Veterinary Assistant Jobs in La Crescenta, 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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PetCo - Porter Ranch, CA (18 miles from La Crescenta, CA)
The Veterinary Assistant will assist the Veterinarian so the services can be administered and thank the pet parent for protecting their pet!...
4 days ago
Winnetka, CA (18 miles from La Crescenta, CA)
He or she should be personable, possess good communication skills, and be passionate about animal care....
5 days ago
Metropolitan Animal Specialty Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (10 miles from La Crescenta, 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...
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8 days ago Metropolitan Animal Specialty Hospital
Pathway Vet Alliance - Norwalk, CA (24 miles from La Crescenta, CA)
Position at Crossroads Animal Emergency Norwalk Crossroads Animal Emergency is hiring a Veterinary Assistant to join our amazing team!...
26 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - West Los Angeles, CA (17 miles from La Crescenta, 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....
28 days ago
Highland Park, CA (8 miles from La Crescenta, CA)
ANIMAL CARE/ VET ASSISTANT: We are looking for an ANIMAL CARE/ VET ASSISTANT to join our fun, energetic, and friendly staff at our animal hospital in Highland Park....
28 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - West Los Angeles, CA (17 miles from La Crescenta, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Animal Care Attendant to join our team....
28 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Los Angeles, CA (16 miles from La Crescenta, 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...
28 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - North Hills, CA (13 miles from La Crescenta, CA)
VCA Adler Animal Hospital is seeking a V eterinary Assistant with experience to join our busy, AAHA-accredited practice in North Hills, Californialocated in the heart of the San Fernando Valley....
28 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - El Segundo, CA (23 miles from La Crescenta, 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....
29 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Santa Monica, CA (20 miles from La Crescenta, CA)
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our fast paced GP hospital team....
29 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Downey, CA (21 miles from La Crescenta, 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
VCA Animal Hospitals - Los Angeles, CA (17 miles from La Crescenta, CA)
We have AMAZING openings for Veterinary Assistants! Current Certification as a Veterinary Assistant is preferred, but not required....
30+ days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - South Pasadena, CA (9 miles from La Crescenta, CA)
Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care....
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Pasadena, CA (8 miles from La Crescenta, CA)
Job Information Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinary Assistant - 000109 in Pasadena, California Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in La Crescenta, CA

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

$30,630

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Assistants in La Crescenta, 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 La Crescenta, CA
  • Less than 1 year (46.2%)
  • None (39.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.2%)
  • 2-4 years (1.6%)

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