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Updated 5 days ago

Chances for advancement as a Veterinary Assistant - 5 Replies

thanks for your question.

Dianagonzalez06 in Tempe, Arizona

Updated 1 month ago

Trouble finding a veterinary assistant job and work experience/internship position-can anyone help, please? - 8 Replies

Hello everybody. I am having a very hard time finding a veterinary assistant job in my area. I completed the online Veterinary Assistant course...

minmin in Old Bridge, New Jersey

Updated 1 month ago

Better chance to become a vet assistant thru online courses or applying at an animal office? - 42 Replies

Hi, My name is Nisha. I'm 25 years old from Ohio and i have a question about becoming a vet assistant. I really want to become a Vet Tech. But i...

Jen in Oxford, Connecticut

Updated 11 months ago

What qualifications do you need to become a vet assistant? - 372 Replies

I was thinking about being a vet assistant once out of school and would like to know the qualifications needed to become one. Also, is it required to...

Sw07 in Lakeland, Florida

I'd like to be a vet assistant

I'm not sure which program to take though. Im located near Tampa. I want a good program that isnt going to charge a buttload, but is also Avma...

Meheand3 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 16 months ago

Rabies pre-exposure vaccination tech requirement - 3 Replies

I was looking at the requirements for people who are accepted into the local college's tech program. It says everyone has to get a rabies...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 24 months ago

Veterinary assistant online programs and veterinary technology online programs - 5 Replies

I have been looking at the ashworth college and the animal behavior colleges for veterinary assisting programs and wondered if anyone had any...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 40 months ago

Can a vet assistant induce and intubate a pet under the supervision of the dvm? - 1 Reply

We have a great vet assistant who wants to help us out in the clinic more than just cleaning kennels. We are hoping she can start helping our DVM...

Anna Fusaro in West Haven, Connecticut

Updated 42 months ago

Trouble getting my foot in the door with anything in the animal health business - 1 Reply

I am extremely interested in in working with animals but I don't want to spend all this money and time on classes and schooling to find out that...

Sammie D in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Updated 44 months ago

vet assistant - 21 Replies

how stressful is the job....really?

kdrinkwater in Pelham, Alabama

Updated 48 months ago

Vet Tech Programs Online - 2 Replies

I am interested going back to school for Vet Tech. Only problem is, is that I would need to do online schooling. I have looked into St. Peterberg in...

Catherine 8763@gmail. com

Updated 52 months ago

Getting a veterinary assistant job. - 3 Replies

How did you get your start doing veterinary assistant work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a...

ryan288 in Raleigh, North Carolina

Updated 60 months ago

Is there a dress code? - 2 Replies

I know this is silly, but is there some sort of dress code for veterinary assistants? Also, I'm trying to get a job as an assistant and the boss...

Liz in Houston, Texas

Updated 61 months ago

Veterinary Assistant/Nurse - 4 Replies

I became a qualified RANA at 21 years of age. I am now 48 and although I am working, I would like to get back into the profession. I have not...

mohammad rehman

Updated 66 months ago

Americans working in the UK as a technician? How to obtain a certification? - 1 Reply

I'm an American whom is interested in working as a technician in the UK. I'm a couple of semesters away from earning a Bachelors in Psychology....

SabeBabe in Tempe, Arizona

Where are all the veterinary jobs?

Hello, I am seeking to find a job in the veterinary field as a vet assistant. Is there a special website where veterinarians post their jobs or do...

Emily Hill in Columbus, North Carolina

Highschool student wanting to become a vet assistant

Hi everyone. I'm a home schooled 10th grader looking into becoming a veterinary assistant. I've been looking at the various career diploma programs...

Kelli in Porter, Texas

Updated 87 months ago

What are the best veterinary assistant qualifications and training to get ahead? - 8 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a veterinary assistant? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

KAT the Dog Lover in Long Beach, California

Updated 88 months ago

After completing an accredited Veterinary Technology program for my AAS, How long will it take to get my BS in Vet Technology? - 1 Reply

I am currently applying to the Foothill College Veterinary Technology program. I just finished all the prerequisites. I was thinking of transferring...

itropicbird in Valley Center, California

Updated 89 months ago

veterinarian - 3 Replies

If I go to college for 4 years for a veterinarian technician can I go to be a veterinarian later?

Lloyd Moore in Bethesda, Maryland

Updated 92 months ago

Top veterinary assistant skills needed to get the job. - 3 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every veterinary assistant must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your veterinary...

jonathanherycyk in Augusta, West Virginia

Updated 92 months ago

Looking for Veterinary Assistants - 3 Replies

I am looking for Veterinary Assistants living or willing to commute to Bristow, VA. Does anyone know of free or low-cost resume boards? We have...

MarcusTaylor in Wantage, United Kingdom

Updated 95 months ago

Everything Teachers, Family and Friends Don't Tell you About Getting a Job - 1 Reply

Heya guys, I'm new here so should probably introduce myself - i'm Marcus and am an author of a book about raising awareness of yourself in a busy...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 99 months ago

Testing new hires - 1 Reply

The clinic where I work has only kept 3 or 4 new hires out of 9 in the last year.We are brainstorming ideas for testing new hires to see if they will...

lbb87 in Washington, District of Columbia

Do new clinics hire inexperienced assistants?

I am applying to be a vet assistant (not a licensed tech) at a new vet clinic that has not opened yet. They have posted the job listing and this is...

Shanice in Durban, South Africa

Updated 102 months ago

What Does a Veterinary Assistant Do? - 4 Replies

what do they do everyday?

mady in Waconia, Minnesota

Updated 103 months ago

Problems with my cover letter - 9 Replies

I'm applying to be a vet assistant but have no experience. I need to write a cover letter ASAP and am having serious writer's block. This has always...

mej1 in Baltimore, Maryland

Annual Salary of Veterinary Assistant

I need to list my desired salary on an application form. It appears that vet assistants in my area make anywhere from $16,000 to $30,000 per year...

blu87 in Falls Church, Virginia

What is a research/study technician?

I was looking at veterinary assistant job postings and came across one for research/study technician. What is that?

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 104 months ago

Who does the interviewing? - 1 Reply

Who does the interviewing? Is it the owner of the clinic, the veterinarians that work there, the office manager, someone else? I was led to...

VT Student in Long Beach, California

Updated 104 months ago

Concerns about being a vet assistant - 1 Reply

I'm interested in becoming a vet assistant. If I like the job I'll take the classes to become a licensed tech. I'll have to see how things go. I...

Missionvet in Northridge, California

Updated 104 months ago

Vet tech& Vet assist are laws changing doctors and state putting a boundary between the 2 also exam - 3 Replies

Is it true that a vet assistant can't no longer take the exam no matter how long they been in the field. The person must attend college. Can they...

Missionvet in Northridge, California

Updated 104 months ago

How difficult are the classes to becoming a Vet Tech? - 3 Replies

Now, it's not like I doubt myself in completing the classes, I just need to know how difficult it is, because the more difficult it is, the more time...

Missionvet in Northridge, California

Updated 104 months ago

How much a vet assistant get payed/hr? - 2 Replies

I got a job at a vet clinic as a vet assistant until I will finish my VT school... I was wondering what is the average for this position in...

Missionvet in Northridge, California

Updated 104 months ago

Vet tech or Project Manager? - 2 Replies

I live in Utah. I was going to ITT for the last two years doing visual communications. Itt don't have a graphic design or game design because there...

Bill O'Leary in Chatsworth, California

Updated 104 months ago

Do I let them know i want to volunteer or just do on the job training? - 6 Replies

My goal is to work as a Veterinary Assistant by doing on the job training. I would consider volunteering my time to gain the experience. In a...

RJM in Harrisburg, Illinois

Raise in salary

If a person is a very dependable, hard-working, honest employee that has become a tremendous asset to the company,why is it so difficult for that...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 106 months ago

Vet Tech DLP versus Traditional Classroom - 1 Reply

Greetings. I am finally (at 30) taking my career in the direction of my passion: Animals. I am considering enrolling in a AVMA accredited distance...

Sunny in Los Angeles, California

What is the best way to contact a Pet hospital/clinic for volunteer work?

I want to know the best way to contact them. Do I send a Resume and also cover letter? Also, do I send it via email or snail mail or deliver it in...

lorimay1 in Bismarck, North Dakota

looking for work as a vet assisant here in mandan/ bismarck

hello,my name is lori and i just got my diploma last oct.I moved out here to mandan/bismarck three weeks ago.I would LOVE to find a job being a vet...

ashleyg in Birmingham, Alabama

Becoming a Vet Assistant with no prior job experience?

I plan to enter the Vet Tech Program at my community college within the next year. To be first priority in the program, I need to finish all my...

SS in Pullman, Washington

Updated 118 months ago

Online veterinary Technology Program - 8 Replies

Has anyone enrolled in the Saint Petersburg college distance veterinary tech. program? It seems like a great program. They offer a B.A.S vet tech...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 120 months ago

How do I find a job as a Veterinary Assistant - 1 Reply

Hi, I am looking into chaning career fields and I was wondering how to find a job as a Veterinary Assistant. Are there certain websites where the...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 123 months ago

Schools for becoming a Veternarian Technican - 4 Replies

Does anyone know how to become a Vet's assistant in NJ?? Are there any schools that teach it such as vocational schools? THANKS!!

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 127 months ago

Am i ready to be a vet assistant? - 3 Replies

I have no experience in being a veterinarian assistant. I have an interview this week to become one. I have experience with bottle feeding kittens...

Jessica in Greenville, South Carolina

Vet assistant

I am 19, I have yet to get my GED, and went through three years of High School, but couldn't go through the last year. I am going to apply at a local...

ginny brooks in North Fort Myers, Florida

Updated 136 months ago

Veterinary Assistant Info.? Any information will be helpfull. - 1 Reply

I love animals and thought about being a veterinary assistant. What kind of schooling is requiered? Is this job somthing that i could make a life...


Updated 140 months ago

What are typical veterinary assistant salaries? - 5 Replies

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

Jericho in Tacoma, Washington

Vet Assistant Program

What are some important questions to consider before choosing a Vet Assistant program thru and local colleges? So far I have only found two that have...

Alexis Taylor in Bonaire, Georgia

Updated 146 months ago

What do you enjoy most about your veterinary assistant career? - 1 Reply

What do you enjoy most about being a veterinary assistant? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn...

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