Veterinary assistants have been identified by the U.S. Department of Labor as one of the fastest-growing professions. Vet assistants work with veterinarians in private practice, animal shelters, animal control facilities, pet stores, kennels, and veterinary drug companies. Working with veterinarians and veterinarian technicians, they help provide medical care to sick and injured animals. This course includes 150 hours of classroom instruction and 100 hours of mandatory clinical externship.
Times of clinical externships will vary based on availability and hours of the clinical sites. Students in this course will be expected to set up their own externship hours with an approved veterinary clinic. Please contact Justin DeBolt at (815) 479-7879 or email@example.com with any questions prior to enrolling. Successful completion of the class includes successful completion of the clinical.