Veterinary Technology Career Opportunities

A degree in Veterinary Technology can lead to these employment opportunities:


Veterinary Technicians work in the small or large animal hospital. Duties can include but may not be limited to: surgical assisting, processing of radiographs, anesthesia, critical care, neonatal care, emergency care, fluid therapy, dental cleaning and polishing, client education, and laboratory procedures.

Laboratory Animal Technician
 in a research or pharmaceutical company. Duties can include but may not be limited to: animal husbandry, surgical assisting, radiographs, record keeping, USDA requirements, animal care and anesthesia.

Sales Representative
 of Products for Animals and the Veterinary community. Many Specialized Areas are open to veterinary technicians such as relief technicians working in many different hospitals, wildlife, zoos or animal parks, race tracks, exotic animal care, etc.