A veterinary assistant works narrowly with patients and clients in the clinic or hospital. S/he has to make sure quality veterinary care for pets, education for owners on pet health care and to make sure a safe, and a sanitized and efficient hospital environment.

Making a vet assistant resume having no prior experience is somewhat a tricky task. You have to begin with analyzing the job description as advertised by the employer. Your resume should show your expertise and skills in working with pets, clients and the veterinarian. In addition, draw attention towards your computer and clerical skills, because you might be responsible for making appointments, filling out records and bill clients. Don’t forget to include an eye-catching cover letter for Veterinary Assistant.

The following sample will give you a best start in preparing your job application package.


No Experience Veterinary Assistant Resume Sample


Julia Smith

69 Example 6th Avenue, Midlothian, VA 23113
Contact #, Email Address

Seeking a Veterinary Assistant position with Midlothian Animal Clinic utilizing my education, abilities and internship experience in the Veterinary field to ensure the clinic’s success.

The Virginia State University Midlothian, VA
B.S. in Veterinary Technology, May 2011
Overall GPA: 3.55 (4.00 scale)

• 6 months’ internship experience in vet assistance
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Highly skilled in assisting the veterinarian in appointments and surgical procedures
• Able to handle all species of animals with ease
• Hands-on experience in taking care of patients that are hospitalized
• Proven record of watching pets in boarding that require special attention or medication
• Able to follow-up with patients that are being cared for
• Computer: MS Office Suite

[Mention your Veterinary project experience (If any)]


Intern  | VCA Antech, Inc. – Springfield, PA | July 2010 to Jan 2011

• Assisted veterinarian and licensed veterinary technicians
• Coordinated and scheduled appointments
• Helped in the care and treatment of pets and animals
• Assisted in pet check up
• Promoted client education
• Administrated various medicines and treatments
• Cared and fed patients and boarders
• Cleaned and maintained clinic facilities

• Strong desire to learn new skills and grow as a key member of the veterinary team
• Proven commitment to go beyond client expectations
• Excellent customer service skills in addition to a great respect for owners and pets
• Multi-tasker, organized, good attention to detail, and first-class administrative skills