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…

Guess what everybody has at some point in their lives – teeth! We all need them cleaned and checked to make sure they’re in tip top shape. If you’ve seen someone who isn’t a big fan of oral hygiene…you know that’s not the way to go.
Fortunately, most people get that brushing is…

‘Tis the Season’ devoted to the generosity of helping others and spreading holiday cheer. The Carrington College Albuquerque campus got the chance to spread their generosity by playing Santa and filling stockings for senior citizens in their community.
The students and staff prepared 100…

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
Toothbrush
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…

Your pet is more than a furry friend; they are part of the family and you want them to enjoy a long, active life. A big part of keeping pets healthy goes beyond trips to the dog park and filling the water bowl. If your pet spends any time outdoors they may pick up ticks or get tick bites. While…

Massage Therapy students at the Carrington College, Sacramento campus recently untangled the knotted, tight muscles of community members who truly needed a break this holiday season.
As part of River City Christian Church’s annual “Christmas Mall” gathering, Carrington students took part…