Betty Baugh's Animal Clinic is located in Richmond, VA. We are an AAHA accredited hospital providing veterinary care to dogs, cats, and pocket pets. We are a full-service veterinary hospital that offers pet wellness, holistic veterinary services, surgery, advanced testing and diagnostics, and boarding to serve the needs of pets and their owners in Richmond, Virginia. Our facility is equipped to provide accurate diagnosis and comprehensive care for vaccinations, wellness exams, and nutritional counselling, as well as emergency care, critical care, treatments for health problems, and pet surgeries. Additionally, we offer pet acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine to help treat specific ailments and issues in pets. Here at Betty Baugh's we were proudly named one of the Best Veterinarians in Richmond and Best Animal Hospital in Richmond in Style Weekly's Best of Richmond! If you are a passionate and caring team player please apply today!
The Veterinarian is responsible for providing high quality care to our patients while also developing rapport with their owners. In addition to physical examinations, surgeries, and dentistry, client communication and client education are of the upmost importance. It’s important that SVP Veterinarians treat each pet and client like part of the family.
Develop a rapport with clients and determine their needs and wishes; perform physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures in a way that will deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
Explain physical examination findings and communicate to the client a diagnosis of the pet’s problems; generate and present a treatment plan for the pet to the client; educate clients on preventative health care, including vaccines and appropriate nutritional products.
Maintain client/patient medical/surgical records and make certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols; assist colleagues in follow-up and future management of the patient.
Stay up-to-date with new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine, attend Continuing Education meetings.
Assist in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure the delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.
Positively represent the hospital in the professional community and to the general public.
Treat every client like family and each patient like your own pet.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited university
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of in which applicant is applying
Professional comportment and appearance, with excellent interpersonal skills and a positive, friendly attitude
The ability to make decisions and communicate clearly and effectively with fellow team members
Respect for and willingness to work with clients and their pets
Compassionate team player who can uphold great reputation with clients
A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine, upholding the veterinary code of ethics