Associate Veterinarian


East Hill Veterinary Clinic is a privately-owned small animal practice located in the heart of Mendocino County, Northern California, is seeking an Associate Veterinarian or Regular Relief Veterinarian to join our team. Our long-established two-DVM practice is housed in an 8-year-old, 4800 square foot building, and we would be thrilled to welcome a third veterinarian. We are looking for an individual who has excellent communication skills, a sense of humor, empathy, and an understanding and appreciation of the human-animal bond.

Who We’re Looking For

The ideal candidate for this position will have good communication skills, a sense of humor, empathy, and an understanding and appreciation of the human-animal bond. We are dedicated to practicing high-quality medicine and surgery, maintaining a comfortable environment for our staff, clients, and patients. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a thriving practice that values its employees, this could be the place for you.

Our Team

Our dedicated team consists of RVTs, veterinary assistants, a manager, and CSRs, along with one person dedicated to cleaning. As a rural small town, our location offers a mix of wineries, redwood forests, and ranches, with a bustling artist community. At every level of our practice, we are committed to diversity and inclusion. Join us and enjoy the benefits of a tight-knit community, beautiful surroundings, and a supportive team.


  • Non-corporate practice with private ownership
  • 4-day workweek without weekends or after-hours emergencies
  • Adding a 3rd DVM to ensure at least 2 doctors are present daily, promoting collaboration
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical and dental insurance provided, with a yearly allowance to choose a suitable policy
  • Matched 401-k plan
  • CE allowance personalized to your needs
  • Unlimited pet veterinary discounts (our cost + 10%)
  • Tailored PTO with a minimum of 14 days per year
  • No non-compete or similar restrictions
  • Care and product discounts for relief veterinarians similar to associates
  • Negotiable buy-in and buy-out options
  • Personal office that can be painted and decorated to your liking, with the option to bring your dog’s to work and have them stay with you

About The Practice

The practice boasts of four fully equipped exam rooms, complete with phones and PCs, as well as a full-service grooming salon within the clinic. We utilize the latest technology, such as digital radiology, digital dental radiology, endoscopes (rigid, flexible), monitoring equipment, full diagnostic lab with digital cytology, telemedicine, diagnostic ultrasound with live assistance, and TonoVet, to provide our clients with the best possible care for their pets. Our spacious treatment room features two surgical suites with Hot Doggers, IV fluid warmers, and four treatment tables. We are proud to offer PureVax vaccines for cats, and we personalize our preventive care to match our clients’ lifestyles with their pets. Moreover, we have a strict zero-tolerance policy for clients who exhibit bad behavior towards our staff, and we reserve the right to terminate our services to such clients.

If you are a veterinarian who is passionate about veterinary medicine and providing excellent care to small animals, we encourage you to apply for this position. We are committed to building a team of skilled and compassionate professionals who share our dedication to our wonderful clientele.