Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Dallas, TX

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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Dallas, TX
care on weekends and holidays for the animals housed year round Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Ability to work weekends and holidays...
8 hours ago
PetCo - Grapevine, TX (18 miles from Dallas, TX)
The Veterinary Assistant will assist the Veterinarian so the services can be administered and thank the pet parent for protecting their pet!...
3 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Irving, TX (8 miles from Dallas, TX)
JOIN TEAM METROPLEX! Are you looking to be a part of a hospital team that feels like family, while having the support and resources to push your career forward? If so, we would love to connect...
7 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Wylie, TX (22 miles from Dallas, TX)
Job Information Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinary Assistant - 002066 in Wylie, Texas Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action, there...
1 day ago
Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center - Dallas, TX (15 miles from Dallas, TX)
Do you have a passion for veterinary medicine and love the surgical aspect? We invite you to join our North Dallas team! Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center is looking for a full-time, Veterinary...
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1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Plano, TX (18 miles from Dallas, TX)
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....
1 day ago
Medvet - Dallas, TX
We are looking for: Neurology Veterinary Assistant In Neurology you can expect to handle a variety of cases and run CT or MRI scans, as well as be involved in advanced neurological treatments and procedures...
4 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Allen, TX (23 miles from Dallas, TX)
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....
4 days ago
Chastain Vets - Dallas, TX (10 miles from Dallas, TX)
Several full time and part time Veterinary Assistant positions are available with a busy veterinary group that has offices in both north Dallas and McKinney....
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5 days ago Chastain Vets
Banfield Pet Hospital - Wylie, TX (22 miles from Dallas, TX)
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
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Dallas, TX
We are looking for: Anesthesia Veterinary Assistant Do you enjoy collaborating with multiple teams and departments throughout the day?...
8 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Dallas, TX
We are looking for: Neurology Veterinary Assistant In Neurology you can expect to handle a variety of cases and run CT or MRI scans, as well as be involved in advanced neurological treatments and procedures...
8 days ago
Treat VetMed - Lewisville, TX (19 miles from Dallas, TX)
Treat VetMed is an adventure to do something unique in the veterinary business. We want to change the very practice of animal healthcare. Which is why our facility will be designed as a truly pet...
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9 days ago Treat VetMed
Dallas, TX
Assists with basic animal care....
14 days ago
City of Farmers Branch - Farmers Branch, TX (11 miles from Dallas, TX)
Assists with basic animal care....
18 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Dallas, TX

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

$27,590

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Assistant positions.

Highest Education Level

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

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