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.
- Jan 7th, 2019Veterinary Technician Assistant Full Time Program: Veterinary Technician Assistant Full Time Program Granville College - Vancouver Campus
- Jan 15th, 2019Certified Pet Sitter Part Time Course - Tue/Wed/Thu Evenings: Certified Pet Sitter Part Time Course - Tue/Wed/Thu Evenings Granville College - Vancouver Campus
- Feb 4th, 2019Veterinary Office Assistant Part Time Program: Veterinary Office Assistant Part Time Program Granville College - Vancouver Campus
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!
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!
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:
We have had great success with the graduates of Granville Business College's VOA program. The graduates are knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and are able to hit the ground running- saving us valuable training time and expense. We always put your students on the top of our interview list.
Is a Veterinary Assisting Career Right For You? Find Out! Take the Granville College “Veterinary Assistant Career Readiness Quiz”
This 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. Get Your Veterinary Assistant Career Readiness score now >>
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!