Become a Veterinary Assistant III: Practical Skills (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Become a Veterinary Assistant III: Practical Skills (Self-Paced Tutorial)

3 Months Access / 24 Course Hrs
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Learn the practical skills you'll need to be a valuable veterinary assistant or educated pet owner. This course is the third installment in the "Become a Veterinary Assistant" series.

Throughout the course, you'll benefit from videos that demonstrate many procedures and techniques, as well as state-of-the-art interactive graphics. It's as close as you can get to actually being right there in the veterinarian's office!

Enrollment Options:
3 Months Access Course Code: T9722
No Instructor, Start Anytime
$115.00 USD


1 Basic Dog Restraints

2 Basic Restraint Techniques

3 Exams, Pilling, and Nails

4 Blood Collection

5 Blood Tests

6 Urine Tests

7 Surgeries

8 Hygiene 101

9 Gender, Age, and Dosage Calculations

10 Exam Room Skills (TPR)

11 Radiology and Medical Terminology

12 Injections, Vaccines, and Worms


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.

Software Requirements: 

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.