Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Florida

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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Veterinary Assistant FT

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Lakeland, FL
  • 3 days ago

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....

Part-Time Animal Care Assistant

  • City of Jacksonville, FL
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • 2 days ago

Ability to respond to and resolve complaints relating to animal care issues. Ability to prepare and maintain records and reports using a computer....

Veterinary Assistant

  • Southern Veterinary Partners
  • Gainesville, FL
  • 1 day ago

The Veterinary Assistant is a crucial part of the medical team and is responsible for advocating for the patient as well as education of the clients....

Veterinary Assistant

  • Southern Veterinary Partners
  • Milton, FL
  • 12 hours ago

The Veterinary Assistant is a crucial part of the medical team and is responsible for advocating for the patient as well as education of the clients....

Veterinary Assistant w/ Sign On Bonus

  • Southern Veterinary Partners
  • West Palm Beach, FL
  • 12 hours ago

The Veterinary Assistant is a crucial part of the medical team and is responsible for advocating for the patient as well as education of the clients....

Pet Care Assistant PT

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Lakeland, FL
  • 3 days ago

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....

Diagnostic Imaging Veterinary Assistant (CARE)

  • University of Florida
  • Gainesville, FL
  • 2 days ago

Classification Title: Veterinary Assistant (CARE) Job Description: The Diagnostic Imaging Service at the University of Florida Veterinary Hospital is recruiting for a Veterinary Assistant to mainly...

Veterinary Assistant

  • Southern Veterinary Partners
  • Venice, FL
  • 12 hours ago

The Veterinary Assistant is a crucial part of the medical team and is responsible for advocating for the patient as well as education of the clients....

Veterinary Assistant

  • Southern Veterinary Partners
  • Delray Beach, FL
  • 12 hours ago

The Veterinary Assistant is a crucial part of the medical team and is responsible for advocating for the patient as well as education of the clients....

Animal Care Assistant

  • Pinellas County
  • Largo, FL
  • 2 days ago

Find out What We Offer Animal Care Assistant ID 5120 Pay Range 14.00 Advertise Close Date 7/8/22 Apply Now Animal Care Assistant Classification Title: Animal Care Assistant, C12 Location: 12450 Ulmerton...

Veterinary Assistant

  • Southern Veterinary Partners
  • Jacksonville Beach, FL
  • 12 hours ago

The Veterinary Assistant is a crucial part of the medical team and is responsible for advocating for the patient as well as education of the clients....

Veterinary Assistant

  • Southern Veterinary Partners
  • Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
  • 12 hours ago

The Veterinary Assistant is a crucial part of the medical team and is responsible for advocating for the patient as well as education of the clients....

Veterinary Assistant - 004049

  • BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital
  • Naples, FL
  • 1 hour ago

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....

Veterinary Assistant (OPS) - Large Animal Hospital

  • University of Florida
  • Gainesville, FL
  • 4 days ago

Classification Title: Veterinary Assistant (OPS) - Large Animal Hospital Job Description: Duties may include, but are not limited to: Move, handle and/or restrain patients including loading and unloading...

Veterinary Assistant

  • Southern Veterinary Partners
  • Boynton Beach, FL
  • 4 days ago

The Veterinary Assistant is a crucial part of the medical team and is responsible for advocating for the patient as well as education of the clients....

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Florida

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireVeterinary research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Veterinary Assistant positions

  • Paws 2 Health Veterinary Clinic
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  • Banfield Pet Hospital
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  • PetSmart
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  • Petco
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  • American Veterinary Group
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  • BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital
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  • VCA Animal Hospitals
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  • University of Florida
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  • GPAC
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  • Veterinary Practice Partners
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Assistant positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Assistants in Florida offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.8%)
  • High School or GED (28.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (19.0%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.1%)
  • Some College (3.6%)
  • Master's Degree (3.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.6%)
  • Some High School (2.1%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinary Assistants in Florida
  • Less than 1 year (43.4%)
  • None (35.2%)
  • 4-6 years (9.7%)
  • 2-4 years (8.8%)
  • 1-2 years (2.9%)

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