a highly trained medical professional who assists the veterinarian in the diagnosis and treatment of your pets health, including preventative medicine
a highly trained paraprofessional who complements a veterinary medical team within private practice, research, industry, and government
a multi-skilled professional in veterinary medicine
an important member of the veterinary health care team
A veterinary technician (also called a vet tech), is a person trained and licensed to assist veterinarians. Their job is similar to that of a nurse. They scan animals with various devices like X-ray machines, do blood tests, place IV catheters as well as urinary catheters, give anesthesia, and help the veterinarian in other tasks.