Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Michigan

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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Noahs Ark Pet Hospital - Willis, MI
JOB DETAILS JOB DETAILS ABOUT NOAH'S ARK PET HOSPITAL Veterinary Assistant Job Code Number 2619712 Job Description Do you enjoy being around pets and have excellent customer services skills?...
7 hours ago
Baker College - Jackson, MI
restraint Continuous Improvement Participate in veterinary team training for program support st aff Perform housekeeping and other standard procedures common in a veterinary clinical setting, including...
3 days ago
Lakeland, MI
Small animal veterinary practice seeks an energetic, physically capable, fast-learning, multi-tasking individual who is comfortable handling dogs, cats, and small exotic pets. Duties will include...
4 days ago
Michigan State University - East Lansing, MI
Salary: 14.90 Location: East Lansing Categories: Veterinary/Animal Care, Clerical Technical- CT, Full Time (90-100%), Union Working/Functional Title ICU VA Position Summary The successful candidate...
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Trenton, MI
JOB DETAILS JOB DETAILS Veterinary Assistant - 001638 Job Code Number 9255510 Job Description Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into...
5 days ago
Healthy Paws Veterinary Medical Center - Westland, MI
Beautiful, rapidly growing, state of the art facility in Westland seeking a veterinary assistant. Familiarity with Avimark is a plus....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Saginaw, MI
JOB DETAILS JOB DETAILS Veterinary Assistant - 000723 Job Code Number 9154501 Job Description Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into...
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Rochester, MI
JOB DETAILS JOB DETAILS Veterinary Assistant - 000694 Job Code Number 9122249 Job Description Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into...
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Northville, MI
JOB DETAILS JOB DETAILS Veterinary Assistant - 000688 Job Code Number 9139084 Job Description Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into...
5 days ago
Michigan State University - Lansing, MI
Desired Qualifications Experience with general handling of cats and dogs; knowledge of animal restraint for blood collection and IV catheter placement; positioning for X-rays and IV fluid monitoring...
5 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Traverse City, MI
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....
6 days ago
Baker College - Jackson, MI
restraint Continuous Improvement Participate in veterinary team training for program support staff Perform housekeeping and other standard procedures common in a veterinary clinical setting, including...
6 days ago
PetVet Care Centers - Lincoln Park, MI
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...
12 days ago
Affordable Vet Services - Ann Arbor, MI
We are a fast paced 4-doctor small animal practice, looking for an assistant to join our team. Our ideal candidate is motivated, has good communication skills, hardworking, and can multitask. Full...
Wayside Veterinary Clinic - Clinton, MI
Wayside Veterinary Clinic is seeking a full or part time veterinary assistant....

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Michigan

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

$26,800

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Assistants in Michigan offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.9%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.1%)
  • Some College (3.6%)
  • Master's Degree (3.1%)
  • 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 Michigan
  • Less than 1 year (46.2%)
  • None (39.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.2%)
  • 2-4 years (1.6%)

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