DVM Employment Opportunities


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Veterinarian - Missoula
Full Time Permanent Mixed Animal Veterinarian - Alberta Canada

Part-Time Veterinarian - Bozeman

Part-Time or Full-Time Veterinarian - Billings

On-site Overnight Emergency Veterinarian - Billings

Full-Time Associate Veterinarian - Laurel

Full and Part-Time Associate Veterinarians - Broadus

Associate Veterinarian - Whitefish

Associate Veterinarian - Northern Wyoming

Small Animal Practitioner - Helena

Small Animal or Mixed Practice Veterinary Associate - Beulah, ND

Full-time Mixed Animal Veterinarian - Miles City

DVM Opportunity - sign on bonus offered - Billings

Veterinarian - Pet Emergency Center - Missoula

Pet Emergency Center is a growing regional emergency hospital open nights, weekends and holidays.  The clinic is well established and trusted in the veterinary community and has been in continuous operation since 2001.  Our patient caseload is steadily increasing and a new larger facility is currently being planned.  If you have an interest in emergency medicine/surgery yet want time to enjoy all that Montana has to offer then this could be the opportunity for you!

In addition to an awesome dedicated team we have in house digital radiology, CBC, Chem, Lytes, PT/PTT, ultrasound, Cardell monitoring equipment, ICU oxygen cage, AVImark electronic medical records and more!  Internal Medicine Specialist available on site Monday-Thursday for consultations/referrals.

Missoula is a growing and vibrant Western Montana college town with all modern conveniences and entertainment at your fingertips.  The city is nestled in a mountainous valley providing a multitude of recreational benefits.  Just two and a half hours to the north is Glacier National Park.  Snowbowl ski area is just a 20 minute drive from downtown.  The Clarkfork, Bitterroot and Blackfoot rivers provide world class fishing and whitewater rafting.

Missoula, often considered the cultural hub of Montana, is the location of the state's first university, and an eclectic mix of loggers, hippies, college students, sports fans, and retirees.  Missoula is home to about 70,000 people and it boasts two excellent human hospitals as well as an exceptional school system.

There is so much to do and the best part is that your work schedule will allow you to enjoy all that the area has to offer.  Working 13 shifts/month is considered full time employment.  Rotating schedule with shifts grouped 2 or 3 or 4 in a row you will always have 3-4 days off each week and at least 7 days off in a row once every month.  A part time position would also be considered for the right applicant.  Excellent compensation, flexibility in schedule and ample time off is what sets this opportunity apart from all the rest in the area.

Compensation is generous – full time veterinarians earn around 100K/year.  Guaranteed base or percentage of production whichever is greater calculated monthly with no negative accrual.  Benefits include annual CE allowance, paid association dues, liability insurance, veterinary and DEA license, personnel pet discount and simple IRA.

A veterinarian serving as medical director is also desired and would include additional compensation.  As we make the transition to a larger facility, increase specialties and hours the Medical Director will be a vital player in this time of growth.

Minimum 1 year veterinary experience preferred but not required. Confidence in surgery for common emergency conditions is necessary.  Must have a positive attitude, excellent communication skills and be a team player.

Licensed in the state of Montana.
Have or be able to obtain DEA registration.
Be able to lift 50#.
Able to work independently and efficiently.
Minimum 1 year experience preferred.

Send resume and cover letter to Dr. Ellingson at: [email protected]

Posted December 3, 2019
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Full Time Permanent Mixed Animal Veterinarian - Alberta Canada

A full time veterinarian is required for Alberta Veterinary Center in Red Deer, Alberta. The qualified candidate would attend primarily to companion animal and equine cases but some willingness to perform occasional bovine procedures would be helpful. Our 12,000 square foot facility attends to a diverse case load including equine surgical cases and advanced reproductive techniques such as equine embryo transfer and ICSI. New graduates are encouraged to apply with case loads being assigned according to experience. 

An attractive compensation package including medical benefits and CE is available. 

Contact: Dr. Rick at 403-588-6338 or E-mail [email protected]

Posted November 26, 2019
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Part-Time Veterinarian - Bozeman

Black Dog Veterinary Services is an AAHA-accredited small animal veterinary hospital located in Bozeman, Montana. We currently employ four DVMs, but as our practice continues to grow, we are looking for a part-time veterinarian to add to our team. Our patients consist primarily of dogs and cats, but we do offer limited services to equids, rabbits, ferrets, and other pocket pets. The ideal candidate would be willing to provide equine and exotics services but is not a requirement.

In addition to general small animal practice care and procedures, we offer advanced orthopedic surgeries, digital radiography, ultrasound, dentistry with digital radiography standard on all procedures, thermography, and a complete in-house laboratory. Additionally, we offer laser therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic care, pEMF therapy and will be adding rehabilitation, endoscopy, stem cell and PRP in the very near future.

We are looking for someone with a great attitude, the ability to work well with others and has the desire to provide a high standard of care to our patients. New DVM graduates are welcomed as our current veterinarians have several years of experience and are happy to provide mentorship.  Ideal schedule is 2 days per week plus 8-1 every other Saturday.  Must have a DVM degree from an accredited university, ability to obtain Montana license and good oral and written communication skills.

To apply, please send a resume to [email protected], attention Amy.

Posted November 24, 2019
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Part-Time or Full-Time Veterinarian - Billings

The Animal Clinic of Billings and Animal Surgery Clinic is a small animal veterinary hospital centrally located in Billings Montana. The Animal Clinic of Billings has been caring for companion animals since its founding in 1981 by Ken Brown, DVM.

Our website has many detailed pages about us and the services we offer. You can learn more about our practice and team of 30 + employees at:


We currently employ five DVM's, but our practice continues to grow and we are looking for a part-time or full-time veterinarian to add to our team. Some weekend and emergency shifts will be required. Our patients consist primarily of dogs and cats and we welcome rabbits, ferrets, and other pocket pets.

In addition to general small animal practice care and procedures, we offer advanced orthopedic and spinal surgeries, dental care, advanced imaging with MRI and CT, in-house ultrasound and dental, portable and stationary digital radiography, arthroscopy, endoscopy and a complete in-house laboratory. Additionally, we have a well-established physical rehabilitation clinic providing underwater treadmill, laser, ultrasound, stem cell and PRP in a concerted, complete effort to provide the best care for our patients.

We are looking for someone with a great attitude, the ability to work well with others and has the desire to provide a high standard of care to our patients. Recent DVM graduates are welcomed, however an internship and previous experience would be preferred.

We would love to hear from you if you want:

  • To provide excellent veterinary care AND enjoy a healthy work life balance.
  • To work in a friendly and positive work environment where we treat each other with respect, friendliness and have fun doing what we love.
  • To collaborate with experienced, smart doctors who love to share their knowledge, all for the sake of elevating patient care.
  • (If you are a new or newer graduate), to seize this wonderful opportunity to work and learn in a progressive, active hospital with experienced veterinarians who would love to mentor and teach a sharp, enthusiastic new graduate.
  • To work with a wise, caring, experienced, efficient team of veterinary technicians, assistants, client service coordinators, PRT practitioners, receptionists, marketing coordinators, office and business managers and animal caretakers who also elevate that patient care while making your life easier.
  • To work in a modern, well-equipped medical facility with an in house lab, digital x-ray, digital monitoring, endoscopy, ultrasound, MRI, dental equipment/digital x-ray, surgical arthroscopy, PRP and Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy, laser therapy, hydrotherapy, and the opportunity to learn advanced orthopedic and spine procedures alongside our experienced surgeons to name a few.


* DVM degree from accredited institution required

* Eligibility and ability to obtain Montana State Veterinary License

* Good oral and written communication skills

* New DVM graduate welcomed

Salary: Pro-Sal

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

To apply, contact our practice manager Taylor Brown or send a resume to [email protected]

Posted November 21, 2019
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On-site Overnight Emergency Veterinarian - Billings

Work for the Best!  Best Friends Animal Hospital & Urgent Care Center in Billings, MT is currently seeking an on-site overnight Emergency Veterinarian.  This position entails a rotating schedule for emergency cases and hospitalized patient care.  

Our very competitive compensation package includes a guaranteed salary of $100,000, production incentives, CE/licensing/dues annual allowance, generous pet discount, health insurance, 401K option, paid time off, and an upbeat team-oriented working environment.  Experience is preferred, although new graduates may be considered.  Applicants must have excellent communication skills, the desire to work collaboratively with other veterinarians, and leadership skills for a team environment.  

Our progressive practice has been awarded the Billings Gazette “Reader’s Choice – Best Veterinary Service” award for the past two years and we have 24 hour staffing, a recently expanded and remodeled 12,000 square foot 10 exam room facility, state-of-the-art equipment (16 slice helical CT, rehabilitation room with underwater treadmill, ultrasound, digital radiology, endoscopy, gas sterilization, etc), and talented technical and reception teams.  

Billings is the largest city in Montana and offers nice biking/hiking trails, nearby fishing/hunting, many excellent restaurants, an easily accessible international airport, a symphony orchestra, a zoo, an Audubon center, an art museum, a children's museum, rodeos, a thriving microbrewery district and many shopping opportunities.  If you like to ski or hike, Red Lodge/Beartooth Mountains are 45 minutes away, Chico Hot Springs is 1.5 hours away, and Yellowstone National Park is 2 hours away.   

To apply, call Dr. DJ Smith at 406-255-0500 and email resume to [email protected].  Visit our website www.bfah.net and facebook page www.facebook.com/bfahuc

Posted November 14, 2019
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Full-Time Associate Veterinarian - Laurel

Laurel East Veterinary Services is currently seeking a full-time associate veterinarian. We are an established, small animal practice located between Laurel and Billings.   Our clinic is equipped, with digital radiography, ultrasound, and in-house diagnostics. We operate in conjunction with the region’s largest and best pet lodging/day care facility, AnimaLodge Pet Resort.  Although we currently provide only small animal services, there is a potential for large animal work.  This position is an excellent opportunity for an energetic, entrepreneurial individual.  Salary will be determined as a percentage of production with a guaranteed base.  If you are interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected].

Posted November 10, 2019
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Full and Part-Time Associate Veterinarians - Broadus

Powder River Vet Clinic Inc is currently seeking full-time and part-time associate veterinarians for our busy mixed-animal practice in eastern Montana.  New graduates are welcome to apply.  Salary plus production bonus potential dependent upon experience.  Call our office at 406-436-2563 or email [email protected] for additional details.

Posted November 10, 2019
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Associate Veterinarian - Whitefish

Are you a flexible, team player looking for a great life/work balance in beautiful Northwest Montana? Do you enjoy outdoor recreation?   Our progressive, high volume AAHA accredited small animal hospital is seeking a full time veterinarian to join our team.   

Our practice provides a full, diverse caseload with an exceptional, experienced support staff.  We offer wellness care, general and orthopedic surgery, endoscopy/laparoscopy, ultrasound, laser therapy, in house laboratory, digital radiographs (including dental) and acupuncture. 

The position includes a full-time schedule (3-4 days per week) and Saturday rotation.  No emergency hours.  The employment package includes a generous pro/sal compensation, 401K, and pet discount.  Experienced veterinarian preferred but new graduate will be considered.  Learn more about us at whitefishanimalhospital.com.  Please send resumes to [email protected] with attention to practice manager, Margaret Evans.

Posted November 6, 2019
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Associate Veterinarian - Northern Wyoming

New Associate position at young, rapidly-growing mixed animal practice in Northern Wyoming. 

Currently a one-doctor practice, we are looking to expand our team which is dedicated to providing the highest quality of veterinary medicine along with friendly, compassionate service. Our practice embraces integrative medicine and maintains a state-of-the-art digital radiography, in-house laboratory, acupuncture therapy, diagnostic ultrasound, surgical suite, a full pharmacy, and much more! Please see our website at prairesummitvet.com or Facebook for more information.

The position, while at this time would be part-time in nature, has potential to be grown into a full-time position.  Our practice consists of, depending on time of year, approximately 70% small animal/30% equine & small ruminants. Additionally, our goal is to begin offering cattle services in July 2020. This position would consist mostly of small animal medicine, limited equine, some emergency, and the possibility of a growing cattle practice.

The candidate should have strong communication skills, confident approach, and be team-oriented while being comfortable treating both large and small animals. Schedule and Competitive Employment Package will be discussed with applicants at time of interviews.

Cody, Wyoming is a tourism-based town directly to the east gates of Yellowstone National Park. This thriving community has a recreational focus that draws people for its pristine hiking, fishing, camping and skiing opportunities. Cody is located just south of Billings, Montana and brings the convenience of having a large city just a few hours away.

Please contact us via email- [email protected] with attn: Lindsey Wilson, Practice Manager.

Posted October 29, 2019
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Small Animal Practitioner - Helena

Valley Veterinary Hospital of Helena is in search of a well-qualified, dedicated, personable, amenable, and self-motivated small animal practitioner with a sense of humor for a newly merged small animal (cat and dog) exclusive practice formed by two local busy practices. Position will require general practice skills in medicine and surgery but special interests are welcomed, i.e , in orthopedic surgery, acupuncture or alternative medicine. Good communication skills with staff and clients is a very important aspect of this job. Thorough documentation and record keeping necessary. Rotational emergency calls with other doctors is a requirement.  

Montana licensed individual preferred, however arrangements could be made for temporary licensed person until permanent license could be obtained. Experience is helpful, but we have associates to help mentor newer, driven graduates as our goal is for the success of the individual as well as the hospital, while providing the safest and highest quality of veterinary care in the region. You will get the experience! 

Several specialists and universities to refer are available, and we do use telemedicine routinely to help support rule outs and diagnoses. As a group, we relay heavily on diagnostics both in-house and from outside labs and specialists. We encourage more in depth diagnostics and research investigation when needed for the care of our patients. 

Production based salary with bonuses and benefits with long term employment and discussed on case-by-case basis. Buy-in or outright purchase will only be considered after some years of successful association, to be determined with the individual practioner and the 'fit; for all of us. 

Please call or email Dr. Bruce Armstrong at 406-442-0188, [email protected] or the practice manager, Shainna Wootton at 406-442-0188, [email protected].  

**Please note, applicants may apply via email, or call in to gather more information. 

Posted September 26, 2019
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Small Animal or Mixed Practice Veterinary Associate - Beulah, ND

Small Animal or Mixed Practice Veterinary Associates (1 or 2) Needed; Seeking a person or persons with genuine interest in pet and/or beef cow-calf and equine medicine to join our fun-loving but dedicated staff.  Opportunity to practice quality medicine with mentorship in a modern facility with an efficient team in a small town atmosphere.  Practice is 33% bovine, mostly cow-calf, 64% small animal, 3% equine and small numbers of exotics, small ruminants and pocket pets.  Duties will be dependent on experience and interest of applicant.  Applicant should have excellent communication skills, enjoy working in a variety of situations with a diverse case load, have a desire to improve and advance personal skills and have the ability to maintain an upbeat attitude with respect and admiration for coworkers and clients. Basic diagnostic and surgical skills required. Work schedule is 5 1/2 days a week for 2 weeks and then 4 days with a 3-day weekend off. Emergency duty will be split among three veterinarians. Generous salary with benefits including medical insurance, 2 weeks paid time off, HSA account, SIMPLE IRA retirement account, malpractice insurance, service discounts and continuing education, license and professional membership fee coverage.  Long term employment with future practice buy-in preferred.  Recent graduates welcome.  Facebook page is Knife River Veterinary Clinic. Reply with resume to Dr. Carolyn Woodruff, Knife River Veterinary Clinic, Inc., 1701 N. County Rd 21, Beulah, ND  58523 or to [email protected].  Clinic phone: 701-873-5525 (5/19)  

Posted September 3, 2019
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Full-time Mixed Animal Veterinarian - Miles City

There is an opening currently available for a full-time mixed animal veterinarian in Miles City, MT.  The practice is 50% food animal, 40% small animal and 10% equine.  Currently there are 3 full-time and one part-time veterinarians.  The part-time veterinarian is leaving this summer.

Our large animal practice is based on cow-calf production and includes three counties in eastern MT.  A clinic vehicle, Silencer chute, Ibex ultrasound, and Pulsator IV ejaculators are available for herd work.  The majority of individual animal assessments including obstetrical procedures are brought into the clinic.  The local salebarn is also served here, as are a number of smaller backgrounding lots (500-4000 head).

The small animal portion includes gas anesthesia, in-house CBC and chemistry units, digital radiography, ultrasonic scaler and Dentalaire cart for dental procedures.  We do soft tissue surgery and some basic orthopedic procedures including lateral suture repair for cruciate tears and also bone pinning and plating.  There is also a small amount of small animal boarding.

Equine services include routine and cryptorchid castrations, umbilical hernia repair, teeth floating, basic lameness exams and basic reproductive services.   Surgical colic cases are referred to Billings, which is about two hours away.

All areas of practice are active but open to expansion of services.  

Clinic hours are 9:00 am to 5:30 pm (closed over the noon hour) daily M-F and Saturday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.  On-call hours are currently split between three veterinarians, with the on-call vet working the Saturday hours.

Salary is negotiable.  Liability insurance paid.  Two weeks paid vacation.  State VMA dues, AVMA dues and one professional membership paid.  Also, the clinic will pay for CE registration fees and lodging for meetings.

Miles City is a community of approximately 8,500 people and is an economic and social hub of eastern MT.  There are plenty of local groups to be involved in, whether music, theater, athletics or western heritage.  Hunting and fishing opportunities are present here in Custer County.  For those who enjoy mountain activities such as skiing, hiking or fly fishing, the mountains of MT are about a three-hour drive.

New graduates are certainly welcome to apply.  We are looking for a versatile person who is open to exploring their own pursuits in a general small-town veterinary practice. 

Contact Dr. Davison at 406-234-2559 or email [email protected] for more information.

Updated November 11, 2019
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DVM OPPORTUNITY - sign on bonus offered - Billings

We are looking for a FT (part-time may be considered), talented and energetic associate DVM to join our team in beautiful south-central Montana!  Yellowstone Valley Veterinarians is comprised of 13 DVM’s across four locations, one of which is a 24/7 ER Hospital. We are AAHA accredited and have been serving the community for more than 50 years! 

Our small animal/exotic practice’s provide diverse and challenging caseloads with the tools, equipment, and outstanding staff for support. We offer laser surgery, endoscopy/laparoscopy, cold laser, in house labs, acupuncture as well as fostering the human-animal bond though all life stages. We provide veterinary care for Zoo Montana, also. Competitive compensation package including a guaranteed salary of $75-95,000 DOE with production bonus potential and CE allowance/licensing/membership dues/401k. We invest in you! 

YVV is dedicated to providing the best veterinary experience possible with a focus on excellent customer service and servant leadership.  If you want to love where you work and whom you work with, we may be the fit for you!

Billings is Montana’s largest city with a population of 110,000 but close to mountains and lakes. Billings boasts a strong economy, an excellent medical community, and big city amenities with a small town feel—perfect for the outdoorsman AND the urbanite.  

Skills and Basic Qualifications

  • A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from an accredited university.
  • Montana Licensure in good standing. 
  • Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Works collaboratively with hospital team members.
  • Makes decisions confidently and effectively.
  • Manages time and tasks appropriately.
  • Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients, emulating servant leadership.
  • Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth and mentorship. 

Please visit our Facebook pages at facebook.com/shilohvet/facebook.com/Moore-Lane-Veterinary-Hospitalfacebook.com/Skyview-Veterinary-Hospital, and facebook.com/Friendship-Veterinary-Center-

Or our website www.yellowstonevalleyvet.com/ 

If interested, call Carey at 4062524159 or email Dell Kay Bertino at [email protected] or Doug Honken at [email protected] 

Updated September 20, 2019
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