Veterinary Assisting

College Credits

In this program you can earn college credit!

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Diamond Oaks:  Tamara Kuhel

Live Oaks:  Kim Brown

Scarlet Oaks:  Pamela Nicodemus

Career Pathways

Veterinary aide
Veterinary technician
Lab technician

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

Available Certifications

Elanco  Veterinary Medical Applications Certification

Forklift Operations

OSHA 10 for Healthcare

CPR/First Aid

Currently offered; subject to change




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Courses and credentials available in this program

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Are you looking for a way to indulge your love for animals and interest in science?  The Veterinary Assisting Application buttonprogram 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.)

Essential skills and knowledge you’ll need to be successful in this program

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