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The VET Recruiter ®  is The Animal Health and Veterinary Search and Recruitment Firm and Veterinary Placement Specialist.

We are experts in Executive Search and Recruiting for the Animal Health Industry and the Veterinary Profession for North America and we handle executive level search and recruitment on a global basis.  We perform executive search and recruiting assignments on a retained basis as well as a contingency basis and we have a hybrid retained-contingency option that is popular with some of our clients.

We are proud to be a NAPS accredited search and recruitment firm, which means we are committed to the highest professional standards set by the search and recruitment industry. This means we have a commitment to certification, commitment to education, commitment to the profession, commitment to the Free Enterprise System and a commitment to community service. Our search consultants and recruiters give back to the community in the form of volunteer work. We are committed to the highest professional, ethical and business standards for the search industry.

Each member of our leadership team has each obtained their Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) status and are members of an elite group of professionals in the executive search and recruiting industry to show our commitment to ethical standards and the quality of the work we perform. In addition, we require all of our team members to achieve this certification within their first year of joining our firm.

Our founder, Stacy Pursell, CPC, CERS, served as a board member for the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS) for four years. The National Association of Personnel Services has the objective to help search and recruitment firms and staffing companies serve their clients and the public in accordance with the highest professional and ethical standards. Stacy has also earned her Certified Employee Retention Specialist (CERS) certification and currently there are about 30 search professionals in the world who have earned this certification. Having this certification helps Stacy and The VET Recruiter to better help our clients find and retain their employees. The number one concern of employers in today’s job market is to hire the best and retain the best employees.

Stacy was a 2014 and 2017 Finalist for Pet Industry Woman of the Year recognized by Women in the Pet Industry and is also a preferred member of Top Echelon. She has won many awards in the executive search and recruiting profession during the past 20 years and is in the top 1% of executive search and recruitment professionals in the world. She was a top 10 Account Executive for one of the world’s largest executive search and recruitment firms before founding The VET Recruiter.

We are passionate about the Animal Health Industry and Veterinary Profession. Our goal is to help Animal Health and Veterinary Organizations hire top talent while helping Animal Health and Veterinary Professionals reach their short and long-term career goals.

We help Animal Health, Veterinary Businesses and Pet Industry Businesses find and hire top talent to help them grow their business while at the same time helping Animal Health and Veterinary Professionals achieve the quality of life they seek by helping them to attain career-enhancing opportunities.

We build long-term relationships with clients and candidates and can help a client fill one position or numerous positions and we help clients build entire teams; whether an Animal Health Company needs to hire an entire commercial organization or an R&D organization we can help. We have helped Animal Health Companies build and hire an entire sales force from the ground floor. We can help privately and publically owned veterinary practices find leadership whether they need to hire a CEO, Director of Operations, Chief Veterinary Officer or Regional Medical Director or if they need to hire one veterinarian or a team of veterinarians.  In addition, we have experience recruiting and placing emergency veterinarians and board-certified veterinarians.

We are experts in Animal Health Recruiting and Veterinary Recruiting. Some of our current searches are posted on our website so if you are looking for animal health jobs or veterinary jobs, please check our website often to see a list of some of our current available job opportunities.  If we don’t have a role that is suitable at this time, and you have Animal Health, Veterinary or Pet Industry experience, then send us your resume so we can keep your qualifications in mind for future job opportunities. We work on a confidential basis on behalf of our clients and job seekers.  Our job opportunities range from positions with Fortune 500 companies to start up companies in the Animal Health Industry and Veterinary Profession. Our job openings are across multiple species including swine industry jobs, cattle industry jobs, poultry industry jobs, equine industry jobs and jobs working with companion animals.

If you are an employer and need to hire a professional or team of professionals in the Animal Health Industry or Veterinary Profession then reach out to The VET Recruiter®. We would be glad to talk with you.