Veterinarian Jobs in Virginia

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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Catoctin Veterinary Clinic in Leesburg, VA is searching for a Full-Time Veterinarian to join their team!...

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  • Veterinary Innovative Partners
  • Annandale, VA
  • 2 days ago

Associate Veterinarian Requirements Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD) Degree Excellent Communication Skills Exceptional Customer Service Skills Works well...

Veterinarian Relief

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Charlottesville, VA
  • 3 days ago

The primary purpose and function of the Relief Veterinarian is to provide preventative care, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of Pets....

Ruckersville Animal Hospital in Ruckersville, VA is searching for a Veterinarian to join our amazing team!...

Equine/Small Veterinarian Opening in the Richmond, Virginia Area

  • VetNetAmerica - Employment Services
  • Richmond, VA
  • 16 hours ago

Our Animal Hospital in central VA (about 20 miles SW of Richmond) is a mixed animal practice seeking another Associate Veterinarian. Willing to mentor a newer graduate....

Associate Veterinarian

  • Radford Animal Hospital
  • Radford, VA
  • 5 hours ago

We are currently a 2 Veterinarian practice looking to grow and add another Veterinarian to our energetic team....

Flexible Full-Time/Part-Time Associate Veterinarian Position

  • Western Branch Veterinary Hospital
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • 6 hours ago

Our veterinarians work flexible schedules with every weekend off....

Emergency Veterinarian at Regional Veterinary Referral Center near DC

  • The Regional Veterinary Referral Center
  • Springfield, VA
  • 1 day ago

In addition to our specialties, our center houses an I-131 treatment center (Radiocat), ultrasound, digital radiography, linear accelerator, CT and an MRI unit....

Veterinarian - General Practice

  • Winchester Animal Hospital
  • Winchester, VA
  • 1 day ago

What We're Looking For: An experienced associate veterinarian who cares about practicing high-quality medicine, communicates effectively, cares deeply about clients and their pets, and enjoys working...

Veterinarian - General Practice

  • National Veterinary Associates
  • Leesburg, VA
  • 2 days ago

Job Description Catoctin Veterinary Clinic in Leesburg, VA is searching for a Full-Time Veterinarian to join their team!...

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Our hospitals are equipped with ultrasound, digital radiography, complete in-house blood work capabilities and experienced licensed technicians who work with doctors to provide exceptional care to our...

Associate Veterinarian

  • Springfield, VA
  • 1 day ago

Qualifications/Requirements: Must have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an accredited college....

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vetXpress in Colonial Heights, VA is currently seeing an additional Associate Veterinarian to join our growing team!...

Veterinarian Needed for Virginia Chesapeake Bay Practice

  • VetNetAmerica - Employment Services
  • Deltaville, VA
  • 16 hours ago

Two doctor, small animal, general practice seeking another Associate Veterinarian. Full or part-time position available. Four day work week is full time. Doctors hours 8-6 M-F....

Associate Veterinarian

  • Dominion Equine Clinic
  • Suffolk, VA
  • 4 hours ago

Dominion Equine Clinic has an immediate opening for a full-time energetic Associate Veterinarian to join our service-oriented, equine practice....

Demographic Data for Virginia

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Veterinarian Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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...

First Aid for Pets
This course is run by our veterinarian, Dr Katherine, and will equip pet owners with the basic knowledge they need to help their pets in emergencies. It includes a series of explanatory videos,...

Approach to hemorrhagic shock in small animals (veterinary)
This course will cover the basic and advanced aspects of hemorrhagic shock with emphasis on traumatic etiology. In addition, it will provide an in-depth overview of an up-to-date approach to...

Salary for Veterinarian Jobs in Virginia

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

  • Veterinary Innovative Partners
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  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • PetSmart
  • Petco
  • VCA Animal Hospitals
  • National Veterinary Associates
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • University of Virginia
  • Southern Veterinary Partners
  • Rover

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinarian positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Virginia 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 Virginia
  • 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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