Private small animal GP/ER 24/7/365 hybrid practice offering externships for DVM students with onsite housing. We love mentoring budding DVMs & contributing to the next generation of veterinary medicine! We offer flexible scheduling and experience in GP & ER. If you have a passion for always learning & growing, a desire to practice high quality medicine, & you love being a part of an amazing team, VVA might be the right place for you!
Valdosta Veterinary Associates is a newer, state-of-the-art hospital founded by native Jillian Courson, DVM (LMU Alumni) & veteran Bonne Mount, DVM (UT Alumni) in November 2020. We serve a large region of southern Georgia and northern Florida extending for a 2-hour radius. We believe in providing our patients with access to quality, up-to-date medicine – when it is needed most – & we invest in our practice accordingly. We have 5 exam rooms, a fully stocked pharmacy, two OR Suites with CO2 Surgical Laser, Small & Large Vessel Sealers, Cautery, Rigid & Flexible Endoscopes, complete in-house Idexx Lab with Procyte Dx, Catalyst One, Sedivue UA, Coag Dx, Snap Pros & Digital Cytology, a dedicated Dental Suite with Digital Dental Radiology, Radiology Suite with Digital Radiology & Ultrasound, MLS Cold Laser Therapy, Phovia Florescent Light Therapy, & 2 ICUs. We look forward to adding CT and laparoscopic capabilities soon!
A positive work culture has been intentionally curated with a focus on excellence, collaboration, progress, innovation, & leadership. We work together to “provide high-quality comprehensive veterinary medicine and compassionate care to every patient, every time. To be here when we are needed most, from that precious first wellness visit to the hardest goodbye & through the journey of life in-between.” We have an elite, pleasant team that is knowledgeable & skilled. We always receive compliments about our team & culture from relief vets. References can be provided.
Surrounded by beautiful pecan orchards, Valdosta is a charming southern Georgia community with a population of 56,000 & is home to Wild Adventures Theme Park, the Azalea Festival, the South Georgia Film Festival, the Hahira Honey Bee Festival, and the Peach State Summer Theatre. Nearby Atlanta, Savannah, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, St. Augustine, Orlando, and various east and gulf coast beaches are within a few hours drive for those perfect day-trip adventures on your days off. Our quaint historical downtown area offers weekly community events, a brewery, bimonthly farmers market, & fun activities. Enjoy live music at the local dive bars or relax at our nearby wineries. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore Reed Bingham State Park, Grand Bay Wildlife Management Area, & Okefenokee Swamp Wildlife Refuge all within an hour of Valdosta. Have the convenience of proximity to a plethora of shopping & activities, without the hustle and bustle (and traffic!) of the big city. For additional information see https://www.visitvaldosta.org.