Veterinary Technician Career Module
A career as a Veterinary Technician requires education and training that calls for proficiency in science, technology and mathematics. A Vet Tech can work in a veterinary clinic, a zoo, a research laboratory or emergency centers caring for domestic animals. Many day-to-day procedures include assisting Veterinarians in performing physical examinations, dental procedures, spaying and neutering, immunizations, and birthing. An Associate's Degree is required but some institutions offer a four year Bachelor's Degree program. Hands-on experience is crucial part of a veterinary technician education. To qualify for accreditation, vet tech students are required to participate in a clinical experience (internship or practicum).