Work With Us

At Wake Veterinary Medical Center, we are deeply committed to both our staff and the animals entrusted to our care. Choosing a career at a veterinary hospital can be incredibly rewarding and satisfying for those who have a fervent passion for animal welfare and a desire to positively impact the lives of pets and their owners.

Joining the team at Wake Vet allows you to work with a canines and felines and acquire valuable experience in addressing various medical conditions. Our team enjoys the high level of medicine we provide and the vibrant and collegial environment. As a valued team member, you’ll contribute to the overall health and well-being of animals in your community while collaborating with colleagues who share your enthusiasm. Additionally, you’ll have ample opportunity for professional growth and development. If this resonates with you, we encourage you to apply below or contact us directly through the contact form provided.

dog and cat laying together
dog and cat laying together

About Wake Vet

By joining our team, you will become part of a compassionate group of veterinary professionals dedicated to improving the lives of both people and animals. We are committed to supporting our employees and offer competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package, and the opportunity to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Thank you for considering a career with us, in surgical, emergency, critical care, and preventative care for our highly-valued patients.

Wake Veterinary Medical Center (Wake Vet) operates as a 24-hour emergency/ICU, general practice, and advanced surgery facility, handling a substantial number of medical and surgical cases. With continuous growth and immense future prospects, Wake Vet boasts a state-of-the-art establishment designed to deliver outstanding care for various emergency situations. Situated in Knightdale, North Carolina, just off I-540, the hospital offers convenient access to the entire Research Triangle region.

Our Openings


A Group Health Insurance Plan including prescription drug benefits

Dental and vision coverage

401(k) Savings Plan with employer match and immediate vesting

Life insurance available for yourself, spouse and eligible dependents

Paid time off / holidays

Flexible schedules

Health Savings Account available

Short term disability available

Supplemental critical illness and accident plans available

Uniform allowance

Employee assistance program

Generous pet care discounts for employee pets

Continuing education opportunities

Knightdale, NC

  • Conveniently Located On 540
  • 15 Minutes From Downtown Raleigh
  • Population Has Doubled since 2000
  • Low Crime Rate
  • 96.4 Overall Cost of Living Index (100 = US Average)
  • 88.7 Housing Cost of Living Index (100 = US Average)
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Oak City Brewing

Since 2016 Oak City Brewing has been Knightdale’s go-to place for locally-made brews. Oak City Brewery is a great place to sit outside with family and friends and enjoy local brews and food trucks. Their new location has a large oak tree on location with a view of a 76-acre park.


The Neuse River Greenway Trail

The Neuse River Greenway Trail is 27.5 miles of paved trails. The trail offers a winding boardwalk through wetlands, historical sites, and agriculture fields. This trail is part of the Mountains-to-Sea trail, a 1,200-mile trail, that runs from the Smoky Mountains to the Outer Banks.

Prime Barbecue

For an unforgettable meal, try champion pitmaster Christopher Prieto’s Prime Barbecue, bringing together the best of all great BBQ techniques to create something uniquely its own. Award-winning brisket, ribs, pulled pork, sausages, banana pudding, and more

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Wake Veterinary Medical Center

1007 Tandal Place
Knightdale, NC 27545
Phone: (919) 266-9852
Fax: (919) 217-0314
Email: [email protected]


For after hours emergencies, please call (919) 266-9852.