Urgent Care Veterinarian in Anchorage, AK (No Overnights!)
Pet Emergency Treatment
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 16896
Are you a General Practice Veterinarian tired of the daily caseload of vaccines and wellness visits, but not quite comfortable tackling the most critical emergencies? Or are you an Emergency Doctor wanting off overnights but still wanting to see a wide variety of cases?
Pet Urgent Care, located in Anchorage, AK is looking to hire a Veterinarian that focuses on non-critical, yet urgent, cases that prefer to avoid the Emergency Clinic. We are interested in speaking to internship-trained candidates and/or experienced GP or ER clinicians for a full-time position. This position will include care and services of non-critical emergencies, to include skin lacerations, vomiting, limping, ear infections, eye and skin issues, etc. We are ideally looking to fill a FT position of 3, 12-hr shifts Sun-Tues,noon to midnight. No overnights!
Pet Urgent Care provides urgent care services to pets and their owners in the Anchorage Bowl and Alaskan “bush” communities. Our highly skilled veterinarians and staff are dedicated to serving animals with exceptional urgent care, providing compassion to the people who love them, and supporting the local veterinary community.
Intimidated by being the only veterinarian on staff? Our sister hospital (located a few blocks away) is a24/7full-service Emergency clinic with on-site specialty services including Internal Medicine. Benefits include a competitive salary with production, health insurance, 401k, CE, paid vacation, and personal pet discounts, as well as generous relocation or sign-on bonus.
Our Urgent Care Facility:
• Spacious building with 4 exam rooms and large treatment area
• In-house laboratory capabilities including Idexx Vet Suite (Catalyst Chemistry Analyzer, Lasercyte CBC, Urinalysis, and ELISA Snap Reader), and basic cytology.
• In-house Ultrasound
• Digital radiography (with specialty radiologist review of all cases)
• Complete pharmacy, OTC products, and prescription diets
• Licensed Veterinary Technician working in treatment with trained technician assistants and kennel technicians.
About Anchorage, Alaska:
With the snow-capped Chugach mountain range to the East and the Beluga Whales in Cook inlet to the West, Anchorage, Alaska has something for everyone. From the longest days in the lush greenery of summer to the longest nights in the Aurora-lit winter, you need to experience this gorgeous state year-round to truly understand its treasures. has been named one of the 10 best U.S. cities by Outside Magazine and is Alaska’s largest city with 41% of the state’s population. The city itself has a lot to offer from monthly art exhibits and concert series to excellent local restaurants and breweries, and all outdoor activities. Within city limits, you will find endless local running, cross-country skiing, biking, and hiking trails. There is local downhill skiing/snowboarding and Alyeska Resort only 45 min drive south to Girdwood. The Kenai Peninsula is only 150 miles south of Anchorage and offers excellent opportunities for dip netting, fly-fishing, and world-class Salmon runs. Sustainable living is an obtainable dream for many Alaskans. Not into fishing? Travel 240 miles North of us to take in the vast Denali National Park and experience Mt. Denali, the tallest peak in North America. Whale watching in Prince William Sound, Seward, or Homer, camp on a beach, on a mountain, or beside a glacial lake.
NVA Overview:NVA is a growing community of general practice clinics, emergency hospitals, equine practices, specialty hospitals, and pet resorts across five countries. Our doctors and pet care teams share best practices, medical knowledge, innovation, and insights. This collaborative approach allows each individual practice and pet resort to do what they do best: service their local community with compassionate, best-in-class care and medicine, to enhance the lives of the animals they love while backed by the support, stability, and leadership of NVA.
Compassion-First and NVA recognize that we share deep-rooted values and priorities. For years, our dedication to Specialty and Emergency medicine has been a common background.
Our groups have long shared the belief that the best patient care comes from championing hospitals in their local communities and supporting the practices and culture that have made them successful. We believe in empowering veterinarians and their teams with deeper resources so they can do more of what’s already working.
Combining our strengths gives us the opportunity to make a lasting and positive impact on the profession, our people, and the care of animals.
As one of the only dedicated Specialty and Emergency groups in the industry, NVA Compassion-First is the trusted partner of hospital teams who are looking for more—more resources to advance their medicine, a greater sense of belonging, and increased opportunities to care for their patients, clients and people.