veterinary assitant

Is about taking care about the animals and assist with lab tests, treatment, and surgery

To be a veterinary assistant you need to have:

  • have a high school diploma or GED
  • complete short-term, on-the-job training

Helpful elective to take in high school that prepare you for this occupation include:

  • Animal science
  • Computer fundamentals
  • Introduction to heath care
  • safety and first aid

Your skills and ability are be communicate work in a team,reason and resolve problems,be good at math and science.

For future outlook is In Oregon, the number of jobs for veterinary assistants is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations through the year 2022. The number of pets people own is expected to rise. In addition, pet owners are expected to increase their use of veterinary services. As more animals are checked and tests are run, more veterinary assistants will be needed to do the work.

For your salary in united states ad you are in entry are $19,60, median $23,550 and top $29,040. If you leave in Oregon entry $19,210, median $23,550, and top $29,040.

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