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Some animals are at risk during the COVID-19 outbreak

As thousands are laid off during the COVID-19 outbreak and households struggle to pay for essential needs, many animals are in danger of suffering. During times of economic hardship, pet owners are often forced to surrender their beloved companions when their financial distress exceeds their ability to afford the cost of caring for them. The public health crisis taking place right now will have a ripple effect on animals in need due to increased poverty now and in the months and years ahead.

Shelters and rescue groups then struggle to absorb the influx of animals entering their facilities and overcome staffing shortages. Animal facilities need well trained veterinary assistants and veterinary technicians more than ever. If you like working with animals, choosing a career as a veterinary assistant or veterinary technician could help organizations respond and address pandemic’s impact on animals.

There are so many animals out there that need care during the COVID-19 outbreak. Animal lovers in the Milwaukee community remain committed to ensuring the animals have no gap in care. Animal care facilities need trained individuals who are able to administer life-saving antibiotics, pain relief, and other treatments. Healing an animal can be one of the best feelings in the world.

If you want to start working with animals, Milwaukee Career College (MCC) has a veterinary program that prepares you for Veterinary Assistant or Veterinary Technician career. MCC’s veterinary training program teaches you how to perform a wide range of skills including client education, office procedures, animal nursing, psychomotor skills for small animal restraint, surgical assisting, radiology, and clinical laboratory procedures. You can finish your Veterinary Assistant training in less than a year and you can finish your Veterinary Technician training in less than two years!

Learn more about becoming a veterinary assistant or technician today! Consider talking to an admissions advisor with Milwaukee Career College. Milwaukee Career College is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

Contact us today to learn more about Milwaukee Career College’s Veterinary Program.
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