Are you a positive and compassionate veterinarian seeking a fulfilling career with an excellent work-life balance? West Olympia Pet Hospital is in search of a Small Animal Veterinary Associate to join our team in Olympia, Washington. Nestled in the picturesque Pacific Northwest, Olympia offers not only a thriving professional environment but also a stunning natural backdrop.

The Beauty of Olympia, Washington: Olympia, the capital of Washington State, is where natural beauty harmonizes with vibrant city life. Surrounded by the breathtaking Puget Sound and majestic Olympic Mountains, Olympia provides a diverse and dynamic setting. Enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, kayaking, and cycling at your doorstep. Satisfy your artistic cravings with the city’s rich cultural scene, including local art galleries, theaters, and music venues. Olympia is also celebrated for its farmers’ markets and farm-to-table dining, tantalizing your taste buds. With an outstanding school system, safe neighborhoods, and a strong sense of community, Olympia is the ideal place to call home.

About West Olympia Pet Hospital: At West Olympia Pet Hospital, we are deeply committed to delivering the highest level of care to our furry companions in a welcoming and stress-free environment. We ensure patient comfort with dedicated cat and dog rooms, treats, Feliway, and cozy “Purrito” wraps when needed. We even have a Condolence room to provide comfort to families during the loss of a beloved pet. Our hospital boasts state-of-the-art facilities that support our dedication to excellence in veterinary medicine, including:

  • 3-4 Exam Rooms for efficient patient care and personalized attention.
  • A State-of-the-Art Surgical Suite equipped with the latest technology for advanced procedures.
  • Electrosurgery/Ligation and Therapy Laser for cutting-edge treatment and efficiency.
  • A Full In-House Laboratory for swift and accurate diagnostics.
  • A Dental Suite with Digital Dental Radiographs for comprehensive oral health care.
  • Digital Radiography and Ultrasound for advanced imaging and diagnostics.
  • A Trained and Collaborative Support Staff committed to teamwork and patient well-being.
  • A Positive Culture fostering inclusivity and valuing every team member.

Position Overview: As a Small Animal Veterinary Associate at West Olympia Pet Hospital, you’ll work in a supportive and collaborative environment where your skills and expertise are valued and rewarded. Our commitment to providing the best care extends to creating a positive workplace culture that encourages personal and professional growth. We offer mentorship, allowing you to gradually expand your comfort level with surgery at your own pace, and opportunities for continuing education to support your development as part of our team.


  • DVM or equivalent degree.
  • State licensure in Washington (or eligibility for licensure).
  • A strong passion for small animal medicine and surgery.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment to maintaining the highest standard of care.


  • Competitive salary with bonus potential.
  • Generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, and retirement plans.
  • Continuing education opportunities.
  • Work-life balance in a community with a high quality of life.
  • The opportunity to make a difference in the lives of pets and their owners.

Discover your passion for veterinary medicine in the captivating surroundings of Olympia, Washington. Join us at West Olympia Pet Hospital and make a meaningful impact on the health and happiness of our beloved four-legged companions.


Email letter of intent and resume to

Mixed and/or Small Animal Associate
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