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Larkspur Landing Veterinary Hospital Looking for Rockstar Vet

Larkspur Landing Veterinary Hospital is looking for part or full time veterinarian. We are located in Marin County, right across the golden gate bridge from San Francisco. We are a fun, face paced small animal daytime practice. We offer tailored personalized progressive medicine and surgery.  Our hospital is fully equipped and our clients are great, including multiple rockstars. Thus we are looking for a highly skilled veterinarian with great people and medical skills to join our busy boutique practice. We offer matching 401K, Trupanion Pet insurance, $110-150K per year for a four day work week.

Please send resume to pressdogs@me.com.

City of Oakland VETERINARIAN Position

$91,465 – $112,305 Annually
Closes: August 3, 2018, 11:59pm

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill a Veterinarian position in the Oakland Animal Services Division within the City Administrator’s Office. This is an exciting career opportunity and we are seeking individuals who would gladly dedicate their time, energy and expertise to a community they love and an employer who values their talents.

The incumbent will oversee the medical care of animals; examine, diagnose and perform treatment for impounded animals; develop a comprehensive animal health care services program; direct the work of the Veterinary Technician and other shelter staff; provide and participate in training; and perform related duties as assigned.

The Oakland Animal Shelter handles approximately 6,000 animals a year with a daily population of approximately 175 dogs, 150 cats, and a variety of other mammals, reptiles and birds. The ideal candidate should have strong skill in high volume spay/neuter (S/N), be an advocate for early S/N, be strong in multi-tasking, understand shelter population management, and have excellent interpersonal skills and pragmatic diagnostic treatment skills. The goal of the City is to re-home all of the healthy, socialized animals coming through the shelter. The Veterinarian will occasionally testify in court as the medical expert in the investigation of animal cruelty and neglect cases.

Minimum requirements include a Doctorate degree in veterinary medicine from an accredited college or university, two years of recent experience in veterinary medicine at an animal shelter, clinic or kennel, and a valid license issued by the California Board of Examiners in Veterinary Medicine to practice as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Depending on the assignment, may be required to obtain and maintain a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license to order controlled substances. Experience in animal shelter medicine is highly desirable.

Incumbents in this classification will be required to receive all appropriate inoculations and vaccinations, and must submit fingerprints, undergo a criminal record clearance and pass a job-related background investigation. Please scan and attach your California Board of Examiners license in Veterinary Medicine to your online application.

Successful incumbents in this position are expected to operate automotive vehicles in the performance of assigned duties. Due to the nature of the assignment and the hours worked, public transportation may not be a cost effective or efficient method for traveling to the various locations required. Individuals who are appointed to this position will be required to maintain a valid California Driver’s License throughout the tenure of employment OR demonstrate the travel to various locations in a timely manner as required in the performance of duties.

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Submit an online application and current resume prior to the closing time of the job announcement. Allow sufficient time to submit your application and upload documents if you are a new user on the NeoGov system. APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ONLINE ONLY. You may apply and view current openings by visiting our employment opportunities webpage at: //agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm. The City of Oakland is an EEO/ADA Employer.

Volunteer Opportunity

Veterinary Street Outreach Services

Veterinary Street Outreach Services (VET SOS) is recruiting volunteers—DVMs and veterinary assistant/technicians—for its monthly mobile clinics serving the companion animals of homeless San Franciscans. Visit www.vetsos.org for more information, including upcoming clinic dates. Support the human-animal bond in this vulnerable population and work with outstanding volunteers from all over the Bay Area!

Voicemail: (415) 355-2248
Email: vetsos@sfccc.org
Website: www.vetsos.org


Want to do something that saves lives, feels good and helps your community? Then volunteer to help animals when disasters strike in California!

Thousands of animals need care during and after disasters. Some 63% of California households have pets, including an estimated 10 million pet cats, nine million dogs, and one million horses. Other pets, farm animals, and wildlife also need assistance during and after disasters like earthquakes, floods, and wildfires.

Veterinary professionals are vital to animals during disasters. The mission of the California Veterinary Medical Reserve Corps (CAVMRC) is to provide veterinary professionals with the training and credentialing necessary to support animal health and public health.

Deployment is always voluntary. Volunteers get involved at whatever level works for them – assistants are needed as well as leaders, part- time responders are as welcome as those who can help out for a week or two, plus there are ongoing roles in areas such as planning and disaster response. Volunteer participation can be a matter of life or death for rescued animals and means the world to the owners of those animals.

Benefits of joining the CAVMRC

The CAVMRC provides veterinary professionals:

Credentialing necessary to support animal health and public health emergency response.

Continuing education and training opportunities that allow you to strengthen your skills to better serve your practice, your community and our state.
Networking and information sharing opportunities with veterinary team members across the state.

Who can join the CAVMRC?

You don’t need any prior disaster response experience or training to join the CAVMRC. The entire veterinary practice team is welcome, including:

  • Veterinarians
  • Registered veterinary technicians
  • Veterinary assistants, office managers and all support staff members
  • Students in veterinary medical programs
  • Retired veterinary professionals with a current license

Program Affiliation

The CVMA registered the CAVMRC as a unit of the Medical Reserve Corps under the California Emergency Medical Services Agency and works in cooperation with local, statewide, and national agencies. The CVMA has played an important role in preparing for and responding to disasters in California since 1994 and builds on this experience with this new affiliation.

For more information visit the CAVMRC website.