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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian - La Quinta, CA in La Quinta, California

VCA Village Park Animal Hospital is seeking a full-time, experienced Associate Veterinarian to complement our talented team in beautiful La Quinta, California .

We are an established small animal practice. Our four doctor staff and 20-experienced support team are committed to high quality care provided through a special partnership with our clients. We provide wellness and preventative care, general medicine and surgery. Our state of the art practice emphasizes rehabilitation and integrated medicine. We offer animal rehabilitation utilizing underwater treadmill on-site as well as laser therapy. We offer boarding and grooming services for our wonderful and growing clientele.

We are looking for a Full-Time veterinarian who feels comfortable rotating a schedule, when needed, to allow all doctors to capitalize on vacation time, CE and work/life balance. Our fast-paced facility is currently open 5 days a week; M-F 8am-7pm.

Please click apply now to be considered for this “sunny” southern California position!


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

Health & Well-being

  • Innovative associate health and well-being department (Headspace app subscriptions, Fidelity 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

Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The annual salary range for this position is $66,560 -$180K. This position may also be eligible for other variable pay programs.

If you are a current associate, you will need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Jobs Hub app or search for Browse 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