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Associate DVM2023-04-24T06:59:18+00:00

Associate DVM


Come join us at Animal Hospital of Parkland Parkland, Tacoma, WA

Are you looking for a place to advance your career, where you and your ideas are valued? Where you can focus on practicing the highest quality of medicine with a motivated team and trusted colleagues, ready to support you in listening to what pet parents want for their beloved pets?

We are that place. At Animal Hospital of Parkland, we want you to love your life AND your career. With an abundance of leadership opportunities and mentorship programs, we encourage our veterinarians to practice the medicine they believe in and put pets first. We encourage a culture that values listening to and trusting the pet parents and the colleagues you work with in service of practicing the best medicine for our pet patients. We truly value what you bring to the table.

We care for pets and their people, and each other.

Animal Hospital of Parkland not only offers a robust compensation & benefits package, but we also work with our Veterinarians to invest in continuous education, and craft career pathways to progress and develop your interests and passions. You won’t have to start over to further your career, our growing group of hospitals offer incredible opportunities from within our organization.

Do you best work, live your best life

Now more than ever, Veterinarians are needed AND facing greater challenges managing work/life balance.  We encourage our DVMs to take advantage of our other benefits that prioritize your mental, physical, and emotional well-being.

We will celebrate your birthday, and support community involvement on a hospital and personal level. Have an idea you want to explore? Let us know. Team success is our success, and our unique incentives programs offer cold, hard cash and additional financial compensation. At all times, we foster a supportive, positive, and authentically human hospital culture. An authentically human experience is at the core of the human-animal bond after all!

Friend, You belong here.


As a DVM at Animal Hospital of Parkland here’s a glimpse of what you can expect with full Cara Package:

  • Sign-on bonus
  • Relocation expense reimbursement if applicable
  • Free medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Flexible schedule with no on-call
  • PTO & 6 paid holidays off + birthday
  • Washington Paid Family & Medical Leave
  • 401K with 5% employer match
  • License and professional organization dues covered
  • Liability insurance covered
  • Paid CE days AND an annual CE stipend of $2,500
  • Generous employee pet discount for up to 4 pets
  • Uniform allowance for 4 uniforms/year
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Free Door Dash Monthly membership

Animal Hospital of Parkland is located in Tacoma, a scenic city on Puget Sound just 45 minutes outside downtown Seattle and 30 minutes from Sea-Tac International Airport. With a significantly lower cost of living than many northwest cities, Tacoma is culturally rich and walkable with a vibrant waterfront, great public schools and access to endless outdoor activities including boating, world-class fishing, hiking, biking, and more. We’re also right next door to the amazing Point Defiance State Park, featuring over 700 acres of bayfront trails, an aquarium, and a zoo.

Ready to Apply?

We’d love to see a cover letter highlighting why you think you’d be a good fit for our practice as well as a fully updated resume. Please fill out the form below!

Animal Hospital of Parkland is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.

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