Veterinary Cardiologist

King Animal Hospital

King City, Ontario, Canada

Permanent | Full-time

CA$240k+ (annually)

Other / 3 years to less than 5 years experience is required


Nov 17

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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