Are you interested in making a difference in a rural but vibrant community in the US? Stray Hearts Animal Shelter in Taos, New Mexico is looking for a full time veterinarian to provide care for the dogs and cats housed in our facility but to also help us get to the next step of providing free spay and neuter services for the community. We have purchased a building for the spay/neuter clinic and you can get in on the ground floor and put your own ideas to work.
Located at 7000 feet elevation in Northern New Mexico, Taos is a unique blend of cultures with many cultural and recreational activities. From the ancient Taos Pueblo, whitewater rafting, a world class ski area to great restaurants, live music every night of the week and museums. There is something to do every day. The town hosts many family friendly festivals and events throughout the year.
Stray Hearts Animal Shelter is the only animal shelter in the county, providing temporary shelter for lost and homeless pets. We are a Fear Free Shelter with a 95% live release rate. Stray Hearts is actively involved in our community by offering a pet food bank, vaccine clinics and even boarding for pets of people whose lives are in crisis. We have a great team of dedicated staff and volunteers who work together every day to not only save lives, but to enrich the lives of the pets in our care. With our new clinic and a full time veterinarian, we hope to start making a dent in the pet overpopulation problem we deal with every day.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DMV or VMD) required. High volume spay and neuter experience desired
• Eligible to be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the state of New Mexico.
• Current DEA license for controlled substances.
• This candidate must also possess strong verbal and written communication skills and be a client-oriented individual who can work well with the public and the veterinary team providing excellent medicine.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable based on experience
About Stray Hearts Animal Shelter
Stray Hearts Animal Shelter is a nonprofit, Fear Free Animal Shelter with a 95%+ live release rate serving Taos County, NM. Stray Hearts provides lost and found, adoption, low cost vaccines and a pet food for our community. Future plans include a spay/neuter clinic for low income families.