Lakeland College

Veterinary Medical Assistant

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Program Information

School:Lakeland College
Faculty:University Studies
Degree:Certificate; Co-op
Field of Study:Veterinary/Animal Health tech./Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Description:Join a veterinary practice or help at an animal shelter by learning skills including animal restraint, kennel care and management, client education, office and hospital procedures, surgical prep, radiology positioning and lab equipment maintenance.

You'll always have a hands-on experience at Lakeland whether you're in our accredited animal hospital and its labs, at the onsite college farm or with small animals from a local SPCA. Part of your course is a 3-week practicum at a veterinary facility where you can put your knowledge and skills to work. The facility can be anywhere in Canada.
URL:Veterinary Medical Assistant at Lakeland College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,712
Careers:Veterinary Assistants and Animal Health Technologists

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Work Experience
Acceptance is based on meeting the academic requirements. It is highly recommended that applicants gain work or volunteer experience in a veterinary facility to recognize the requirements of the career choice.

* 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 15, 2011