Information for Applicants

June 13, 2020: POSITION FILLED

Thank you for your interest!

OPPORTUNITY: Full time DVM position starting as soon as possible

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We are:

  • in an architect-designed, purpose-built free standing building located in a safe, mature suburban neighbourhood near townhouses, high rises, and a bus stop almost right outside our front door
  • in the corner of a large park with baseball diamonds, soccer fields, picnic tables, trails along the Etobicoke Creek next to a golf course and plenty of wildlife including coyotes, raccoons, opossums, squirrels, ducks, snapping turtles, rabbits, birds & bees
  • non-corporate
  • well-established (40 years)
  • AAHA accredited (30 years)
  • Cat Friendly & Paw Friendly
  • as “green” as possible (more info here: https://Parkanimalhospital.ca/about-us/we-are-green-.html)
  • passionate about animal welfare
  • the only donation site for Pets of the Homeless in the GTA
  • always looking to improve our protocols for patient and client care
  • striving to be the GTA's best general practice to work at and to come to as a client and patient
  • excited to welcome the right candidate to complete our 2.5 DVM team

... and we have:

  • computerized records (AVImark)
  • in-house IDEXX blood and urine testing (all fecal tests are sent out to minimize odour and disease transmission)
  • hands-free equipment for digital whole body & dental x-rays with easy access to telemedicine specialists via WebPACS
  • class 3B laser therapy
  • OVMA fee guide prices
  • an internal account to help low income families and access to the Farley Foundation for qualifying clients
  • a personal, family-oriented atmosphere (we have only one owner and she only owns this one clinic)
  • talented support staff who consistently go above and beyond: 1 hospital manager, 2 receptionists, 3 technicians, 4 assistants and usually a co-op student or volunteer
  • a “Fear Free” approach
  • clients whose pets are treated as family
  • PureVax vaccines at no extra charge to the client
  • 30-60 minute appointments
  • max 2 surgical or dental procedures per day
  • visits from a mobile ultrasonographer and mobile orthopedic surgeon
  • nearby referral clinics for specialty care including chemotherapy
  • lots of natural light shining in through windows on all sides of the clinic
  • the option for you to bring your pet(s) to work with you
  • free parking
  • house-calls for euthanasias 
  • no on-call, overnight, or Sunday shifts
  • no declawing (but we do repair the damage done by declawing), tail docking, ear cropping, or de-barking
  • no boarding, grooming, pet store clients, breeders or exotics

... and we encourage all of our staff to:

  • book vacation time during heartworm season
  • take a walk in the park during your break time
  • get involved in the community
  • speak up if they see room for improvement
  • pursue hobbies and passions


We can offer you:

  • salary or hourly wage option
  • 4 day work week + every third Saturday
  • 6 hour shifts with 12 hour option
  • paid stat holidays & sick days
  • health benefits starting Aug/20
  • CE allowance
  • malpractice insurance
  • OVMA membership
  • VIN access
  • Free access to Vet Alliance CE
  • CVO dues
  • "Fear Free" dues
  • personalized uniform (lab coat & scrubs)
  • products at cost
  • discounts on services and products for your family/best friends

Something missing that you wish was on this list? Please let us know! We are open to suggestions to accommodate the right person :)


If you are:

  • reliable & punctual
  • confident & patient
  • ethical & empathetic 
  • an optimistic & creative problem solver
  • looking for a long-term commitment
  • at any stage of your career
  • comfortable working as the sole DVM on a shift

...and you have:

  • a positive/friendly attitude
  • respect and support for your co-workers
  • good dental and surgical skills
  • strong communication skills/enjoy client contact
  • computer skills, ideally including experience with AVImark

...and if you want:

  • to educate clients
  • to provide the best possible care for pets
  • to be a part of a supportive, dynamic team
  • to challenge yourself and to grow your veterinary skills in a safe and comfortable environment
  • your opinion to matter


...then please send your resume to [email protected]

We look forward to hearing from you!

Contact Us

We look forward to hearing from you

Our Location

South side of Burnhamthorpe, just East of Ponytrail

Our Hours

Consultations by appointment only unless emergency situation

Monday:

8:30 am

7:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am

7:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am

7:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am

7:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am

7:00 pm

Saturday:

8:30 am

1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Closed