We might not have met yet, but we built all of this for you.
- LOREN T. NATIONS, Owner, DVM, DABVP

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Our Specialty Referral and Emergency Center

VHA’s Specialty Referral and Emergency Center opened it's doors in June 2023! This 20,000-square foot facility boasts some of the best doctors, support staff, and veterinary equipment, with the goal of elevating veterinary specialty medicine and emergency care beyond all expectations. Our center also offers a wealth of career and research opportunities for professionals who share in our vision of bending the arc of veterinary medicine.

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Veterinary careers to bend the arc of the animal care profession

At VHA, we believe in the unlimited potential that lives in you and in all of us. With the veterinary industry becoming more corporate, we’re determined to bend the arc of veterinary medicine and bring it back to what it’s meant to be--a universal experience that strengthens the bonds between animals and people and makes them healthy, happy, and healed.

Are You a Veterinary Lightworker?

Those who are called to the veterinary profession are often unique in their empathy, compassion, and desire to serve others. At VHA, we recognize that these qualities are more valuable than ever in the veterinary industry, which we aim to transform for the betterment of all pets and people.

Learn more about what it means to be a veterinary lightworker and consider joining us in our mission to make our communities healthy, happy, and healed.

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Join us on our path to a better future
for pets and people.

Working at VHA in Winter Haven, FL is not just a job. It's being a part of a growing but close-knit family where everyone strives towards the same goal. It's about loving, inspiring, and supporting one another so we can do our very best for the pets and people who put their trust in us.

We’re building VHA for you.

We need people who resonate with us and see themselves being a part of something larger than life, something that's much more than a career.

Our employees are our most important asset, we acknowledge and cherish that and take good care of our people.   -Carrie-Ann Lukas-Brady, Human Resources Generalist

The perks of being in the VHA family

In addition to making sure your basic needs are covered, including health insurance and retirement planning, we also offer non-traditional benefits to help you get more out of life. Fitness, education, nutrition, and fun, team-building events are also part and parcel of being in the VHA tribe.

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VHA Fit program so you can focus on your own health

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Health insurance so you can get the best care for yourself

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Continuing education opportunities to help you grow and advance your career

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401K with company match to help you plan for the future

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Advancing medicine and oncology at our Research Center

Offering the very latest in veterinary technology and countless opportunities to discover new and exciting breakthroughs in medicine, this center will be a hub of learning, testing, and pushing boundaries. We can't wait for you to be a part of it.