North Shore Animal League America is the largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization in the world. We are a non-profit organization and since 1944, the League’s mission has been saving the lives of pets through adoption, rescue and advocacy initiatives. Every year, the League reaches across the country to rescue, nurture and adopt nearly 18,000 pets into happy and loving homes. Over the years, the League has placed more than 1.1 million puppies, kittens, cats and dogs into carefully screened homes.
Our Pet Health Centers—comprising the Alex Lewyt Veterinary Medical Center, the Don and Karen LaRocca Pet Wellness Center, and the Freed Special Recovery Center—address all aspects of pet health, from prevention to treatment. Staffed by skilled and compassionate veterinary professionals, these facilities provide high quality, affordable care for animals in need. The Lewyt Medical Center, accredited by the prestigious American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), provides comprehensive medical, diagnostic, surgical, and dental services. The LaRocca Wellness Center offers a full range of preventive care, including physical and aquatic therapy, acupuncture, and nutritional counseling. The Freed Special Recovery Center affords comfortable isolation for animals with contagious disease, ensuring a safe environment for all. Open to all pets, the Centers support our no-kill mission to Rescue, Nurture, Adopt, and Educate.
The Pet Health Centers @ North Shore Animal League America
Looking for a full or part time associate veterinarian to join our 16 doctor, AAHA accredited medical center. We provide high quality, affordable veterinary care to our shelter residents as well as both adopted and community pets. Fully equipped, state of the art facilities. In house capabilities include wellness center with rehabilitation suite (including underwater treadmill), dental suite, digital full body and dental radiology ( supported with cutting-edge artificial intelligence by SignalPet), endoscopy, class IV therapy laser, 3 GE Versa Active ultrasound machines, fully equipped surgical suite performing both soft-tissue and orthopedic surgery, and isolation facility. We see over 30,000 cases annually, providing an exciting and challenging work environment. The variety and volume of our caseload offers applicants the opportunity to work in a medically progressive practice. We foster a collaborative environment with a shared doctor’s office to discuss challenging cases.
Job responsibilities: DVMs will rotate through all departments which include clinics (sick and wellness visits), soft tissue +/- orthopedic surgery (based on desire and skillset), management of hospitalized cases and shelter animal exams.
Experience preferred, but new graduates welcome to apply. Active mentoring available in our collaborative work environment.
Compensation commensurate with experience
Generous PTO policy
$1200/yr CE allowance (plus additional paid time off)
Reimbursement for AVMA Dues, NYS License and DEA License
Robust health benefits plan – including medical, dental and vision
As a 501-C-3 Non-profit, employees may be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Comprehensive pet care for staff pets
Work-life balance- (no overnights, limited emergency, 4-day work weeks)
Signing bonus eligible