Veterinary Technician Responsibilities and Duties

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Diagnose and perform various medical tests on animals, pets and birds as ordered by veterinarians.

Perform X-rays, laboratory tests such as urinalysis and blood counts; prepare tissue samples and other tests.

Obtain and record history of patients.

Provide specialized nursing care to animals and pets in consultation with veterinarians.

Record details of diet, weight, medications, food intake, and clinical signs of pain.

Perform vaccinations on animals and pets.

Support veterinarians in protecting humans from animal or pet borne diseases.

Perform euthanasia on animals when needed.

Maintain all laboratory equipment in good condition.

Keep the work area neat and clean.

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