Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Santa Rosa, 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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Cotati, CA (9 miles from Santa Rosa, CA)
VCA Animal Hospital of Cotati. 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...
6 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Larkfield, CA (3 miles from Santa Rosa, CA)
At VCA Windsor Animal Hospital, you can be the Veterinary Assistant you have always wanted to be!...
9 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Santa Rosa, CA
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
9 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Cotati, CA (9 miles from Santa Rosa, CA)
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team at VCA Animal Hospital of Cotati....
9 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Rohnert Park, CA (9 miles from Santa Rosa, CA)
Experienced Veterinary Assistants in the North bay! Come Join our Family! We are seeking talented veterinary assistants to join our team!...
12 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Santa Rosa, CA
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
28 days ago
PetIQ - Sebastopol, CA (6 miles from Santa Rosa, CA)
PetIQ provides convenient and affordable pet health and wellness products and veterinary services to pets and their families through retail and ecommerce channels across the country. We are...
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Santa Rosa, CA

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Santa Rosa, CA

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

$34,850

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Assistant positions.

Highest Education Level

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

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