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Ready to make the move to Canada?

Being part of the leading veterinary community in Canada means there’s always a team of trusted peers ready to support you. Whether you’re an experienced veterinarian, a new graduate or a Canadian veterinarian working overseas ready to return home, we will work with you to find the right clinic for this next step of your career.

International Veterinarian Candidates

Support tailored specifically to your situation.

Deciding to move to a new country is a big decision and can present unique challenges, but big moves can make for an exciting change that will take your career in the right direction. The onboarding team at VetStrategy supports our international candidates as they prepare to relocate.

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Our approach is simple – we’re about people-first.

We know how important it is to get to know you as a person and learn about your goals, no matter how big or small. When there’s a fit, we’ll go the extra mile to find the right opportunity within our community while supporting you every step of the way.

Bring Your Expertise to Canada

To ensure your relocation experience is smooth, our team will support you in your journey.

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Immigration & Legal

We help with acquiring work permits, visa process, and financial assistance for immigration & legal fees.

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Resources for Before & After You Arrive

From transportation and lodging aid, to an overview of Canadian banking and taxation process, we have the resources to guide you along the way.

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Personal Connections

Experience our orientation and onboarding process with a local HR partner as you familiarize yourself with your new surroundings.

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Licensing Process for International Vets

To practice veterinary medicine in Canada, you must:

Dr. Cecilia Krogsgaard-Sanchez

University of Glasgow Alumni

Dr. Cecilia Krogsgaard-Sanchez was looking for the perfect place to start her veterinary career and fulfill her love of the great outdoors. Coming to Canada was a natural fit because it checked off all her boxes: friendly culture, emphasis on work-life balance and a playground to mountain bike, ski, hike, and camp. She has a great bond with her supportive and welcoming colleagues at Alouette Animal Hospital in Maple Ridge, BC.

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We are here to support you.

Serena Nashed, LL.B

Global Mobility Specialist

Serena Nashed, LL.B

Global Mobility Specialist