Senior Veterinarian/Locum Veterinarian (SPCA)

By Hon Editor | Employment Archives

Jul 26


The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is looking for a dynamic and committed individual to join our community animal clinic and help spearhead its pioneering efforts. The SPCA’s clinic is unique, as it is a not-for-profit clinic serving needy animals in Singapore. These include street dogs and cats, abused and rescued animals, shelter animals and, eventually, pets from low income households. 

As the Senior Veterinarian, you will be responsible for the provision of the highest standards of veterinary medicine and care. As our clinic is currently expanding, you will be instrumental in helping us grow and develop into a full-fledged community animal clinic. You will also be involved with community health programmes that make a direct and positive impact on the lives of animals and their human caregivers.

The responsibilities include and are not limited to:

  • Assessing and examining patients, and diagnosing their medical issue
  • Diagnosis and regular health checks for animals
  • Performing required surgical procedures, dressing, and treating of wounds and prescribing medication.
  • Updating and maintaining patients’ medical records. 
  • Promoting preventive care through strong public education and advocacy. 
  • Ensuring compliance with veterinary ethics and relevant policies.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Education:  Degree in Veterinary Medicine that is recognized by the Animal & Veterinary Service (AVS).
  • Experience and interest in shelter medicine.
  • Minimum 5 years experience for Senior Veterinarian position.
  • Ability to make prudent decisions regarding the welfare and well-being of animals.
  • Passion for animal welfare.

Please send in your application to stating ‘Senior Veterinarian’ in the subject field, including your CV and a cover letter indicating your interest in the position. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.