Feeds, waters and examines pets and other non-farm animals for signs of illness, disease or injury in laboratories, animal hospitals and clinics. Cleans and disinfects cages and work areas, and sterilizes laboratory and surgical equipment. May provide routine post-operative care, administer medication orally or topically, or prepare samples for examination under the supervision of veterinary or laboratory animal technologists or technicians, veterinarians or scientists.
This career is part of the Health Science cluster Support Services pathway.
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Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
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