Who We Are
Veterinary United is a Veterinarian Owned, Family Owned, Culture & Ecology focused independent group, that BELIEVE in the power of positivity and teamwork!
In 1999, we started with a single location, and have subsequently grown to over 20 active practices! With a focus on small animal and exotic care and included daycare and boarding facilities, our mission has been consistent: Offer compassionate care with sound financial practices.
Yes, we are different! Not only are we culture driven, we strive to focus the complete and individual care of our patients, along with the wellness of our teams! Our C-Squad team leverages the only two veterinarians in the US that are certified in positive psychology.This is a purposeful, strategic initiative with the intent to cultivate a new, positive direction in the field of veterinary medicine!
We know we are different than the other guys. And we like it like that! It isn’t how many patients you can push through the door, it’s about supporting the patient, the client, AND the team. We want our communities to know that we are here to support them and their pets for generations to come.
No Bones About It, be a changemaker by embodying our core values,
- Inspire our clients with your pawsome skills!
- Empower yourself to grow your skills with our Mentorship program!
- Lead with a heart of kindness!
- Evolve personally and professionally!
- Believe in yourself, your team, and veterinary medicine!
Want to Unleash your BEST Self?
It isn’t about just the medicine, it's about the personal and professional growth too! We want YOUto unleash your best self. With Veterinary United, you will have the availability of our evolving and personalized mentorship program, which is tailored to you and designed to unleash YOUR best potential, regardless of your experience! Not only do we gear your mentorship program to you, and what you would like to learn more about, you have the opportunity to learn and grow within an environment that promotes communication and collaboration.
Not only do we have Mentorship and CE Opportunities, but you will also have direct contact and support from all of our team members-
from our C- Squad, peer Veterinarians, Mentors, Surgical, our Vet Engagement Team, and our additional hub teams such as Marketing, Hospitality, Operations , All at your disposal to ensure we all work together towards the same goal.
Want to be heard?
As part of your seat with Veterinary United, you will be part of a supportive, and compassionate family that loves animals in all shapes, sizes, and species.
To further our DVM team's professional experience, you will have an incredible medical leadership team behind your back including,
Our Chief Learning Officer (Dr. Joshua Gehrke, DVM, DACVIM), who is also a Board-Certified Neurologist is working towards ensuring complete and individual care to each and every patient, and maximizing your potential via mentorship, coaching, and CE.
Our Chief Medical and Wellness Officer, (Phillip Richmond, DVM, CAPP, CPHSA, CPPC, CCFP) focused on the wellness of our teams both in and out of the hospitals.
Nationally renown and certified in Positive Psychology, he is entrusted with providing a safe and positive focused space for each and every team member.
Our Chief Executive Officer, (Thomas Bankstahl, DVM, CAPP, CLPP), the other Positive Psychology certified practitioner. He is our founder and visionary, and the inspiration for what we are building here at Veterinary United. Dr. Bankstahl is also an experienced small animal and exotic doctor, who still sees patients!
Along with our C-squad the HUB, (including Finance, Marketing, Operations, Hospitality, Analytics, Medical Learning, and people operations), our Doctor Teams, and more, you are surrounded by a collaborative team that is connected at all times via Basecamp, a real time collaboration app that connects EVERYONE together!
Want to make a difference?
As a vision and culture driven practice family, we want to empower you the choice and influence to your career that you deserve! We are not simply interested in providing high quality veterinary care; we are destined to be changemakers! Want to make a positive change in the world of veterinary medicine and our communities? Are you open to creating a culture and ecology that focuses on more than just the medicine?
Are you interested in being empowered to be the leadership that stewards our pawsome teams, provides the positivity to our patients, and compassion for our clients? Are you looking to evolve your career with a family focused on growth? Then what are you doing reading this still?!
- Competitive compensation including:
- Market competitive Base Salary
- Signing Bonus eligibility
- Moving Bonus Options eligibility
- Flexible schedule designed with your input!
- Work-Life Integration is key for us!
- PTO/Vacation Time
- Mentorship in a wide variety of areas!
- Ask about our 5 Levels of Mentorship!
- Student Loan Reimbursement
- 401(K) Matching Program
- Continuing Education Allowance, and PTO is NOT counted towards CE!
- Paid maternity leave
- Licensing, liability, and membership coverage
- Coaching & NLP Training
- Gym Membership
- 5 & 10 Year Reward Trip
- So much more!
With Veterinary United, we truly feel we need to be a Hive to Thrive! Through teamwork and collaboration, pawsitivity and culture from the top to the bottom, we BELIEVE in building a better veterinary hospital, team, and culture! If you are open to growth, teamwork, positivity,
and building a brighter, and better future for the veterinary field, then Veterinary United is the place for you!