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The term veterinary dentist may be used only to refer to AVDC Board Certified Veterinary Dentists and Board Certified Equine Veterinary Dentists. For individuals that have completed a residency, the term “board eligible” or “board qualified or credentialed” are unacceptable. For residents that have completed an AVDC residency the term is “seeking veterinarians that have completed residency training (NSS, SA, Equine, or Dual).” 

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 Posted: June 15, 2021

Second Dentist for Busy Referral Practice in Beautiful Seattle

Animal Medical Center of Seattle is looking for a board-certified dentist or a veterinarian who has completed a dental residency to join our existing specialist team in providing superior 24-hour specialty veterinary care in the Pacific Northwest. Our existing specialties include dentistry, internal medicine, surgery, oncology, emergency, critical care, neurology, ophthalmology and dermatology.

AMCS is a privately owned hospital located in a 14,000 sq. ft. state of the art facility just north of downtown Seattle. We are looking to add another dentist who shares our passion for patient/client care, continuing education and high-quality dentistry. The second dentist will join Diane Carle, DAVDC, to offer the Seattle veterinary and pet owning communities expanded access to the service. We are interviewing doctors who enjoy a collaborative environment, at a practice that values warm, personal, client care.

We have a VetCat cone beam CT scanner with Anatomage imaging software.  We are building a new, expanded dental suite that will include four dental tables each equipped with DR digital dental radiograph systems, and IM3 PRO 2000 dental units.  We will be moving our existing CR digital dental radiograph system, electrocautery, Lightspeed and Dentsply endodontic systems, a Vetome, and titanium mini-plate fixation equipment to the new suite. Our hospital is equipped with 64 slice CT, 1.5T MRI, a complete laboratory (CBC/Chemistry/I-Stat/Coag), multiple ultrasound units, anesthetic and critical care ventilators, endoscopy, fluoroscopy, cold laser as well as multiple surgical suites. The hospital also houses the only veterinary hyperbaric oxygen chamber in the Pacific Northwest. We don’t shy away from technology, so rest assured our emergency and specialty services are fully equipped and staffed. Additionally, we are virtually paperless with fully integrated treatment, invoicing and medical record software. We also have a full-time marketing specialist on site to promote you and your skills as well as introduce you to the referring community. Our dentistry service is fully booked several months in advance so you can expect to be fully scheduled as soon as you arrive.

When hiring, from top to bottom, we focus on cultural fit which allows us to boast an awesome group of people you will love working with every day. We offer a competitive compensation; an excellent benefits package and we promote a sensible work/life balance policy for all of our employees.

Seattle is one of the most beautiful cities in the country surrounded by mountains, lakes, and ocean with unlimited opportunities for hiking, camping, and boating. The city is home to Microsoft and Amazon and has an affluent, educated population.

Please contact Diane Carle, DVM, DAVDC, if you are looking for a fun, collaborative and compassionate environment to practice medicine. Inquires can be sent to dcarle@AMCSvet.com or feel free to call 206-204-3366. Also check us out on FB and Instagram.

 Posted: June 15, 2021

Hometown Animal Hospital and All Pets Dental Clinic
desires to hire a full-time Dentist

Hometown Animal Hospital and Dental Clinic is a well-established clinic founded in 1999 with a special love and compassion for animals. We are seeking a board certified dentist to join our 4 veterinarians and highly skilled team. Our practice offers close collaboration with other specialists, a high quality technical staff with specialized training in dentistry and anesthesia, support in providing mentorship and continuing education with our local community, and a robust, established dental clientele!

Each day, we strive to deliver outstanding patient care by providing the highest standard of veterinary medicine, employing dedicated staff, and offering outstanding customer service (we have over 700 Google reviews with a 4.8 rating). This has helped the clinic grow to a full-service facility, working to offer the best care for animals in the area and the highest standard of specialty dentistry in South Florida.

We are well equipped to reward your excellence with:

  • Competitive compensation-base salary plus production
  • Benefits including 401K with match, health, dental, disability, and life insurance, CE allowance, and personalized candidate benefits
  • Sustainable work/life balance and 4 day work week

More information at http://www.hometownanimalhospital.net and www.Allpetsdental.com.

ABOUT OUR HOSPITAL:

  • Jan Bellows, Managing DVM, is a board certified dentist and is also board certified by the ABVP as a canine and feline specialist. Dr. Bellows is very involved in organized veterinary dentistry at national, regional and local levels and has numerous publications to his credit, including authoring four veterinary dentistry textbooks.
  • 4 dedicated dental operatories which include intraoral imaging as well as CBCT imaging
  • Cube® bone cutting surgical blade
  • Dentsply endodontic rotary system
  • IM3 Vet-Tome®
  • Certified anesthesia, monitoring and surgical equipment including diode, carbon dioxide and therapy lasers.
  • Fully equipped in-house laboratory suite including Sedivue urinalysis reader
  • Strong relationships with local zoos and wildlife foundations with the opportunity to practice on numerous exotic species!

ABOUT WESTON, FLORIDA:

Weston is a master planned suburban community in Broward County, Florida, United States. Established as a city in 1996, much of the community was developed by Arvida/JMB Realty (known for developing Walt Disney World) and is located near the western developmental boundary of Broward County. It is the most western city in Broward County, and its entire west side is next to the Everglades. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 65,333. Weston is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,012,331 people at the 2015 census.

In 2010, Money magazine ranked Weston 19th in America in the “Biggest Earners” category, with a median family income of $119,689. In 2006, it was ranked as the city with the largest job growth in Florida and 18th largest in the nation. BusinessWeek ranked Weston as one of the “best affordable suburbs” in the United States in November 2006.

Weston consistently ranks high annually in CNN Money magazine’s “Biggest Earners” category. In 2008, Money magazine ranked Weston as the 73rd best place to live in America, making it the best place to live in the state of Florida. In 2012, Weston moved up eleven slots to the 62nd best place to live in America, once again topping the list in the state of Florida. It was recently named by Family Circle Magazine one of the Ten Best Towns for Families for 2015. In February 2018, the City of Weston was ranked #8 in the Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S. by Neighborhood Scout.

SKILLS AND BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and ADVC certification
  • Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Works collaboratively with hospital team members.
  • Makes decisions confidently and effectively.
  • Manages time and tasks appropriately.
  • Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.
  • Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth

Contact dentalvet@aol.com for more information!

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.

 Posted: June 12, 2021

Join the team at Dallas Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery!

SIGNING/RETENTION BONUS: $75,000
We have fun at work!

Are you in a rut? Make practice fun again! Join a top-notch team in the Dallas / Fort Worth metro area and have fun at work!

Dallas Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery (DVDOS) is currently seeking a 3rd board-certified veterinary dentist or veterinarian that has completed residency training to join our expanding, privately owned dental practice in the Dallas / Fort Worth metroplex, currently serving 2 locations.

• DVDOS moved in late 2018 to the newly constructed Animal Emergency and Veterinary Specialty Center in Grapevine, TX, 2 buildings consisting of approximately 28,000 sq ft.
• The 2nd location in Lewisville, TX is at another large multispecialty hospital totaling approximately 17,500 sq ft, Center for Veterinary Specialty + Emergency Care.

Within the two hospital locations, we have a collaborative relationship with internists, criticalists, surgeons & rehabilitation, neurologists, avian and exotics, ophthalmologists, and dermatologists. Both locations have the high-tech equipment, including CT, to provide the state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatment for our client’s furry family members.

DVDOS doctors are supported by an experienced team of customer care specialists, licensed veterinary technicians, a dedicated anesthetist and an exemplary management team. We support strong relationships with our referring doctors and offer frequent small group CEs to nurture current and build new relationships.

Opportunities for CE and professional development are encouraged and provided. In addition to standard benefits of medical, vacation, CE and 401(k) employer contributions up to 6%, all members of our team participate in our profit-sharing plan.

An above average, competitive salary and benefits package can be expected.
• Base salary + bonus pool sharing among dentists.
SIGNING/RETENTION BONUS: $75,000
• Currently, 4-day workweek

Texas does not have a personal state income tax!!!

As a doctor owned practice, we encourage a collaborative atmosphere where feedback is supported without the multiple layers of corporate bureaucracy. We provide flexible scheduling and support work-life balance.

Please contact Debra Nossaman, DVM, DAVDC at Debra.Nossaman@DallasVeterinaryDentistry.com or 817.431.8451.

Visit website at www.DallasVeterinaryDentistry.com

 Posted: June 9, 2021

Veterinary Dentist & Oral Surgeon
Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists

Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists (AZVDS) seeks an additional board-certified or residency trained Veterinary Dentist & Oral Surgeon to join their fantastic hospital in beautiful Tucson, Arizona.

This location is one of five in the area, and the team is growing. Our current group is led by Curt Coffman DVM DAVDC and Mike Balke DVM, DAVDC. Dr. Lisa Fink DVM DAVDC is our Residency Director, supporting four doctors in training. Our doctors are leaders within the veterinary dental community, actively serving the AVDC, the Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry and acting as mentors to residents and trainees. Our supporting medical and administrative team allows us to provide patient care and client service that is second-to-none.

AZVDS has all the latest diagnostic and therapeutic equipment needed to ensure a high standard of patient care. Three of our locations are housed with multi- doctor specialty practices. All locations are supported by other well-established veterinary specialty practices, including internal medicine, cardiology, general surgery, neurology, ophthalmology and dermatology. Our locations have both digital and computed dental radiography as well as all necessary dental, anesthetic and laboratory equipment needed. We are also fortunate to work with two Board-Certified anesthesiologists, Dr. Victoria Lukasik and Kristen Wegner which allows us to handle patients with complicated anesthetic needs on a regular basis.

We are seeking a veterinary dentist to meet the demands of our expanding practices. Full-time or part-time coverage will be considered. A flexible schedule can be offered to allow both professional achievement as part of a veterinary dental specialty practice, as well as work-life balance. At AZVDS we are committed to excellence in veterinary dentistry and oral surgery. This and our first-rate client service is founded on these Core Values:

     • We have integrity and compassion
     • We are a positive team committed to excellence
     • We give 100 percent
     • We deliver Wow through service

The ideal candidate is one that can live their work-life by these values.

Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists is part of Pathway Vet Alliance and proud to offer industry-leading support for our team members:

     • Competitive compensation
     • Veterinary Incentive Plan (VIP)
     • Relocation Assistance Package
     • Health benefits (vision/dental/life insurance too)
     • Generous paid parental leave
     • Annual CE Stipend and more!
     • 401k w/ employer match
     • Annual Paid Time Off
     • Additional family & furry care support options, including veterinary care discounts.

With the dry desert climate and mild Arizona winters, Tucson is one of the best communities in the state. Home to the University of Arizona, the city offers a great variety of civic amenities. Area geography offers unrivaled opportunities for outdoor fun – hiking, mountain biking, even snow skiing – and you can be back to town for a round of golf in just 90 minutes!

Apply today! Join our TEAM.

You take great care of Animals. We take great care of You!

For more information about this exciting opportunity, contact Jennifer Hall at jennifer.hall@pathwayvets.com

At Pathway, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all of our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.

Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/PdNgpmC57eWMfJVDfPwnl

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 Posted: June 9, 2021

Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists

Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists (AZVDS) seeks an additional board-certified or residency trained Veterinary Dentist & Oral Surgeon to join their fantastic hospital in sunny Peoria, Arizona.

This location is one of five in the area, and the team is growing. Our current group is led by Curt Coffman DVM DAVDC and Mike Balke DVM, DAVDC. Dr. Lisa Fink DVM DAVDC is our Residency Director, supporting four doctors in training. Our doctors are leaders within the veterinary dental community, actively serving the AVDC, the Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry and acting as mentors to residents and trainees. Our supporting medical and administrative team allows us to provide patient care and client service that is second-to-none.

AZVDS has all the latest diagnostic and therapeutic equipment needed to ensure a high standard of patient care. Three of our locations are housed with multi- doctor specialty practices. All locations are supported by other well-established veterinary specialty practices, including internal medicine, cardiology, general surgery, neurology, ophthalmology and dermatology. Our locations have both digital and computed dental radiography as well as all necessary dental, anesthetic and laboratory equipment needed. We are also fortunate to work with two Board-Certified anesthesiologists, Dr. Victoria Lukasik and Kristen Wegner which allows us to handle patients with complicated anesthetic needs on a regular basis.

We are seeking a veterinary dentist to meet the demands of our expanding practices. Full-time or part-time coverage will be considered. A flexible schedule can be offered to allow both professional achievement as part of a veterinary dental specialty practice, as well as work-life balance. At AZVDS we are committed to excellence in veterinary dentistry and oral surgery. This and our first-rate client service is founded on these Core Values:

• We have integrity and compassion
• We are a positive team committed to excellence
• We give 100 percent
• We deliver Wow through service

The ideal candidate is one that can live their work-life by these values.

Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists is part of Pathway Vet Alliance and proud to offer industry-leading support for our team members:

• Competitive compensation
Veterinary Incentive Plan (VIP)
• Relocation Assistance Package
• Health benefits (vision/dental/life insurance too)
• Generous paid parental leave
• Annual CE Stipend and more!
• 401k w/ employer match
• Annual Paid Time Off
• Additional family & furry care support options, including veterinary care discounts.

With the dry desert climate and mild Arizona winters, the Phoenix area is one of the most rapidly growing areas in the U.S. Arizona is one of the few places where you can snow ski in the mountains of Northern Arizona and the next morning be back to Phoenix for a round of golf.

Apply today! Join our TEAM.

You take great care of Animals. We take great care of You!

For more information about this exciting opportunity, contact Jennifer Hall at jennifer.hall@pathwayvets.com

At Pathway, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all of our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.

Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/G7jm6lhMlexPiK5oUqyQ1

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 Posted: May 20, 2021

MedVet is seeking a Dentist

MedVet is seeking a Dentist (veterinarians that have completed residency training) to join our Pittsburgh, PA hospital. The successful candidate is team oriented and has excellent communication skills with fellow colleagues, clients, and the referral community. Our hospital offers a terrific opportunity to collaborate with other specialists, work with well-trained technical staff and practice outstanding medicine and surgery.

What makes us different?
• Founded in 1988, MedVet is one of the largest employee-owned and veterinarian led multispecialty and emergency practices in the country. We offer each doctor an opportunity to become a shareholder. You will have a voice in moving our practice forward!
• We have a relatively singular focus to be a leader in emergency and specialty healthcare for pets.
• MedVet doctors and staff are dedicated to core values of Teamwork, Leadership and Compassion.
• Creating an exceptional experience (The MedVet Experience!) for patients, clients, referral partners and employees is our most important goal.
• Opportunities for advancement and leadership are available.
• We offer a competitive compensation and full benefits package, including health/dental/vison/life/disability insurance, uniform allowance, 401K with employer match, discretionary funds for continuing education and an excellent signing bonus.
• MedVet’s Clinical Studies Center offers exciting opportunities to lead collaborative initiatives with MedVet specialists and veterinarians worldwide.

For more information about MedVet, please visit our website at www.medvet.com or to submit a confidential CV, please apply here or email Carolyn Luther, DVM at Carolyn.Luther@MedVet.com

Come as you are! MedVet is an equal opportunity employer. We are ready to listen to your VOICE and help you pursue your Passion. We are also a drug-free organization, therefore employment with MedVet is dependent upon the passing of a drug screen and background check.

There are more positions listed at www.medvet.com/careers. Moving somewhere we don’t currently have a posting? We still want to hear from you!

 

 Posted: May 20, 2021

Job Opening for
BOARD-CERTIFIED VETERINARY DENTIST
in Colorado Springs

Animal Dental Care and Oral Surgery is seeking a board-certified veterinary dentist to join our practice group in beautiful Colorado and Montana.

We are a privately owned growing multi-facility practice with five AVDC diplomates and four residents already part of our team. Our clinics are located within multi-discipline facilities with other specialists in internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery, dermatology, cardiology, behavior, exotic, and emergency medicine.

As part of our mission to improve dentistry throughout our profession, we provide monthly lectures and wet lab courses for veterinarians and technicians. Attendees come from all over the United States and foreign countries for our well-attended courses at our Colorado Springs location.

During a time when so many practices are corporately owned, we are independent, and family oriented professionally and personally. We regularly invest in equipment and training for our doctors and staff to ensure the highest quality of veterinary care, client education and service. We are the only veterinary clinics in Colorado and Montana with cone beam computed tomography units. We have a singular focus of providing the highest quality and most comprehensive veterinary dental care in our region.

We have multiple locations along Colorado’s Front Range and Montana. These are some of the most beautiful and desirable places to live in North America with spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains. Endless outdoor activities, including hiking, climbing, fishing, skiing/snowboarding, and biking, are only minutes away.

We offer a very competitive salary and benefits package based on a 4-day workweek. For more information, please contact Dr. Patrick Vall at drvall@wellpets.com

 

 Posted: May 17, 2021

Animal Surgical Center (ASC) is seeking a Dentist
(boarded or residency trained)

Animal Surgical Center (ASC) is seeking a Dentist (boarded or residency trained) to join our team in our Astoria, New York location.

What makes ASC different is that it is a surgery ONLY center with amazing innovation and culture.

ASC is offering the opportunity for the right candidate to join our team as a shareholder in an amazing environment limited to surgery.

Our focus is to serve the community and make an impact!

For more information about ASC please visit our website at https://www.animal-surgical-center.com/ or email contact@animal-surgical-center.com

 Posted: May 16, 2021

Upstate Veterinary Specialties
Is seeking a Veterinary Dentist

ABOUT US
Upstate Veterinary Specialties, PLLC is a growing, privately-owned specialty and emergency practice located in upstate New York. As a privately owned hospital, the practice owners are active clinicians who take a team approach to manage the hospital. They make themselves accessible to the staff and are dedicated to making UVS the ideal veterinary practice for employees.

Our leadership, administration teams, doctors, and medical staff all work together in a collaborative environment to achieve our mission – helping pets live longer, happier lives through expert medical care and compassionate client service. We are a large team of dedicated professionals and take pride in being a leader in comprehensive specialty and emergency healthcare for pets.

The local Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry is retiring, and the area is in great need of a veterinary specialist in dentistry. The dentist would join our existing team of board-certified specialists:

          • Cardiology                                                   • Critical Care
          • Internal Medicine                                      • Neurology
          • Ophthalmology                                           • Oncology
          • Rehabilitation                                             • Radiology
          • Surgery

Our clinicians are supported by highly educated licensed veterinary technicians, including one VTS (cardiology), assistants, client relations specialists, and administrative staff.

OUR FACILITY
This year we will be expanding our custom-built hospital, adding another 16,000 square feet, to our current 24,000 square foot facility. Those expansion plans include two (2) exam rooms and one (1) procedure space/work room dedicated to dentistry. These rooms will be left open so that they can be built-to-suit. Any additional equipment necessary for a state-of-the-art dentistry service will be considered.

Our current equipment includes: 1.5 Tesla MRI, 64 slice CT scanner, fluoroscopy suite, digital x-ray, 4 high-quality ultrasound units, underwater treadmill, multi-parameter telemetry, endoscopy suite, multiple surgical suites, full diagnostic laboratory, and in-house pharmacy.

For a look at our state-of-the-art facility, visit our website and take our virtual tour! https://www.uvsonline.com/see-our-virtual-tour/

OUR LOCATION
If you are looking for a lively and energetic region that balances its historic roots with a vibrant metropolitan area, look no further! UVS is located in Latham, NY, which is considered part of upstate New York’s ‘Tri-City’ area. Upstate NY offers each of the four changing seasons bringing different scenery and events that offer cultural enrichment and more! The growing area is centrally located between the mountains of the Adirondacks, Berkshires, and Catskills and the popular cities of Boston, Montreal and New York.

The area’s attractions include the Empire State Plaza, Saratoga Race Track and Performing Arts Center, Lake George, Thatcher Park, The New York State Museum, and more. In Albany, there is something for everyone, with a variety of restaurants, bars, and entertainment, Albany is a great place to work and play. The area provides a thriving business community and exceptional educational institutes with urban, suburban, and rural living that is sure to fulfill your lifestyle. To learn more about our amazing city visit www.albany.org/visitors-guide/

JOIN US
We work hard to be worthy of the trust of our referral network and community. Our clients see and know our compassion for our work, themselves, and their pets. The primary care veterinarians in our area are accustomed to referral medicine and due to the upcoming retirement of the only board-certified Dentist in the area, we are certain that there is a built-in caseload.

We value our employees and treat them like family. We encourage our employees to pursue a healthy balance between work and life and offer multiple incentives that speak to our philosophy.

The position offers a base salary, plus a percentage of gross profit. Additionally, UVS offers a competitive benefits package and buy-in opportunity for the right individual.

UVS Benefits:
• Paid medical, dental and long-term disability
• 401(k) with matching contribution
• Generous PTO
• Substantial CE allowance and time away
• Paid professional licensing and dues
• Relocation costs
• Employee pet insurance stipend
• Full time (4-day work week) or part-time position

CONTACT US
Board certified specialists and individuals who have completed residency training in dentistry are encouraged to apply. Inquiries and resumes should be directed to:
Aaron Wey, DVM, DACVIM(C)
Phone – (518)783-3198
Fax – (518)783-3199
awey@uvsonline.com

 Posted: May 12, 2021

NVA Compassion-First Hospitals

NVA Compassion-First Hospitals are staffed with top talent and focused on improving patient outcomes through collaboration, investment in the latest medical technologies, and passion for excellent patient care. If you’re interested in advancing your career and having access to opportunities for research, clinical studies and teaching, we would like to meet you.

An Overview of Our Dentistry & Oral Surgery Departments:
Staff
Fully-trained staff with multiple technicians, some VTS, per dentist

Imaging
Cone Beam CT, Conventional CT, MRI, Varian Halcyon, Sopix Digital Intra-Oral Sensor, Sopix Digital X-Ray

Ask about the Dentistry & Oral Surgery positions at the following locations:

Advanced Veterinary Internal Medicine
Irvine, CA (Fall 2021)
Animal Emergency & Specialty Center
Parker, CO
Colorado Animal Specialty & Emergency
Boulder, CO
Austin Veterinary Specialty & Emergency
Austin, TX
AVETS
Monroeville, PA
Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists
Houston, TX
Long Island Veterinary Specialists
Plainview, NY
MissionVet Specialty + Emergency
San Antonio, TX
Southern Oregon Veterinary Specialty Center
Central Point, Oregon
Upstate Vet- Asheville
Asheville, NC
VetMED Emergency & Specialty Care
Phoenix, AZ
Virginia Veterinary Centers
Richmond, VA
Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital (Summer 2022)
West Springfield, MA.

 We offer an exceptionally generous compensation package as well as great benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401K match, CE allowance, and vacation.

To begin your journey, please contact:  Patrick.OKeefe@nvacompassionfirst.com.

 NVA Compassion-First is a community of more than 80 specialty and emergency hospitals across North America driven by the spirit of collaboration and focused on empowering the advancement of veterinary medicine at the local hospital level. NVA Compassion-First is the trusted partner of hospital teams who are looking for more—more resources to advance their medicine, a greater sense of belonging, and increased opportunities to care for their patients, clients, and people. Learn more at NVACompassionFirst.com

 

English is the official language of AVDC. All documents, forms and examinations provided by AVDC are written in English, and all materials submitted by applicants and residents are to be written in English.

Use of Specialty Titles: The AVMA Principles of Veterinary Medical Ethics state: It is unethical for veterinarians to identify themselves as or in any way imply that they are members of an AVMA recognized specialty organization until such time as such certification has been awarded. AVDC has adopted the Guidelines for Use of Specialty Titles, prepared by the American Board of Veterinary Specialties of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

By signing the AVDC Training Program Registration form, an individual submitting an application for registration of a training program acknowledges that s/he may not use the terms ‘board eligible’, ‘board qualified’, ‘veterinary dental specialist’ or ‘veterinary dentist’, and may not make or imply any connection with AVDC until such time as the individual passes the AVDC examination and is awarded the AVDC Diploma.

The registration of an AVDC training program of an individual who is not in compliance with the policy stated above may be terminated by AVDC, in which case the individual will not be permitted to complete the AVDC credentials and/or the examination procedures, and, when appropriate, the circumstances may be reported by AVDC to the individual’s State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.