Veterinary Assisting

Veterinary Assisting

Veterinary Assisting

In this program you will:
  • Study internal and external anatomical parts, their functions, and will investigate the relationship among these parts and systems within the body of an animal.
  • Apply knowledge of companion animal care to enhance animal growth, enrichment, training, and education engagement programs.
  • Perform animal health assessments and compare them to standard characteristics. 
  • Learn causes, symptoms, and treatment of common animal diseases with special emphasis on developing preventative health management plans and breeding programs.
  • Work with live animals.
Certifications: Approved Veterinary Assistant (in final stages of approval), Pet First Aid and CPR
Career paths: Veterinary Assistant, Veterinary Technician, Veterinarian (post-secondary education required for some occupations)

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Instructor
Rebecca Hopkins
[email protected]

Location
Pickaway-Ross Circleville Campus
424 E. Mound St.
Circleville, Ohio 43113
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