Northern Lakes Equine Practice (NLEP) is a full-service ambulatory equine practice servicing Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. NLEP has a strong focus on preventative medicine, sport horse work, dentistry, and offers complimentary services in veterinary spinal manipulation and acupuncture.
Dr. Golden and Dr. Meininger founded NLEP on the belief that fostering strong relationships with clients is fundamental in patient care. We offer high quality medicine for both high end performance horses and weekend trail horses, aiming to provide exceptional customer service with an emphasis on client education and communication. Always on the cutting edge of medicine, our doctors take pride in constantly advancing their knowledge through CE and local colleague collaboration. We are fully equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, shockwave, laser, gastroscopy, ProStride, and dentistry equipment. We are located 30-60 minutes from several referral hospitals, allowing collaboration on complex or critical cases.
At Northern Lakes Equine Practice, we prioritize a team-oriented approach, continuing education, and a quality work/life balance. Our doctors see appointments four days per week, with shared on call duties to handle emergencies for our established clients. We are located ~45 minutes northwest of Chicago, with easy access to Chicago, Milwaukee, and surrounding areas. This position offers a competitive salary with production bonus. Additional benefits include dues/licenses paid, continuing education stipend, health care reimbursement, retirement plan, and paid time off. Any experience level is welcome to apply. We can offer exceptional mentorship for newer graduates. If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to Office@NorthernLakesEquine.com.
Licensed to practice in IL and WI
Additional Salary Information: Additional benefits include: professional dues to AAEP, PLIT coverage, CE stipend, healthcare reimbursement plan, group disability/life insurance, retirement plan
About Northern Lakes Equine Practice
Northern Lakes Equine Practice (NLEP) is proud to serve northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin with unrivaled equine ambulatory veterinary care. Founded on the belief that extraordinary veterinary care is based on communication and coordination between veterinarian and client, we take pride in building lasting relationships and being a partner in your patient’s health.
Whether you have a high performing show horse or a weekend warrior, NLEP is devoted to providing prompt, compassionate, and knowledgeable service.
The veterinary industry is constantly advancing in both therapeutic and diagnostic techniques. We are dedicated to always advancing our education so that we can provide the best medicine available. Each appointment and examination is tailored to the individual patient. Your horse is unique, and we believe health care should be as well.
In addition to providing quality veterinary care, NLEP values being as active member in the community. We enjoy speaking at 4-H events, girl/boy scout meetings, career days, and a variety of other occasions. We believe that when our clients are better educated on horse health, that ultimately our patients benefit in the long run. Check out our community outreach page for more information.