Become a veterinary assistant in just a few months! This 65-hour program will provide students with an overview and entry-level training. Learn basic animal care principles and techniques, safety procedures and state/federal guidelines. Topics include: • Basic anatomy and physiology • Basic radiology • Small animal breeds • Animal nutrition • Parasite control • Record-keeping and veterinary office procedures • Client relations and communications • Veterinary medical terminology, hospital patient care and surgical preparation Students will learn laboratory techniques and customer representative skills appropriate for a veterinary assistant. This class is an entry-level and is NOT a veterinary technician training program, which requires a two-year American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited degree program.