A Career for Animal Lovers
Veterinary technicians perform a wide range of duties on a day-to-day basis. Some of these tasks include performing medical tests in a laboratory environment for use in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases in animals, preparing vaccines and serums for prevention of animal diseases, preparing tissue samples, collecting blood samples, and executing laboratory tests, such as urinalysis and blood counts. Veterinary technicians clean and sterilize instruments and materials and maintain equipment and machines. Often, a vet tech may assist a veterinarian during surgery, as well as perform medical tests under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian to help diagnose the illnesses and injuries of animals.
This selective enrollment program requires additional application components.