If you are looking for a practice that focuses on quality, collaboration, and mentorship, this is for you! Our well-established, AAHA-Accredited, GOLD-certified Cat-Friendly Practice is located just 15 minutes from Monterey, in Salinas, California. We offer a comprehensive suite of services, including Preventative Care, Wellness Packages, Diagnostics, Dental Care, Surgery (soft tissue & orthopedic), Laparoscopy, Acupuncture, Therapeutic Cold Laser, Chiropractic, and Behavioral Medicine.
Our beautiful state-of-the-art facility is newly remodeled with 4 exam rooms, a large treatment area with a separate surgical suite, and doctor’s office. We’re fully equipped with all the bells and whistles including In-House Lab (IDEXX), Digital Dental Radiographs, Digital X-Ray, Ultrasound, Class IV Cold Laser, Flex Endoscope, Laparoscopy, Gas Sterilizer, CardioPet ECG, Pet Map monitors.
Location: 22720 Portola Dr., Salinas, CA 93908
Why Join Us?
AAHA-Accredited, Certified Cat-Friendly Practice with an emphasis on low-stress handling, and some of our staff and doctors are Fear-Free Certified
AMAZING work/life balance - 4 days per week (8am-5pm), NO WEEKENDS!
Excellent reputation in the community with a well-established clientele base (high compliance)
Voted Best Animal Hospital for the 5th year in a row!
Gold-standard medicine & standard of care
A wide array of services (we’re the only GP in the area that offers laparoscopy)
Mentorship – NEW GRADS WELCOME! Mentorship is provided and we fully support and encourage ALL experience levels to apply
Culture – We support one another through regular team meetings and check-ins and maintain a fun, low-stress, “no drama” workplace
5 technical staff (supporting 2-doctors) that are all highly trained, plus 2 receptionists
We promote continued education & training opportunities - our staff attends routine training for many topics, including low-stress handling techniques, Cat-Friendly practice advice, advanced dental and surgical techniques, and nutrition! We feel strongly in the value of a highly educated and motivated team!
4 days per week, 8am-5pm, (closed for lunch from 12pm-1pm)
No on-call or after hours
Appts – 30 minutes, 15-minute progress exams
Appointment-based (we also offer drop-offs); the last appointment is at 4:30 pm
Our Mission Statement:
“To provide comprehensive, high-quality veterinary care with an emphasis on exceptional client services while providing employees with desirable and fulfilling employment.”
Competitive Guaranteed Base Salary + Production Bonuses (high earning potential)
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
$3,000 annual CE stipend, reimbursement for licensing and membership fees
Paid Time Off
401k employer match (3.5%)
Reimbursement for License fees, DEA, and membership dues of your choice
Veterinary Practice Partners (VPP) is a trusted business partner to veterinarians. We co-own practices in partnership with veterinarians, and work relentlessly to grow and manage each practice, while retaining its unique identity and culture. VPP’s family of practices has enjoyed industry-leading growth and profitability improvements. Our team has deep experience in driving sustained, above-average revenue growth, cultivating exceptional practice staff, and overseeing back-office operations, including marketing, finance, accounting and human resources. Veterinarians partner with us because we enable them to focus on delivering high-quality patient care and foster lasting relationships with pet owners, while remaining owners in the practices they have committed a lifetime to building.