Veterinary Technician Jobs in Dixon, CA

Administer diagnostic tests and assist veterinarians. Veterinary technicians observe and monitor animal health, collect samples for analysis, run laboratory tests, and continually update patient records. They also aid veterinarians during a variety of procedures by preparing animals for surgery, restraining pets as necessary, and delivering anesthesia.

Veterinary technicians usually work with small domestic animals, such as cats and dogs. These technicians often need to communicate with pet owners and educate them on future care as well as medication procedures. Thus, interpersonal skills are important for this profession.

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Ethos Veterinary Health - Sacramento, CA (21 miles from Dixon, CA)
Vista Veterinary Specialists** is looking for an experienced Registered Veterinary Technician to join our team on a full-time basis.Our 24-hour emergency and specialty hospital provides care in internal...
1 day ago
Franklin Ranch Pet Hospital & Hotel - Elk Grove, CA (21 miles from Dixon, CA)
Departmental Required Skills: Graduation from an AVMA fully accredited two- or four-year Veterinary Technician program; or equivalent combination of training and experience....
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. - Sacramento, CA (21 miles from Dixon, CA)
We receive thousands of clinical samples every day from Veterinary Clinics, and we run tests on those samples to help veterinarians identify what might be wrong with someone's pet. As a temporary...
17 hours ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. - Sacramento, CA (21 miles from Dixon, CA)
Are you looking for a meaningful and exciting environment where you are given the opportunity to be yourself, innovate, and grow both personally and in your career. You will become an essential...
20 hours ago
University of California - Davis, CA (11 miles from Dixon, CA)
Preferred: Current California Registered Veterinary Technician () license. Experience working with minimum direction, flexible enough to use sound judgment in frequently changing situations....
1 day ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Sacramento, CA (21 miles from Dixon, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Sacramento, CA (21 miles from Dixon, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Banfield Pet Hospital - Sacramento, CA (21 miles from Dixon, CA)
Commitment beyond qualifications Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified credentials....
Apex Systems - Dixon, CA
Animal Care Technician III ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs daily work involving the handling of genetically engineered rodent animal models, animals with immuno-compromised health status...
3 days ago
University California Davis - Davis, CA (11 miles from Dixon, CA)
Preferred : Current California Registered Veterinary Technician () license....
4 days ago
University of California Davis - Davis, CA (11 miles from Dixon, CA)
Experience performing standard veterinary medical procedures including but not limited to venipuncture, IV catheterization, gastric incubation, endotracheal or gastric intubation, wound healing management...
4 days ago
University of California - Davis, CA (11 miles from Dixon, CA)
Provide animal care by feeding, watering, and cleaning various animal caging and equipment used in biomedical research and teaching....
4 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Sacramento, CA (21 miles from Dixon, CA)
We are currently looking for motivated Veterinary Technicians (RVT, LVT, CVT) that enjoy learning, gaining new skills, that genuinely care about pets and their humans for our Day and Swing Shifts in...
4 days ago
University of California - Davis, CA (11 miles from Dixon, CA)
Provide basic animal care, technical and experimental assistance....
5 days ago
University California Davis - Davis, CA (11 miles from Dixon, CA)
QUALIFICATIONS Required : A current California Registered Veterinary Technician () license....
6 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Dixon, CA

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$39,249

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Dixon, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.4%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (9.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.5%)
  • Some College (3.0%)
  • Some High School (1.6%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinary Technicians in Dixon, CA
  • Less than 1 year (44.9%)
  • None (21.2%)
  • 2-4 years (16.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.9%)
  • 4-6 years (4.0%)

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