For those who love animals, there are few jobs more rewarding than that of a Veterinary Assistant and the Vet Assistant Training program at California Healing Arts College will help you get there fast.
The compassionate presence of these professionals eases the experience of a visit to the vet for pets and pet owners alike. Veterinary Assistants assist veterinarians with every aspect of animal care, and also help manage pet owner’s questions and concerns. In addition to the animal care they provide, Veterinary Assistants also assist pet owners. They are often the first point of contact for clients, and as such set the tone for their experience. Veterinary Assistants educate pet owners about illnesses, medications and general care, and answer their questions and concerns. Pets are important members of the family in more than 60% of households in the United States today. As integral members of the veterinary care team, Veterinary Assistants have the reward and satisfaction of assisting these beloved companion animals and their owners.
Most Veterinary Assistants love animals and have a passion for animal welfare. Veterinary Assistants need good physical endurance during physically challenging workdays and adequate strength to restrain animals when needed. Patience and the ability to maintain calm are essential as the animals coming to the facility might be scared, stressed or in pain, which can result in erratic or aggressive behavior.
Veterinary assistants must possess emotional strength, stability and maturity for those instances in which they must treat abused animals or euthanize those who cannot be returned to a reasonable quality of life. Good people skills also come in handy, as veterinary assistants are often the first point of contact for distressed animal owners.
The CHAC veterinary assistant health care program is conveniently located to most Los Angeles county residents in Carson, California. So call us toll free today at 1-844-4A CAREER (1-844-422-2733) to get started.