A Great Place to Work & Play
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The Southern Arizona Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center (SAVS) is a state of the art multi-specialty veterinary referral practice with two locations in sunny Tucson, Arizona. The staff at SAVS includes board-certified personnel in surgery, anesthesiology, internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, and critical care. The facilities are staffed 24/7 by an experienced team of emergency DVMs. We also have intern & residency programs in place.

SAVS can offer you a competitive compensation package of a guaranteed base salary and bonus program. In addition, continuing education and membership dues along with a generous benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) will be offered.

The beauty of Tucson, the Sonoran desert climate, a thriving metropolitan area with great recreational amenities, and an affordable cost of living make Tucson a great place to work and play.

How to apply

If you are committed to practicing high-quality medicine, we encourage you to apply!
Please complete the following steps:

1. Fill out the SAVS job application form below

2. Send the completed form, your resume, and cover letter to or mail to Human Resources at 141 E. Ft. Lowell Rd. Tucson, AZ 85705

3. You’re done! We look forward to reading your application!

Career opportunities

Emergency (ER) Doctor

If you’re contemplating a new opportunity where you can have the best of both worlds — a progressive practice with a great team in a community rich with activity and enviable weather — consider the Southern Arizona Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center (SAVS). This position is for an exceptional, preferably internship-trained Emergency Doctor to join our ER team which currently includes seven ER doctors.

As a long-established and well-respected practice (owned and operated by Dr. Reuben Merideth, Eye Care for Animals, and Dr. Mary K Klein, Southwest Oncology) serving the greater Tucson area, we offer you advanced diagnostic equipment, including CT, U/S, digital w-ray, and 1.5T MRI.

We have specialist colleagues in:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Neurology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology (Medical & Radiation)
  • Ophthalmology
  • Dentistry
  • Surgery

Tucson is a continually growing metropolis with over one million people, an above average pet population, and thriving economy. Our community offers something for everyone at every stage of life and career. In Tuscon, you can enjoy:

  • Over 350 days of sunshine
  • 630 miles of striped bike paths
  • Countless hiking trails
  • 5 mountain regions
  • Great wineries nearby
  • Farmers’ markets
  • World-class healthcare and education
  • Destination resort health spas
  • An affordable cost of living
  • 22 golf courses
  • A symphony, opera, and ballet
  • Notable art museums and photo galleries

SAVS offers a competitive compensation package of a guaranteed base salary and production program, plus a sign-on bonus and moving expenses. Additionally, we offer continuing education and membership/professional dues along with generous benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and more!


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Central Location

141 E. Ft. Lowell Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85705

East Side Location

7474 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85710


Local: (520) 888-3177
Toll Free: (877) 762-9838