What do i need to do to become a veterinary assistant?

im going into 11th grade this year and i would like to know what i need to do to become an assistant..i would like to be an actual vet but i probably dont get good enough grades to do that (A's, B's, and C's)..but i still want to go to college and have a job dealing with animals

Asked By: musicrulez10 - 7/29/2009
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No state in the USA has educational requirements for working as a veterinary assistant. This is an entry-level position on a veterinary staff and training is usually done on the job... More
Answered By: CindyRVT - 7/31/2009
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Answered By: James Hawkwart - 7/29/2009
you can Start of as a Kennel technician... and a lot of community colleges have vet assistant programs, so you can still go to college, even though it may not be a the type of college you wanted to go to, the programs at community college are very good. and if you do volunteer work at an animal shelter or get a job as... More
Answered By: tattoo lover - 7/29/2009
Make an appointment with a vet in your city. Talk to him/her about your plans. He/She will be able to answer all your questions. You may even be able to get a parttime job in an animal hospital while you are still in high school. Also, take all the science courses you can get in the next 2 years.
Answered By: junknstuffcollector - 7/29/2009
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