Equine Veterinary practice in Snohomish County, Washington seeking full time associate. We have a mix of ambulatory and haul in appointments as well as rehabilitation cases and long term residents at our beautiful equestrian facility. Desirable location an hour east of Seattle and an hour west of Stevens Pass ski resort and other mountain adventures. We practice with a holistic approach including acupuncture and chiropractic in addition to high quality western medicine, (minor) surgery, routine care and dentistry. We also see some dogs/cats/etc for acupuncture and chiropractic. Acupuncture and chiropractic certification is not required, but encouraged. We are looking for a practitioner that is proficient with dental floats/extractions, x-ray, ultrasound and lameness diagnostics. We have a new state of the art DR digital x-ray system as well as a new ultrasound machine and we work closely with neighboring referral practices that offer hospitalization, colic surgery, MRI and Nuclear Scintigraphy. See our website at www.cedarbrookvet.com for pictures of our facility and details about our practice.
In addition to applicants being skilled equine practitioners, we are looking for someone with an interest in horse rescue and animal welfare who practices with a high standard of ethics that puts the patient’s best interest first. We also have a professionally run non-profit rescue horse rehabilitation program on site and are an animal friendly, vegetarian workplace, see www.nwesc.org for details.
Our doctors are team players and share on call emergency duties and we utilize a local referral emergency hospital for back up emergency services when we are unavailable. Please contact us to find out more information about what we are looking for and if you may be a good match for our practice!
Cedarbrook Veterinary Care values our patients as family members and we provide a level of care and experience we’d wish for with our own horses and companion animals, as well as ourselves. Our doctors understand horse psychology and we use low stress, compassionate training and handling techniques which help our patients understand that we are here to help. When we work together with patients as ...a team we can reduce the amount of sedation needed for procedures, such as dental floats and minor surgeries, while improving the safety of the procedures for both patient and doctor. Stress can lead to immune system suppression, slower healing times and ultimately poor treatment results, whereas love, compassion and understanding can improve these things. We are mindful of this in every aspect of our patients' treatment plan; minimizing stress is key to obtaining optimal healing.
For this reason, and for the holistic health of our animals, Cedarbrook makes the whole animal well-being a priority - not just their physical health but also how our patients experience their vet care. We pride ourselves on the fact that 'vet phobic' horses and dogs get less and less vet phobic in our care and eventually come to trust and appreciate us. What a difference this makes in an emergency situation when that connection we have formed with our patients carries them through the trauma to a healthy recovery or peaceful passing.
Our practice believes a holistic combination of possible modalities is the best way to provide cutting edge care to our patients. Traditional western medicine misses so may valuable treatment options that alternative medicine has to offer, and in many cases the root of the problem. Alternative medicine misses the leading edge of diagnostics and equally valuable medical treatment options. Rather than just considering alternative vs. traditional medicines, our ‘holistic’ practice combines the two to be truly on the forefront of what medicine has to offer. Cedarbrook fully encompasses the word holistic – it is inclusive and provides for the complete high quality care for all aspects of the whole patient — mind, body, herd, environment, nutrition, fitness, etc. The balancing of these energies for fitness/bodywork avails our vets to a higher understanding for veterinary services, bio-mechanics, physical therapy and the like. This experience and intention strengthens our veterinarian’s perception and evaluation abilities to discern both the physical and energy potential of our patients.
At Cedarbrook Veterinary Care we strive to maximize the quality of life for our patients by providing quality holistic veterinary health care. We do this by paying the utmost attention to the individual needs of our patients and their guardians through compassionate care and integrity.