Veterinarian Jobs in Ponchatoula, LA

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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Independence - Independence, LA (20 miles from Ponchatoula, LA)
Practice Occupation: Veterinarian Species: Canine $75,000 sign-on bonus or Veterinarian Incentive Plan potential reward of $150,000!...
1 day ago
Northlake Veterinary Hospital - Mandeville, LA (20 miles from Ponchatoula, LA)
Requirements Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited university Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of Louisiana in which applicant is applying Professional comportment...
1 day ago
Southern Veterinary Partners - Mandeville, LA (20 miles from Ponchatoula, LA)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited university. Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of Louisiana....
13 days ago
Southern Veterinary Partners - Mandeville, LA (20 miles from Ponchatoula, LA)
Requirements Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited university Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of Louisiana in which applicant is applying Professional comportment...
13 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Mandeville, LA (20 miles from Ponchatoula, LA)
Founded in 1988, MedVet is one of the largest veterinarian-owned and led multispecialty and emergency practices in the country....
22 days ago
Pathway - Independence, LA (20 miles from Ponchatoula, LA)
$75,000 sign-on bonus or Veterinarian Incentive Plan potential reward of $150,000! Our Clinic Hickory Small Animal Hospital is seeking one Full Time Associate Veterinarian to join our team!...
30+ days ago
Alliance Animal Health - Hammond, LA (12 miles from Ponchatoula, LA)
To learn more about us click Interested applicants please apply here: Job Description Our Veterinarians: Develop a relationship with our clients and partner with them to deliver the highest quality...
45+ days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Ponchatoula, LA
Our Clinic Hickory Small Animal Hospital is seeking two Full Time Associate Veterinarians to join our team!...
60+ days ago
Tulane University - Covington, LA (16 miles from Ponchatoula, LA)
The Tulane National Primate Research Center (TNPRC) is seeking applications for the position of veterinarian within the Division of Veterinary Medicine to help meet the needs of the program....
90+ 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...

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 Ponchatoula, LA

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

$100,550

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Ponchatoula, LA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (30.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (24.9%)
  • High School or GED (18.3%)
  • 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 Ponchatoula, LA
  • 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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