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Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

On the Job


Veterinary Technologists and Technicians perform medical tests in a laboratory environment. These tests are used to diagnose and treat illnesses in animals. They prepare tissue samples and take blood. They also clean and sterilize instruments.

Physical Demands   

This career requires time standing, walking, or running.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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