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At Commencement Bay Animal Hospital, we are known for serving our patients and clients with compassion, empathy and integrity. We are always looking for dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who are eager to help us continue providing the best care and service to our patients and clients.

If you believe your values match those of our practice and you would like to be part of an outstanding team, we would like to hear from you. Please contact Paula Ellis, Hospital Manager.

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Veterinarian - Tacoma, WA

Commencement Bay Animal Hospital

About the Role

We are wild about people that share a love for animals! Join our paw-some group of veterinary professionals as a Veterinarian in Tacoma, WA!

Commencement Bay Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital providing comprehensive pet healthcare. We are seeking an experienced, talented, & driven veterinarian to join our team! At CBAH, our veterinary team offers a wide variety of services using progressive, modern medicine & innovative technology. More about us:

  • We strive to serve all dogs, cats, and their families in our community
  • Medical, surgical, and dental services
  • A spacious working area
  • Large treatment area
  • In-house laboratory, digital radiography, and ultrasound
  • Behavioral & nutritional counseling
  • Orthopedic manipulations
  • Urgent & critical care
  • Leadership opportunity available

To complement our doctors, we also have experienced Licensed Support Staff, outstanding Veterinary Assistants, a strong Hospital Manager (LVT), and a local Regional Manager (LVT) to provide additional support.

Where We Are

About our location:


  • Tacoma is rich in culture, entertainment, and history.
  • Excellent geographic location - being sandwiched between urban Seattle and culturally diverse Olympia.
  • As part of the 6th Avenue community, our clinic is in the perfect area where you will find easy access to ample local shops, restaurants, night life, and breweries.
  • Plenty of parks & beaches nearby as well as access to outdoor activities including water sports, hiking urban and rural trails, farmers markets, cycling, and much more.
  • Tacoma is only one hour from the ski slopes and close to the coast. Come see why life is better here! 

What's In It For You

Benefits include:


  • Base salary ($140k-$200k, based on experience)
  • Production bonus paid quarterly with no negative accrual/deficit
  • Signing bonus of $35,000!
  • Medical benefits (including health, dental and vision),
  • 401(k)
  • Employee assistance program (EAP),
  • $2500 CE allowance per year + CE time off
  • Paid vacation, dues, liability coverage, and so much more!


We will pay for relocation if needed! Our practice has a positive, wellbeing-focused culture that we’d love to tell you about. Get the conversation started by applying today.



Commencement Bay Animal Hospital