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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian ($30,000 Sign-On Bonus!) - East Longmeadow, MA in E. Longmeadow, Massachusetts

VCA Shaker Road Animal Hospital ( is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian to complement our talented team in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. Current students or new graduates, apply today!

Thinking about part-time or relief ? Apply to this role as well, or reach out to our talent team member directly at to request additional information.

Our veterinarians deliver full-service care in a modern facility for pets in our local community. We have a fantastic, dedicated support team to assist our clients and doctors throughout the treatment process. We’re proud of our wonderful hospital family and looking for a doctor who wants to join this diverse group!

What makes our hospital unique:

  • Serving the local area for over 30 years!

  • Offer a concierge model - 2 techs for every DVM

  • Associates have access to VCA's Scribe Program (never do records at home again!!)

Our goal at VCA Shaker Road is to treat every pet with compassion. We strive to instill trust in our clients, to further educate them with respect to their pet's health, and assure them that their pets are receiving the very best in quality veterinary care. We pride ourselves in keeping our practice current with continuing education and providing personal service to all of our clients and hospital team members.

We are looking for a full-time Associate and we offer a 4-day work week with rotating Saturdays. We are closed on major holidays and do not require on-call shifts. We utilize a local emergency hospital for night and weekend care for our patients.

Why VCA in Western Mass? (

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Hiking or cycling at the Redstone Rail Trails, spend a leisurely morning at the farmer's market or adventure out to the Basketball Hall of Fame or Six Flags with friends and family, are amongst the wealth of things to explore in Western Mass!

At VCA we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work.

As a member of the VCA family, eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Health & Well-being

  • Innovative associate health and well-being department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)

  • 401k retirement savings plan with company match

  • Health/dental/vision insurance, infertility benefits, gender affirmation services

  • Paid parental, vacation and sick leave

Professional Development

  • Continuing Education Allowance and paid Continuing Education Days

  • WOOF University – offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff

  • VCA Academy’s Mentorship Program – participate as a mentee or mentor in a GP or ER setting

  • Opportunities to participate in a robust Clinical Studies program

Additional Benefits

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

  • 100% paid professional liability coverage

  • 100% paid life insurance

  • 100% paid short-term disability insurance

  • Access to a network of 5,000 doctors, including more than 600 specialists

If you are a current associate, you will need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Jobs Hub app or search for Browse Jobs.

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 associates 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)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at