Veterinary Assistants and Animal Health Technologists

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What do Veterinary Assistants and Animal Health Technologists do?

Veterinary Assistants and Animal Health Technologists provide technical support to veterinarians by caring for animals and assisting in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health disorders.

How to become: Veterinary Assistants and Animal Health Technologists

Completion of a two-year animal health technician or veterinary technician college program or a three-year veterinary technologist college program is required.

Registration with provincial animal health technologists' associations is available, but is only required for animal health technologists in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Where to study for a career as: Veterinary Assistants and Animal Health Technologists

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Veterinary Technician Diploma
Veterinary Assistant Certificate
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Bow Valley College
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Veterinary Office Assistant Certificate Certificate
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Vancouver Island University
Nanaimo, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Animal Care Aide Certificate
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NAIT
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Animal Health Technology Diploma
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International Career Institute - USA
Los Angeles, California, US

Related Program(s):
Pet Care / Vet Assistant Diploma; Online
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Veterinary Assistants and Animal Health Technologists make?

Low:
$29,120
Average:
$40,560
High:
$55,765

Job openings for Veterinary Assistants and Animal Health Technologists

Job Seekers:
11,200
Job Openings:
6,100