Welcome to Vet Tech Certificates!
We’re a community of writers and experts interested in providing resources and guidance to the prospective Vet Techs of the future!
Every day pets and animals require medical attention from compassionate and educated professionals ready to answer the call. In order to provide the very best care for our furry or feathered friends it’s critical that more animal lovers break into the field of Veterinary work to provide the very best care to those animals in need.
The most important part of becoming a great Vet, Tech or Assistant is being passionate about animals, their care and the science of their biology. However a close second is being properly educated and obtaining the right experience. To that end, VetTechCertificates.com was established to provide students with comprehensive research and direction as they look to begin their careers in the wonderful practice of Veterinary care!
We hope you enjoy your time with us and find our articles and resources helpful!
Vet Techs represent the right-hand of the Veterinarian and may be tasked with everything from basic animal care and cleaning to assisting the Veterinarian in full-scale surgeries. Becoming a Vet Tech does require formal training and credentials as well as professional experience and as a result can be a challenging profession to break into.
We’ve put together some of the best expert advice and guidance to help prospective techs get started!
Vet Tech vs Vet Assistant: With so many specific titles and roles to be filled it can sometimes be challenging to determine exactly what each title means and what corresponding requirements, responsibilities and roles are associated with it.
Education: Veterinary Degrees and Certificates: When it comes to education, more is not always necessarily better if that “more” is in programs or courses that won’t help someone get into the field they’d like to enter.
5 Facts About Vet Techs and Vet Assistants: When working with animals, the good, the bad and, unfortunately, the sad, can all be a part of a normal work day.
Vet Tech and Vet Assistant Online Programs: Perhaps the greatest benefit of the Internet, besides an abundance of cute kitten pictures, is the depth and scope of education possibilities.
Top 10 Dog Breeds of 2012: What does it take to be a Top Dog in 2012? Loyalty? Personality? Functionality? The following dogs have wiggled their way into the Top 10 Breeds for 2012.
Top 5 Dog Breeds for Families: When you have children, picking the perfect dog breed becomes incredibly important. You need to consider size, energy level, medical history, and breed traits such as aggression and prey drive.
What and When? Your Puppies First Year Part 1: You have just adopted or bought a brand new puppy, what now?
What and When? Your Puppies First Year Part 2: You’ve survived the first few weeks, what’s next?
What and When? Your Puppies First Year Part 3: Growing up, training, and more!
In a single veterinary practice there may be many positions performing different roles at different parts of the overall nursing and pet care process. One of the staple positions in any vet office is the Vet Assistant. These entry-level positions put Vet Assistants directly on the front lines of the practice as they help keep the entire office running by performing tasks such as cleaning and sterilization of kennels, cleaning and maintenance of equipment and daily feeding and care of animals.
For more information on Vet Assistants be sure to check our resources:
What is a Veterinary Assistant?: In nearly every veterinary practice, from the country vet to the largest of animal care hospitals, the veterinary assistant will be there playing a vital role in patient health.
How do You Become a Veterinary Assistant?: To become a vet assistant, start with a love of animals. Every aspect of their care should bring a smile as each morning starts because this is a hands-on job that is going to provide interaction on all levels as the work day progresses.
How Much Does a Vet Assistant Make?: If you’ve got questions, we’ve got answers! Discover what the future holds for prospective Vet Assistants.