veterinary assistant resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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I am a responsible and dedicated assistant in animal care with proven abilities in cleaning cages and managing supplies. I meet animal needs with compassion and love for every creatures. Offer excellent time management, multitasking and organizational skills. I also educate clients on manners of important pet health, as well as provide a safe and exceptional environment.

when cleaning I make sure to stay focused to ensure everything is cleaned properly and cleaned in a timely manner.

  • Equipment Sterilization
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Proper Animal restraint
  • Relationship Building
  • Prescription Filling
  • Time Management
  • Customer Billing
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Medication Administration
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Facility and Site Cleaning
  • Positive Team Player
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • Emergency Clean-Up
Veterinary Assistant, 09/2020 - Current
University Of Florida Gainesville, FL,
  • Assisted the veterinarians and veterinary technicians with providing quality health care to animals of all kinds
  • Ensured animal area is kept up to standards by cleaning cages, washing animal beddings
  • Assisted with restraining animals (such as cats and dogs) during appointments, including assisting with blood draws
  • Fed animals according to schedule, while making sure they have access to clean water
  • Cared for animals by exercising, socializing and bathing them as appropriate
  • Gathered necessary medical supplies for appointments including gauze, vet wrap, syringes
  • Assisted veterinarians in examining animals.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to prevent injuries.
  • Obtained information and history from clients to maintain medical charts.
  • Released patients to owners with care directions from veterinary staff.
  • Communicated with veterinarians and staff members to maintain patient flow.
  • Assisted doctors and technicians by soothing upset or frightened animals.
  • Scrubbed, counted and packed surgical instruments and drapes for autoclave sterilization.
  • Documented and tracked treatment activities.
  • Organized operating room ahead of procedures and assisted veterinarians during surgeries.
  • Cleaned and maintained kennels, holding areas and surgical rooms.
  • Fed and watered animals in care, following special diets and regular medication administration schedules.
  • Assisted veterinarians during procedures and examinations, calming animals and handing instruments.
  • Restocked and sanitized exam rooms for ample supplies and disease control.
  • Answered pet owner phone calls and responded to questions while taking messages for staff veterinarians.
  • Offered every owner exceptional customer service and support as well as top-notch care to each animal.
Dog/cat Sitter, 01/2017 - Current
Mitchells & Butlers Meriden, CT,
  • Provide daily or long-term care for cats and dogs in clients homes, or in my own residence
  • Use customer service abilities to build and maintain client relationships
  • Prepared food to meet needs of animals under care with appropriate meals.
  • Developed long-term relationships with clients and bonded with animals through regular contact.
  • Fed animals twice daily and refilled water dish.
  • Met with owners to gather pet care information and discuss pet sitting duties.
  • Monitored safety of every animal to prevent injuries from other animals or environmental hazards.
  • Adhered to pet care plans, medication requirements and dietary restrictions as part of quality care.
  • Emptied litter boxes, refilled with fresh litter and cleaned animal bedding.
  • Played with dogs and cats to maintain socialization and reduce stress.
Cleaner, 08/2022 - 06/2023
Campus Estates Animal Hospital City, STATE,
  • Vacuumed carpeted areas and mopped solid surfaces with proper chemical solutions.
  • Cleaned windows, glass partitions and mirrors with cleaners and sponges.
  • Sanitized frequented areas and equipment using approved supplies.
  • Kept bathrooms in clean, functional condition by scrubbing stalls, sanitizing sinks and tidying storage shelves.
  • Collected trash from floors within hallways, bathrooms and work areas.
  • Removed trash bags, broke down boxes and placed recyclable materials in designated disposal areas.
  • Scrubbed bathrooms, removing soap scum, mold and excess dirt from sinks and shower area.
  • Restocked supplies, replacing toiletries, liners and soaps.
  • Maintained safety protocols through safe handling of equipment and chemicals.
  • Reported maintenance concerns or repairs to appropriate supervisor for prompt remediation.
Education and Training
OSSD: , Expected in 06/2014
Secondary School - Toronto, Ontario,
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2018
St. Basil-The-Great-College School - Toronto, Ontario
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Certificate: Veterinary Assistant , Expected in 04/2020
Seneca College - King City, ON,
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School Attended

  • Secondary School
  • St. Basil-The-Great-College School
  • Seneca College

Job Titles Held:

  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Dog/cat Sitter
  • Cleaner


  • OSSD
  • High School Diploma
  • Certificate

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