Receive the necessary training to perform the multifaceted duties of Veterinary Office Assistants

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!

Take this course at one of the following campuses
  • winnipeg
  • online

Online Program Highlights

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:

  • Learn about veterinary office procedures
  • Gain the skills and knowledge required to provide assistance to clients and their pets
  • Gain administrative and office skills such as business communications, computer fundamentals, keyboarding
  • Learn how to properly clean and maintain examination rooms and storage areas
  • Learn how to appropriately restrain and handle companion pets when needed
  • Develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to handle the multi-faceted duties of a Veterinary Office Assistant

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.

Veterinary Office Assistant Practicum

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.

what you could be earning in less than one year$22,880 - $33,280wage data taken from:
program duration26 Weeks
  • Access your course materials 24/7
  • Interact with students from all across Canada
  • Learn from experienced industry instructors
  • We have dedicated online Student Services and Career Services teams to help you throughout and after your program
  • Gain access to our extensive employer network throughout Canada
  • Financial assistance is available to those who qualify

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