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Many people consider their pets to be as beloved family members as anyone else in the household. When medical attention is required, pet owners look to their veterinarian to provide exactly what is needed to promote the animal's recovery. Veterinary medicine is no less complicated than human medical care; vets must understand how to care for myriad animals for their services. Veterinary technicians work right alongside veterinarians in a way almost analogous to the ways in which a nurse would serve a doctor or physician. Vet technicians, too, must display diverse and comprehensive knowledge of many different animals.

These technicians perform tests and are trained in the diagnosis of many conditions that animals may be afflicted with. Additionally, veterinarians working in animal research may request the presence of a technician to support their work in the field. Naturally, people who love animals and long to care for them are drawn to this profession. However, veterinary technician work is sometimes arduous, requiring heavy lifting and an ability to withstand emotionally difficult and occasionally dangerous scenarios.

Vet technicians can train for either two or four years in order to earn the degree necessary to take up the job; each degree results in a slightly different job title, each calling for specific and unique demands. As pets continue to be regarded more frequently as prized family members, veterinary care will continue to augment, as will the demand for vet technicians, of whom there are actually quite few in the industry. One popular workplace for vet technicians is, understandably, the zoological and aquarium community. Entering these sectors is quite difficult, due to the great competition.

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Accredited Colleges Offering Veterinary Technician Degrees
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Campuses: Casper
$8,568 100% (1 review)
Campuses: Goldsboro
$8,668 Add Review
Campuses: Graham, Burlington
$8,672 Add Review
Campuses: Kenansville
$8,714 Add Review
Campuses: Glendive
$8,775 Add Review
Campuses: Portales
$8,843 100% (3 reviews)
Campuses: West Plains
$9,180 Add Review
Campuses: Gainesville
$9,189 63% (8 reviews)
Campuses: Prescott, Clarkdale, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley, <span class='has-tip' title='... Sedona'>...
$9,340 100% (3 reviews)
Campuses: Miles City
$9,778 Add Review
Campuses: Cheyenne
$10,913 Add Review
Campuses: Riverton
$10,980 Add Review
Campuses: Canyon
$10,996 100% (15 reviews)
Campuses: Stone Ridge
$11,020 Add Review
Campuses: Sheridan
$11,130 Add Review
Campuses: Powell
$11,162 Add Review
Campuses: Willow Street
$11,756 Add Review
Campuses: Tucson, AZ 85635
$11,800 98% (97 reviews)
Campuses: Centralia
$12,330 50% (2 reviews)
Campuses: Unity
$12,640 Add Review
Campuses: Brookings
$12,809 86% (7 reviews)
Campuses: Crookston
$13,010 100% (2 reviews)
Campuses: Albany
$13,287 Add Review
Campuses: Jonesboro
$13,312 80% (10 reviews)
Campuses: Ephraim
$14,130 100% (1 review)
Campuses: Dahlonega
$15,391 71% (7 reviews)
Campuses: Carbondale
$15,416 83% (18 reviews)
Campuses: Maryville
$15,569 100% (3 reviews)
Campuses: Fargo
$15,646 83% (12 reviews)
Campuses: River Falls
$16,128 100% (15 reviews)

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