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Veterinary Assistant Careers

Turn your love for animals into a rewarding career. Enjoy the flexibility of working  full- or part-time as a Veterinary Assistant. Many veterinary assistants work in veterinary services, such as an animal hospital or private clinic. Veterinary Assistants can also work in laboratories, colleges and universities, and research facilities.

Growth Potential & Career Opportunities

  • Work for an animal hospital or private clinic
  • The U.S. Department of Labor projects the growth for Veterinary Assistant jobs to increase 10% by 2022.*
online courses

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers, on the internet at (October 15, 2015)