Part Time or Full Time - Any experience level considered
Canine, Feline, Mixed
DVM or equivalent
Housecall practice in Crestone, CO looking for veterinarian to take over.
Opportunity to step into viable business with large potential for growth in diverse community just north of the Great Sand Dunes National Park. Small animal only at present but could include equine and foodanimal if desired. Expansion to a brick and mortar clinic a definite possibility. Currently only serving Crestone area but all of Saguache county needs local veterinary care as closest clinic is an hour away.
Crestone has approximately 2000 people, with around 8,000 in Saguache county.It is a very eclectic community of artists, outdoor enthusiasts, free spirits and retirees all with a wide variety of education and income levels. There is a large spiritual community including a Hindu temple, a Zen center, several Tibetan Buddhist centers, and miscellaneous New Age happenings.Real estate is still reasonably priced and as eclectic as the population with many alternative building methods, solar and off-the-grid options.
The town sits at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo mountains and across the Vally from the San Juan mountains, so has much to offer any outdoor enthusiast - hiking, biking, camping, climbing, hunting, fishing, skiing and other winter sports.
Owner transitioning to shelter work in Alamosa. As the only veterinarian in the county the communities of Crestone, Moffat, Saguache and the surrounding areas need someone to take over. For the right person would be willing to turn the business over for the minimal cost of inventory on hand. Could be available for mentorship as much or as little as needed.This is a great opportunity for someone who wants more than just a job but also to make a vital contribution to a small community.
Additional Salary Information: Salary depends on how many hours applicant wants to work and prices applicant decides to charge client, minus the costs of inventory etc.
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About Crestone Mobile Veterinary Service
Crestone Mobile Veterinary Service is a primarily small animal housecall practice serving the mountain town of Crestone and the northern end of the San Luis Valley in Saguache County, Colorado.