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/Mars Global Petcare - Cambridge, MA (17 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...
3 days ago
Vetco Clinics - Framingham, MA (13 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
Veterinary Assistant for Mobile Veterinary Clinic Do you want to work where you can have an impact on pet's lives? Do you enjoy working on a team in a fast paced environment that is fun AND...
8 days ago
Vetco Clinics - Leominster, MA (17 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
Description for Veterinary Assistant - Veterinary Assistant - Customer Service- Assistant: Vetco Wellness Clinic Veterinary Assistant - Assistant - Veterinary Technician - Customer Assistant Job...
8 days ago
Vetco Clinics - Shrewsbury, MA (21 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
Description for Veterinary Assistant - Veterinary Assistant - Customer Service- Assistant: Vetco Wellness Clinic Veterinary Assistant - Assistant - Veterinary Technician - Customer Assistant Job...
9 days ago
Vetco Clinics - Needham, MA (19 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
Description for Veterinary Assistant - Veterinary Assistant - Customer Service- Assistant: Vetco Wellness Clinic Veterinary Assistant - Assistant - Veterinary Technician - Customer Assistant Job...
9 days ago
Vetco Clinics - Marlborough, MA (13 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
Veterinary Assistant for Mobile Veterinary Clinic Do you want to work where you can have an impact on pet's lives? Do you enjoy working on a team in a fast paced environment that is fun AND...
9 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Burlington, MA (11 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...
9 days ago
Lexington Veterinary Associates - Lexington, MA (11 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
Lexington Veterinary Associates is seeking a Full time Veterinary Technician for our well-established 4 doctor practice in Lexington, Massachusetts. We are a busy general practice that takes pride...
13 days ago Lexington Veterinary Associates
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...
16 days ago
MSPCA-Angell - Boston, MA (21 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
Angell is one of the most acclaimed veterinary practices in the country, caring for approximately 70,000 animals a year. We have state-of-the-art monitoring and surgical equipment, performing many...
23 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Westwood, MA (23 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...
25 days ago
MSPCA-Angell - Boston, MA (21 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
Do you have a long daily commute to work during rush hour? Have you considered an evening shift position? We are looking for either a Veterinary Assistant for our renown and very fast paced...
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Nashua, NH (14 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
Veterinary Assistant 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....
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Newton, MA (16 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...
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Everett, MA (20 miles from Acton, Massachusetts)
Veterinary Assistant 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....
30+ days ago

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