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VCA Associate Veterinarian in Athol, Massachusetts

Company Info: VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.

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VCA Ad ams Animal Hospital is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our fantastic team!

Our growing hospital has served the North Quabbin area and surrounding communities since 1947. We are located in Athol, MA, a beautiful area near the Quabbin Reservoir, Tully Lake and Mt. Monadnock with Boston, Worcester, Springfield or Keene just a short drive away. Our region is rich with many opportunities to hike, fish, gaze at picturesque views or however you enjoy the great outdoors, offers affordable cost of living and the real New England smaller town experience.

Our Hospital:

We are a full-service veterinary hospital that provides comprehensive medical, preventative, surgical and dental care. Our hospital provides a broad spectrum of diagnostic procedures through in-house testing and the use of external laboratories. We are equipped with a well-stocked pharmacy, in-house surgery suite, in-house digital x-ray and ultrasound.

If you have strong communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment, this could be the perfect fit for you! Our practice culture emphasizes having a healthy work-life balance and our doctors have always flexed their schedules to accommodate family events and travel plans for each other.


  • Innovative NEW program focused on the overall well-being of our Associates

  • VCA Academy – Mentorship Programs tailored to your interests and career goals

  • FREE Regional Continuing Education and Online Training Database

  • Continuing Education Allowance and Paid Continuing Education Days

  • Flexible Scheduling for work/life balance

  • Up to 100% Pet Care Discount for your own pets

  • Paid Parental, Vacation, and Sick Leave

  • 401k with 25% Match – vested after 2 Years

  • Health, Dental, Vision with HSA/FSA

  • 100% Paid Professional Liability Coverage

  • 100% Paid Life Insurance, and Short/Long-Term Disability

  • Paid Parental Leave

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development).

VCA began in 1986 as a privately owned company with one animal hospital. Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care. Take a look at our open positions throughout the U.S. and Canada! We’re always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!