Sykesville Veterinary Clinic
Sykesville Veterinary Clinic is the "little vet with a big heart" – and here's why:
We consider it an honor and privilege to serve the pets and families in our community by offering the best medical care and customer service possible. We never rush through appointments or treatments, and we give our best to every patient.
Our mission is fueled by our tremendous love for animals, so patient health and well-being is always our first priority. The foundation of the care we provide is client education and a commitment to preventative medicine.
We recognize that our most valuable resource is our people. It's our goal to not only ensure that our employees find fulfillment in their work, but also to support a work/life balance and career growth. We are a close, collaborative team and we consider ourselves a family.
Who We Are
Sykesville Veterinary Clinic has been serving this area since 1995 and was bought in 2002 by Dr. Ellen Colwell. Prior to purchasing SVC, Dr. Colwell was the primary veterinarian at Ellicott City Veterinary Clinic, where she built a large following of devoted clients who came to appreciate and rely on her dedication to quality, compassion, and personalized care.
Our facility is state-of-the-art and equipped for everything from complex surgical procedures to routine wellness care. Some of our specialties include pocket pets and chemotherapy, as well as dentistry and senior services. Unlike many vets in our area, we also offer house calls.
We’re located in Sykesville, MD—a vibrant, historic community just minutes from downtown Baltimore and 40 miles outside of Washington, D.C.
We offer generous benefits for our full-time staff that includes:
- Competitive salary based on experience
- Paid vacation and personal days
- Health and dental insurance
- Simple IRA
- Employee pet care discounts
- CE allowance
- Some relocation cost reimbursement
- Production bonuses
- 30-34-hour work week with no after-hours emergencies
- License and professional organization dues
- Paid malpractice insurance
“I love working at a small business with meaningful ties to the community. I get to meet all kinds of animals and people, and there is always something new to learn. Everyday I get to do something I'm passionate about next to coworkers that feel like family!”
Vet Assistant/Receptionist Wanted: Excellent benefits and competitive pay at a team-oriented practice
Sykesville Veterinary Clinic is seeking a part time or full-time veterinary assistant/receptionist to join our team in providing high-quality veterinary medical services and customer service to the Sykesville, Maryland-area pet population.
We’re a full-service animal hospital that focused on pet quality of life and client education. Our facility is state-of-the-art and equipped for everything from complex surgical procedures to routine wellness care. Some of our specialties include pocket pets and chemotherapy, as well as dentistry and senior services, and, unlike many vets in our area, we offer house calls.
Our staff and team of veterinarians combine years of experience with a genuine affection for animals and their humans to deliver exceptional results. Our employees are close and supportive of one another, and we consider ourselves not just a team but a family.
We’re located in Sykesville, a vibrant, thriving town that combines the charms and safety of the suburbs with proximity to the thriving cultural hubs of Baltimore and Washington, D.C. In addition to this ideal setting, we can offer you:
- Health insurance
- Single IRA
- Pet care discounts
- Production bonuses
- Paid vacation
The successful candidate will be a positive, self-motivated, dependable people person and a professional team player who enjoys working with pet parents and their companion animals in a fast-paced environment.
- Client education
- Answering multiple phone lines
- Greeting clients and their pets
- Conducting cash and credit card transactions
- Scheduling appointments
Interested in joining us? Email Dr. Ellen Colwell at email@example.com. We’re looking forward to meeting you!
Great benefits, awesome team, and quality of life
At Sykesville Veterinary Clinic, our clients and their pets are part of our family, and we have that same commitment to our team members. We’re seeking a full- or part-time Associate DVM for our growing, locally-owned practice who can help us continue to provide exceptional veterinary care. We’re located in Sykesville, MD—a vibrant, historic community just minutes from downtown Baltimore and 40 miles outside of Washington, D.C.
About This Position
We expect that as a veterinary professional or exceptional recent graduate you have a DVM/VMD, strong internal medicine and general surgery skills, and that you understand the day-to-day requirements of seeing and treating patients. In addition to those duties, you’ll be most successful in this position if you:
• have a minimum of 1 year of clinical experience or are a stellar recent graduate
• are a good communicator
• have a positive, optimistic attitude
• some specialty experience, particularly with exotics, pocket pets, and/or certification in animal acupuncture
• a collaborative spirit—our team works together very well
• Competitive salary based on experience
• 30-34-hour work week with no after-hours emergencies
• Some relocation costs paid
• Paid vacation and personal days
• Health and dental insurance
• Simple IRA
• Employee pet discount
• License and professional organization dues
• Paid malpractice insurance
• CE allowance
Ready to Apply?
We’d love to see a cover letter highlighting why you think you’d be a good fit for our practice as well as a fully updated resume. Please send all materials to the attention of Dr. Colwell at firstname.lastname@example.org.