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Veterinarian - Lakewood WA

Pet Doctor

About the Role

Are you a Veterinarian looking for the next step in your career? Do you value team culture and a positive working environment? Look no further than The Pet Doctor in Lakewood, WA! Our busy practice is looking to add an Associate Veterinarian interested in being part of the BEST vet team in the community.


When we opened our doors in 1973, our mission was simple: to give every animal the chance to have a happy and healthy life. Everyone on our staff has a deep love for animals and is committed to providing high-quality service and care. What makes us the best?

  • We are a family-oriented practice that values work/life balance – no weekends!!
  • Our culture provides an environment supportive of mental health & employee well-being
  • Team tenure averages 13 years - we love working here & it shows!
  • We never stop looking and investing in new ways we can best care for our patients and community
  • We have in-house Idexx lab work available, a diagnostic ultrasound machine, a new ultrasonic dental scaler and digital dental X-ray, a new DR X-ray system, a new TCI scope and Class IV laser coming Q1 of 2024
  • Location can’t be beat – minutes to JBLM, 45 minutes to Seattle, 1.5 hours to the ocean, 2 hours to Mt. Rainier and 2.5 hours to Portland
  • Our Veterinarians are collaborative to provide the best care for our patients
  • We have a Reproductive Veterinarian who enjoys sharing her knowledge and offers advanced Reproductive medicine
  • A new Veterinarian will have an instant clientele



Benefits include a prosal compensation model with a salary range of $120k - $200k annually (based on experience), relocation/signing/retention bonuses, medical benefits (including health, dental and vision), 401(k), employee assistance program (EAP), CE allowance, vacation, dues, liability coverage, and so much more. Our practice has a positive, well-being focused culture that we’d love to tell you about. Get the conversation started by applying today!


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Why You'll Love Vetcor


Join the BEST support network, with an emphasis on individuality

There is a career path for everybody and not a one size fits all approach.

  • Vetcor Team: You are joining a team of hospitals that opens the door to collaboration with a stable corporation at your back.
  • Local Practice: Join a unique practice that benefits from the larger family but thrives on their individuality. Practice medicine with full autonomy and the support of experienced DVM leaders when you need it.

Take advantage of programs designed with YOU in mind

Join a group of motivated veterinary professionals while taking advantage of employee programs, resources, and fantastic benefits. Join one of our many collaboration groups for Hospital Managers, Techs, and Vets! Plus, we love supporting growth in your teams' desired career paths. Gain access to mentorship at all levels, continuing education, wellness resources, and more!


Be the cornerstone of your pet COMMUNITY

Feel the pride of being part of a network of reputable and sought-after practices. You have been empowered to leave your mark on the community and it is a difference you can feel. Not only does your work benefit the lives of individual pets and their people, but your hard work and dedication has made you a cornerstone of your pet community.


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