Animal Care and Management

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Nursing Assistants in a Veterinary Environment (England)

The nursing assistants in a veterinary environment apprenticeship has been developed for those who are not registered veterinary nurses or student veterinary nurses, but who are in contact with the animals in veterinary environments, which could be a veterinary practice or a veterinary clinic in an animal welfare establishment. The apprenticeship will provide a progression route for those wanting to develop their skills and knowledge further and apply to enrol and train to become a registered veterinary nurse. The role of a veterinary care assistants/animal nursing assistants’ will involve some important aspects of caring for animals on a daily basis including cleaning, feeding, handling and grooming.

Nursing Assistants in a Veterinary Environment (England) website

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