VETERINARY CAREERS INFORMATION
Review our resources on the steps you must complete in order to become a veterinarian. Information includes required grades, experience, the application process, what to do if you're not accepted, communication skills, and more.
Accredited veterinary colleges
Click here to view the role of a veterinary technician which combines elements of many disciplines such as nursing, imaging, lab work, and customer service. Typical duties include providing first aid and nursing care, assisting veterinarians during examinations and procedures, performing or helping with diagnostic tests such as X-rays, urinalysis and blood counts, conducting routine procedures like dental cleanings and immunizations, and more.
Accredited veterinary technology schools
Click here to view the roles of a veterinary assistant In the course of a single day and how to become one. An assistant provides help to veterinarians and veterinary technicians which in turn allows those team members to perform the tasks and responsibilities of their positions. The next minute, the assistant may be helping a client understand why having their pet's teeth cleaned is so important or providing a receptionist with a second set of hands at the front desk. Helping to fill scripts, keeping exams rooms cleaned and prepped, setting up lab work, helping with inventory, updating medical records, assisting with nursing care - there are more things that veterinary assistants do in a day than most people realize.
NAVTA approved schools