Veterinary Assistants or Technicians assists doctors in all aspects of animal care. They are responsible for restraining animals, assisting veterinary doctors with animal or pet exams and surgeries, monitoring patients in clinic and recovering from surgical treatment, running lab work, administering medicine to pets, cleaning work area, feeding and watering animals, providing excellent customer service, and educating client regarding nutrition and care for their pet.

The following sample cover letter for Veterinary Assistant Resume is suitable for new graduate entry level veterinary assistants with no experience in hand.


 Sample Cover Letter for Entry Level Veterinary Assistant 


3698 Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 69998

July 5, 2016

Dr. Sara Abraham
DVM, AAA Veterinary Clinic
33 Example Road
Atlantic City, NJ 01211


Dear Dr. Abraham:

I am very keen to work for AAA Veterinary Clinic as Veterinary Assistant. Through this position, I would be able to utilize my passion for animals and skills in vet assistance arena.

As you will see in my attached resume, I will be graduating from University of NJ in January 2017, where I am majoring in Veterinary Studies and will be continuing with a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology. I feel confident that my ability to work with animals that I have gained through my related work will allow me to contribute successfully to your botton-line. Additionally, the customer service, communication, and leadership skills developed from my experience working at a variety of veterinary practices will help me succeed in this role.

I deem these are the kinds of skills and abilities you are seeking in a Veterinary Assistant, and would like to meet with you to talk about this further. I will call you next week to see if we can arrange a meeting. If you require contacting me prior to then, you may reach me at (000) 965-1425 or via email at [Email Address Here].

Thank you for your time and consideration.



Claire Smith