Happy Tails Veterinary Hospital is looking for a veterinarian to join our hospital! We are currently a one doctor practice founded by Dr. Vera Calpeno in March of 2014, nestled in the Lake Shore area of Pasadena, MD. We are looking for an associate veterinarian that is excited to expand their knowledge base, thrives on teaching staff and clients, and wants to grow alongside the hospital as a business.
Our hospital provides a variety of benefits such as…
FREE room and board for one year in a newly renovated studio apartment provided by the hospital as well as relocation assistance if moving from out of state.
All major holidays OFF extending into long weekends
No overnight hours, no boarding, predictable regular schedules made 3 months in advance
Medical support stipends added to every paycheck for health insurance premiums
Simple IRA retirement plans
Paid sick time and paid vacation time
FREE services and reduced cost products and medicines for your pets
Continued Education opportunities and education reimbursement opportunities
Our ideal candidate…
Loves educating clients on how to best care for their pets and wants to make clients feel like a part of their pet’s health journey.
Is passionate about changing the hospital for the better and is excited to share ideas on how to make the business improve and grow.
Wants to learn new skills in Fear Free techniques, holistic medicine, behavioral counseling, exotic animal care, pocket pet care, dentals, specialty surgeries and more!
Is a team player who works well with nurses, receptionists, and clients.
Can handle changes with flexibility and positivity
Is a multi-tasker and can handle multiple projects and appointments at a time
We are interested in veterinarians that have received their DVM license and DEA license, NEW GRADUATES WELCOME! We want to grow you at your comfort level and speed, you will not be left alone!
Starting salary is competitive to this area.
Candidates are required to have a DVM license, a DEA license, and are authorized to work in the United States.
Happy Tails was founded by Dr. Vera Calpeno in March of 2014. In just a few years we have now grown to over 800 active clients (and counting)! We pride ourselves in our exponential growth as far as client base, revenue, and square footage in 2021.
Our hospital treats a wide variety of animals. A majority of our clients own cats and dogs but we also service small mammals, avian, reptilian, and amphibian pets as well as certain livestock. We provide comprehensive wellness care and perform complex and routine surgeries, dental procedures, spays and neuters. We also boast a full holistic health suite including acupuncture, Chinese and herbal medicine, therapy laser treatments, and nutrition counseling.
No matter the species we believe strongly that everyone’s pet deserves the highest quality care. We ensure this by having high standards for our training, equipment, tools, medicine, and food we provide. We consider ourselves to be more than just a hospital, we feel like a member of our local community and have a majority client base that has been with us since we were just starting out.