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King Animal Hospital
King City, Ontario (CA)
Closing date
Dec 25, 2023

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Practice Area
Position Type
Veterinary Internist / Specialist, Board-Certified
Contract Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Private Practice

Employer: King Animal Hospital

Position: Veterinary Cardiologist

Terms of Employment: Permanent / Full Time

Location: King City, Ontario

Employment Address: 1265 19th Sideroad, King City, Ontario L7B 1K5

Hours of Work: 38 hours/week

Language: English


  • Eligible for discretionary bonuses and increases in salary; Eligible for dental, vision and extended medical insurance; Eligible for continuing education (CE) allowance and professional dues (ACVAA and ACVEEC); Eligible for life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; Malpractice insurance; Discounts on pet services and products and paid uniform

Salary: $240,000 CAD per annum
Contact: please send resumes to [] and include “King Animal Hospital” in email subject line.




  • Diagnose and treat animals with cardiac diseases, including congenital and acquired heart conditions; Perform comprehensive cardiac examinations, including auscultation, echocardiography, electrocardiography, and radiography; Interpret diagnostic tests and imaging results to make accurate diagnoses and develop appropriate treatment plans; Perform and interpret cardiac Doppler studies, blood pressure monitoring, and exercise tolerance tests; Collaborate with the primary care veterinarian and other specialists to provide integrated and comprehensive care for patients; Consult with referring veterinarians to offer expert advice on cardiac cases and provide recommendations for optimal patient management; Perform advanced cardiac procedures such as cardiac catheterization, pacemaker implantation, and open-heart surgery, if applicable and within your scope of expertise; Prescribe and manage cardiac medications and develop individualized treatment plans for patients; Provide compassionate and empathetic care to patients and their owners, communicating diagnosis, treatment options, and prognosis effectively; Maintain accurate and detailed medical records and ensure timely documentation of all patient-related activities; Stay up to date with advancements in veterinary cardiology by attending conferences, workshops, and engaging in continuous professional development; Contribute to the advancement of veterinary cardiology through research, publishing scientific papers, and participating in clinical trials, if applicable.



Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or equivalent is required Completion of a formal residency program in cardiology accredited by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or other recognized veterinary specialty board is required Board certification or eligibility for board certification in cardiology by ACVIM or other recognized specialty board is required Provincial licensing in Ontario from the College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO) is required or ability to obtain 3+ years of experience as a practicing boarded Cardiologist Demonstrated expertise in cardiac diagnostics, including echocardiography, electrocardiography, radiography, and cardiac Doppler studies Proven experience in interpreting and analyzing diagnostic test results Proficiency in performing advanced cardiac procedures such as cardiac catheterization and pacemaker implantation Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues and educate pet owners about cardiac conditions and treatment options Strong organizational skills and attention to detail to maintain accurate medical records Commitment to ongoing professional development and staying current with the latest advancements in veterinary cardiology A genuine passion for providing high-quality care to animals and promoting their well-being

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