Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Norwalk, 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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Banfield Pet Hospital - Lakewood, CA (4 miles from Norwalk, 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....
1 day ago
City of Irvine - Irvine, CA (20 miles from Norwalk, CA)
For more information, please see the Veterinary Assistant flier. Supplemental Information Your Team Irvine is recognized as one of America's Best Places to Live, according to Money Magazine....
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Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc - Chino, CA (24 miles from Norwalk, CA)
Now hiring Full time/Part time Veterinary Assistant In Chino, CA less than one hour from mountains, beaches and Disneyland. Are you looking for a change?...
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3 days ago Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fullerton, CA (10 miles from Norwalk, 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....
4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fullerton, CA (10 miles from Norwalk, 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....
4 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Tustin, CA (18 miles from Norwalk, CA)
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
5 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Redondo Beach, CA (18 miles from Norwalk, CA)
Position at PV Village Pet Hospital PV Village Pet Hospital is looking for a motivated and friendly Veterinary Assistant to join our team!...
5 days ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Torrance, CA (14 miles from Norwalk, CA)
Position at Bay Cities Pet Hospital Bay Cities Pet Hospital is looking for a motivated and friendly Veterinary Assistant to join their team! We are open to full-time or part-time candidates....
6 days ago
Metropolitan Animal Specialty Hospital - Los Angeles, CA (19 miles from Norwalk, 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
Long Beach, CA (11 miles from Norwalk, CA)
We are looking to hire an experienced VA or RVT or Receptionist to join our team at Gentle Care Pet Clinic. This is a fast-paced job and we are looking for a candidate that isn't afraid to work...
11 days ago
Costa Mesa, CA (18 miles from Norwalk, CA)
We are one of Orange County's oldest Animal Hospitals serving the pet health care needs of the Costa Mesa/Newport Beach/Irvine and surrounding cities since 1947. We have 7 full-time doctors...
13 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Chino Hills, CA (20 miles from Norwalk, 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....
15 days ago
PetCo - Redondo Beach, CA (18 miles from Norwalk, CA)
The Veterinary Assistant will assist the Veterinarian so the services can be administered and thank the pet parent for protecting their pet!...
15 days ago
Huntington Beach, CA (14 miles from Norwalk, CA)
The Veterinary Assistant is a key member of the hospital team who supports and assists the veterinarians with daily operations....
18 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Long Beach, CA (11 miles from Norwalk, 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....
23 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Norwalk, CA

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

$30,630

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

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

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