Vet Assistant Programs
With the continued growth of the pet population in the country, jobs treating pets are in high demand. If you are not ready to attend veterinary school or simply do not want to spend several more years in the classroom, training as a vet assistant can let you enter an new career with animals in a different way. At the, you can enter the vet assistant program to receive the practical training necessary to have your choice of jobs upon completion.
The vet assistant program at the provides you with more than academic training. Students work with veterinarians to learn the necessary skills in the field such as first aid, routine and emergency care, and surgical preparation. When you complete the program, you will be well-suited to assist veterinarians in treating and caring for all common domestic animals.
You can attend one of several the campuses to receive training in their vet assistant program. Campuses in Portland, Oregon; Spokane, Washington; Mesa, Arizona; Tucson, Arizona; and Phoenix, Arizona each offer veterinary assistant programs. Regardless of which campus you choose to attend, you will receive training from professionals, providing knowledge of the field as well as their first-hand experience.
In addition to selecting the campus that is most convenient for you to pursue your studies, you can also choose the schedule that best suits you. You can pursue a full time degree, taking day or evening classes. Alternatively, rather than putting your career on hold, you could continue to work while taking classes part time.