Veterinary Technician Jobs in La Porte, TX

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.

Search Veterinary Technician Jobs

1-15 of 47 Jobs
City of Houston - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Applications must be submitted online at: [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN....
2 days ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - League City, TX (12 miles from La Porte, TX)
Duties will include: - Venipuncture, IV Catheter placement and anesthesia experience a must! Maintaining medical records. Preparing surgical suite and surgical patients. Filling prescriptions....
13 hours ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Pearland, TX (16 miles from La Porte, TX)
The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: Venipuncture catheter placement radiology anesthesia monitoring physical examinations and patient assessment surgical preparation...
13 hours ago
VCA Animal Hospitals - Pearland, TX (16 miles from La Porte, TX)
Location: VCA Westside Animal Clinic 9223 W Broadway #107 Pearland, TX 77584 We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician to join our team....
13 hours ago
Pathway Vet Alliance - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
We are opening the ETOC positions to support nursing operations and mentor veterinary technicians within each Thrive ecosystem, (each ecosystem consists of approximately 12-25 Thrive Pet Healthcare...
4 days ago
Emancipet - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Emancipet is expanding and hiring for veterinary technicians for our Houston Clinics - no experience necessary!...
5 days ago
Covetrus - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Technical Support Technician (Remote) Covetrus Covetrus is a global animal-health technology and services company dedicated to empowering veterinary practice partners to drive improved health and...
5 days ago
Hospital Corporation of America - Webster, TX (10 miles from La Porte, TX)
Anesthesia Technician - Operating Room Hospital Corporation of America Occupation: Surgical Technologists Location: WEBSTER, TX - 75201 Positions available: 1 Job #: 15030687 Updated: 1/10/2022...
6 days ago
Talent Care - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
, IV catheter placement, labwork, radiology, and pharmacology highly preferred Apply Now Type: Full Time (Hourly) Job ID: 64108...
6 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Job Description The Manager of Procedural Services is a key member of the hospital Leadership Team, reporting to the Director, and is accountable for operational aspects of Procedural Clinical...
6 days ago
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
, guidelines and Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) accreditation standards....
8 days ago
Houston Methodist - Baytown, TX (12 miles from La Porte, TX)
Apply to this job. Think you're the perfect candidate? Apply on company site Youre being taken to an external site to apply. Enter your email below to receive job recommendations for similar...
10 days ago
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
With Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), no experience required....
11 days ago
Harris Health System - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Details Posted: 07-Jan-22 Location: Houston, Texas Type: Full Time Salary: Open Categories: Allied Health Internal Number: 157547 JOB SUMMARY The Anesthesia Technician I (AT I) performs a variety...
11 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs. You can...
13 days ago

Demographic Data for La Porte, TX

Moving to La Porte, TX? Find some basic demographic data about La Porte, TX below.


Veterinary Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Practice
Learn how to improve antimicrobial stewardship as a veterinary nurse or surgeon

Vets and human health professionals both have a responsibility to address the challenge of antimicrobial...

Virtual Work Experience and Exploring the Veterinary Profession
Get virtual vet work experience before embarking on a veterinary degree

The COVID-19 pandemic means that many potential vet students cannot undertake animal handling work experience.


Biomedical Equipment Technician Training: Maintenance & Repair
Maintaining and troubleshooting sophisticated medical instruments is not an easy task. In order to deliver effective care, the technician requires the knowledge of different aspects of biology and...

Title Synonyms

Users interested in this job title also searched for the following job titles

Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in La Porte, TX

This is the average annual salary for Veterinary Technician jobs in La Porte, TX as reported by the BLS.


Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Veterinary Technician positions

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinary Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in La Porte, TX offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.3%)
  • 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 La Porte, TX
  • Less than 1 year (44.9%)
  • None (21.2%)
  • 2-4 years (16.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.9%)
  • 4-6 years (4.0%)

Other Titles

Here are some other career titles that require similar skills

Veterinary Technician Related Career Advice Articles

Guide to Veterinary Technician Societies

A brief guide to veterinary technician societies approved by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA).

How to Break into Veterinary Telehealth

Considering exploring a career in veterinary telemedicine? Here's what you need to know.

How Long Does It Take to Become a Veterinarian?

If you’ve dreamed of working with animals but aren’t sure how to become a veterinarian, read our guide to educational requirements, salaries, and more.