Generally speaking, veterinary assistants may be required to perform the following duties: basic animal care (feed, water, exercise, give medication, monitor), basic animal grooming (baths, nail trims, brush outs, ear cleaning), cleaning (cages, [ exam tables, equipment, and general cleaning), animal restraint (for various procedures such as exams, vaccines, tests, x-rays, etc.), obtain samples for and perform basic laboratory tests (fecals, ear swabs, blood profiles, etc.), some clerical duties (recording information, storing charges, etc.), answer phones, put clients into exam rooms and take a history, talk to clients about basic animal care, get together prescriptions, and always assist the DVMs with whatever they may need. Veterinary assistants are usually required to work long hours, including weekends and holidays. Depending on the practice in which you work, you may be required to perform other duties, or may not be required to perform some of the duties listed here, this is just a general list of some things you should expect to do. ] User:
A veterinary assistant's duties could include A. diagnosing illnesses.
B. performing surgeries.
C. restraining patients.
D. prescribing medication. Weegy:
A veterinary assistant's duties could include: C. restraining patients. (More)