Veterinary nurses assist in the diagnosis and treatment of animal diseases, illnesses and injuries. They are responsible for the welfare of the animals who stay at the veterinary clinic or surgery, and usually feed, water, clean and exercise them. They will also administer drugs, conduct tests, check stock and order drugs and other veterinary supplies, and undertake other administrative and reception duties.Veterinary nurses may take and develop x-rays, collect blood samples, prepare animals for surgery, assist during surgery, or run support services such as animal weight loss clinics or dog training classes.
- Track 1-1 First Line Care of Animals
- Track 2-2 Ethics and Welfare
- Track 3-3 Cleanliness and Hygiene