Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Weatherford, 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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VCA Animal Hospitals - Saginaw, TX (19 miles from Weatherford, TX)
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
6 hours ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Fort Worth, TX (22 miles from Weatherford, TX)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
16 days ago
St. Francis Veterinary Clinic - Fort Worth, TX (22 miles from Weatherford, TX)
We are looking for an experienced Veterinary Assistant to care for animals and support Veterinarians and staff....
21 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Weatherford, 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....
26 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Aledo, TX (10 miles from Weatherford, TX)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
28 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Benbrook, TX (20 miles from Weatherford, TX)
JOIN OUR FAMILY! 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 with...
28 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fort Worth, TX (22 miles from Weatherford, 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....
30+ days ago
Vca Animal Hospitals - Weatherford, TX
Job Information VCA Veterinary Assistant in Willow Park, Texas We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
45+ days ago
Talent Care - River Oaks, TX (17 miles from Weatherford, TX)
Vet Assistant experience required Advanced experience in both animal care and customer assistance required Animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience required Excellent communication...
45+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fort Worth, TX (22 miles from Weatherford, 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
Banfield Pet Hospital - Weatherford, 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....
60+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Fort Worth, TX (22 miles from Weatherford, TX)
Veterinary Assistant - 002065 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 - Fort Worth, TX (22 miles from Weatherford, 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
Vetco Clinics - Fort Worth, TX (22 miles from Weatherford, 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

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Salary for Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Weatherford, TX

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

$27,590

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Highest Education Level

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

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