Any pet owner will be familiar with trips to the vet. Maybe your dog loves it…perhaps your cat hates it? Either way, vets work incredibly hard to keep our furry friends happy and healthy.
But how often do we recognise the work of veterinary assistants? The extra pairs of hands which help calm and soothe a frightened fur baby, who work as part of a team to provide the best care possible and ensure things in the surgery run smoothly. And things will not always be tame in this job!
Wildlife veterinary assistants get up close and personal with some of the more beautiful, wild and exotic animals that Australia has to offer, tending to the healthcare and conservation of these wild beasts.
Vet assistants play a vital role in the industry, and with the help of My Learning online, animal lovers across the globe can have the chance to train in this rewarding and exciting profession. And this is just the beginning! Once you have basic vet assistant training under your belt, you will have the chance to get to know what parts of the job you really enjoy and where your passions lie. From here, you can choose your own path and work your way up the industry.
Want to know more? We thought so! Here is a bit more insight into the job of a vet assistant, what kind of animals different assistants will work with, as well as the courses we offer to help you achieve your career goals.