Veterinary Assistant resume

Veterinarian assistants provide an important service in the veterinary industry. They assist vets during the care of animals of all sizes. The need for skilled vet assistants is expected to grow by a rate of nine percent during the next 10 years. You can land a job in this important industry by creating a resume like this one using a Veterinary assistant resume template.

Veterinary Assistant resume template Sarah Smith
123 Main Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02108
(617) 555-1212


To obtain a professional and rewarding position in the field of veterinary assistance.


Boston Animal Hospital
Veterinary Assistant, 2010 - present
Responsible for administering medications, conducting x-rays and other diagnostic tests, and assisting veterinarians with examining and caring for animal patients. Supervise two to four employees. Record and maintain accurate records of patient care and admission and discharge dates.

Midtown Veterinarian Clinic
Veterinarian office secretary/receptionist, 2005 – 2010
Responsible for answering phones, compiling veterinarian patient records, admitting patients for care, and making clients feel welcome. Supervised one to two employees. Assisted with billing and insurance tasks. Communicated and worked with local animal control officers on cases of lost pets or rabid animals.

Ashworth College Student Volunteer Animal Clinic
Custodian and Stocker, 2003 – 2005
Responsible for cleaning, sweeping, and mopping animal clinic. Stock supplies like pet food and medications.

Skills and Abilities

  • Skilled in Office Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • 75 WPM Typing
  • Experienced in working with animals and people
  • Confident public speaker
  • Experienced working with exotic pets like reptiles and birds


  • A.A.S, Veterinarian Assistance, 2010
    Ashworth College, Boston, MA
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude
    Secretary of Ashworth College Student Assembly


References are available upon request in a paper version.

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