Class lengthPeriod of Study:
10-months
Type of classType of Study: On-Campus
Type of classFinancial Aid: Available for those who Qualify

Discover Your Potential with Veterinary Assistant Training in Cleveland, Ohio!

Have you always had a love for animals? Have you considered a career where you can help animals heal and make families happy? Training to become a Veterinary Assistant can turn your love of animals into a fulfilling career.

The Veterinary Assistant Diploma can be completed in as little as 10 months. This program combines traditional classroom study with hands-on labs and is designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge, and core competencies necessary to effectively work as a:

  • Entry-level Veterinary Assistant
  • Laboratory Animal Caretaker
  • Administrative Assistant in a Veterinary Office

How to Become a Veterinary Assistant

When you enroll in Valley College’s Veterinary Assistant program, you will be preparing yourself for an exciting new career. Our qualified instructors come to class with real-world experience and a working knowledge of the field. Their skills will teach you how to become a Vet Assistant.

In the Veterinary Assistant Program you can learn a variety of topics that include fundamental animal care procedures and practices, collection and preparation of laboratory samples, how to administer medication, key office procedures and medical records management procedures, client communication, preventative animal health care, animal behavior and restraint, veterinary medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and essential safety precautions and procedures in the veterinary workplace. Here are some of the courses you can take:

  • Veterinary Terminology
  • Biology
  • Veterinary Medical Office Procedures
  • Veterinary Anatomy & Physiology
  • Avian, Exotic & Small Mammal Procedures
  • Veterinarian Career Development
  • Small Animal Theory
  • Large Animal Theory

Get Your Veterinary Assistant Training at Valley College

You can turn your love of animals into an exciting and fulfilling career. With courses taught by trained professionals, you will gain the training necessary to become a Veterinary Assistant. Start your future today by calling 216-453-8201, or by clicking here to request more information.

Financial Aid available for those who qualify.