! As you grow with us,...
8 days ago
Hanover Veterinary Hospital - Cedar Lake, IN (21 miles from Portage, IN)
of Veterinary Medicine from an accredited program is required Be licensed or able to be licensed in the state of Indiana New grads or experienced veterinarians welcome to apply Alternative or exotic...
15 days ago
Coyne Vet - Saint John, IN (18 miles from Portage, IN)
Are you a Veterinarian thats looking for the following: An opportunity to practice the highest standard of veterinary care with the support of a dedicated and compassionate team Access to innovative...
16 days ago
VetCor - Lake Station, IN (4 miles from Portage, IN)
Lake Station Pet Clinic in Lake Station, IN has an exciting opportunity for a veterinarian to join our highly effective and close-knit team....
21 days ago
Highland Animal Hospital, Inc. - Highland, IN (14 miles from Portage, IN)
If you have an interest in exotic and/or avian medicine there is an established clientele that would be yours to care for if you desire....
30+ days ago
Four Seasons Animal Hospital - Crown Point, IN (15 miles from Portage, IN)
While we primarily focus on cats and dogs, we have a growing exotic clientele....
30+ days ago
Blue River PetCare - Crown Point, IN (15 miles from Portage, IN)
While we primarily focus on cats and dogs, we have a growing exotic clientele....
45+ days ago
PetIQ - La Porte, IN (22 miles from Portage, IN)
of Veterinary Medicine degree from an AVMA-accredited veterinary school IN State license to practice in the profession USDA Accreditation Preferred Qualifications Strong knowledge of vaccine protocols...
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Portage, IN

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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 Portage, IN

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


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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinarian positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Portage, IN offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (30.7%)
  • 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 Portage, IN
  • 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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