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Pre-Veterinary Technician

Grades: 11-12
Length: 1 or 2 years
Credit: .5 Technical English, 1.0 Lab Science, 1.5 Occupational Elective
Prerequisite: None
Location: Tri-Tech Skills Center

Description: A day in the life of a Veterinary Assistant is rarely routine! If you like working with animals and are not afraid of hard work and getting dirty, you can learn the skills to get a job right out of high school as well be prepared to enter a college veterinary technician program. In this program you will:


  • Experience the reward of caring for live animals.
  • Work side-by-side with certified professionals in the delivery of quality animal health care services.
  • Explore the science of veterinary medicine including animal control, grooming, clinical procedures, terminology, and disease prevention.

Career opportunities:

  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Biomedical Research
  • Zoo and Wildlife Management
  • Military Service

College credits available: 2 college credits

Year-long course must be completed to be eligible for the Technical English or Science credit.


Instructional Staff

Kim Anderson
Pre-Veterinary Technician Instructor

Rochele Landymore
Pre-Veterinary Technician Instructional Assistant