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Position: Part-time


The Associate Veterinarian provides routine and preventative care at the APA’s Wellness Clinic.  The APA’s Wellness Clinic is open to the public and offers services such as vaccinations, heartworm testing, FIV/FeLV testing, and fecals. The Associate Veterinarian also assists with shelter medicine the diagnosis and treatment of animals at the APA Adoption Center and performs spay/neuter surgeries.  The work environment is fast-paced and at times works with another veterinarian, vet assistant, clinic receptionist, and clinic volunteers. This is an opportunity to be part of a great team of compassionate veterinarians and staff. Benefits include retirement plan with company match and flexible scheduling. This position starts at $45/hour. Must be either licensed or eligible for licensure in Missouri.

  • No overnights or on-call, hours are 10am-4:30pm M-F and Sat 9:30-4pm
  • New grads welcome with mentorship available
  • Access to simple IRA with match
  • Fulfilling, mission based work
  • EAP Program
  • Annual CE, membership, and licensure stipend

The Animal Protective Association of Missouri (APA) is an innovative and progressive leader in animal welfare, dedicated to bringing people and pets together, advancing humane education, and creating programs beneficial to the human-animal bond. With a nearly 100-year history in the St. Louis region, the APA helps over 4,000 pets find safe loving homes each year. Thousands more are helped through wellness, outreach, and supportive programs that keep pets healthy and with the people who love them. 

The APA is committed to being a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace where all employees and volunteers feel valued and respected. We are committed to a nondiscriminatory approach and provide equal opportunities for employment, growth, and advancement in all areas of the organization. 

The culture of the APA is built on trust, compassion, accountability, joy, support, and respect. We continually invest in the personal and professional growth of our team members and value innovation and new ideas that make it possible for us to meet the needs of the community we serve. 

Interested applicants should use the form below to upload their resume for review.