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Why Join Patterson?

Patterson Companies, Inc. is a value-added distributor serving the dental and veterinary markets. Named one of America’s Best Large Employers of 2016 by Forbes, we were also named four consecutive times to the Forbes List of Most Trustworthy Companies. We strive to create a memorable difference in the lives of our customers and their clients. Every Patterson employee supports our mission of connecting expertise to inspired ideas, products and services, and we support our employees through operational innovation, continuous improvement and a commitment to talent.


Our Business Units


Patterson Dental

Patterson Dental provides a complete range of consumable dental products, equipment and software, turnkey digital solutions and value-added services to dentists and dental laboratories throughout North America.


Patterson Veterinary

Patterson Veterinary is a leading distributor of consumable veterinary supplies, equipment and software, diagnostic products, vaccines and pharmaceuticals to veterinary practices in North America and the U.K.


Animal Health International

Animal Health International is a leading distributor of animal health products, services and technologies to the North American production-animal market.

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Getting Hired

We’re excited that you are interested in joining Patterson Companies! Our site offers general information about submitting a job application and the typical evaluation processes used at Patterson. Patterson offers a wide range of opportunities and the hiring process may vary based upon position. To learn more about our hiring process, click here.

Corporate Responsibility

At Patterson Companies, we measure success by the strength of our relationships and in the positive outcomes from our collaborations. From working with our partners to bring innovative solutions for improved healthcare to our customers and their clients, to supporting employee volunteerism, large and small, Patterson is committed to building strong connections that create healthier communities. To learn more, click here.

We Are Nationwide

Patterson is a global company with a local touch. The people in the healthcare markets we serve are focused on improving the lives of their patients and clients. We think it’s important to strive to do the same, and that’s why our employees are heavily involved in the communities where they live.