Veterinarian Jobs in Iowa

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
  • 1 day ago

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

Veterinarian - General Practice

  • National Veterinary Associates
  • West Des Moines, IA
  • 1 day ago

For more information, please visit our website at: ABOUT THE HOSPITAL Digital Radiography Digital Dental Radiography Microchip Pet Identification Grooming & Boarding Anesthesia Surgical monitoring Laser...

Veterinarian - HPD

  • Smithfield
  • Algona, IA
  • 1 day ago

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. 1-3 years post graduate experience preferred in swine medicine. PQA certification. Current and valid drivers license with acceptable MVR....

Full or Part Time Small Animal Veterinarian in Northwest Iowa

  • Homestead Small Animal Practice
  • Spencer, IA
  • 1 day ago

Homestead Small Animal Practice in Spencer, IA is excited to add another veterinarian to our practice. New grads are encouraged to apply!...

Veterinary Medical Officer (Pathology)

  • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • Ames, IA
  • 1 day 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
  • 3 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
  • 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...

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Full - Time Veterinarian

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

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

Veterinarian

  • West Des Moines, IA
  • 5 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....

Research Veterinary Medical Officer

  • Agricultural Research Service
  • Ames, IA
  • 5 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...

We do not work on exotics. You must be an excellent communicator who enjoys corroborative medicine and teamwork....

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Full Time Veterinarian

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

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

Focus Group For Veterinarian In

  • Des Moines, IA
  • 8 days ago

Or pass this along to your Veterinarian that might fit the above criteria. Thank you in advance! Revelations Research Team Click here to sign up...

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

Emergency Veterinarian

  • BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital
  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • 10 days ago

Our doctors work in partnership with primary care veterinarians to provide advanced diagnostics, treatments and procedures....

Demographic Data for Iowa

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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 Iowa

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

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Iowa 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 Iowa
  • 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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