Veterinarian Jobs in Ames, IA

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 Medical Officer (Pathology)

  • USDA-APHIS
  • Ames, IA
  • 3 days ago

Conferred Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree with application. See "Education" section below for more details....

Veterinary Medical Officer (Pathology)

  • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • Ames, IA
  • 3 days ago

BASIC REQUIREMENT: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree, i.e., Veterinary Medical Doctor (VMD), obtained at a school or college of veterinary medicine accredited by the American...

Veterinary Medical Officer

  • USDA-APHIS
  • Ames, IA
  • 5 days ago

Conferred Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree with application. See "Education" section below for more details....

Veterinary Medical Officer

  • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • Ames, IA
  • 5 days ago

BASIC REQUIREMENT: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree, i.e., Veterinary Medical Doctor (VMD), obtained at a school or college of veterinary medicine accredited by the American...

Research Veterinary Medical Officer

  • Agricultural Research Service
  • Ames, IA
  • 7 days ago

of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree, i.e., Veterinary Medical Doctor (VMD), obtained at a school or college of veterinary medicine accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association...

Conferred Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree with application. See "Education" section below for more details....

Our Full-Time Associate Veterinarian package includes: $100K + $5K Sign-On Bonus Opportunity to work with Exotics and Wildlife! 12-week structured Mentorship Program PTO, CE Allowance, and more!...

Associate veterinarian

  • Iowa Equine
  • Huxley, IA
  • 30+ days ago

Iowa Equine Full-time equine associate veterinarian We are a 3.5 doctor practice in Central Iowa providing high quality first opinion care including sports medicine, dentistry, reproduction, general...

GP Veterinarian at Creature Comforts Veterinary Hospital near Des Moines, Iowa

  • Creature Comforts Veterinary Hospital
  • Ankeny, IA
  • 30+ days ago

Exotics caseload if interested We have a very collaborative and cohesive team....

Staff Veterinarian - Emergency Services

  • Iowa State University
  • Ames, IA
  • 45+ days ago

Staff Veterinarian - Emergency Services Job Group: Professional & Scientific Required Minimum Qualifications: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent and 5 years of related experience Preferred...

Vetco Relief Veterinarian

  • Vetco Clinics
  • Ames, IA
  • 60+ days ago

Requirements Include : Doctor of Veterinary Medicine state license in good standing Appropriate state specific licensing to perform all shift functions DEA in good standing required for full-service...

Swine Production Veterinarian

  • Seaboard Corporation
  • Ames, IA
  • 90+ days ago

REQUIREMENTS Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree with an emphasis in swine medicine/production required 3+ years' experience in swine population health Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the...

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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 study...

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 Ames, IA

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Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Ames, IA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (31.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.0%)
  • High School or GED (17.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.2%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (7.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • Some High School (1.8%)
  • Some College (1.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinarians in Ames, IA
  • 1-2 years (25.8%)
  • None (19.4%)
  • 4-6 years (16.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (10.0%)
  • 2-4 years (9.5%)
  • 10+ years (8.2%)
  • 6-8 years (7.1%)
  • 8-10 years (3.4%)

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