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

Top 5 Skills Needed to Succeed as a Veterinary Assistant

If you would like to work with animals for a living, the right training can turn your ambition into a fulfilling career as a Veterinary Assistant in less than a year! Question? How do you know if this is the right career path for you? Veterinary Assistants are required to learn all aspects of animal

2016 Veterinary Assistant Programs Starting Soon!

An exciting and rewarding career with animals awaits! There is still time to enrol in our upcoming 2016 Full-Time and Part-Time Veterinary Assistant Programs. Are you a young woman or man who wears his or her heart on one’s sleeve? Do you tear-up when you see people or animals in unfortunate circumstances? Are you empathic

Transportation to Granville College

Options for Transportation to Granville College Granville College is centrally located and easy to get to! Granville College’s Veterinary Assistant Program is held in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada at 725-570 Dunsmuir Street (V6B 1Y1). For students attending our full-time and part-time Veterinary Assistant programs, transportation to Granville College offers many options. Granville College is located in the heart of

Useful Links for Pet Owners

Resources for Animal Lovers Granville College has compiled this list of useful links for pet owners Veterinary Associations CVMA Canadian Veterinary Medical Association AVMA American Veterinary Medical Association Animal Protection & Care BC SPCA British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Critter Care Wildlife Society Quit Day American Lung Association

Veterinary Assistant Training Program at Granville College Turns 21

Granville College turns 21! In 1993, Granville College developed the first Veterinary Assistant Training program in B.C. Since then we have helped thousands of animal lovers launch successful, rewarding careers in animal health care. In fact, Granville College has graduated more Veterinary Assistants (VOA®) than all similar B.C. programs combined. High-quality Veterinary Assistant training is