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Stratham Newfields Veterinary Hospital - Veterinary Assistant Resume Example

Paisley Bryant
X XXXXXXXXX XXXX, Rochester, NH 03867
Professional Summary
  • Active Listening
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Monitoring
  • Time Management
  • Computers and Electronics
Veterinary Assistant May 1996Present Stratham-Newfields Veterinary Hospital Newfields, NH
  • Monitor animals recovering from surgery and notify veterinarians of any unusual changes or symptoms.
  • Clean and maintain kennels, animal holding areas, examination or operating rooms, or animal loading or unloading facilities to control the spread of disease.
  • Hold or restrain animals during veterinary procedures.
  • Administer medication, immunizations, or blood plasma to animals as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • Provide emergency first aid to sick or injured animals.
  • Assist veterinarians in examining animals to determine the nature of illnesses or injuries.
  • Clean, maintain, and sterilize instruments or equipment.
  • Perform routine laboratory tests or diagnostic tests, such as taking or developing x-rays.
  • Prepare surgical equipment and pass instruments or materials to veterinarians during surgical procedures.
  • Examine animals to detect behavioral changes or clinical symptoms that could indicate illness or injury.
  • Fill medication prescriptions.
  • Collect laboratory specimens, such as blood, urine, or feces for testing.
  • Provide assistance with euthanasia of animals or disposal of corpses.
  • Prepare feed for animals according to specific instructions, such as diet lists or schedules.
  • Educate or advise clients on animal health care, nutrition, or behavior problems.
  • Prepare examination or treatment rooms by stocking them with appropriate supplies.
  • Perform enemas, catheterizations, ear flushes, intravenous feedings, or gavages.
  • Perform office reception duties, such as scheduling appointments or helping customers.
  • Perform hygiene-related duties, such as clipping animals' claws or cleaning and polishing teeth.
  • Sell pet food or supplies to customers.
Shelter Technician Sep 1994May 1996 Animal Welfare Society West Kennebunk, Maine Evaluating and examining animals for adoption placement.  Ran Canine heartworm testing (direct and filters), Feline Leukemia testing (various test kits).  Read fecals, ran Parvo testing and did vaccinations.  I provided daily care to shelter animals.  Spent part of the days also doing office work, which included answering the phones, computer work (Macintosh Apple IIE), and various fund raisers. 
Sales Apr 1993Apr 1994 Marshalls Rochester, NH

Worked on the sales floor 


Customer Service

Casual Clerk Jun 1992Aug 1992 Rochester post office Rochester, NH Sorted mail.
Animal Control Officer Animal Welfare Society West Kennebunk, Maine
  • Capture and remove stray, uncontrolled, or abused animals from undesirable conditions, using nets, nooses, or tranquilizer darts as necessary.
Education Teacher Animal Welfare Society West Kennebunk, Maine Educating kids on the welfare of animals.
Associate of Applied Science: Animal Science Dec 1995 Thompson School of Applied Science Durham, NH Took classes in Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals, Small Animal Breeds and Behavior, Introduction to Animal Science, Fundamentals of Animal Health, Small Animal Production Techniques, Small Animal Grooming, Management Applications, and Technical Writing. Also had hands on lab classes.
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Previous Companies:

  • Stratham Newfields Veterinary Hospital
  • Animal Welfare Society
  • Marshalls

Previous Job Positions:

  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Shelter Technician
  • Sales
  • Casual Clerk
  • Animal Control Officer


  • Thompson School of Applied Science

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Applied Science

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