The primary job of a registered veterinarian technician, (commonly known as vet techs) is to provide comfort and care to sick or injured animals. A vet tech works under a veterinarian, assisting them with day-to-day work. These technicians work in a variety of settings, such as private practices, 24-hour animal hospitals, animal shelters, labs, research facilities, zoos, and rescue agencies.
Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) Tasks
Collect samples and perform laboratory tests to detect pathogens, illness, or disease.
Conduct diagnostic tests, prepare medications, and log all activities.
Care for animals, including monitoring their behavior, administering medications or vaccines and first aid.