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Job Details
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Company Name
VCA Antech, Inc.
Physical Address

Newark, DE 19713
Job Description

VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian to join our well-established, AAHA-accredited 6-doctor practice in Newark, Delaware.

Signing Bonus offered!

Since 1958, families throughout New Castle County have trusted VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital to provide quality, compassionate veterinary care for all of their animal’s healthcare needs. Our veterinarians, technical team, receptionists, groomers and kennel team share your love for animals and understand that your pet is a member of the family. We invite you to visit our newly remodeled, large facility and become acquainted with our team. We are a short distance from Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. More information at


+ State-of-the-art equipment; with five exam rooms, one exam room is just for cats, large treatment area, separate surgery and dental suites.

+ Pockets pets and small mammals seen (rabbits, ferrets, chinchillas, hamsters, guinea pigs, rats/mice)

+ Surgical laser, dental x-ray, tonometry

+ Digital x-ray system with very detailed “on the spot” readable results

+ Excellent anesthesia monitoring by trained technicians, including Cardell CO2 C-STAT monitors; excellent pain management and post-surgery recovery protocols

+ Complete pharmacy with a large inventory of established pharmaceuticals

+ Large pet food inventory on hand at all times


+ Very stable, experienced team who are very supportive of one another. Several of the staff have been working at VCA Kirkwood for many years, some for over 25+ years.

+ Team goes out of their way to make each other look good

+ Focused on delivering great client service, excellent patient care, and quality medicine

+ Great teamwork is a priority and a large part of the culture of our hospital

+ 4 full time doctors

+ Patient Outreach Coordinator to support our clients and patients during medical procedures

+ Strong relationship within the community. Holds support groups for owners whose pets have passed away and has an annual 5k walk to support organizations that help pets in need.


+ Newark, Delaware has a small-town feel with many social and outdoor activities. Enjoy hiking, biking and other outdoor activities at Carpenter State Park and White Clay Creek State Park. There are also venues for music, theatre, art galleries, shopping and dining along Main Street and at the University of Delaware.

As a member of the VCA family, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth. Among the reasons to consider joining VCA are:

+ Network of 3,800+ doctors, including more than 600 Specialists.

+ Largest provider of Private Practice Internships and Residencies in the U.S.

+ WOOF University, offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff.

+ Robust Clinical Studies program.

+ Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities.

VCA Kirkwood adds value to your compensation package with the following:

+ Competitive salary plus bonus potential.

+ Medical, Dental & Vision insurance.

+ Generous CE allowance.

+ Opportunity to teach and mentor.

+ 401(k).

+ Life and Long Term Disability insurance

+ Professional Liability coverage.

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