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Veterinary Assistant Training begins in September and ends in March.

The Veterinary Assistant Training Program prepares students to work in the animal care field. As a trained assistant, you will be involved in supporting veterinary technicians and veterinarians in a variety of inpatient and outpatient activities from the care and feeding of animals to medical treatment within the scope of the law.

The training consists of four non-credit courses that include a supervised clinical practicum totaling 116 hours of training. It is approved by the State of Maryland Department of Agriculture Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners as a supporting position to veterinary technicans.

A Certificate of Achievement will be given to students who successfully complete the training.

For more information or to register, please contact Dolores Emerson at (410) 827-5810 or e-mail

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