Associate Veterinarian

  • Full-time

Company Description

High Desert Animal Care Hospital is a full service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Gay Naiditch has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Palmdale and Antelope Valley veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health.  We welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Palmdale pet owners!

In the Antelope Valley on the western side of the Mojave Desert, Palmdale is a city surrounding by a vast arid landscape that evokes the golden age of western movies. Set off into the Antelope Valley or ascend the San Gabriel Mountains, which receive plenty of snowfall in winter. Enjoy golf at one of several championship courses, practice your swing at Mulligan Family Fun Center, shop at the fashionable Antelope Valley Mall, or visit DryTown Water Park. Want to take a daytrip? Head to LA, Disney Land, the beach, or Universal Studios in less than 90 minutes.

Job Description

We’re looking for:

Full Time Veterinarian

Salary Range can vary from $120,000 to $160,000.

Determining factor is solely based off experience, qualifications, schedule, compensation structure, and is subjected to change per applicable candidate.

Compassionate, Team Player and Strong Communicator

Proficient in general medicine and surgery

Experience preferred but new graduates seeking mentorship are encouraged to apply!

We offer our Veterinarians:

Flexible Scheduling

Comprehensive Benefits (paid vacation/sick time/holidays, health, dental, vision, liability, 401K, life & supplemental insurance, employee assistance program & personal pet care discounts)

Competitive Compensation

Medical Autonomy

DVM Mentor Network

Paid CE Allowance & Professional Dues



Doctor of Veterinary degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university

Current DEA License or obtained upon hire

Active Veterinary State License 

USDA Accreditation or obtained upon hire

Additional Information


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