Now Hiring: Associate Veterinarian

Join Our Team as a Full-Time or Part-Time Veterinarian!

Are you ready to embark on a fulfilling journey in veterinary medicine, surrounded by a team that's dedicated to excellence, collaboration, and continuous growth? Ancare Veterinary Hospital is seeking a passionate veterinarian to join our dynamic team in the vibrant LaSalle-Peru-Illinois Valley region, just 60 miles west of Chicago. 

Why Ancare? 

At Ancare Vet, we believe in creating an environment where extraordinary things happen every day. From our state-of-the-art facilities equipped with advanced imaging, surgery, and therapy services to our team of dedicated certified veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants and customer care team, we're committed to providing the highest quality care to our patients.

Exams at Ancare Vet

Culture and Mentorship

Imagine working in a place where mentorship isn't just a buzzword but a cornerstone of our practice. With a mentorship program led by an ABVP Diplomate in Canine and Feline Practice, you'll have the opportunity to elevate your skills and reach new heights in your veterinary career. Our collaborative environment fosters growth, innovation, and a "can-do" mentality, where every team member is empowered to make a difference they can be proud of.

We live by our Core Values, which keep us successful!

  • Positive Attitude

  • Compassion 

  • Professionalism 

  • Educate 

  • ”Can Do” Mentality 


Living in LaSalle-Peru offers a wealth of perks and activities for your downtime. Embrace the clean and safe hometown atmosphere, coupled with a 20% lower cost of living compared to Chicago, all while earning a comparable salary.

Dive into excellent recreational opportunities like hiking, kayaking, fishing, and hunting in three major state parks just minutes away. Enjoy easy access to Chicago via the Mendota train station, making exploration a breeze, and take advantage of the town's proximity to four major airports for convenient travel.

Families will appreciate the excellent school system, ranking in the upper 1/3 in Illinois, while food enthusiasts will relish the abundance of dining experiences throughout the Illinois Valley. Plus, you'll have the satisfaction of working in the best veterinary hospital in all of Illinois, Ancare Vet!

Perks and Benefits

Kittens at Ancare Vet

  • Competitive base salary plus ProSal 
  • 38-40 hour scheduled work week for optimal work-life balance 
  • Robust mentoring program with 6-8 hours per week dedicated to your development - Comprehensive benefits package including medical, vision, and dental insurance - Professional liability insurance and controlled substance license coverage - 3 weeks paid time off and a continuing education stipend to fuel your learning - IRA Simple Plan with a 3% match to support your financial future 
  • Pet care plan because we believe in caring for our own furry friends, too 

Join Us!

If you're ready to be part of a team that's committed to making a difference, practicing great medicine, and having fun along the way, Ancare Veterinary Hospital is the place for you. Take a virtual tour of our hospital to see where you could be making an impact, and apply today to start your journey with us!

Please submit a resume and application with references 

*Ancare Veterinary Hospital is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.