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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian - East Haven, CT in East Haven, Connecticut

VCA Foxon Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian to join our AAHA-accredited, 4-doctor small animal practice in East Haven, Connecticut. Current students or new graduates, apply today!

This is a F/T opportunity that includes 4-day work weeks. We are open 6 days-a-week and do not require on-call hours. ​

VCA Foxon is a full-service, newly renovated, Fear Free-certified practice. We see a variety of cases ranging from wellness/preventative medicine to advanced surgery and dentistry.

If you are looking to be a part of a hospital team that is collaborative, while having the support and resources to push your career forward, we would love to connect with you!

VCA Foxon Animal Hospital Website

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East Haven, Connecticut is centrally located between New York City and Boston, as well as minutes from Yale University and Long Island Sound. The many programs, concerts, and events at Yale add to New Haven's vibrant arts scene, which includes a variety of theaters, a symphony, and a popular summertime jazz festival. In addition to sightseeing and fishing, explore the numerous parks and natural areas around the city; families will find plenty of things to do in East Rock Park and Lighthouse Point Park. Our culture is thriving with new breweries and restaurants opening as well as nearby beaches. Perfect location for families and outdoor enthusiasts!

As a member of the VCA family, eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Health & Well-being

  • Innovative associate health and well-being department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)

  • 401k retirement savings plan with company match

  • Health/dental/vision insurance, infertility benefits, gender affirmation services

  • Paid parental, vacation, and sick leave

Professional Development

  • Continuing Education Allowance and paid Continuing Education Days

  • WOOF University – offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff

  • VCA Academy’s Mentorship Program – participate as a mentee or mentor in a GP or ER setting

  • Opportunities to participate in a robust Clinical Studies program

Additional Benefits

  • Up to 100% Pet Care Discount for your own pets

  • 100% paid professional liability coverage

  • 100% paid life insurance

  • 100% paid short-term disability insurance

  • Access to a network of 5,000 doctors, including more than 600 specialists

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at