Veterinary Assistant



Animal Care Specialties

COMING IN THE FALL OF 2019

Occasional Friday labs/field trips **

Provides entry-level job exploration and skills for the animal care industry. This class is the prerequisite for Veterinary Assisting Technology. Instruction includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, infectious diseases, handling and restraint, medicating and grooming, surgical preparation, safety, and other topics. Potential students should have an interest in a career that involves working with animals.  Students are encouraged to complete a minimum of 60 hours of on-the-job-experience. A certificate of competency is awarded the student on completion of the course. 

14 wks 

** Class has 5 labs per semester consisting of field trips to the San Diego Safari Park, animal hospitals, and in-class labs on blood, urine, and parasites



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San Pasqual High School
SPHS 701
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Veterinary Assisting Technologies

**F Lab - as scheduled

Provides additional medical job skills for the animal care industry. Instruction includes radiology, anesthesia, hematology, urinalysis, dentistry, pharmacology, and parasitology. General introduction of lab animal / pocket pets, equine, avian and reptiles are explored. Students are encouraged to complete a minimum of 60 hours of on-the-job community experience.  A certificate of competency is awarded upon completion of the course. 14 wks

 Prerequisite: Animal Care Specialties, or other animal experience. Contact instructor by email:   [email protected]    

** Class has 5 labs per semester consisting of field trips to the San Diego Safari Park, animal hospitals, and in-class labs on blood, urine, and parasites.



Additional Information

Classroom 701 is located in the Ag Bldg 700 at San Pasqual High School. Take San Pasqual Rd off of Bear Valley Parkway and building will be after the tennis courts.   

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4435.01
San Pasqual High School
SPHS 701
Jovanovic 2/11 - 5/24 Mo We Fr 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM $595.00