Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Stafford, 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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University of Houston - Houston, TX (15 miles from Stafford, TX)
Provides care of research animals according to established procedures. Learns and applies federal, state, and local regulations, guidelines, and policies on laboratory animals. May assist with...
6 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Houston, TX (15 miles from Stafford, TX)
Job Description: We are seeking experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team at VCA Ashford Animal Hospital....
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Cypress, TX (24 miles from Stafford, 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....
8 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Houston, TX (15 miles from Stafford, 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....
9 days ago
Lone Star College - Houston, TX (15 miles from Stafford, 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...
14 days ago
Vetco Clinics - Pasadena, TX (21 miles from Stafford, TX)
Our mission is to avoid illness in animals and humans through client education regarding the value and necessity of preventive veterinary medicine....
20 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Pearland, TX (17 miles from Stafford, TX)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
30+ days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Sugar Land, TX (4 miles from Stafford, TX)
Job Description: VCA Southwest Freeway Animal Hospital 15575 Southwest Freeway Sugar Land, TX 77478 We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
30+ days ago
Bluepearl - Houston, TX (15 miles from Stafford, TX)
Job Information BluePearl Veterinary Assistant - Pet Hospice in Houston, Texas Veterinary Assistant - Pet Hospice Houston Texas Hospital Support Opening Statement BluePearl Pet Hospice Houston is seeking...
45+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Houston, TX (15 miles from Stafford, 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....
45+ days ago
PetIQ - Houston, TX (15 miles from Stafford, TX)
PetIQ provides convenient and affordable pet health and wellness products and veterinary services to pets and their families through retail and ecommerce channels across the country. We are...
60+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Houston, TX (15 miles from Stafford, 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....
60+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Houston, TX (15 miles from Stafford, TX)
Veterinary Assistant - 001422 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...
60+ days ago
Vetco Clinics - Pasadena, TX (21 miles from Stafford, TX)
Our mission is to avoid illness in animals and humans through client education regarding the value and necessity of preventive veterinary medicine....
90+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Pearland, TX (17 miles from Stafford, 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....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Stafford, TX

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

$25,790

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Highest Education Level

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

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