Presentation on theme: "Veterinary Technician By: Chris Lato. I have always liked animals and know a lot about them. They are fun to play with and good to have around because."— Presentation transcript:
I have always liked animals and know a lot about them. They are fun to play with and good to have around because some pets will even eat rodents. Why I Chose This Job
What To Do On The Job Vet. Tech’s apply anesthetics to animals in surgery. They assist the vet’s by giving the prescription drugs to the animals assigned by the vet. They also groom the dog’s when out of surgery or if the owner would like the animal to be groomed.
What Education/Training Required Associates degree in health. Almost all need a license.
What High school Classes to Take? Science and math are the key high school classes to take. One year of algebra, chemistry, and biology are key to becoming a vet. Tech.
What High school Classes to Take? Additional math and science courses will add to your transcripts greatly too. First Aid, Speech, Bookkeeping, and other office procedures are good to have.
Salary and Schedule More than 40 hours a week. Make $25,000-$55,000 a year and having a degree will help your salary out.
Hours Vet. Tech’s will work 40 hours a week and also on holidays and are always on call. This is a major downfall to this job.
Related Jobs/Promotions Advancement opportunities are limited without additional training. Veterinary assistants usually advance by receiving pay increases.
Related Jobs/Promotions Some people begin there own in-home pet cares. Related jobs consist of regular veterinarians, small animals researchers, and large animal researchers.
Positive Qualities Working with animals would be cool. Caring for the animals is nice. Especially knowing that your helping an animal live a long and happy life.
Negative Qualities Working weekends and holidays would suck for this job. The chance of injury from working on the farm with big animals would blow too.
Negative Qualities The working conditions of working outside in the snow, sleet, rain, hail, etc…. wouldn’t be good. Not being able to see your family all the time would suck.
Work Cited “Veterinary Technicians.” WISCareers. Board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System. N.D. Web. 18 May, 2011