This course trains students to assist veterinarians and veterinary technicians in providing medical care to sick and injured animals. Students training as veterinary assistants will also learn how to help in the office and with customer relations as well as assisting with examinations, hospital procedures, surgical preparation, and laboratory tests.
TheCollegeofLakeCountyhascompletedtherequirementstobedesignatedasaNAVTA/AVAapprovedprogram. Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to sit for the Approved Veterinary Assistant (AVA) examination. After successfully completing the AVA exam, students are entitled to use the designation AVA and would receive a documenting certificate.
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