Train to Be Veterinary Assistant Online

Any pet owner knows how stressful a trip to the veterinary office is. Luckily, veterinary assistants take charge of making sure office visits run smoothly for both pet owners and their pets. Our 100% online course will train you to become a veterinary assistant, so you can turn your love of animals into a rewarding career.


Format: Online

Hours: 225

Credits: 22.5

When: Start Anytime

Cost: $2,145

Veterinary assistants handle many of the logistical and operating duties that can make a visit to the veterinarian a little more pleasant, from check-in to billing and after visit care. As a vet assistant, your duties may vary, but every task is to ensure the health and well-being of animals inside the veterinary practice. By course completion, you will master:

  • Anatomy and physiology of the major organ systems
  • Handling medical records and communicating with clients and coworkers
  • Restraining animals for procedures, taking vital signs, and bathing them
  • Nutrition, vaccinations and administering medication
  • Preparing prescriptions, taking blood samples and radiographs

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