Red River College Polytechnic

Veterinary Technology

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Program Information

School:Red River College Polytechnic
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Veterinary/Animal Health tech./Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Description:Veterinary Technologists play a vital role in the veterinary industry. They work under the supervision of veterinary practitioners to support the veterinarian in all aspects of practice. As part of this program, you will participate in on- or off-campus labs where you will be handling animals species such as horses, cattle, swine, chickens, ferrets, rats, mice, as well as dogs and cats.
URL:Veterinary Technology at Red River College Polytechnic
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Veterinary Assistants and Animal Health Technologists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade11 Biology 

You will be required to submit Veterinary Technology Occupational Familiarization Form(s) as proof of completion of 80 hours of volunteer or work experience related to veterinary medicine at a veterinary clinic. This must include a minimum of 8 hours spent with large animals in a large animal or mixed animal clinic or facility. This experience must be recent - within the last year.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 01, 2022