5 Reasons to Become a Vet Assistant

If you’re unsure about pursuing a career as a veterinary assistant, we’re here to help you out and make sure you make an informed decision. A vet assistant is an integral part of the clinic’s team and the role is both customer facing and hands-on with animals. You will be there to assist owners, carry

What is the Difference Between a Veterinary Technician and Veterinary Assistant?

Veterinarians are assisted by two kinds of workers, the veterinary technician and the veterinary assistant.  While many similarities exist between the two roles, there are some fundamental differences. We spoke to a vet tech who outlined the main differences in her clinic: Education A vet tech attends a two year technician program and completes a

March 10th 2017 – Panorama Village Animal Hospital – Receptionist/Assistant Full-time

March 10th 2017 Panorama Village Animal Hospital HIRING: Receptionist/Assistant – Full-time We are a small animal practice that provide complete wellness exams, dentistry, eye and skin care, on-site radiographs,in house lab and surgeries. Candidate must have previous veterinary experience and a Veterinary Office Assistant Certificate would be an asset. A compassionate, outgoing, caring personality is

Celebrating our 100th Class!

In 1993, Granville College developed the first Veterinary Assistant Training program in B.C. April 3rd 2017 will be our 100th class since the college began operating. Over the years we have helped thousands of animal lovers begin their careers in animal health care, and we are proud to say that we have graduated more Veterinary Assistants

10 Things You Learn at Veterinary Assistant College

Our Veterinary Technician Assistant program offers hands-on, practical learning, providing our students with all the knowledge they need for their careers. The subjects covered are wide-ranging, but always have a practical focus, meaning that you can immediately start work in a veterinary office unfazed. Here are some of the things that you will learn throughout

Top Holiday Safety Tips for Dogs and Cats

Things to Consider Inside Your Home No Bones Please: Avoid giving bones to your dogs or cats, particularly turkey bones. Poultry bones easily splinter and can cause serious injury, while bone fragments can cause intestinal blockages or lacerations. Healthy Treats: Chocolate and other sweets should not be given to animals. Chocolate contains theobromine, a chemical