Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work as a veterinary assistant? We spent some time at VCA Phoenix West Animal Hospital to learn what a typical day is like for a veterinary assistant with graduates from Carrington College.

“I love animals, I grew up watching Animal Planet and I…

How often should you brush your dog’s teeth? What’s the proper way to do it? Students from Carrington College’s Veterinary Assisting program[1] are demonstrating how to brush a dog’s teeth.
Here’s a list of the products you’ll need:

Enzymatic Toothpaste
Finger brush…

By: Pamela Payne* 
People are often drawn to the idea of becoming a veterinary assistant because they love animals. That said, the biggest misconception about being a vet assistant is that your only job is to play with animals. As a veterinary assistant, you’ll wear many different hats and be…

Does your pet spend time outside? Then you should probably spend some time checking them for ticks. We’ve created this pocket guide to help you figure out what you need to do.

You love animals, and want a career helping them feel better. Why not check out the Veterinary Assisting[1] program at Carrington College?
Jessica has been in the Veterinary Assisting program at Carrington College’s Mesa, Arizona campus for six months.
“So far I’ve learned how to do CPR on…

Calling All Animal Lovers!
Were you the kid who was always bringing home animals? Do you love helping critters and making sure they feel happy and loved? Then how about a career as a veterinary assistant!
The good news is there are more jobs than ever helping adorable animals like this little…

Horses from Hart Ranch in Corona, Calif., have performed in the Olympics, appeared in Hollywood movies and played polo. Now, they’re helping Carrington College students earn their degrees.