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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian - Littleton, CO in Littleton, Colorado

VCA Dakota Ridge Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian to complement our talented team in Littleton, CO.

You will enjoy working in this AAHA-accredited, 4-doctor practice with a well-trained support team, all while practicing in a beautiful 6,600-sq.ft., well-equipped state of-the-art facility. VCA Dakota Ridge Animal Hospital is fully equipped with dental radiology, ultrasound, therapeutic laser, acupuncture, and more! We've proudly served the Littleton, Morrison, and Ken Caryl communities since 2007. There is a wealth of veterinary experience at your service! At VCA Dakota Ridge Animal Hospital, we look forward to welcoming you, your dog, cat, or pocket pet. Everyone on our staff believes the better we get to know your pets, the better we can provide the best possible healthcare for them.

Located in beautiful Littleton, CO against the foothills, we have fantastic access to hiking, biking, and great ski resorts! We have a beautiful view of the Front Range and Red Rocks Amphitheatre. This part of town combines the beauty and quick access of the mountains with short drives and train rides into downtown Denver. Our practice enjoys close relationships with several area shelters, along with a commitment to the local community of Littleton.

Our hospital offers 4 10-hour shifts per week with rotation on Saturday. We believe in a work-life balance and encourage our doctors to practice high quality medicine.

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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, 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 negotiable based on credentials and experience; annual salary starting at $120,000 - $140,000

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