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Laboratory Technician Senior (RM)

Posted on May 20, 2019

Mesa, AZ

Job Summary

Responsible for all terraria and aquaria in the Saguaro Building as well as the outdoor pond and wildlife enclosure, which collectively house the live teaching collection of the Life Science Department at the MCC Red Mountain Campus. The collection includes various plant life, invertebrates, fish, amphibians, venomous and non-venomous reptiles, a breeding population of endangered Desert Pupfish. Responsible for terrarium set up, cleaning, observation of individual animal well-being and health, record keeping, feeding, and scheduling of regular veterinary visits. Responsible for both spontaneous and scheduled public speaking presentations to students and visitors to the MCC Red Mountain campus as well as off campus community outreach. Responsible for holding and collecting permits, adhering to Arizona Game and Fish standards, keeping detailed records of collection points, educational use, and annual reporting. Responsible for preserving dead animals and maintaining a small collection of preserved animals. Responsible for acquiring animals and plants for display, including collection from the wild in some instances.

Essential Functions

25% – Daily feeding and watering of animals, weekly feeding of mice to snakes, daily spraying toad and frog tanks, animal soaks/baths, and arranging veterinary care.

20% – Maintenance of exhibit terraria including: Filling of terrarium ponds, substrate changes for terrariums, cleaning of glass, removing waste, changing bulbs, cleaning water and food dishes, water changes for fish tank.

15% – Answering questions of students and visitors about animals in collection, prepare animals for instructor use, prepare animals for outreach talks, give outreach talk with animals.

15% – Daily outdoor pond check/maintenance, collection of animals for pond exhibit, removal of algal overgrowth and plant control.

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Part Time or Full Time Associate

Posted on May 15, 2019

Portage, Michigan

Milwood Animal Clinic in Portage, Michigan is seeking a part-time or full-time associate to join our three doctor practice.  An interest in surgery and/or exotic pet medicine would be a plus.

We are known for our compassionate care for clients and their beloved companions and utilize low stress handling techniques. Our clinic is well equipped with Abaxis chemistry machine, digital radiography (including dental), iM3 dental unit, ultrasound, tonopen, blood pressure, pulse ox, capnograph, ECG, Bair Hugger, IV fluid pump, and more.  Our staff is highly trained to allow you to focus on practicing high quality veterinary medicine.  We strive to provide a supportive family-like environment and have fun while doing meaningful work.  A local ER covers evening and weekend emergencies for us.

We are located in beautiful Kalamazoo county – halfway between Chicago and Detroit. Surrounded by lakes and a short drive to Lake Michigan, hiking and bike trails abound. We have a vibrant downtown scene with museums, live entertainment, and a wide variety of restaurants and brewpubs.

Learn more about us at or!

Interested parties can send CV to


Posted on April 11, 2019

Toronto, ON

BRANCH: Wildlife Health & Veterinary Science

COMMENCING: September 30, 2019

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Basic Function:  Reporting to the Head Veterinarian, this position shares responsibility in maintaining the health and welfare of the animal collection, supervising veterinary residents in accredited residency programs, and supporting research and conservation projects.

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If interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter no later than May 3, 2019 to:


* Please state “Application for Veterinarian” in the subject line of your application.

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.




Exotics-focused Veterinarian

Posted on April 11, 2019

Mount Laurel, NJ

Mount Laurel Animal Hospital is looking to hire an additional exotics-focused veterinarian to join our team.  We are a busy privately owned specialty, 24/7 emergency, and general practice which is built around a collaborative culture.  Our team is made up of over 40 veterinarians with several board certified specialists including a full time internist (with a second internist starting August 2019), three surgeons (with a fourth surgeon starting August 2019), two full time oncologists, part-time anesthesiologist, full-time ophthalmologist, full-time in house clinical pathologist, part time cardiologist, radiologist/ultrasound coverage, full-time behavioral medicine, full-time neurologist, full-time dermatologist, three exotics veterinarians, and full-time critical care coverage.  We are well staffed with 170+ support staff and highly trained nurses including several veterinary technician specialists.

Skills & Qualifications: Preference will be given to intern or residency trained applicants in the field of exotic medicine. Experience with emergency medicine is a plus. We look forward to hiring a person who is highly motivated, organized, and friendly. We are looking for someone who will embrace our philosophy of top-notch customer service, outstanding client and patient care, and teamwork.

Position: Flexible work schedule (full time considered), competitive salary, and comprehensive benefits package will be provided to the right candidate.  Our benefits package includes health, vision, and dental insurance, 401K match, CE allowance, an internal bonus system, and vacation time.

If you have an interest in hearing more about our hospital we would love to hear from you.  Please visit our website

Please submit your CV to Christopher Torre, VMD (practice owner) at

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Exotics Veterinarian Practice/Partner Opportunity

Posted on March 20, 2019

Cincinnati, OH

Multi-doctor multi-location practice (Non corporate) is looking to fill a niche in the Cincinnati area by providing a full-time exotic veterinary practice for the City and surrounding three counties. 10-year existing small animal/exotic pet practice is considering a 3-5 year marketing campaign to establish itself as the place to rely on for medical and surgical treatment in the greater Cincinnati area for exotic patients. Besides opportunity to work exclusively on exotics, owner is willing to allow qualified partner or associate to see and treat traditional companion pets if they so desire. Board certification or eligibility in Avian, Reptiles, Small mammals, or Zoo animals desired, but not required.  Base salary based on experience, but Full time offers would have a starting base of $100,000 per annum, with  additional for an experienced individual.Production and quarterly incentives also available. Talk to Text cloud based paperless records supported. Sharing clients with two other larger hospitals keeps steady flow of patient’s coming in the door.
If interested, please contact Dr. Dan Meakin, DVM directly at: (513)258-6087 (mobile) or (513)797-7387 x113
About All Creatures Animal Hospital
All Creatures Animal Hospital is a 6 doctor 3 location practice in the east Cincinnati area. We’ve been servicing the local community for over 25 years and see canines, felines,exotics and avians. Our modern facilities are well equipped to offer the highest level of patient care. All our locations offer digital radiographs, paperless medical records, up-to-date practice management software, ultrasound, endoscopy, laser therapy and laser surgery, along with the most up to date laboratory and anesthetic monitoring equipment. We offer a loyal clientele, high case volume, and a professional, well educated support
team.  visit us online:

Exotic Animal Veterinarian

Posted on March 11, 2019

Phoenix, AZ

This position involves working with diverse teams at the PetSmart Home Office, as well as working with pet care associates in our 1600+ stores.  Responsibilities for this position involve ensuring the health and safety of pets, reducing the risk of zoonotic disease and designing processes for continuous improvement.  Daily tasks include evaluating projects and practices that reduce animal health issues or improve operational efficiencies.  Most of the work is done in person or via computer at the PetSmart Home Office in Phoenix, but travel is required for visiting our live pet suppliers’ facilities in the United States and Canada. The work week, while in the office and not on business travel, is regular business hours Monday through Friday.  The appropriate individual will have strong multi-species medical and surgical knowledge; an understanding of pathogenesis and disease transmission; and be able to collect, analyze and make data-driven decisions in a timely manner.


Perform vendor audits of live animal suppliers

Aid stores and their local veterinarians with health issues with our store pets (small mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, amphibians and invertebrates).

Monitor pet loss and health issues in PetSmart stores and suggest protocols for improvements

Support Specialty Merchandising Team with product assortment and with pet selection

Support Store Operations and Learning Teams on associate education initiatives

Maintain, update and create care guides and other training material for store pet care and pet parent education

Work with Marketing, Public Relations and Corporate Communications regarding pet-related issues, publications and education materials

Aid legal and customer service teams dealing with pet health concerns (infectious disease, zoonoses, etc.) associated with pets in our stores


DVM or VMD degree

A minimum of 3 years of exotic animal veterinary experience

An Arizona State Veterinary Medical License (if not already licensed) must be obtained within 6 months of hire.

Must have (or obtain) a certificate of Veterinary Accreditation by the USDA, category II

Strong customer-focused, quantitative, analytical, and project management skills

Must have great communication skills and be able to work in a team environment

Ability to resolve issues in a timely and effective manner; problem solving and corrective action skills a must

Ability to present technical information in a concise manner to various levels of the organization

Ability to prioritize and process data and work in a fast-paced, multi-doctor, corporate environment.

Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook

For full information and to apply: Click Here

Certified Veterinary Technician

Posted on March 5, 2019

Portland, Oregon

Come join us at Avian and Exotic Veterinary Care! You will be a valued member of a small staff, including Oregon’s only 2 board-certified exotics specialist veterinarians, a zoological medicine intern veterinarian, and 6 CVT’s, veterinary assistants and receptionists.

This position requires the following:

–  Oregon CVT licensure (or licensure upon hire)

–  Respect for the human-animal bond as it is reflected across all species

–  Work on some weekend days and some holidays. Typical work week includes 3 weekdays and 1 weekend day.

–  Ability to communicate using correct spelling and grammar

–  Willingness to learn new technical skills and “soft skills” including interpersonal communication

–  Willingness to undergo a criminal background check before hire

Compensation/benefits package includes hourly wage of $17-22/hour, health/dental insurance, paid time off, CE and CVT license fees, uniforms, pet care discounts, and access to the support provided by our communications coach.

When replying to this post, please include your resume in the body of your email. Please do not include an attachment of a resume or CV with your email, for computer virus blocking protection. Replies sent with attachments will be discarded.

For all inquiries please email Lisa Harrenstien, DVM, Dipl.ACZM at

Full-time Veterinary Associate

Posted on February 7, 2019

Berlin, Connecticut

Kensington Bird and Animal Hospital, located in Berlin, Connecticut is seeking a full-time Veterinary Associate with avian and exotics experience to add to our growing practice.

We are a family-owned small animal practice specializing in avian and exotic medicine and surgery. Our hospital is specifically designed and equipped to meet the unique needs of the wide variety of species we treat, offering digital x-ray, ultrasound, ultrasonic dental, and endoscopy. We are a full service hospital, committed to providing all of our canine and feline patients with the same level of care and respect that we give our avian and exotic patients. Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 and Saturday 8:00-
12:00 by appointment only.

For more information about our company, visit us online at
Experienced candidates are preferred. New graduates are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates, please email your resume to our Practice Manager, Stephanie Veturis, at

Assistant or Associate Professor in Wildlife and Zoo Pathology

Posted on January 30, 2019

Guelph, Ontario

Position Title / Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor in Wildlife and Zoo Pathology
College: Ontario Veterinary College
Department: Pathobiology
Date Posted: January 10, 2019
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Please reference AD #19-01

Position Description:
The Department of Pathobiology at the University of Guelph invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Wildlife and Zoo Pathology . This position will contribute to a cluster hire of One Health researchers at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), advancing interdisciplinary comparative research at the interface of animal, human, and environmental health.

Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree, completed a doctoral degree, have a strong research background, be eligible for licensure by the College of Veterinarians of Ontario, and be eligible for phase II board certification or be board-certified by the American/European College of Veterinary Pathologists. Preference will be given to the candidates who are already board-certified.

For full information Click Here

Application Process
Assessment of applications will begin on March 2, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit the following materials (preferably as a single PDF file): (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) names of three references. Applications should be sent to the attention of:
Dr. Shayan Sharif
Professor and Chair, Pathobiology
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority


SVM – Associate Professor, Department of Pathobiology

Posted on November 27, 2018

West Indies, Grenada

St. George’s University invites applicants for a full-time teaching position in the Department of Pathobiology beginning January 5, 2020.

Job Description:

Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in Wildlife medicine and exotics and research.

Experience in infectious disease (bacteria, virus, or parasites) and/or epidemiology.

Instructional activities:

Deliver selected lectures in Avian/Fish/Exotic animal disease course to term 4 veterinary students with emphasis in pet and production, bird medicine/infectious disease, lab animal medicine/infectious disease, reptiles, and terrestrial zoo animal medicine/infectious disease.

Deliver lectures in the graduate curriculum

Advise and mentor DVM, MSc and PhD students

Participate in developing course syllabi by providing learning outcomes and examination questions for each assigned lecture

Assist in conducting and grading of examinations in compliance with the SVM Examination Policy.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To ensure full consideration, complete application materials including CV and Cover Letter should be submitted to be considered.

Salary is competitive and paid in US dollars.

Review of applicants will be ongoing until the position is filled.

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Veterinary Internship in Wildlife Rehabilitation Medicine

Posted on November 16, 2018

Roseville, MN

The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota provides quality medical care and rehabilitation for all injured, sick and orphaned wild animals, and shares its knowledge with the people who care about them.

The internship will provide the Intern with hands-on experience in wildlife rehabilitation and medicine. At the end of the internship, Interns should be able to manage common wildlife rehabilitation cases in all aspects, including husbandry, common problems, treatments plans diagnostics, anesthesia and surgery and much more!

Important Dates:

The applicant should email a PDF resumé, including 3 references with contact information by December 15, 2018 to Renee Schott, DVM at Questions may also be directed here.

Video call or in-person interviews will be scheduled for December 2018 and early January 2019.

Accepted applicant will be notified before the VIRMP withdrawal deadline (late January 2019).

For more information: Summer 2019 – Summer 2020 Internship Information

Editor for the Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery

Posted on October 1, 2018

The job can be performed at the applicants current worksite or institution

The Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV) is seeking a new Editor for the Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery (JAMS). JAMS is a peer-reviewed, scientific publication in the field of avian veterinary medicine and surgery with circulation volume of approximately 1,400 subscriptions. The Editor will have primary responsibility for the publication of JAMS and will work under the guidance of the AAV Executive Board. Preference will be given to candidates with a DVM/VMD degree and a strong interest and experience in the field of avian medicine and a solid record of scientific publication. A full description of the duties and responsibilities of the position can be found at Click LEARN MORE for further information.

Associate Veterinarian

Posted on September 7, 2018

West suburb of Chicago, Illinois

Avian & Exotic Pet Practice in west suburb of Chicago, Illinois

Integrative Avian and Exotic pet practice in western suburbs of Chicago is seeking a part time or full time veterinary associate.  This progressive exotics practice is a combination of a primary care facility for a well established client base, referral practice for avian and exotic pets from around the Midwest, and holistic care center for dogs, cats and exotics.  Nearly 95% of the patients are comprised of avian and exotic pet species, while the remaining are dog and cat holistic care patients.   This practice is housed in a beautifully designed facility that creates a calm and welcoming ambiance, while providing the latest in avian and exotic pet medicine.
Applicants must be compassionate, service oriented and intellectually motivated.  In addition, a strong sense for team work is necessary to complement our top notch support staff and clientele.  Potential associate must possess a strong passion for exotic pet medicine and never ending quest for learning in this ever changing field.  Our entire team maintains a strong foundation in conventional diagnostics and therapy for all of our patients.  Training and experience in holistic modalities is not required, but an open-minded attitude and willingness to incorporate the benefits of alternative therapies available is a necessity.
Contact Robert Ness at 630-697-8163 or send a letter of interest and resume to Find out more about us by visiting our website at

Associate Veterinarian

Posted on June 1, 2018

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA

Exotic Vet Care is looking for an associate veterinarian. We are committed to providing cutting-edge, high-quality care for exotic pets and we are seeking a new long-term team member. This position would suit a veterinarian with at least 2 years exotics experience or has ideally completed a rotating internship and who strives for excellence. This individual should possess a wide range of diagnostic and surgical skills, be team player, and have strong leadership and excellent communication skills.

Our modern practice features paperless records, digital radiology, CT scan, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, rigid & flexible endoscopy, in-house laboratory and incubators.

Compensation package includes salary based on experience, bonus plan based on production, paid vacation, paid time off, discounted pet care, retirement plan and continuing education funds.  We are located just 10 minutes from beautiful beaches and historic downtown Charleston. We are surrounded by amazing outdoor activities such as fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding and surfing. The local veterinary community is a close-knit group that supports each other and meets monthly at local restaurants for sponsored CE dinners. We require an in-person interview. If interested, please submit a CV with 2 professional references and direct any questions to