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Veterinary Assisting

College Credits

In this program you can earn college credit!

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Campus/Instructors

Diamond Oaks:  Tamara Kuhel kuhelt@greatoaks.com

Live Oaks:  Kim Brown brownk@greatoaks.com

Scarlet Oaks:  Pamela Nicodemus nicodemp@greatoaks.com

Career Pathways

Veterinary aide
Veterinary technician
Lab technician
Veterinarian

Learn more about one of the many career options in this field!

Available Certifications

ECSI (Emergency Care & Safety Institute) CPR/First Aid Certification
Animal Care Technologies (ACT) Certification
OSHA 10-hour card–Healthcare

 

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Are you looking for a way to indulge your love for animals and interest in science?  The Veterinary Assisting program prepares you to care for a wide variety of animals and to assist veterinarians in treating animals.  You’ll also learn animal handling and housing, laboratory techniques and tests, and the business and record-keeping side of a veterinary office.

Learn to: 

  • Prepare facilities and equipment for small animal surgery.
  • Assist practicing veterinarians with treatment procedures.
  • Maintain, analyze, and interpret animal health records.
  • Demonstrate management practices for the care and management of small animals.
  • Conduct laboratory tests.

(Note: This is a high school program. For options for adults, click here.)

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