Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Big Rapids, MI

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.

Search Veterinary Assistant Jobs

0 Jobs

Sign up to be notified as soon as new job listings are posted.


Veterinary Assistant jobs in Big Rapids, MI    edit

Demographic Data for Big Rapids, MI

Moving to Big Rapids, MI? Find some basic demographic data about Big Rapids, MI below.


Local
National
20,112
457
Medium

Veterinary Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Practice

Learn how to improve antimicrobial stewardship as a veterinary nurse...


The Role of Personal Assistants in Disability Support

Improve working relationships between disabled people and...


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Assistant positions.

Other Titles

Here are some other career titles that require similar skills

Salary for Veterinary Assistant jobs in Big Rapids, MI

**Data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Veterinary Assistant Related Career Advice Articles

Guide to Veterinary Technician Societies

A brief guide to veterinary technician societies approved by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA).


How Long Does It Take to Become a Veterinarian?

If you’ve dreamed of working with animals but aren’t sure how to become a veterinarian, read our guide to educational requirements, salaries, and more.


New Graduate Veterinarians: How to Survive Your First Year in Veterinary Practice

Follow these tips to ensure your first year in veterinary practice is a successful one.