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Veterinary Assistant

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With more than 85 million households owning at least one pet, the veterinary field is a growing field! Veterinary Assistants are valued team members in veterinary practices, clinics, and hospitals.  They work with veterinarians and veterinary technicians to provide quality care for healthy, sick, and injured animals.  In this program, students will receive hands-on training on the correct handling and care of pets, learn proper examination procedures, and discover how to check for signs of illness and injury.  Additional topics covered include anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and acronyms, nutrition, legal, ethical, and professional standards, and maintenance and management of a veterinary practice.  Supplies will be mailed to students for online skills training. This class is entry level and specifically NOT a Veterinary Technician class, which requires a two-year degree program. Textbook and scrubs for externship purchased separately.  Class consists of 75 hours of online live instruction, 25 hours of independent online learning and a 40-hour externship. Students will need access to internet, PC, laptop, or tablet, and access to a printer to participate. Must be 18+ years.

Class Details

25 Session(s)
Weekly - Tue, Thu

Online Course

Career Training Solutions 



Please read:  Online Info Session Saturday, Mar 11 @ 10am Register in advance for this meeting: (Payment plan available.) $469 due at registration, $465 due 5/4, $465 due 6/5



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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/4/2023 - 6/27/2023 Weekly - Tue, Thu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Whittier, Online Course  Map Career Training Solutions 

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3600 Workman Mill Road
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