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Careers In Animal Care

Careers in animal careFor more than 40 years, Pets‘n’Vets has opened its doors to prospective vets, offering work experience and placements to those seeking a career in animal healthcare, be that as vets, veterinary nurses or animal care assistants.

We invite young people from 14 years old to commit to one evening a week helping out in our practices. The position, known as ‘pixie-ing’ is invaluable to those wishing to gain a place in the highly competitive Veterinary Surgery university course.

Pets‘n’Vets is delighted to hold the accolade of the veterinary practice that provides the six Veterinary Universities with the highest number of students from a single practice.

Once on the veterinary course, the Pets‘n’Vets relationship with the students continues throughout their university careers; Pets‘n’Vets serves as the mentoring practice – a place in which students can serve their required experience, talk over cases with vets, and come to continue learning. Each of our current partners has followed this path, as have many other vets including those in positions within veterinary academia and research, as well as vets working in many other veterinary practices and throughout the veterinary world.

Further to this, Pets‘n’Vets Pollokshaws is a ‘Veterinary Nurse Training Practice’. This status allows us to provide the mandatory experience required by those undertaking training as a Registered Veterinary Nurse.

If you are interested in pursuing animal care as a career, please feel free to contact us on info@petsnvets.org.

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