This program combines 30 hours of classroom instruction and demonstration with an 8-hour volunteer experience. Students are expected to complete the volunteer experience within the 10-week course schedule.
Comprehensive instruction is focused on feeding, care and maintenance of pets including examination of pets for signs of illness, normal anatomy and physiology, and care facility maintenance including cleaning and disinfecting of cage, kennel, and work areas. Department of Labor projections expect above average growth in demand for Veterinary Assistants in the next five years.
30 hours / 3.0 CEU's