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VCA Veterinary Technician Practicum Placements! VCA Canada Animal Hospitals in Ontario in United States

VCA Canada Animal Hospitals in ONTARIO are accepting applications for our 2022 Vet Tech Practicum Placements . This is your chance to apply your classroom studies to real life and acquire first-hand experience working in a Veterinary Hospital. Our Practicum positions will provide you with invaluable insights into your career path post-graduation. As a valued member of our team, you will develop practical and professional skills by working closely with our licensed Doctors and Technicians. You will be introduced to the inner workings of our hospitals while also gaining exposure and education in some of the following areas:

  • Observe and participate where applicable with technical skills: venipuncture, IV placement, catheter, pain management and physical examinations

  • Learn how patient files are electronically captured, updated and stored

  • Exposure to varying cases requiring different support and skills

  • Exposure to prescriptions and tracking of various medications

  • Students at our ER and Specialty hospitals will have the opportunity to work in many different departments such as triage, ICU, critical care, anesthesia and surgery


  • Applicants must be current Canadian students enrolled in a Veterinary Technician/Technologist

  • or Animal Health Technician/Technologist program

  • Must be able to repeatedly lift 40lbs

  • Exceptional client service skills that build trust and loyalty

  • Compassionate and nurturing attitude providing care to clients and patients

  • Work effectively as a team player

  • Ability to remain calm and efficient in stressful situations

  • Initiative in carrying out assignments independently

What VCA Canada Offers

At our core are our people – people with different strengths and interests that enrich our diversity, innovation, and excellence. A caring culture of Wellness and Appreciation !

  • VTNE preparation support

  • Primary Care Practice and Emergency Hospital practicums available

  • Career placement!


  • We reward and thank ALL our practicum students at the end of their placements!

Locations: With over 50 locations in Ontario!! You have choices!

  • Barrie, Belleville, Burlington, Cambridge, Colborne, Collingwood, Gloucester, Guelph, Hamilton, Kanata, Kingston, London, Markham, Midland, Mississauga, Nepean, Newmarket, North York, Oakville, Oshawa, Ottawa, Peterborough, Petrolia, Port Colborne, Sarnia, Scarborough, Stittsville, Stoney Creek, Toronto, Waterloo, Whitby.

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VCA Canada is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. If you require any assistance, please let us know.

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs. You can also copy the link below into a browser to apply through our internal career site:$9925/9925$213275.htmld

VCA Canada is Canada’s largest network of companion animal hospitals, devoted to providing compassionate care for pets. Our team of over 2500 people operate specialty-referral, primary care, alternative therapy and emergency hospitals and are committed to providing superior patient care and client experience. At our core are our people – people with different strengths and interests that enrich our diversity, innovation and excellence. In support we provide career development and growth opportunities, continuing education, scholarships and awards. We are also passionate about giving back to the community through Paw It Forward, our national philanthropic program.

Benefits: Additionally, we offer a generous compensation package including health and dental insurance, paid vacation, employee discounts, CE, and more.

VCA began in 1986 as a privately owned company with one animal hospital. Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care. Take a look at our open positions throughout the U.S. and Canada! We’re always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!