Seeking an Equine Veterinarian that is looking for Quality of Life, good benefits, shared on call burden, livable wage.

Our Equine/ Small Animal Model is a unique way to still be a “horse vet” in Kentucky AND achieve a great work life balance.

Bannon Woods Veterinary Hospital is located in the charming town of Fairdale, Kentucky. Fairdale is immediately located southeast of Louisville, Kentucky, home of the Kentucky Derby.

We are looking to add a fourth Doctor to our team that includes an amazing support staff of 15. Bannon Woods Veterinary Hospital is a full service medical and surgical veterinary practice focused on providing clients the best care for their pets in a timely fashion. Our hospital provides services from wellness visits to orthopedic and colic surgery. Our patient caseload is composed of aprox 40% Equine, 40% canine, 10% feline and 10% small ruminants.

Associates have a surgery day, ambulatory day, in clinic day and a floating day typically. We are closed on Sunday and have short hours on Saturday. The variety we can offer makes for happy veterinarians and staff. We feel that you can practice high quality medicine and surgery and enjoy your down time. A happy doctor has better productivity and patient care in our opinion.

We provide emergency services for OUR Equine clients ONLY. Small animal patients are referred to area emergency facilities. Patient visits are by appointment only to allow Doctors and staff time to provide high quality service and help ensure quality of life for the entire veterinary team. Our facility is designed to be calming for patients/ staff and greatly productive.

We have all the tools needed to practice high quality medicine and surgery including digital Radiology, video endoscopy, gastroscopy, arthroscopy, digital dental radiology, dental drill, digital ultrasound machines with theriogenology, musculoskeletal and cardiology capabilities, Therapy lasers, Thermography, Shockwave, Game Ready, Lameness Locator, Equiresp, PEMF, IRAP, PRP, Prostride, Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Underwater Treadmill for small animals, Bovie Electrosurgical unit, gas and steam sterilization, full IDEXX laboratory onsite, IN House Coggins Testing etc.

The ideal candidate would be proficient in both equine and small animal medicine. New graduates are welcome to apply, we are happy to provide mentorship for you.

The Louisville, Kentucky area is home to several wonderful school systems as well as colleges including University of Louisville, Bellarmine University, Indiana Southwest, Christian Academy, Saint Nicholas and several others. There are several large lakes close by for summer recreation (Nolin, Rough River and Taylorsville) and skiing to the north (Paoli Indiana) during the winter months. Excellent starting salary as well as production based incentives.

Great benefits including health insurance, Continuing Ed allowance, 5 paid continuing education days, 14 Vacation days per year, Professional Liability Insurance, Kentucky and Indiana Licensing, & Professional Dues (AVMA/AAEP) provided and much more!

Compensation Base $70,000, Pro-sal arrangement. Our doctors are compensated on what they earn, the base can and will be adjusted with performance. Performance reviews and bonus paid quarterly.


Louisville, KY area


Interested candidates should send their resume with references to [email protected].