Please note that the current application window is closed. The 2020-2021 schedule will be available after January 2020.
This program provides entry-level skills for people interested in a career as a veterinary assistant, animal caretaker or kennel attendant.
Classroom instruction combines lecture, laboratory and community classroom experiences in the areas of animal behavior, anatomy, nutrition, disease, laboratory work and various hospital tasks.
Students successfully completing the course may earn 6 units toward the Veterinary Technician program at Yuba College and are eligible to sit for the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) Certified Veterinary Assistant exam.
This course is approved for federal financial aid. Please complete a FAFSA application to determine eligibility. Butte ROP's school code is 042205.
Learn more about this program, including fees and application dates, in the Program Information Sheet.