Sprott Shaw College - Chilliwack Campus

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Veterinary Assistant

Sprott Shaw College - Chilliwack Campus

Faculty:Faculty of Administration
Field of Study:Veterinary/Animal Health tech./Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Length:33 Week(s)
Careers:Veterinary Assistants and Animal Health Technologists


Veterinary Assistant graduates are qualified to provide an extensive range of animal care services for both the office and the clinical settings of Veterinary Hospitals. This program emphasizes animal restraint, nutrition, pharmacology, clinical nursing, human relations, administration, diseases and prevention. Veterinary Assistant students are involved in hands-on training within veterinary hospitals.

This program includes a practicum placement. This experience within a workplace enables Instructional staff to observe the student in a practice situation while providing the student with the opportunity to gain direct exposure to the chosen career field.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Grade 12/ GED, or mature student status. Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and assessments.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 12, 2019