The Veterinary Science Surgical Suite was open and in use today, Tuesday, April 22. Dr. Scott Yancey and his Vet Tech, Melissa Seavolt, performed a cat spay and two cat neuters on some very nice Marion Humane Society patients. Senior Vet Tech students assisted and juniors observed.
Tri-Rivers Vet Science students:
- Work directly with large, small and exotic animals in a learning lab environment and through internships
- Learn about animal nutrition, health, reproduction, anatomy & physiology, grooming and handling of animals, first aid
- Gain veterinary assisting skills necessary to communicate with animal owners
- Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications, and further education
- Advanced Certifications
- Interactive Field Trips
Career Opportunities Upon Graduation
- Veterinary Assistant
- Animal Retail Sales/Manager
- Animal Care/Lab Tech
- Animal Facility Supervisor
- Groomer’s Assistant
With additional Training/Education
- Veterinary Technician-Associate Degree
- Veterinarian-Bachelor’s Degree/ DVM
Work with animals! Your abilities can keep animals healthy, nurse them when ill — even save their lives!
- Start a rewarding career in a growing field. Why take a Veterinary Assistant training program? With the right credentials, you can:
- Be an important part of a professional veterinary staff.
- Work at a veterinary hospital, animal shelter, kennel, or laboratory.
Demand for professional Veterinary Assistants will rise nearly 23% through 2018.
Pet owners increasingly take advantage of veterinary services, spurring employment growth for Veterinary Assistants. That means more opportunity for you!
Instructor: Carrie Heimlich