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Oct 21, 2020

Equine Veterinarian Needed

$84,000 yearly
  • 761 Davis Drive, Uxbridge, ON L9P 1R3
Full time Health Care Other Professional Services

Job Description

Equine Veterinarian Needed

Employer: Uxbridge Equine Veterinary Services – Uxbridge, ON

Position: Equine Veterinarian

Number of Positions: 1

Start Date: Immediate

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent Position

Who We Are:

Uxbridge Equine is a general equine practice providing personalized veterinary services. We provide services on our clients' farms, including after hours. We are also available for emergencies. Our veterinary services include surgery, dentistry, reproduction, lameness and sport horse medicine and other medical treatments for our clients’ equine companions.


As Equine Veterinarian you must be able to work independently, however, you will answer to the Managing Director. You will work closely with both equine patients and their human owners. You will travel to diagnose and treat horses in the surrounding regions on our clients’ farms. You must have excellent organizational skills and ability to establish efficient working relationships with our clients.

Work location: Various locations in Durham, York, Kawartha and Simcoe regions in Ontario.

Business location: 761 Davis Drive, Uxbridge, ON L9P 1R3


Your schedule may vary but your standard work week will have 40-60 hours, with paid overtime. You will work regularly scheduled daytime shifts to deliver general equine veterinary services. Depending on clients’ needs and emergencies, you will be required to work on holidays, evenings, nights, and weekends.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • performing basic exams,
  • giving routine vaccinations,
  • drawing blood,
  • diagnosing and treating diseases
  • prescribing medications,
  • evaluating and suturing wounds,
  • performing surgeries,
  • giving post-surgical exams,
  • performing pre-purchase exams,
  • monitoring the reproductive health of breeding stallions and broodmares,
  • assisting with foalings,
  • taking x-rays or ultrasounds.

Job Requirements:

Personal Skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Strong time management skills
  • Comfortable with the travel requirement of the job

Professional Requirements

  • Licensed/ability to be licensed to practice equine veterinary medicine and surgery in Ontario
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree or equivalent
  • Post graduate training in equine medicine
  • Minimum 3 years of direct experience with equine medicine including equine reproduction, neonatal care and equine anesthesia
  • Fluent in the English language (both speaking and writing)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license


Salary: $84,000 a year (biweekly pay periods)

General & liability insurance is provided, and continuing education funds are available.

Transportation to Clients:

A fully equipped company vehicle will be provided.

How to apply:

Please apply with a resume including references for your equine experience to uevs@uxbridgeequine.com. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Employer Information

Uxbridge Equine Veterinary Services

761 Davis Drive

Uxbridge, ON L9P 1R3


Web: uxbridgeequine.com

Employer Name

Uxbridge Equine Veterinary Services

city or province

Uxbridge, ON

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