What is the difference between a Veterinary Technician and a Veterinary Assistant?

Is there a difference between the two? If so, what is the difference *exactly,* Details please, be specific! Education, job duties, salary, certification or licensing, etc. needed for both. I don't know the category this is supposed to be in, so tell me if it is wrong. Thanks in advance!

Asked By: - 10/20/2010
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The difference between a veterinary techician and a veterinary assistant are the education and credentialling requirements... More
Answered By: CindyRVT - 10/21/2010
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Look at the wordplay of career choices. Obviously one seems to make more money than the other.
Answered By: Marvn Dic - 10/20/2010
Veterinary assist is a general term used to describe a variety of different possible jobs. It's an older term that is falling out of favor and many clinics no longer employ "assistants... More
Answered By: altaira_3 - 10/20/2010
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