Veterinary Assistant Certification

If you love animals and want to enter into a career that is dedicated to care for them, earning a veterinary assistant certificate will certainly bring you to your dream job.
Prerequisites for a veterinary assistant certification program are easily attained. Online veterinary assistant schools usually accepts enrollees aging 18 years old and above, and require at least a high school or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

In order to perform the tasks and responsibilities efficiently as a veterinary assistant, these are some of the topics that will be discussed in your online study sessions:

  • Animal Care
  • Description of Animal Behavior
  • Veterinary Terminology
  • Anatomy of Animals
  • Nutrition and Dietary Management
  • Breeds and Genetics
  • Pathology and Immunology
  • Animal Pharmacology and Parasitology

Due to the high prospective salary in the veterinary assistant field, numerous career-seekers have been motivated to gain a certificate in veterinary assistance. According to Salary.com, veterinary assistants working in animal clinics and shelters across US earn an annual average of $26,704. A potential 20% increase in employment rates of veterinary assistants have also been suggested by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics until the year 2016.

3 Responses to Certification

  1. rachel smith says:

    I am interested in pursuing a career as a vet tech. or vet assistant. I have credits earned in the U.k. toward a degree in Animal Science.

  2. christina says:

    i am in interesting in ur program. also i want be a veterinary assitant in the futre. i type classess to take in ur program.

  3. Dan Wampole says:

    please send me info. regarding obtaining a vet. assistant certification in Wisconsin. Preferrably an online program would be best. Thank-you.