Career Opportunity

Associate Veterinarian

Companion Animal Hospital
Dartmouth, NS

We have a fantastic opportunity at Companion Animal Hospital located in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia (that’s right hockey fans – home to both Sydney Crosby and Nathan MacKinnon).We are seeking a dynamic Associate Veterinarian to join our growing team! We are a busy, 5 doctor small animal and exotics practice with a tenured support team.

Since 1996, we are proud to provide care to all pets, from puppies to parrots, bunnies to boas, and everything in between. We are a fully equipped facility, including a dental suite with radiography.

The ideal candidate will have some exposure to dentistry and enjoys preventative medicine and client education in a busy setting! Companion boasts a strong, seasoned support team of RVTs, VAs and client care team members. Do not miss out on this opportunity to be part of a large, experienced and supportive team!

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Licensed (or eligibility) to practice veterinary medicine in Nova Scotia
  • Passion for what you do every day!
  • Enthusiasm, energy and a positive attitude
  • A strong desire to educate and build solid relationships with clients
  • Solid communication skills, both when dealing with clients and interpersonal relationships
  • What we offer
    • Competitive compensation plus bonus potential
    • Generous CE allowance
    • Opportunity to learn hands-on from our hospital’s experienced staff
    • Access to our network of over 500 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
    How We Keep Our Team and Clients Safe

    We take everyone’s safety very seriously. We have added safety measures so that our hospital can continue to provide essential services to animals in our region. We have implemented more intensive sanitation practices, a “closed waiting room” policy, telemedicine platforms, online ordering, and other guidelines for physical distancing.

    About VetStrategy

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

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    How to apply

    Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to be part of a unique environment and a friendly and supportive team! Please send your resume to