Veterinary Technician Jobs in Petaluma, 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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Rohnert Park, CA (9 miles from Petaluma, CA)
VCA North Park is seeking an experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician (RVT) to join our team as Technician Supervisor!...
2 days ago
Ethos Veterinary Health LLC - San Rafael, CA (22 miles from Petaluma, CA)
In addition to veterinary technician skills such as patient restraint, administering medications, IV catheter placement, and phlebotomy, technicians in the Neurology department will be responsible for...
22 hours ago
Ethos Veterinary Health LLC - San Rafael, CA (22 miles from Petaluma, CA)
In addition to veterinary technician skills such as patient restraint, administering medications, IV catheter placement, and phlebotomy, technicians in the Internal Medicine and Emergency departments...
22 hours ago
Ethos Veterinary Health LLC - San Rafael, CA (22 miles from Petaluma, CA)
In addition to veterinary technician skills such as patient restraint, administering medications, IV catheter placement, and phlebotomy, technicians in the Internal Medicine and Emergency departments...
22 hours ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Rohnert Park, CA (9 miles from Petaluma, CA)
Job Description: VCA North Park is seeking an experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician (RVT) to join our team as Technician Supervisor!...
19 hours ago
Terra Linda Veterinary Hospital - San Rafael, CA (18 miles from Petaluma, CA)
We do companion animal care exclusively and do several procedure days every week. But otherwise we are simply a quality general practice that values its' team....
Vca Animal Hospitals - Santa Rosa, CA (16 miles from Petaluma, CA)
Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care....
6 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Cotati, CA (9 miles from Petaluma, CA)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Physical examinations and patient assessment Anesthesia monitoring Surgical preparation and assisting Dentistry Radiology Laboratory...
6 days ago
Western Veterinary Partners - Santa Rosa, CA (16 miles from Petaluma, CA)
1,000 Sign-on bonus Santa Rosa Veterinary Hospital, located in beautiful wine country in Sonoma County, CA, is seeking a Registered Veterinary Technician to join our exceptional team....
7 days ago
Santa Rosa, CA (16 miles from Petaluma, CA)
Alderbrook Pet Hospital in Santa Rosa is looking for a full-time veterinary technician to lead our team....
8 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Larkfield, CA (20 miles from Petaluma, CA)
Daily job duties would include, but are not limited to: perform TPR/MM/CRT enter patients into x-ray computer assist in taking radiographs assist in surgical preparation of patients clean, dissinfect...
9 days ago
San Rafael, CA (22 miles from Petaluma, CA)
We support and appreciate our veterinary technician team every single day and make a point to show our gratitude....
9 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Cotati, CA (9 miles from Petaluma, CA)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Physical examinations and patient assessment Anesthesia monitoring Surgical preparation and assisting Dentistry Radiology Laboratory...
10 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Cotati, CA (9 miles from Petaluma, CA)
Job Description: Credentialed Veterinary Technician Supervisor We are a well-established, busy 4-doctor General Practice....
14 days ago
Santa Rosa, CA (16 miles from Petaluma, CA)
VCA PetCare West Veterinary Hospital is seeking a Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our one-of-a-kind 8-doctor General Practice!...
16 days ago

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Petaluma, CA

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Technician jobs in Petaluma, CA as reported by the BLS.

$41,836

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Petaluma, 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 Petaluma, 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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