Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Ontario, 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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City of Irvine, CA - Irvine, CA (22 miles from Ontario, CA)
Description The City of Irvine seeks candidates with demonstrated animal care and customer service experience to assist with clinic operations at the Irvine Animal Care Center....
3 days ago
Irvine, CA (22 miles from Ontario, CA)
We are looking for a person that has some experiences with animals. Prior working with animal hospitals preferred.
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Bernardino, CA (20 miles from Ontario, 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....
7 days ago
Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc - Chino, CA (4 miles from Ontario, 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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10 days ago Loving Hands Animal Hospital, Inc
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fullerton, CA (18 miles from Ontario, 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....
10 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fullerton, CA (18 miles from Ontario, 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....
10 days ago
Alta Loma, CA (6 miles from Ontario, CA)
For Veterinary Assistant -1-2 years experience in the veterinary field minimum. - Recent Graduate of an accredited veterinary assistant program qualifies....
12 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Foothill Ranch, CA (24 miles from Ontario, 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....
17 days ago
PetCo - Riverside, CA (16 miles from Ontario, CA)
The Veterinary Assistant will assist the Veterinarian so the services can be administered and thank the pet parent for protecting their pet!...
17 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Mira Loma, CA (8 miles from Ontario, 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....
19 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Chino Hills, CA (9 miles from Ontario, 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....
21 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Jurupa Valley, CA (12 miles from Ontario, 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....
23 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Irvine, CA (22 miles from Ontario, 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....
30+ days ago
Talent Care - Upland, CA (5 miles from Ontario, CA)
Apply Now Why Youll Love This Veterinary Assistant Job at We Talk Pets in Upland, CA!...
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - La Verne, CA (8 miles from Ontario, 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

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Ontario, CA

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

$33,000

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

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

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