Veterinary Assistant Jobs in Henrico, VA

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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National Veterinary Associates - Midlothian, VA (20 miles from Henrico, VA)
Job Description Swift Creek Animal Hospital is ready to expand by adding multiple Veterinary Assistants to our family....
3 hours ago
Stonehenge Veterinary Hospital - Richmond, VA (15 miles from Henrico, VA)
Veterinary Assistant duties include, but are not limited to the following: • Restraint of an animal for: nail trim, blood draw, catheter placement, feline cystocentesis, physical examination, obtaining...
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8 days ago Stonehenge Veterinary Hospital
North Chesterfield, VA (9 miles from Henrico, VA)
Full service veterinary clinic that is looking for an organized and enthusiastic Veterinary Assistant. Are you hard working and dependable?...
11 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Mechanicsville, VA (5 miles from Henrico, VA)
Job Information Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinary Assistant - 001328 in Mechanicsville, Virginia Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into...
15 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Mechanicsville, VA (5 miles from Henrico, VA)
You must believe preventive care is the best and only way to achieve a long and healthy life for each pet. You must embrace and thrive on providing exceptional client and pet experiences....
22 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Midlothian, VA (20 miles from Henrico, VA)
We strive to set a standard of excellence in animal care, so we provide hands-on training for this hard and rewarding work....
25 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Mechanicsville, VA (5 miles from Henrico, VA)
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
Banfield Pet Hospital - Richmond, VA (12 miles from Henrico, VA)
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....
27 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Henrico, VA (11 miles from Henrico, VA)
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our team....
28 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Quinton, VA (8 miles from Henrico, VA)
VCA New Kent Animal Hospital in Quinton, VA (just east of Richmond), is seeking a Veterinary Assistant to join our busy, three-doctor general practice....
29 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Midlothian, VA (20 miles from Henrico, VA)
Job Information Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinary Assistant - 001010 in Midlothian, Virginia Veterinary Assistant Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital For those who want to put their love of pets into action...
29 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Midlothian, VA (20 miles from Henrico, VA)
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....
30+ days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Richmond, VA (12 miles from Henrico, VA)
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....
45+ days ago
Vetco Clinics - Chester, VA (16 miles from Henrico, VA)
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 Henrico, VA

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

$26,450

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

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

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