Veterinarian Sample Resume

Mary K. Smith
1234 Center Street
Dallas, TX 75000
Home: 214-555-5555
Cell: 214-555-5556
Email: mksmith@frontfocus.com

Objective
To obtain a Veterinarian position in a mixed animal practice that will utilize my skills in directing the operation of spay and neuter clinics, and performing spay and neuter examinations and surgery with the goal of fostering improved pet care and preventative medicine.

Qualifications Summary
  • Demonstrated ability to direct the spay and neuter clinic and perform surgery in a professional and efficient manner
  • Supervise personnel assigned to the spay and neuter clinic including office staff and volunteers
  • Sound ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations, and in demonstrating good public relations skills.
Education
Texas A&M University, Houston, TX
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (May 2000)
  • Master of Science in Small Animal Clinical Sciences (May 1995)
University of Texas, Austin, TX
  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science (May 1992)
Work Experience
Veterinarian: Nov. 2001 - Present, Animal World, Fort Worth, TX
  • Examine animals to determine nature of disease or injury and treat animal surgically or medically.
  • Advise animal owners about sanitary measures, feeding, and general care to promote health of animals.
  • Carry out diagnostic tests, such as X-rays, blood samples and ultra-sound.
  • Immunize animals against different forms of disease.
  • Promote the need for pet identification and control within the community.
  • Develop policies and procedures used in the care, security, prognosis and euthanasia of captured and unclaimed animals.
Veterinarian: Jan. 1996 - Nov. 2001, Critter Care, Irving, TX
  • Handled, examined and treated all species of animals, primarily pets/companion animals.
  • Cared for inpatient animals, including examining and advising on treatment, euthanized old, sick, terminally ill or unwanted animals.
  • Met and consulted with many different owners.
  • Treated and dressed wounds, set fractures, performed surgery, and advised owners about animal feeding, behavior, and breeding.
  • Made routine health status examinations on all animals in the facility.
  • Performed spay and neuter surgeries for adoptable animals.
Veterinary Technician: July 1992 - Jan. 1996, Critter Care, Cypress, TX
  • Medicated animals suffering from infections or illnesses.
  • Reviewed animal bite reports.
  • Prepared rabies samples and notified victims.
  • Maintained records, reports and certificates in compliance with current legislation.
  • Provided suitable paperwork for animals traveling abroad.
  • Responded to customers' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner.
  • Studied, treated, and controlled animal injuries and diseases.
Professional Affiliations
American Veterinary Medical Association