Length: 1 or 2 years
Credit: .5 Technical English, 1.0 Lab Science, 1.5 Occupational Elective
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.
- 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.