Job Reference: EB-465093

SA General Practice Associate Veterinarian

  • Belchertown, Massachusetts, USA
  • Permanent / Full time
  • Alex Foden
  • $150000 - $200000

Position Overview:

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic Small Animal General Practice Associate Veterinarian to join our team. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to delivering high-quality veterinary care with a focus on preventive medicine, wellness, and client education. This position offers an excellent opportunity for professional growth and development in a collaborative and supportive clinic setting.


  • Perform comprehensive physical examinations and wellness screenings for dogs, cats, and other small animals.
  • Diagnose and treat medical conditions, injuries, and illnesses using evidence-based medicine and advanced diagnostic techniques.
  • Develop tailored treatment plans for each patient, including medication management, dietary recommendations, and follow-up care.
  • Perform routine surgical procedures, including spays, neuters, dental cleanings, and soft tissue surgeries, with precision and attention to detail.
  • Communicate effectively with clients to discuss diagnosis, treatment options, and preventive care strategies in a clear and compassionate manner.
  • Educate clients on pet health, nutrition, behavior, and preventive care through individual consultations and educational materials.
  • Collaborate with veterinary technicians and support staff to ensure optimal patient care and client satisfaction.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed medical records in compliance with clinic protocols and regulatory standards.
  • Stay current with advancements in veterinary medicine through continuing education, training seminars, and professional development opportunities.
  • Foster positive relationships with clients, colleagues, and members of the community to promote the clinic’s reputation and mission.


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree from an accredited veterinary school.
  • Valid license to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Massachusetts.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of clinical experience in small animal practice preferred, but recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Strong diagnostic and problem-solving skills, with a commitment to evidence-based medicine and best practices.
  • Proficiency in surgical techniques and anesthesia protocols, with a focus on patient safety and comfort.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with clients and collaborate effectively with colleagues.
  • Compassionate bedside manner and genuine empathy for animals and their owners.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced clinical environment.
  • Dedication to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards in veterinary medicine.
  • Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends as needed to accommodate client appointments and emergencies.


  • Competitive salary with potential for performance-based bonuses.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance coverage.
  • Retirement savings plan with employer matching.
  • Continuing education allowance and opportunities for professional development.
  • Paid time off and holiday leave.
  • Employee discounts on veterinary services and products.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment with opportunities for advancement and growth.

Working with Seven:

If you are a passionate and dedicated veterinarian seeking a rewarding career in small animal practice, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join our team and help us provide exceptional care to the pets and pet owners of Belchertown, Massachusetts. Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest in the position. We look forward to welcoming you to our veterinary family.

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