Veterinarian Jobs in Des Moines, 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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Eastown Animal Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa is looking for an associate veterinarian. We have three full-time doctors who are supported by an amazing, experienced staff....

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Full - Time Veterinarian

  • Animal Rescue League
  • Des Moines, IA
  • 5 days ago

The Animal Rescue League of Iowa, Inc. is seeking an experienced veterinarian to add to our medical staff....

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  • West Des Moines, IA
  • 7 days ago

Veterinarian GPAC West Des Moines, IA Full-Time Job Details Company Overview favorite_border Veterinarian I am seeking a full time Veterinarian for a full-service small animal practice....

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Full Time Veterinarian

  • Animal Rescue League of Iowa
  • Des Moines, IA
  • 9 days ago

The Animal Rescue League of Iowa, Inc. is seeking an experienced veterinarian to add to our medical staff....

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  • Des Moines, IA
  • 10 days ago

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Veterinarian - Surgeon

  • BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital
  • Des Moines, IA
  • 12 days ago

You can also copy the link below into a browser to apply through our internal career site: BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital in Des Moines, IA is seeking a full-time Veterinarian - Surgeon...

Emergency Veterinarian - Relief

  • BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital
  • Des Moines, IA
  • 12 days ago

On-site diagnostic capabilities include a CT scanner, endoscopes, ultrasound, chemotherapy, and digital radiography. Why BluePearl? Our passion is pets....

Veterinarian - Emergency Relief

  • BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital
  • Des Moines, IA
  • 12 days ago

On-site diagnostic capabilities include a CT scanner, endoscopes, ultrasound, chemotherapy, and digital radiography....

Veterinarian - Emergency Relief

  • BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital
  • Des Moines, IA
  • 12 days ago

On-site diagnostic capabilities include a CT scanner, endoscopes, ultrasound, chemotherapy, and digital radiography....

Veterinarian - Cardiologist

  • BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital
  • Des Moines, IA
  • 12 days ago

On-site diagnostic capabilities include a CT scanner, endoscopes, ultrasound, chemotherapy, and digital radiography. Why BluePearl? Our passion is pets....

Veterinarian - Ophthalmologist

  • BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital
  • Des Moines, IA
  • 12 days ago

On-site diagnostic capabilities include a CT scanner, endoscopes, ultrasound, chemotherapy, and digital radiography. Why BluePearl? Our passion is pets....

Veterinarian - Neurologist

  • BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital
  • Des Moines, IA
  • 12 days ago

On-site diagnostic capabilities include a CT scanner, endoscopes, ultrasound, chemotherapy, and digital radiography. Why BluePearl? Our passion is pets....

Thrive as a vet: Weve got your back: We support our doctors 100% because were also practicing veterinarians....

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...

Veterinarian

  • Value Vet
  • Des Moines, IA
  • 30+ days ago

Value Vet, our 8-doctor practice in Urbandale, Iowa is seeking a Walk-In/Urgent Care Veterinarian to join our healthcare team full time!...

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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 Des Moines, IA

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireVeterinary research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Veterinarian positions

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  • Eastown Animal Hospital
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinarian positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Des Moines, 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 Des Moines, 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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