Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Garland, 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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Treat VetMed - Lewisville, TX (22 miles from Garland, 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...
Banfield Pet Hospital - Dallas, TX (14 miles from Garland, 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....
9 hours ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Plano, TX (10 miles from Garland, 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....
3 days ago
McKinney Emergency Veterinary Clinic - McKinney, TX (22 miles from Garland, TX)
McKinney Emergency Veterinary Clinic Interested in increasing your skills in a positive environment using fantastic medicine, where staff and patients are the priority? Come join our team! We are...
Banfield Pet Hospital - Dallas, TX (14 miles from Garland, TX)
Job Information Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinary Assistant - 001044 in Dallas, Texas Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action, there...
5 days ago
Dallas, TX (14 miles from Garland, 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...
7 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Plano, TX (10 miles from Garland, 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....
8 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Wylie, TX (7 miles from Garland, 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...
8 days ago
Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center - Dallas, TX (13 miles from Garland, 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...
Medvet - Dallas, TX (14 miles from Garland, 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...
10 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Allen, TX (10 miles from Garland, 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....
10 days ago
Chastain Vets - McKinney, TX (18 miles from Garland, 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....
Chastain Vets - Dallas, TX (9 miles from Garland, 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....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Wylie, TX (7 miles from Garland, 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....
13 days ago
Medvet Medical & Cancer Centers For Pets - Dallas, TX (14 miles from Garland, TX)
We are looking for: Anesthesia Veterinary Assistant Do you enjoy collaborating with multiple teams and departments throughout the day?...
14 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Garland, TX

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Assistant jobs in Garland, 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 Garland, 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 Garland, TX
  • Less than 1 year (46.2%)
  • None (39.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.2%)
  • 2-4 years (1.6%)

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