What is the difference between a Veternirian tech and a vetnerian assistant tech specialist?

I'm looking at schools to be a vet tech and the only one near me is for a vet tech assistant specialist and is a one year full time program What is the difference between the two salary wise and what difference is the job?

Asked By: Bill - 5/24/2012
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Veterinary assistant is the title used for anyone who works in a veterinary facility assisting a veterinarian (or technician) that doesn't meet the requirements and is not credentialed to work as a veterinary technician. Veterinary technician assistant specialist is quite likely simply an education facility trying to... More
Answered By: CindyRVT - 5/27/2012
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It sounds like it may be the same as a vet tech, if they have a description of what you will learn and "assist in surgeries" is on the list then that is a vet tech. If that is not on the list of things you'll learn, then it's a vet assistant course. There really isn't a big difference in the salaries of the two, the... More
Answered By: Girl - 5/24/2012
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