Veterinary Technicians are responsible for the well-being of animals. They work hand-in-hand with veterinarians providing the essential medical procedures to ensure that animals are healthy.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
An associate’s degree in veterinary technology or animal science, more research based positions may require a bachelor’s degree.
To pursue a career as a Veterinary Technician:
The following high school courses are recommended:agricultural education, a focus on sciences such as animal science and biology, chemistry, physical science, and mathematics.
Veterinary clinics, university research farms, diagnostic laboratories, zoos, animal control facilities and wildlife preserves.
Future Job Market/Outlook:
The future outlook for Veterinary Technicians is expected to be excellent.
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