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ABC’s Dog Training Program Requirements

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Dog Trainer Certification Program

Educational and Physical Requirements

Dog Training Schools

To get accepted into Animal Behavior College’s dog training program, students must meet specific educational and physical requirements. This is because our three-part program consists of academic study, volunteer work and a hands-on externship, all of which demand a certain education level and physical ability. Read on to find out if you qualify to enroll in our dog training school.

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Veterinary Assistant Jobs

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Tips on Getting a Vet Assistant Job

Veterinary Assistant Jobs

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, animal care and service workers have better than average employment prospects through 2016 due to an increasing pet population. This prediction is supported by data from The Los Angeles Times, which shows the number of cats and dogs as pets increase by 2.4% in 2009 to reach 169 million. However, the long-term effects of the recession may temper that outlook somewhat so it’s important for a veterinary assistant to set him or herself apart from the field in order to gain employment. The following tips can help job seekers land animal careers in a competitive market. Continue reading

How to Get a Job at an Animal Hospital

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Animal Hospital Jobs

Animal Jobs

Whether you’re considering a career as a certified veterinary assistant or are already enrolled in a program, it is important to explore the various job opportunities in your field and discover what it takes to land a job as a vet assistant. While there are many venues to choose from, here is a brief overview of the requirements and opportunities at an animal hospital or emergency center.

Animal hospitals and emergency centers hire both experienced applicants and recent graduates from veterinary assistant schools like Animal Behavior College. Most applicants should have experience in general practice procedures. Although experience is preferred, many hospitals are willing to hire and train ambitious, motivated veterinary assistants who demonstrate a desire to work and learn in a fast-paced environment.

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Veterinary Assistant Program

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Certified Veterinary Assistant Training Program

Veterinary Assistant School

Become a veterinary assistant through Animal Behavior College.

If you’re considering a career change and love animals, becoming a veterinary assistant is a very practical choice. While there are thousands of veterinary assistant schools out there, it is important to select a high quality program that is within your budget and current lifestyle. After all, you may not have the luxury of quitting your current job in order to complete the program. The following is a quick overview of why people choose Animal Behavior College’s (ABC) Certified Veterinary Assistant Training Program over any other vet assistant school in the country.

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Careers with Animals

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Jobs with Animals

Careers with Animals

Dog training is often a job into which people transition from other careers related to caring for animals. Individuals who work as dog trainers, pet groomers or caretakers hold a variety of responsibilities depending on their precise line of work and place of employment. Continue reading

Veterinary Assistant Jobs Expected to Increase

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Career Opportunities for Vet Assistants Continue to Grow

Veterinary Assistant Jobs

Thinking about becoming a veterinary assistant? With the current economic situation, it may seem impossible to find a career path in a growing industry. However, if you love pets and would consider an animal care job, then now is the right time for you to consider becoming a vet assistant. Recent statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics suggest that enrolling in a veterinary assistant school, such as Animal Behavior College, will get you on the fast track to a great career. Continue reading