TCC Program Spotlight: Veterinary Assistant

TCC Program Spotlight: Veterinary Assistant

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Tidewater Community College’s Career Studies Certificate in Veterinary Assistant prepares students to assist and support licensed veterinary technicians and veterinarians in the health and handling of small domestic animals and exotic species.

In addition to office procedures, you’ll learn how to administer common medications, handle animals, assist in filling prescriptions, set up lab work and assist with nursing care and surgical preparation.

The college is one of 32 nationwide that has received approval through the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA).

For further information regarding the program, contact Dr. Megan Taliaferro, TCC Veterinary Assistant Program Director, at [email protected] or 757-822-7264.

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