JOB FILLED ON 10/14/23

Are you ready for an exciting Mixed- Animal Associate opportunity in a picturesque location? Look no further than Ruidoso, New Mexico, where nature’s beauty meets thrilling attractions. Explore the vibrant community surrounded by breathtaking landscapes, hiking trails, and abundant lakes perfect for fishing and boating. Don’t forget to experience the adrenaline rush at the renowned Ruidoso Downs Racetrack and Casino, home to the world’s richest Quarter Horse race, the All American Futurity. And for winter enthusiasts, Ski Apache awaits you with its snowy slopes and exhilarating ski adventures!

In the heart of this remarkable town lies a veterinary practice like no other. Franklin Veterinary Clinic is a  mixed animal veterinary Clinic, where a diverse range of patients is welcomed with open arms. From reptiles to cattle, equine to avians, and all the beloved household pets, our dedicated team has seen it all.

Dr. Franklin, along with 2 associate DVMS, takes pride in providing comprehensive care to all patients. We have both a large and small animal facility and serve as a referral hospital for both Equine and Small Animal emergencies, with services that include colic surgery, orthopedics for both large and small animals, arthroscopy, and reproductive procedures in addition to routine preventative care.

To support our growing practice, we are seeking passionate veterinarians to join our team. Our clinic boasts state-of-the-art equipment to aid in accurate diagnoses and effective treatments. In our small animal department, we have digital x-ray capabilities, a full in-house laboratory, a dental machine, laser therapy, and ultrasound. For our large animal patients, we provide advanced services such as ultrasound, digital x-ray, dental machines, arthroscopy, endoscopy, laser therapy, and even an equine surgical facility. With two mobile veterinary units at our disposal, we can conveniently serve animals requiring on-site care.

We understand the importance of attracting top talent and being competitive in the market. That’s why we offer a salary of $100,000 or more, along with a production-based compensation structure. With a 20% production bonus, your hard work will be rewarded accordingly in addition to a benefits package. We believe in fostering a supportive environment where your skills can flourish, and we encourage a healthy work-life balance along with a positive, collaborative work culture.

If you’re passionate about mixed animal practice and want to be part of a dynamic team dedicated to providing exceptional care, we would love to hear from you. Join Dr. Franklin’s Mixed Animal Veterinary Clinic in Ruidoso/Ruidoso Downs, NM, and embark on a fulfilling veterinary career surrounded by stunning landscapes and exciting opportunities.

To learn more, please feel free to contact Sheila Fitzpatrick DVM at

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