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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian - Santa Rosa, CA in Santa Rosa, California

VCA PetCare West Veterinary Hospital ( is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our tenured DVM team in Santa Rosa, California .

Our hospital is located in the heart of wine country in Santa Rosa, CA. Sonoma County in the broader sense provides many desirable places to live; from the coast to the inland hills and miles of vineyards, to quaint small towns or more urban settings, all are available in Sonoma County. There really is something for everyone. San Francisco is an hour away, the coast is just a short drive, and Russian River with its beautiful scenery are nearby. If you want to live just outside of town on a small farm, near a vineyard, or with a view of the foothills, the river, or the coast, it is all available within a short drive of VCA PetCare West.

Over the past 10 years since PetCare opened its second hospital, VCA PetCare East (Specialty / Emergency / General Practice), VCA PetCare West has evolved into a large Primary Care practice that has maintained a diverse caseload that is urgent care friendly. The quality of medicine is top notch and always evolving to answer the needs of the local community. We build lasting relationships with our clients and their furry family members. Our team members are very connected to each other and we have a definite family feel, while always striving for a culture of positivity. We believe in treating all team members with respect and place a high value on self-care and work-life balance. We are passionate about preventive care, and are committed to offering our clients high caliber medicine, promoting the best service possible in all aspects of the veterinary visit. Our doctors have access to dedicated surgery and dental suites, digital radiography, ultrasound, and in-house lab in our spacious hospital. Our hospital is Fear Free friendly, with many practices in place to reduce stress for our patients.

We are seeking a full time or part time veterinarian who values being part of a large team, who has common sense, high standards of medicine, empathy, confidence, and who finds enjoyment in relationship building. This individual will be an asset as they develop a loyal client base. Experience is preferred, internship training is a bonus, and new graduates will be considered. Opportunities available to develop and expand medical interests.

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

Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The annual salary range for this position is $150K - $180K. This position may also be eligible for other variable pay programs.

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