Become a Veterinary Assistant

Learn what a veterinary assistant does in the veterinary office or hospital setting..

If you have ever considered a career as a veterinary assistant, you might have quite a few questions about what it is they do: What vaccinations do cats and dogs? What is the best way to control fleas? What do you do if your dog has a cut? What is the best way to deal with an emergency situation involving a pet? This course answers these questions and more.

Real Benefits!

You will learn about pet nutrition and a variety of health and safety issues. You will understand how to treat and prevent parasites, including roundworms and heart-worms. You will even learn the facts of life, as it pertains to dogs and cats. You will explore current thoughts on spaying and neutering, how to deal with the very emotional issues of euthanasia, pet loss, and how best to assist clients in a time of need.

Course Summary

Duration: 24 hours

Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 3 months until you complete

Delivery & Support: Online Self Paced Delivered by Ed2Go, everything available from day 1

Our quality promise: This course comes with a 14-day money back guarantee. 

Course Pricing: $395 AUD + GST

Covering the following modules:

  1. History of Veterinary Practice and Dog and Cat Reproduction
  2. Vaccinology for Dogs and Cats
  3. Parasites Infesting Pets and People
  4. How to Pick the Best Food for Your Pet; Prescription Diets
  5. Euthanasia: The Procedure, How to Help Clients, and Assisting Children with Pet Loss
  6. Workplace Safety and Veterinary Hospital Economics
  7. Pet First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  8. External Parasites of Pets, Including the Flea
  9. Confidentiality and Grievances, Client Communications, and Client Education
  10. Medical Records and Prescriptions
  11. Alternative Therapies in Veterinary Medicine
  12. Behaviour Counselling for Puppies and Kittens and Putting It All Together in a Health Plan
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