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Veterinary Careers

Join our Festus, MO veterinary team!
Open Positions

Join the Circle of Life Animal Hospital team!

At Circle of Life Animal Hospital, we strive to offer not only sound advice but also optimal veterinary care, thus allowing you the enjoyment of your companion for a maximum number of years. Our job is not only to treat your pet when he or she isn’t feeling well but also to help you learn how to keep your best friend happy and healthy. We provide a broad spectrum of diagnostic procedures through in-house testing and the use of external laboratories. We also work closely with local practices when special diagnostic procedures are required. The facility includes a well-stocked pharmacy, in-hospital surgery suite, state-of-the-art X-ray capabilities, a closely supervised hospitalization area, indoor boarding kennels with outdoor exercise areas, and full-service grooming.

Available Positions

Associate Veterinarian
We are a 2-doctor practice utilizing our experienced team to care for our patients and clients. We continue to evolve as the need for veterinary care changes and strive to serve our patients with current veterinary medicine. Our team works as a “work family” and enjoys our collaborative atmosphere. You would always be supported by a technician during appointments and in surgery. We enjoy working with our clients as they are highly invested in their pets’ care allowing you the freedom to work up cases and perform a variety of surgeries. We are equipped with digital radiology, multiple anesthetic vaporizers and monitoring equipment, therapy laser, and an IDEXX in-house lab. We also support a portion of telemedicine work as well!

We are excited to add an associate to our growing practice to continue our legacy of serving our community! We welcome doctors of all levels of experience. New graduates are encouraged to apply as Dr. Cook is very excited about the opportunity to mentor a new graduate.

At Circle of Life, our mission is to improve the lives of veterinarians by providing you with comprehensive benefits:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Flexible 4-day schedules with limited weekends
  • Career path opportunities
  • Structured and customized mentorship program
  • Generous paid time off
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance
  • 401k and match
  • CE Allowances
  • Relocation assistance

DVM or VMD from an accredited institution is required for the associate veterinarian position.

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