AmeriVet – Veterinary Assistant Jobs

Exceptional veterinary care begins with exceptional culture. Are you in?

We should be at the top of your contact list if you’re looking for a new work family.

When you find a veterinary practice where people and pets come first, you know that you’ve found a place where your talents, your experience, and your hard work are valued. A place where you’ll be able to continue to develop and grow. That’s where AmeriVet comes in. We’re looking for full-time and part-time veterinary assistants looking for a place to call home. Somewhere you can fit in perfectly so we can all succeed together.

So if you or someone you know is interested, qualified, and just plain great, be sure to let us know! And keep checking back to see what new veterinary assistant positions have been posted here.

Are we compatible?
Do we have an uncommon amount in common?

We’ll start by saying that we firmly believe that behaviors are values in action.

As our AmeriVet team moves from concept to execution, each of us understands we are working towards our mission every single hour, every single day.

Okay. That’s the theory. Now let’s talk reality. The AmeriVet Way consists of six ‘behaviors’ that are all about practicing what we preach:




Status quo is a status “no.” While effort is appreciated, we reward and celebrate results. We applaud those who set big, bold goals and achieve them.




It’s simple. Be the person you would want to work with and respect others. Trust that your teammates are working toward the same goal, even if their approach is different than yours.



Find solutions and don’t point fingers. Learn from the past, but don’t dwell on it. Find a path forward and always stay above the line.


(be accountable)


Be accountable for your actions. Put your brainpower to work and look for the “how” instead of the “can’t.” Show initiative and be resourceful.


(keep moving forward)


Forward motion creates change. Look to the future and know that it’s okay to move quickly. Be willing to do what it takes to get the job done... plus a little bit more.


(think ‘we,’ not ‘them’)


Think “we,” not us and them. When we share the same goals, our partners win and we win – and a shared success feels better.

To dive right into each of these, simply click on the symbols. Then ask yourself: Are we more alike than different? Only you can answer that question. We look forward to finding out!

Do you want a COMMUNITY along with a career?

AmeriVet continues to grow rapidly. That means career paths are also expanding, along with opportunities for professional development, networking, collaboration, personal advancement, and cultural enrichment with AmeriVet team members across the country. This is because we’re all connected through our online portal. In addition to our love for pets, of course!

  • Connect with more than 2,500 team members
  • See what’s happening at practices nationwide

Do you believe an EDUCATION should never really end?

If you do, then that’s great. Because we want our staff to be the best veterinary assistants in the industry. And that means a dedication to never stop learning and staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in veterinary medicine. You'll love it!

If you’re a new vet assistant, is DEVELOPMENT on your high-priority list?

AmeriVet is dedicated to helping you achieve your goals, allowing you to move forward faster. We offer monthly CE courses, among other valuable resources. That's because we want you to reach your full potential as much as you do.

Excellence on the job earns—and deserves—excellence in BENEFITS.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer 401 (K) PLANS, medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off—and more. Our recruitment team will be happy to fill you in on all the details.


What are the main differences between a veterinary assistant and a veterinary technician?

Both veterinary assistants and technicians play important roles in animal care, but there are some differences in their job duties and responsibilities.

Veterinary assistants typically provide support to the veterinary technicians and veterinarians. They may help with tasks such as holding animals for exams or procedures, cleaning and maintaining equipment and facilities, and providing basic care such as feeding and exercising animals.

Veterinary technicians, on the other hand, have more advanced training and certification. They are responsible for performing many of the technical tasks involved in animal care, such as taking blood samples, administering medications, and conducting diagnostic tests. They may also provide more advanced medical care, such as anesthesia administration and surgical assistance.

Overall, both veterinary assistants and technicians play important roles in providing quality care for animals. While their job duties may differ, they work together as a team to ensure the well-being of the animals they care for.

What are the advantages of joining an AmeriVet partner practice as a veterinary assistant?

Have you always wanted to work with animals? Do you hope to learn from veterinarians who are kind, compassionate, and incredibly skilled at their jobs? Do you want to find a team of colleagues that feels like family?

AmeriVet is unlike any other veterinary practice we know of. We are committed to valuing people and pets first—from each patient to every veterinary staff member. By joining AmeriVet as a veterinary assistant, you’ll be joining a team that values your hard work, invests in your growth, and cares about your well-being. What are you waiting for?

What are the most sought-after skills as a veterinary assistant?

A passion for animals!
A knack for clear communication!
A set of highly dexterous hands!

There is a myriad of fundamental skills veterinary assistants should have. As a DVM's right-hand person, veterinary assistants play a critical role in any successful veterinary practice. And while nimble fingers are a huge plus, the most essential skills a veterinary assistant can have is humility, reliability, and a strong work ethic. No job should be too small to complete; no task should be too menial. Hard work paired with a desire to grow will set you up to become an indispensable member of the team.

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