Veterinarian Assistant, Technician, and Technologist Question!?

Please, please, please bear with me. I'll try to make it as short as possible. I know : Assistant does office work, receptionist, takes care of animals, may help with X-rays, restraining animals. Technician and technologist basically help the vet with everything from administrating anaesthesia, vaccines, diagnosing and treating, emergencies etc under the supervision of vet. Except Technician 2 year college, technologist 4. What are more specifically the things each person does? Personal experiences? Pro's/con's? Salary? Why would you choose one over the other? Anything would be helpful, thanks! What are

Asked By: - 4/18/2010
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Actually, your breakdown isn't accurate... More
Answered By: CindyRVT - 4/19/2010
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I have chosen to become a Vat Tech because I love the animals over the office work lol... More
Answered By: ♥~BoxerMom~♥~Taren~♥ - 4/18/2010
I'm an assistant, but I don't do clerical work. I help restrain animals, administer fluids and medications (not vaccines), take blood, clip nails, clean ears and wounds, make medications and labels up, etc. I also work in the pharmacy once or twice a week... More
Answered By: Sarah - 4/18/2010
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