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Veterinary Assistant

The Veterinary Assistant Program is an introductory course in the field of Veterinary Medicine. Students will explore various careers in Veterinary Science and learn specific skills as a Veterinary Assistant. This class teaches small-animal health care and how to assist the veterinarian with routine examinations, pet handling, feeding and grooming.

The Course will include:

* Animal Handling and Restraint
* Identifying Different Breeds and Species of Animals
* Emergency Care and First Aid
* Kennel Maintenance
* Proper Grooming
* Laboratory Procedures
* Medical Terminology / Record Keeping
* Administering Treatments and Medications
* Common Diseases and Medical Conditions
* Animal Diet and Nutrition

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Mission

Massanutten Technical Center will provide high school and adult students with the skills, knowledge, and industry-based experiences necessary to attain success in career and community.

Contact

Please contact Laurie Damron, Instructor,

Email: ldamron@rockingham.k12.va.us

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