Will previous animal care/handling experience help me get a vet assistant job?

I currently work at my local Humane Society. I like the work, but the management is terrible. I've been working there for 2 months and before that I was a volunteer for 3 months. Will this help me to get a vet assistant job? How do I find a vet assistant job?

Asked By: pretty + poisonous - 2/27/2011
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Yes, it will be of value when looking for a job as a veterinary assistant. In fact, animal experience is one of the first things the hiring vet or hospital manager is going to look for... More
Answered By: CindyRVT - 2/28/2011
Additional Answers (5)
Yes it will definitely help you, but you'll have to take a Vet Technology program in order to be a vet tech/assistant.
Answered By: Bailey Adams - 2/27/2011
I would think it would help. I would look in the classifieds or craigslist.
Answered By: listentocommonsense - 2/27/2011
your volunteer work will be good on an application however a vet assistant( technician) you have to go to college for
Answered By: Kit_kat - 2/27/2011
1. yes it will help... More
Answered By: iHugRainbows - 2/27/2011
Yes it can help you get a vet assistant job... More
Answered By: Emma - 2/27/2011
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