The Animal Clinic of Van Wert is located in the outskirts of Van Wert, a city in northwestern Ohio. It is approximately 77 miles southwest of Toledo and 34 miles east/southeast of Fort Wayne, Indiana. “Welcome Home” is the official slogan of Van Wert. Van Wert offers the best of small town living and big city conveniences. The community’s continued efforts in revitalizing its historic downtown district has earned it certification as a National Main Street Community for over 10 years running. This award recognizes Van Wert’s accomplishments in improving its operations, design, marketing and business enhancement. The city offers a wide range of arts and cultural offerings which include the Wassenberg Art Center, the Van Wert Civic Theater, and the Niswonger Performing Arts Center. It is home to the Brumback Library which is the nation’s first county library. For those that enjoy the outdoors, there are 10 outdoor parks, 2 golf courses and a new recreational park that offers canoeing, fishing, paddleboats and zip lining. Its numerous annual community events such as the Apple Festival, Chocolate Walk and the famous Peony Festival, contribute to the abundant charm of this city. The Animal Clinic of Van Wert is a small animal practice that enjoys a long history in the community. The practice was founded in 1953 by Dr. Harold Wilkin. His son, Dr. Tom Wilkin, joined him in the practice in 1979 and they practiced together for over 30 years. Dr. Tom Wilkin took over ownership of the practice in 1983 and is its current owner. The Animal Clinic of Van Wert provides full medical, surgical and dental services as well as boarding and it is the only veterinary practice in town. The owner of the other practice retired and closed the doors. The practice is well equipped including digital x-ray, dental digital x-ray, ultrasound, and an in house lab. There are 8 computer workstations located throughout that are hardwired to a central server. It utilizes Intravet for its practice management software. The clinic is housed in a spacious, well maintained 3,000 square foot facility that has 5 exam rooms, a treatment area, the lab, a nice surgery suite, the imaging area, doctors’ offices and separate indoor/outdoor kennel areas that isolate boarding clients from hospitalized patients. Large solar panels situated at the rear of the property provide for approximately 85% of the practice’s heating needs.
DVM graduate inerested in the opportunity to advance there skills, with unlimited growth potential available,
and financial compensation. Full and part time applicants considered.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Insurance, C.E., Paid Vacation, Production compensation.