Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Acton, Massachusetts

Perform general tasks needed for animal care. Veterinary assistants work under the guidance of veterinarians and technicians to clean kennels and examination rooms as well as provide direct animal care through feeding, bathing, and exercising. They may aid in blood, urine, and tissue sample collections, as well as administer medication and/or vaccinations ordered by the veterinarian.

Veterinary assistants also support veterinarians during surgical procedures by sterilizing instruments and passing tools when asked. Therefore, they should be comfortable with the sight of blood and other bodily fluids. After surgery, they monitor animals’ condition and behavior for signs of improvement or complications.

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Banfield Pet Hospital - Needham, MA (19 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
Job Qualifications A Day in the Life of a Banfield Veterinary Assistant The Vet Assistant provides professional, efficient and exceptional service at all times, making sure that clients and pets are...
9 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Woburn, MA (13 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action, there are few jobs more rewarding than that of Vet Assistant. While working closely wi...
18 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Westwood, MA (23 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
required skills of NAVTA-approved veterinary assistant programs at a level that aids in the efficiency of the practice. A Day in the Life of a Banfield Veterinary Assistant The Vet Assistant provides professio...
30+ days ago
Marlborough, MA (13 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
115 Main Street compensation: TBD employment type: employee's choice QR Code Link to This Post EXPERIENCED VET TECH/ASSISTANT (2 miles outside of Keene, NH) Interesting one Doctor practice in...
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Newton, MA (16 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
required skills of NAVTA-approved veterinary assistant programs at a level that aids in the efficiency of the practice. A Day in the Life of a Banfield Veterinary Assistant The Vet Assistant provides professio...
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Chelmsford, MA (6 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
required skills of NAVTA-approved veterinary assistant programs at a level that aids in the efficiency of the practice. A Day in the Life of a Banfield Veterinary Assistant The Vet Assistant provides professio...
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Salem, NH (21 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
required skills of NAVTA-approved veterinary assistant programs at a level that aids in the efficiency of the practice. A Day in the Life of a Banfield Veterinary Assistant The Vet Assistant provides professio...
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Danvers, MA (24 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
required skills of NAVTA-approved veterinary assistant programs at a level that aids in the efficiency of the practice. A Day in the Life of a Banfield Veterinary Assistant The Vet Assistant provides professio...
30+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Everett, MA (20 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
VCA Everett Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced VeterinaryAssistant to join our AAHA-accredited, 2.5-doctor small animal/exotics practice in Everett, Massachusettslocated just minutes from...
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Everett, MA (20 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
required skills of NAVTA-approved veterinary assistant programs at a level that aids in the efficiency of the practice. A Day in the Life of a Banfield Veterinary Assistant The Vet Assistant provides professio...
30+ days ago

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