Veterinary Office Assistants provide office support to the veterinarian and animal health technicians. They play an integral role in the smooth operation of the veterinarian’s practice. If you love working with animals and want to help pet owners take care of their pets, then this career path is for you!
Veterinary Office Assistants deal directly with clients and their pets and help assess their needs, provide guidance and support, manage appointments and perform desk operations. As part of the Veterinary Office Assistant program, you will:
Career opportunities for Veterinary Office Assistants exist in veterinary hospitals/clinics, pet shelters pet stores, humane shelters, pet daycares, Animal Control and other animal facilities.
Valuable workplace experience is gained during the compulsory 4-week full-time practicum. You will work in a veterinary office environment and will be evaluated on your abilities.