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Veterinary Office Administration Certificate

The Veterinary Office Administration Certificate program combines veterinary office administration and animal health training. Practical skill development in front-office administration, business communications, client relations and preventative health care for pets will give you the skills and knowledge you need to become a key member of the animal health care team.

Program Features

  • Hands-on animal care training with companion animals
  • Office equipment/computer training on current veterinary industry software programs
  • Instructors with industry and teaching expertise
  • Knowledge of key industry business administration practices and trends
  • Get the equivalent skills required to work as a Veterinary Assistant
  • Graduates are eligible to write the Approved Veterinary Assistant (AVA) examination
  • Only program in Canada to be accredited by the National Association of Veterinary Technology in America (NAVTA)

Learn more about this program by joining us for a virtual open house event.

To discuss this program in more detail, please contact:
Stacia Pepper
Stacia Pepper, Campus Recruitment Co-ordinator
519-674-1500 x63256 rcampus@uoguelph.ca or virtual meeting
Marion Beach
Marion Beach, Academic Program Co-ordinator
519-674-1500 x63523 beach@uoguelph.ca


Janine Tebokkel
Janine, how would you describe your learning experience in the Veterinary Office Administration Certificate program?

"Everything about this experience was positive for me; I loved it all! The teaching team was excellent, and the curriculum was diversified, relevant and practical."

Janine Tebokkel, Utopia, ON
Graduate (2017), Veterinary Office Administration Certificate

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