Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Pleasanton, 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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VCA Animal Hospitals - San Leandro, CA (17 miles from Pleasanton, CA)
Positions are available for: - Surgery (Veterinary Assistant/Technician or RVT) Please read below for more details....
5 hours ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - San Leandro, CA (17 miles from Pleasanton, CA)
Positions are available for: - Emergency (Veterinary Assistant/Technician or RVT) Swing and Overnight candidates eligible for additional signing bonuses!!!...
6 hours ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Walnut Creek, CA (19 miles from Pleasanton, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
5 hours ago
East Bay SPCA - Oakland, CA (20 miles from Pleasanton, CA)
Spay/Neuter Veterinary Assistant Position Description The Spay/Neuter Veterinary Assistant has an integral role in the success of the East Bay SPCA’s mission to decrease pet overpopulation and offer...
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8 days ago East Bay SPCA
Amador Valley Veterinary Center - Pleasanton, CA
You must possess a strong knowledge base and excellent technical skills, including venipuncture, injections, IV catheter placement, radiography, animal restraint, surgical preparation/assistance, anesthesia...
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12 days ago Amador Valley Veterinary Center
Pleasanton, CA
Provided comprehensive client education in person and on the phone....
13 days ago
Fremont, CA (9 miles from Pleasanton, CA)
assistant to provide support for all of our services....
14 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Dublin, CA (5 miles from Pleasanton, 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
Banfield Pet Hospital - San Jose, CA (20 miles from Pleasanton, 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
VCA Animal Hospitals - Oakland, CA (21 miles from Pleasanton, CA)
We are seeking an experienced RVT or Veterinary Assistant to join our team. We are a large General Practice with 10 full-time doctors....
20 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Oakland, CA (21 miles from Pleasanton, CA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced RVT or Veterinary Assistant to join our team. We are a large General Practice with 10 full-time doctors....
21 days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Oakland, CA (21 miles from Pleasanton, CA)
Responsibilities Position Overview: The veterinary assistant provides support to the veterinarians and technicians in their daily tasks by cleaning and maintaining equipment, feeding, exercising and...
21 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Mountain View, CA (19 miles from Pleasanton, CA)
Job Information Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinary Assistant - 001575 in Mountain View, California Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into...
21 days ago
Stanford University - Stanford, CA (23 miles from Pleasanton, CA)
Animal Care Assistant 1Stanford UniversityStanford, CaliforniaUnited States Search Animal Care Assistant 1 Stanford University, United States Email Updated: about 1 hour ago Location: Stanford, CALIFORNIA...
21 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Santa Clara, CA (21 miles from Pleasanton, CA)
The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient carewith the expertise and technical know-how to make them happen. In this position...
23 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Pleasanton, CA

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

$34,560

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Highest Education Level

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

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