(Approved for SNAP and WIOA Funding)

Gain knowledge and skills as you train for an entry-level position as a veterinary assistant. Vet Assistants work in a variety of settings including animal hospitals and clinics, animal shelters, laboratories and zoos. They perform front office functions, assist in providing routine and emergency care, perform laboratory procedures, assist in dental and surgical procedures, and take x-rays. Navy blue scrub top must be worn to clinical experience.

Program components:

  • Veterinary Front Office
  • Veterinary Assisting I
  • Veterinary Assisting II
  • Dental/Surgical Assisting
  • Optional: Veterinary Clinical Experience – 24 hours (in addition to classroom time below)

Course Offerings

E-mail [email protected] for the latest offerings.

To Register

Fill out the Continuing Education Registration Form.

Register by Fax: Complete registration form with VISA, MasterCard or Discover number and expiration date. Fax to 860.606.9732.

Register in Person:

Register by e-mail:
Email [email protected] for a registration packet.  We will send you everything you need.

Mail to:
Tunxis Community College
Continuing Education Office
271 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032

For more information contact the Continuing Education office at 860.773.1450.