Veterinary Assistant GES 118 » 170 hours
This program will prepare you to become a productive member of a veterinary team. You'll learn about every aspect of veterinary assisting, including anatomy and physiology, animal restraint, laboratory sample collection, assisting in surgery and dentistry, prescription preparation, and taking radiographs. You’ll also learn how to interact professionally with clients and gain the expertise you need to educate them about key topics in pet care, such as nutrition, vaccinations, and administering medication. This program is designed for people who want to work at a veterinary hospital and those who are already employed in positions in which they look after animals.
"I loved being able to complete assignments and work at home. I am a single mother of two children and cannot afford to put them in daycare so staying home with them while I completed the course saved a lot of money. I was able to spend much needed time with my girls!"
- C.N., Central Carolina Technical College
"I really liked the fact that it was all based on my own schedule and I did not feel rushed or stressed about homework assignments or tests."
- B.S., Jackson State Community College
"My instructor was wonderful! She checked in to see if everything went the way it should and made sure everyone knew they could ask any questions that they had!"
- A.L., Ivy Tech Community College - Bloomington