veterinary technician resume example with 5+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Enthusiastic eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in all industries.


Fluent in English and Spanish
Fast Learner
Exceptional attention to detail

Great Communication Skills

Thomas Jefferson Arts Academy Elizabeth, NJ, Expected in 06/2015 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics & Cosmetology Pine Brook, NJ Expected in 07/2016 Cosmetology License : Cosmetology - GPA :
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey New Brunswick, NJ Expected in 05/2022 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology - GPA :
Work History
Aza - Veterinary Technician
Gulf Breeze Zoo, FL, 09/2017 - 04/2020
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Provided exemplary customer service to owners by answering animal health questions and educating about positive animal care practices.
  • Monitored health and behavior of animals by looking for urine and fecal output, completing weight checks and observing appetite during feeding.
  • Evaluated incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Conducted preliminary patient workups including gathering patient history information, description of symptoms from owner, and documenting presenting condition.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, equipment and kennels to prevent spread of disease, control odors and maintain healthy environment.
  • Collected specimens from patients for laboratory analysis for parasites, blood analysis and culture.
  • Assisted veterinary surgeon in surgeries and procedures across variety of domestic and exotic species of animals.
  • Administer medications, vaccines, and treatments as instructed by veterinarian.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Maintained accurate pharmacy records and controlled drug, anesthesia, fecal, and heartworm test logs.
  • Positioned animals for diagnostic imaging such as x-rays.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Administered prescribed injectable controlled substances, tranquilizers, sedatives, and injectable or inhalant anesthetics.
  • Assisted veterinarian during immunologic, medical, surgical and diagnostic procedures.
  • Interacted with clients regarding animal health, questions and concerns, education on treatment protocol and general procedures.
City Of Odessa - Kennel Attendant
Odessa, TX, 09/2016 - 09/2017
  • Kept animal coats clean and healthy with regular washing, grooming and trimming.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Maintained animal health and wellbeing by brushing coat, trimming nails, cleaning ears and providing other types of basic care.
  • Maintained clean and organized boarding areas to promote animal wellbeing.
  • Kept cages, kennels, play yards and grooming areas neat and clean.
  • Stocked kennel and cleaning supplies to maintain proper inventory for daily performance.
True Religion Apparel, Inc. - Hair Salon Assistant
Monroe, OH, 04/2016 - 07/2016
  • Minimized infection risks by using required solutions and procedures to clean and sanitize tools.
  • Assisted hair stylists with colorwork by applying base colors and toners.
  • Assisted hairdressers with cutting, coloring and styling hair to maintain salon workflow efficiency.
  • Studied advanced techniques to develop proficiency and better serve customers.
  • Entertained children during cuts to allow guardians to fully focus on appointment services.
  • Assessed customer hair texture, treatment history and desired outcome to identify appropriate services.
  • Kept work areas, tools and equipment clean and properly sanitized to minimize risk and cross-contamination.
  • Shampooed, conditioned and rinsed guests' hair using salon-exclusive products while educating clients on product benefit
  • Educated clients about products and self-maintenance for healthy hair based on needs and preferences.
Converse - Sales Associate
City, STATE, 07/2014 - 04/2016
  • Maintained organized, presentable merchandise to drive continuous sales.
  • Tracked stock using company inventory management software.
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain store visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise.
  • Analyzed and properly processed product returns, assisting customers with finding alternative merchandise to meet needs.
  • Processed product returns and assisted customers with other selections.
  • Prepared merchandise for sales floor by pricing or tagging.
  • Answered customer questions regarding sizing and accessories and explained how to properly care for merchandise.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Thomas Jefferson Arts Academy
  • Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics & Cosmetology
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Job Titles Held:

  • Veterinary Technician
  • Kennel Attendant
  • Hair Salon Assistant
  • Sales Associate


  • High School Diploma
  • Cosmetology License
  • Bachelor of Arts

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