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Animal Health Technician


The Animal Health Technician course is designed for individuals currently working in or seeking to work in an animal care facility. This course is a basic introduction into the common injuries, ailments, diseases, and parasites that a technician may encounter while working with dogs and cats in an animal care facility. Students will also learn anatomical terms and descriptions to help them read and interpret veterinarian reports.

This course is designed to equip students with the knowledge to better recognize signs of illness so that they can work with a veterinarian to diagnose, treat, and minimize outbreaks while the animals are in the care of the facility.  

DSHS Approved for 8 hours CEU


This class is ideally suited for:

  • Animal Health Techs, vet assistants, and ACOs who are tasked with interpreting vet reports and administering medical treatments.

  • Cruelty investigators who receive veterinary reports.

  • Kennel Technicians who are responsible for the care of animals.

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