large animal veterinary technician resume example with 17+ years of experience

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Seasoned veterinary technician dedicated to promoting animal health, building customer relationships and staying up-to-date on the latest techniques in veterinary medicine. Enthusiastic about meeting, healing and treating animals on a daily basis.

  • Indwelling catheter placements
  • Routine physical exams
  • Detail-oriented
  • Pharmacology knowledge
  • Emergency Colic Surgery
  • Recording and charting procedures
  • Active listening skills
  • Gentle and caring
Large Animal Veterinary Technician, 06/2009 - Current
University Of Chicago Chicago, WI,

As a large animal vet tech at UF I am largely responsible for a variety of tasks, including:

  • Vaccinating animals and administering medications orally, intramuscularly, subcutaneously, and intravenously
  • Monitoring animals undergoing treatment for changes and signs of improvement.
  • Set up diagnostic equipment such as endoscopic and ultrasound, and dental.
  • Collect tissue, feces, blood and urine samples for examination and analysis.
  • Perform venipunctures including placement of indwelling catheters and dressing animals’ wounds.
  • Assist customers by phone, including scheduling of emergency arrivals and taking information and deposits.

I am also cross-trained for emergency surgery including colic, opthalmology, reproductive, and general emergency. My duties include:

  • Sterile preparation of surgical site
  • Laying out surgical equipment and passing instruments and materials to veterinarians during surgical procedures.
  • Monitoring animals recovering from surgery and notify veterinarian of any changes.

Through scholarship opportunities at UF I am in the process of becoming an AAEVT certified Equine Assistant.

Student Worker, 2002 - 04/2007
Lamar Advertising Company Chicago, IL,

I worked at a university-owned fully operational horse farm for 5 years, where my duties included:

  • Daily feeding of horses on property.
  • Cleaning, disinfecting, and re-bedding stalls.
  • Assistance with classes taught at facilities.
  • Transport of animals to sister farm in Ocala, FL.
  • General animal health care, including vaccinations and blood draws.
  • Stallion and mare management including collection, breeding, and foaling out.
  • Assisted veterinarians in examining animals.
  • General farm equipment operation including tractors and mowers.
Administrative Assistant/Office Coordinator, 2004 - 2006
Holton Automotive City, STATE,

Worked at a family operated automotive repair service. Tasks I was responsible for included:

  • Managing the receptionist area, including greeting visitors and responding to telephone and in-person requests for information.
  • Served as central point of contact for all outside vendors needing to gain access to the building.
  • Made copies, sent faxes and handled all incoming and outgoing correspondence.
  • Organizing files, developed spreadsheets, faxed reports and scanned documents.
  • Managing daily office operations and scheduling of all appointments.
Bachelor of Science: Animal Science-Equine Industry, Expected in 2013
University of Florida - Gainesville, FL
Status -
  • Minor in Agribusiness Management
  • Member of Block and Bridle Club
  • Horse Judging team (member and assistant coach)
  • Deans List
  • Coursework in Equine Industry including reproduction, nutrition, growth and development, and training

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School Attended

  • University of Florida

Job Titles Held:

  • Large Animal Veterinary Technician
  • Student Worker
  • Administrative Assistant/Office Coordinator


  • Bachelor of Science

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