Associate Veterinarian

Job Description

Job Description

Kruger Animal Hospital in Normal, Illinois is seeking a full-time Associate Veterinarian to join our team, new grads welcome!

Kruger Animal Hospital is located in the beautiful plains of Central Illinois, situated in the twin cities of Bloomington-Normal. We have been providing medical, grooming, and boarding services for our patients for more than 70 years. The staff at Kruger Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care, and dental care for their highly-valued patients. We differentiate ourselves by offering our clients and patients the unique attention they expect and deserve.

Kruger Animal Hospital’s mission is to provide professional veterinary care for our patients. Our goal is to guide our clients with education, respect and compassion in planning a lifetime of health for their pets. We will provide the highest standard of care in medicine, surgery and dentistry. It is our policy to treat our clients as we would treat our own. Being of service to our clients and patients is the definition of our purpose and the mission of our practice.


  • We are a 3 doctor, progressive, and paper light practice.
  • We have four exam rooms, treatment area, isolation ward, surgery suit and radiology suit equipped with digital radiology equipment, and digital dental radiography.
  • Grief room offering privacy and comfort for our clients choosing the decision of euthanasia for their pet.
  • Large comfortable entrance area with separate sides for feline and canine patients.
  • In addition to regular small animal species, a number of avian, reptile, and small mammal cases add the challenge and rewards of exotics to our practice.
  • In house laboratory capabilities for selected blood chemistry, urinalysis and sediments, PCV, TP, Fe-Leuk, and various ELISA tests are run by technicians along with a close association with external full-service clinical and pathological laboratories (IDEXX Laboratories).
  • In house ECG’s run and interpreted.
  • Digital X-Ray system.
  • Isoflourane anesthesia, electro surgery, ultra-sonic dental equipment.
  • Surgical monitoring capabilities including oscilloscope/blood pressure and pulse oximetry.
  • Large inventory of established pharmaceuticals, as well as compounding capabilities.
  • Internet access for quick and reliable referral to various specialties which we have a firm association with.
  • Boarding and grooming services offered, which include indoor/outdoor runs and double wide cages accompanied by a large outdoor exercise area for canines and large condos for felines.
  • Newest version of AVIMark computer system streamlines the management of a large client data base.
  • We encourage and support the cultivation of our doctor’s special interests.

For more information, please visit our website at:

About McLean County:

Kruger Animal Hospital is located in the heart of Normal college campuses, with Illinois State University just about 3 miles east, Illinois Wesleyan University just over 6 miles southeast, and Heartland Community College just under 10 miles north. This provides for a large variety of extra-circular activities, including sporting events, concerts, plays and circuses. Outdoor recreational opportunities around Bloomington-Normal include fishing, hunting, camping and boating. The Grossinger Motors Arena (formally known as U.S. Cellular Coliseum) is also located in Bloomington, home of the Central Illinois Flying Aces hockey team, Bloomington Edge arena football team, and various other entertainments including many sold-out concerts. The area is very well represented with schools, churches, social organizations, shopping centers and restaurants. The cost of living in McLean County is below the average for the state of Illinois. All of these combined are reasons why we feel McLean County is an attractive to live and practice.

Skills and Basic Qualifications

  • A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university.
  • Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.

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Normal, Illinois, United States

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