Veterinary Assistant Resume Sample

Veterinary assistants care for animals under the supervision of a veterinarian and they are responsible for feeding, bathing and training animals. This profession doesn’t need advanced education but training is needed to perform these duties. The vet assistant needs to perform lab work such as drawing blood and collecting urine samples of animals. The job duties of a veterinary assistant includes assisting veterinary team by performing nursing duties, educating client on pet health, creating a positive environment for pets, ensuring the treatment areas are well cleaned and organized, sterilizing equipment, ensuring pets are comfortable in waiting area, keeping pets and their cages clean, providing care to hospitalized pets, restraining angry pets appropriately, assisting with administering medication, performing diagnostic tests, liaising with veterinary technician to ensure continuity of pet care, complying with hospital standard rules and regulations, maintaining medical record. The veterinary assistant needs to have a high school diploma with certification as a veterinary assistant. They need to have a strong organization and people skills.

Veterinary Assistant Resume

Name: Elizabeth Collins

Address: 1855 Homestead Road, Denver, CO, 80220
Phone: 504 – 328-716
Email: [email protected]
Current Job: Veterinary Assistant, Downtown Pet Clinic, Teterboro, NJ


Energetic and compassionate veterinary assistant with more than 7 years of experience handling large and small animal nursing and performing lab duties. Adept in veterinary terminology, sanitization, sterilization and hospital administration. Possess great organization and administration skill. Looking for a veterinary assistant position at the reputed hospital to support and assist in the treatment of pets and ensure safety with selfless nature and love for pets.


  • Great experience supporting and assisting veterinarians
  • Strong knowledge of principles and practices of veterinary clinic care
  • Able to provide daily animal care in hospital
  • Hand on experience providing care to animals in a safe manner
  • Able to lodge animal in a safe place
  • Can handle multiple tasks and work under pressure

Work Experience

Veterinary Assistant, Downtown Pet Clinic, Teterboro, NJ ( 2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greeting pet owners, weighing animals and managing the flow of pet
  • Coordinating with Veterinarian for administering medications for pets
  • Collecting urine and stool samples and submit them to the lab
  • Observing pets closely on a daily basis

Veterinary Assistant, Cloud Productions, Denver, CO (2014 – 2016 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Have assisted veterinarian with routine exams and lab procedures
  • Interacted with clients in a professional level
  • Handled phone calls and queries and scheduled appointments
  • Provided animal care and groomed animals

 Veterinary Assistant, Grant Pet Clinic, Denver, CO (2012 – 2014 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performed routine check and administered prescribed medications to pets
  • Prepared surgical procedure for animals
  • Helped pet owners understand treatment procedures easily
  • Cleaned and applied ointment on pets infected area
  • Observed pets closely and reported any changes


Bachelor Degree in Veterinary Science –Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA

High School: St. Louis High School, Teterboro, NJ


John Downing, Veterinary Assistant, Cloud Productions, Denver, CO

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 25/6/1998
  • Hobbies: gardening, driving

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