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
Maintain equipment within a veterinarian's laboratory.
May have duties explaining to patient owners the nature of treatments and procedures.
Perform tests and administer medical treatments under supervision of a veterinarian.