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)