Frequently asked questions
Is previous experience with animals a requirement to become a veterinary receptionist?
Previous experience working with animals, especially in a veterinary setting, is beneficial when applying for the job of a veterinary receptionist, but is not usually a firm requirement. More important is the desire to work with animals and being comfortable around animals of all breeds and sizes.
How can I know if I am being paid fairly?
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Is a veterinary receptionist an entry-level position?
Veterinary receptionist tends to be an entry-level position, but there are significant opportunities for advancement. With time and experience, you can eventually be promoted to office manager or veterinary technician.