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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinarian, DVM, Uniacke Lakes Animal Hospital in Mount Uniacke, Nova Scotia

Veterinarian, DVM

Location: Mount Uniacke, NS

DVM Positions for Brand New Hospital in Mount Uniacke!

We are currently looking for full-time & part-time DVMs to join us with our new hospital in beautiful Mount Uniacke, Nova Scotia which opened in April 2024. Uniacke Lakes Animal Hospital is located 10 minutes from Sackville, 25 minutes from the Valley and with our proximity to the emergency hospitals. We are not working on calls, overnights, Sundays or Holidays!

  • A valid veterinarian license allowing practice in Canada

  • Experience in; soft tissue surgical procedures, preventative care, and offering nutritional advice.

  • Dedicated to promoting team-based medicine practices

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in working with your colleagues, pet parents, and community

  • A passion for coaching and mentoring students along their DVM journey

  • An interest in attending conferences and networking with colleagues

  • A love for all companion animals!!

What VCA Canada Offers

Join our team and you will make a huge difference in the lives of pets and their families! With an extensive network of hospitals across Canada, each location offers a diverse experience, a local community feel, and a caring culture of wellness and appreciation you can thrive in!

  • VCA Canada Student Loan RRSP Program – Ask us more!

  • Generous compensation and sign-on bonuses

  • VCA Academy Six-Month Mentorship Program for new/recent graduates or those new to primary care

  • RRSP Employer 5 % Match Program – saving for your future just got easier!

  • Medical Library; 2000+ journals, 600+ textbooks, research, and more at your fingertips!

  • Continuing education benefits - we know you love to learn!

  • Career and leadership opportunities to continue your career path; medical director, medical advisory board, special projects, and other leadership roles

  • Immigration support

  • Licensing, membership dues, and conference fees

  • Referral bonus rewards


We care about your well-being and invest in resources for our associates.

  • Flexible scheduling to support a healthy work-life balance

  • Paid wellness days

  • Employee assistance program

  • E-tools to assist with meditation, better sleep, exercise, and focus

  • Virtual health care (tele-medicine) offering quick access to quality care

  • Professional liability insurance coverage

  • Opportunities to give back in your community through VCA Canada initiatives

About us: Our primary focus is on prevention and education, offering individually tailored care to our patients and their families. We also own five other hospitals within HRM, so we have a large network of DVMs and team members who work together to collaborate, share experiences, generate ideas and support one another whenever needed. We have a formal onboarding/training process as well as regular upskilling sessions, internal wet labs and 1:1 surgical training as needed (ex. large dog spays, dental wetlabs, etc). Because of our diverse and supportive team, new veterinarians are welcome to apply and will be supported in their early career growth.

Our brand-new hospital will be fully equipped with anything you need to provide excellent medical care. Digital everything, full lab equipment, all monitoring and safety equipment, paperless record keeping, references and support materials. What you think a great veterinary hospital should have, we have (and if we don’t and you need it – we will get it). Plus, our hospital will be feline friendly, have a spacious footprint, 6 exam rooms, multiple surgical/procedures suites, separate cat and dog wards and lots of extra space that makes working just that little bit easier when you have room to move!

At our hospital, we strive to provide customer service we are proud of and treat our clients like family. Our business is an active member of the communities we serve and we work as partners with our clients to provide the best quality care for their pets.

We are very open to hearing from anyone who believes their personality and skills would be a great addition to our group. We are open to creating a diverse team. Nothing is more important than having a positive work environment and a cohesive team. We work on culture and workplace happiness every single day.

If you would like to meet to discuss this opportunity, please contact us by email at or . We look forward to hearing from you! We look forward to hearing from you.

VCA is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. If you require any assistance, please let us know.

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