Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Canoga Park, CA

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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Metropolitan Animal Specialty Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (17 miles from Canoga Park, CA)
Doctor's Assistant (Dermatology) Metropolitan Animal Specialty Hospital is a 24-Hour specialty and emergency animal hospital located in the heart of Hollywood, California. We are looking for...
Banfield Pet Hospital - Thousand Oaks, CA (17 miles from Canoga Park, CA)
You will use your technical skills on a daily basis, within state practice acts and as outlined in the NAVTA guidelines for veterinary assistant skills and duties....
21 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Glendale, CA (17 miles from Canoga Park, CA)
Provide Client Education regarding preventive care, Optimum Wellness Plans, and basic status of hospitalized pets. Serve as support to the Client Services Coordinator staff on an as-needed basis....
3 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Thousand Oaks, CA (17 miles from Canoga Park, CA)
We are seeking an EXPERIENCED Veterinary Assistant to join our wonderful team! We have a great, respectful, fun culture Our top priority is patient care....
5 days ago
PetCo - Porter Ranch, CA (6 miles from Canoga Park, CA)
The Veterinary Assistant will assist the Veterinarian so the services can be administered and thank the pet parent for protecting their pet!...
11 days ago
Winnetka, CA (1 mile from Canoga Park, CA)
He or she should be personable, possess good communication skills, and be passionate about animal care....
12 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Thousand Oaks, CA (17 miles from Canoga Park, CA)
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
30+ days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - West Los Angeles, CA (13 miles from Canoga Park, CA)
At VCA Animal Hospitals, you can be the Veterinary Assistant you have always wanted to be! We have a unique culture in our hospital that values each person's individual skill and personality....
30+ days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - West Los Angeles, CA (13 miles from Canoga Park, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Animal Care Attendant to join our team....
30+ days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Los Angeles, CA (16 miles from Canoga Park, CA)
Job Description: The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient care-with the expertise and technical know-how to make them...
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - El Segundo, CA (22 miles from Canoga Park, CA)
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 - El Segundo, CA (22 miles from Canoga Park, CA)
Provide Client Education regarding preventive care, Optimum Wellness Plans, and basic status of hospitalized pets. Serve as support to the Client Services Coordinator staff on an as-needed basis....
60+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Santa Clarita, CA (20 miles from Canoga Park, CA)
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....
60+ days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Woodland Hills, CA (6 miles from Canoga Park, CA)
Position at Veterinary Cancer Group SFV Veterinary Assistant - Woodland Hills, CA Veterinary Cancer Group SFV is hiring a Veterinary Assistant to join our amazing oncology team!...
90+ days ago
Modern Animal - Studio City, CA (13 miles from Canoga Park, CA)
We care deeply about the profession, and we are adding skilled Veterinary Assistants to work hand-in-hand with our Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians to deliver phenomenal care to our patients...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Canoga Park, CA

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Assistant jobs in Canoga Park, CA as reported by the BLS.

$30,630

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Assistants in Canoga Park, CA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.1%)
  • Some College (3.6%)
  • Master's Degree (3.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.5%)
  • Some High School (2.1%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinary Assistants in Canoga Park, CA
  • Less than 1 year (46.2%)
  • None (39.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.2%)
  • 2-4 years (1.6%)

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