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Veterinary Assistant

Earn Your Veterinary Assistant Diploma Train for a career in animal care & administration

Take our Veterinary Assistant diploma program at Maritime Business College and complete your Veterinary Assistant Diploma in just 13 months!

Veterinary-Assistant-diploma-halifax-nova-scotiaIf you love animals, this is a perfect career for you. While many Veterinary Assistants are actively involved in office administration, their key responsibility is the compassionate care of animals.

Veterinary Assistants support veterinarians and technicians in their daily tasks by cleaning and maintaining equipment, feeding, exercising and grooming patients, preparing and sanitizing surgery suites, and restraining and handling patients. They are also actively involved in clerical and administrative work, including customer reception, records management, and scheduling appointments.

Be a support worker for animal care

Veterinary support is a field for compassionate and capable animal lovers. Your main job is to ensure a comfortable, safe and sanitary work environment.

Supporting veterinarians in providing comfort to pet owners may be one of the most important aspects of the job. It assures them that your clinic is committed to giving their pet the best possible treatment.

Career Opportunities

Veterinary assistants work mainly in clinics and hospitals, helping technicians treat the injuries and illnesses of animals.

You can choose to work in small private practices or large veterinary hospitals. However, there are also many jobs available in pet daycares, boarding facilities, farms, kennels, shelters, pet stores, animal rehabilitation centres, and zoos.

Is a rewarding Veterinary Assistant career right for you? Learn more about our Veterinary Assistant courses…

Vet-Assistant-Nova-Scotia-School-HalifaxTo learn more about your possible career opportunities as a Veterinary Assistant and to explore if this is the right career path for you, fill out our form to receive additional information.

A helpful Maritime Business College Admissions Advisor will assist you with everything from course questions to financial aid. Complete your Veterinary Assistant Program in just 13 months!

For immediate questions, give us a call at 1-800-550-6516.

At MBC, we have an open-door policy. We encourage you to come visit or sit in on classes. Coming in for a tour is the best way to see for yourself if this career training is right for you.

The MBC Advantage

Founded in 1899, Maritime Business College has provided advanced career training to thousands of students in Nova Scotia. The Instructors at Maritime Business College are trained and experienced experts in the industry. Insightful classroom instruction is complemented by practical training.

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Our programs are licensed/registered/accredited by the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education to ensure the highest quality of education is delivered to you!

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