What is our school about?
The Veterinary Assistant School will prepare the student for an entry-level position in a small animal veterinary hospital. A veterinary assistant (animal aide) is an animal care-focused position.
What is a veterinary assistant?
A veterinary assistant aids veterinarians and veterinary technicians in preventing and treating animal diseases. Veterinary assistants have a significant role in helping the veterinary hospital and other types of animal care-oriented facilities operate efficiently. Their main duties are:
- Holding animals for treatments and tests
- Front office support
- Checking in animal patients
- Educating the pet owners
- Collecting and processing laboratory samples
- Administering medicines
- Keeping the animal patients and the hospital clean
The Veterinary Assistant School will prepare students for an entry-level position in a small animal veterinary hospital as a veterinary assistant (animal aide) or other animal care-focused opportunities. The Veterinary Assistant School will teach basic small animal veterinary hospital skills, such as:
• Office procedures and professional conduct
• Anatomy and terminology
• Internal parasites
• Animal behavior
Frequently Asked Questions
Will VAS help me find a job after I complete the program?
Are financing options available?
Can I visit the school before enrolling?
I’m coming in from out of town. Can you help me find a hotel?
For out-of-town students, VAS can help secure housing arrangements. Our staff will help you determine which option suits your needs.
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