Associate Veterinarian

Halifax Veterinary Hospital, 6485 Quinpool Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Req #1696
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
You were made to save animals, we take care of the rest.

The Halifax Veterinary Hospital opened its doors in 1939 and became the first established animal 

hospital in the Halifax area. Ever since that day, we have been committed to offering excellence in animal health care, promoting responsible pet ownership, and health related educational opportunities for our clients. Our services include surgery, pharmacy, laboratory, exam facilities, patient care, cleanliness, emergency services, diagnostic imaging, and anesthesiology. We treat all of our patients as if they were our own pets. We are AAHA accredited and a member of the American Association for Feline Practitioners (AAFP), as well as a Cat Friendly Practice accredited at the Gold level,  which enables us to provide high standards of care for our feline patients based on their specific needs and behaviours.We are looking for an Associate Veterinarian to join our amazing team of 2 doctors and 4 technicians. The right candidate will enjoy a dedicated, professional and courteous support team with a great clientele and a fully equipped facility. 


  • Licensed (or eligibility) to practice veterinary medicine in Nova Scotia

  • Experience or strong interest in surgery and/or dentistry

  • Passion for what you do every day

  • Enthusiasm, energy and a positive attitude are a must

  • A strong desire to educate and build solid relationships with clients

  • Excellent communication skills, both when dealing with clients and team members.


  • Competitive compensation plus bonus potential

  • Flexible schedule (both full-time and part-time hours available)

  • Sign on bonus

  • Generous CE allowance

  • Access to our network of over 1000 DVMs 

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Professional liability coverage

  • Association dues and VIN membership

  • Outstanding medical and pet supply discounts

  • Fairness, respect in the workplace

  • Opportunity for personal, professional and financial growth


Halifax Veterinary Hospital  is part of the VetStrategy group of clinics. VetStrategy is a 100% Canadian  operated group of veterinary clinics with locations throughout Canada. We believe that veterinary hospitals are an integral part of the community they serve and as such we put a large focus on community-based activities and initiatives. Every clinic and hospital we partner with is unique and serves a very diverse client base.

Do not miss out on this unique opportunity to join a fun and dynamic team! VetStrategy is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodation, please reach out to  

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  • Halifax Veterinary Hospital, 6485 Quinpool Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada