Veterinary Technology

Agriculture, Animals, & Natural Resources

Produce, Treatment, Sustainability, Management, Care

​The DMACC Veterinary Technology Degree program provides students with training in the latest advancements in veterinary technology. Both classroom lectures and hands-on training are utilized.

Veterinary technicians provide professional technical support to veterinarians, biomedical researchers and other scientists. As a veterinary technician, you will care for hospitalized animal patients; assist the doctor in surgery; perform physical assessments, lab work and technical procedures (blood draws, IV placement); take health histories and X-rays; administer and monitor anesthesia; provide client education; and give vaccines to animal patients. There will be opportunities to work with a variety of animals including dogs, cats, horses, cows, pigs, sheep, birds, snakes, guinea pigs, hamsters, and rats.

Most DMACC Veterinary Technology Degree graduates find work in small, mixed or large animal practices. Other opportunities exist in humane societies, animal shelters, zoos, specialty veterinary practices, pet shops, biological research labs, animal control agencies, veterinary teaching hospitals, and state and federal agencies.

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