Asked by: Dimple Warwick
asked in category: General Last Updated: 26th May, 2020

Why do you want to be a veterinary assistant?

As a vet assistant you will constantly make a difference in the lives of animals. You are responsible for looking after each animal as it comes in and ensuring that they are comfortable and have a stress-free stay in the clinic, which makes it an incredible rewarding job.

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Likewise, people ask, what are the benefits of being a veterinary assistant?

Most clinics offer employees the traditional work benefits of health insurance, sick days, personal days and paid vacation in addition to their vet tech salary. In addition, clinics also fund continuing education courses for vet techs, offer uniform allowances and provide discounts on pet care for employees.

One may also ask, is being a vet assistant worth it? Vet assistant programs aren't worth it, IMO. You can get hired mostly anywhere without one (why would you want to spend a lot of money when you can learn everything you need to on the job?). Vet tech school is different, especially if your goals do not include veterinary school.

Likewise, why do you want to be a vet answer?

1. Helping Animals. One of the greatest benefits of a career in veterinary medicine, such as a veterinary pathologist, is the chance to promote the health and welfare of your patients. You also have the ability to relieve the suffering of animals that have experienced traumatic injuries or chronic illnesses.

What skills do you need to be a veterinary assistant?

Skills and Qualities of Veterinary Assistants You will need compassion, good communication skills, fine attention to detail, and empathy for animals and their owners. As a vet assistant you will interact with pet owners and work with veterinarians and technicians.

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