You Have a Passion for Animals

Now Turn That Into A Rewarding Career!

Professional Veterinary Assistant and Animal Healthcare Training Programs in Downtown Vancouver, BC

Animals share a special place in people’s lives by bringing joy to families and individuals of all ages. With pet ownership at an all-time high, so too are the requirements to keep those animals happy, healthy and safe. At Granville College, we share in that passion, which is why we offer Veterinary Assistant courses that open the door to a rewarding career that also meets that demand for care.

Granville College specializes in animal healthcare training – and has for over 24 years. It is here where you’ll learn with like-minded individuals with a common goal: to make a difference in animals’ lives. You become part of a supportive community of like-minded individuals, all passionate about the health and well-being of animals.

Get the hands-on, practical experience you need to begin a rewarding career in as little as 6 months at Granville’s bright, cheery school, easily accessible by transit in the heart of Downtown Vancouver, BC. Our comprehensive Programs prepare you for meaningful employment to start that new career you’ve been excited about. Granville graduates are known for their technical skills and superior abilities, so they are in-demand with local employers.

Each of our Programs provides you with participatory training, personal attention from our industry-experienced instructors and a 3-week practicum. You’ll work directly with animals and gain real-world experience all while showcasing your abilities and making contacts with potential employers.

 

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Our Instructors

The instructors at Granville College are enthusiastic about helping individuals pursue rewarding careers. Book a tour to come visit them in person – they would love to see you!

10 Things You Learn at Veterinary Assistant College

About Us

Who is Granville College? Since 1993, we have been a supportive community of like-minded individuals, all passionate about the health and well-being of animals, of course!

Ready to launch your own veterinary assistant career

What Our Graduates Say

Who likes Granville College? People just like you! We wouldn’t be here without all the caring and enthusiastic animal-loving people. Here is what they have to say about us:

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The fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for.
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Excel in Animal Healthcare

Graduates of our veterinary assistant programs are known for their ability to step into their new roles and immediately provide value with little direction. The curriculum is second to none. You’ll learn:

  • • medical conditions
  • • diets
  • • surgeries
  • • parasites
  • • vaccines
  • • restraint
  • • pharmacology
  • • scheduling
  • • grief counselling
  • • radiology
  • • veterinary software
  • and much more!

Over 24 Years Leading Animal Healthcare Career Training

With Granville College, you will join a network of over 1800 graduates working in animal clinics and hospitals across the country – all of whom graduated from the first Veterinary Assistant Program ever developed in Canada! 

Discover how you can make a difference. Learn more about how to start your rewarding career in animal healthcare. Contact an Admissions Advisor today at 604-670-8636 or toll free at 1-800-661-9885