Here at Friendship Animal Hospital we truly try to live up to our name. We focus on providing quality patient care with exceptional customer service while maintaining a healthy work/life balance. All of our current staff is some level of Fear Free certified, working on reducing the fear, anxiety, and stress of pets coming to the vet. Our staff is also Feline Friendly certified which focuses exclusively on feline stress and handling at the vet.

Friendship Animal Hospital is a locally and privately owned small animal clinic dedicated to providing exceptional veterinary care, emphasizing education, and fostering strong relationships with our clients and their pets. Our clinic is a warm and welcoming environment where the health and well-being of pets and the satisfaction of their owners are our top priorities. We believe in continuous learning and professional growth, ensuring our team stays at the forefront of veterinary medicine.

The ideal candidate would be a team player able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, be computer literate, able to work independently as well as part of a team, and stay calm in an emergency. We look forward to reviewing your qualifications and should we have an opening at this time we will reach out accordingly.

Open Positions:

Associate Veterinarian

Full-Time or Part-Time

Position Overview:

We are seeking a compassionate and knowledgeable veterinarian to join our dedicated team. The ideal candidate will possess a strong commitment to providing excellent patient care, educating pet owners, and delivering outstanding customer service. You will play a crucial role in maintaining the health and well-being of our patients and building lasting relationships with clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide high-quality medical, surgical, and dental care to small animals.
  • Diagnose and treat a wide range of medical conditions and diseases.
  • Perform routine and complex surgeries with precision and care.
  • Conduct thorough examinations and develop comprehensive treatment plans.
  • Educate clients on preventive care, nutrition, and overall pet health.
  • Communicate effectively with clients to ensure they understand their pet’s health needs and treatment options.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed patient records.
  • Collaborate with the veterinary team to deliver exceptional care and service.
  • Stay current with advancements in veterinary medicine and continuously improve your skills.


  • DVM or equivalent degree from an accredited veterinary school.
  • Valid NC veterinary license.
  • Strong surgical and diagnostic skills or a desire to learn.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Passion for educating clients and fostering long-term relationships.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and education.
  • Interest in practicing fear-free and feline-friendly medicine.

What We Offer for Full-Time:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience starting from $100K with production-based bonuses and no negative accrual.
  • Health and dental insurance.
  • Paid time off (two weeks the first year) and holidays.
  • Continuing education allowance of $2k and time off to attend CE.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • 401(k) with 3.5% match
  • No after-hours or on-call
  • Licensing and other fees: State, DEA, AVMA, HW Society, PLIT, Fear Free
  • A collaborative, supportive team 

How to Apply:

If you are a dedicated veterinarian who is passionate about small animal care and client education, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume using the form on this page, or email it directly to

Join our team at Friendship Animal Hospital and make a difference in the lives of pets and their owners every day!

Friendship Animal Hospital is an equal-opportunity employer. 

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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