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Veterinarian Needed


If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.

As a Veterinarian, you will be responsible for the health and welfare of all animals impounded at the Animal Services Centre under the Responsible Pet Ownership (RPO) Bylaw as well as animals admitted under the No-Cost Spay/Neuter program. You will educate and represent Animal Services to the public, media, students, Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA), Calgary Academy Veterinary Medicine (CAVM) and other agencies. Primary duties include:

·         Conduct surgeries (for example: spay and neuters, umbilical hernias, cherry eye, wound repairs, and amputations).

·         Perform dental procedures and diagnostics on shelter animals.

·         Provide examinations and spays or neuters for the No Cost Spay Neuter Program, as well as examinations for impounded animals.

·         Authorize medical treatments or euthanization of injured stray animals as per RPO.

·         Review, approve, and perform all necessary humane euthanasia’s in accordance with established protocol.

·         Serve as an appointed Clinical Instructor in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine’s Distributed Veterinary Learning Community. Instruct, supervise, mentor, and coach 4th year veterinary students participating in rotations in spay, neuter, dental procedures, physical exams, and basic principles of shelter medicine.


·         A Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine combined with a current license to practice in the province of Alberta through the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association.

·         A minimum of 3 years of related experience.

·         You are client and service oriented, have strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to exercise good judgement. 

Pre-employment Requirements

·         Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

An offer of employment for this position will be conditional on an applicant passing a pre-employment drug test. Failure to pass a pre-employment drug test may prevent an applicant from being hired into any safety sensitive position for a period of up to twelve months.

For more information and to apply, please visit www.calgary.ca/careers. 

Posted on: 2018-10-23


RVT Needed

AAHA accredited companion animal clinic in Olds, Alberta is looking for an enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Technologist starting November 1, 2018. No weekend shifts and a long weekend every other week to help provide you with personal/family time.

Our hospital has Idexx in-house laboratory diagnostics, digital radiology, dental radiology and Cornerstone software to maximize the use of all your skills.  

Required skills and experience:

AHT Diploma

Registered with the AbVMA.

Excels at laboratory diagnostic procedures.

Exceptional oral and written communication skills.

Must be organized with a strong attention to detail.

Outstanding time management skills.

Must thrive in a fast paced and demanding environment.

Excited to take on new challenges and learning opportunities.

Confident with handling dogs and cats and able to meet the physical demands.

Must be reliable, dedicated and honest with a professional demeanor.


Please submit a cover letter to Sydney at admin@oldspetclinic.ca describing what areas you currently excel in and where you would like to focus future continuing education. Please include references with your resume.

We thank all applicants for applying. Those selected for an interview will be contacted within 10 business days of receipt of their application.

The position will remain open until the ideal candidate has been selected.

Posted on: 2018-09-10


Vet Looking for Work


Hello! My name is Dena and I'm an experienced Australian small animal vet with significant experience across a range of areas including rural and city locations, feline specific, emergency in a referral teaching hospital and shelter environments. I have a significant amount of practice mangement experience including owning my own small animal hospital. I am committed to best practice and understand excellent customer service. I am seeking to settle in the Calgary/Bow Valley area and hoping to make some strong connections with local hospitals while I am visiting the area 12 September - 20 October 2018. I am coming over specifically for this purpose. Whether you have any opportunities now, anticipate a possible future need or would just like to have a chat, please get in touch. I'd love to talk to you. I'm particularly interested in management roles but happy to discuss clinical opportunities as well. I look forward to hearing from you. Please contact me at tigervet28@yahoo.com.au




Posted on: 2018-09-07


Part Time Veterinarian Needed

Britannia Kingsland Veterinary Clinic is looking for a permanent part time vet to join our team. BKVC is an independant, busy, WELL equipped, 2.5 vet clinic. The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed. We do exotics and alternative medicine but no interest in these fields is required. Candidate must have good dental and surgical skills. We offer dental and health benefits, CE and uniform allowance. Please send resume to info@calgaryvet.com.

Posted on: 2018-05-09


AHTs/RVTs Needed

*Under new management

AAHA-accredited, McKnight 24 Hour Veterinary Hospital in Calgary, AB is seeking motivated AHTs/RVTs. 
This is a unique opportunity to be involved with both emergency and primary care medicine.  We are seeking positive individuals who are interested in continually learning and in being part of our growing team.   With access to cutting-edge equipment including: digital radiography, ultrasound and a full in-house laboratory, you can utilize your skills at the highest level as well as develop new skills.  By creating a strong foundation geared towards compassionate care and superior customer service, our team members have the opportunity to make a difference.  Our successful applicants will be highly motivated, enthusiastic, possess excellent communication skills, and have a commitment to client education.  Preference will be given to applicants with a minimum of one year experience in a veterinary setting. Emergency experience preferred, but not required.  We offer excellent health and dental benefits, paid RVT dues, uniform allowance, CE allowance and a compressed schedule which allows for extended time off.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Both full and part-time will be considered.  

Applicants interested in working in a state-of-the-art facility, as part of an exceptional team and in a positive environment, please email your CV to office manager, Julie M., RVT at careers@mcknightvethospital.ca


Posted on: 2018-04-17


Emergency & Primary Care Veterinarians Needed

*Under new management

McKnight 24 Hour Veterinary Hospital is looking for both primary care and emergency veterinarians to join our team. 

Our AAHA-accredited hospital offers emergency veterinary services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and primary care services for extended hours 7 days a week.  Being an integral member of our multi-doctor team provides opportunity to collaborate on cases and promote a cooperative environment to aid in your professional skill development.

With access to modern diagnostics, including digital radiography, ultrasound, ECG, KCI wound vacuum, cautery, and the complete in-house IDEXX laboratory suite, you can perform high-quality medicine as well as have opportunities to develop new skills. 

As a member of our cohesive team, you believe that high-quality veterinary medicine is a combination of compassion for the client and patient, excellent medical and surgical skills, clear communication, client education and a team effort. 

Our hospital offers a competitive salary, a benefits package including health, dental and vision with optional life insurance, paid provincial licensing fees, a generous CE allowance, in-house CE sessions, a uniform allowance and a challenging, fulfilling work environment.  Our compressed work schedule allows for extended days off. 

EMERGENCY POSITIONS - We are seeking veterinarians who are motivated by the rewards and challenges of emergency medicine.  Preference will be given to those applicants with a minimum of two years emergency experience.  Overnight shifts are rotated through all emergency veterinarians.

PRIMARY CARE POSITIONS - We are seeking compassionate and communicative primary care veterinarians who enjoy the positive impact and relationships that can be made through preventive medicine.  New graduates welcome!


Applicants interested in working in a state-of-the-art facility, as part of an exceptional team and in a positive environment, please email your CV to office manager, Julie M., RVT at careers@mcknightvethospital.ca


Posted on: 2018-04-17


RVTs Needed

Southern Alberta Veterinary Emergency (SAVE) is looking for both full and part time RVTs to join our growing Emergency/Referral Hospital. This role works closely with our emergency veterinarians and board certified specialists to provide emergency, critical care and referred specialist services. This position offers you a fast paced, stimulating environment that requires a personality that can deliver exceptional customer service and communication skills. Successful applicants require motivation to grow their skills and have a positive teamwork-type attitude. The positions work a rotating schedule so flexible availability must include some weekends, evenings, holiday and overnight shifts while still allowing for a great work-life balance. SAVE will give you the opportunity to utilize their skills with a fantastic team! We offer competitive salaries, benefits, annual paid membership fees, CE allowance and discounted veterinary coverage for your personal pets, as well as a signing bonus. New graduates are welcome to apply. We are located at the north end of Okotoks with a beautiful view of the Rockies, just minutes south of Calgary! Okotoks is a rapidly expanding town while still maintaining the small town feel.  Email resumes and cover letters to: 


Posted on: 2018-03-02


Full Time Receptionist Needed

Cochrane Animal Clinic and Big Hill Veterinary Services in Cochrane, AB are hiring a full-time receptionist!  We are looking for someone who is energetic, self-motivated, has a positive attitude and is committed to providing excellent client care.  Strong communication & time management skills and the ability to work well in a team environment are a must.  Veterinary clinic experience is required.  We offer a competitive salary, benefits and uniform allowance.  Please email a cover letter & resume to: accounting@cochraneanimalclinic.com

Posted on: 2018-02-26




Full time veterinarian position available at Northern Lights Veterinary Clinic located in Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador. Our hospital is privately owned and is well-equipped with Cornerstone software, ultrasound, in-house blood machine and digital radiography. This is a fast-paced position as the clinic services a wide area in western Labrador with a large clientele.

We are looking for an individual who has a strong work ethic, great communication and teamwork skills and is motivated to provide high quality medical and surgical care to our patients. A high comfort level in emergency situations and pn-call services are required. Bilingualism is an asset, although not required. Benefits include signing bonus, competitive salary, moving expenses, licensing fees, CE allowance, commission, medical/dental insurance, uniform allowance, paid vacation and emergency fees. Other benefits can be discussed. Interested applicants please send a resume or questions by email to janesandcompany@nf.aibn.com or call Jenine at 709-944-6296.

Posted on: 2018-01-03