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Job Posting: Pet Supplies Plus (Warson Woods, MO)

Full-Time or Part-Time Dog Groomer (W-2 Commissioned) Job Description Pet Supplies Plus in Warson Woods, MO is looking for a full-time or part-time groomer with at least one year of experience to join their growing team. Compensation: Hourly rate or 50% commission (whichever is greater) Desired Start Date: 2/1/2020 Contact Information John LeFort 9995 Manchester…

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New Veterinary Assistant School in St. Louis

Image of man at Veterinary Assistant School holding a cat

ST LOUIS, MO – January 13, 2020 – With the recent closing of Vatterott College, not far behind Hickey and Sanford Brown, the St. Louis veterinary community is left with an unprecedented demand for qualified pet professionals.  The Academy of Pet Careers hopes to fill this void by opening St. Louis’ only Vet Assistant School.  …

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Job Posting: TLC Grooming (St. Louis, MO)

Full-Time Dog Bather (W-2 Wage) Job Description TLC Grooming is looking for a full-time bather that has experience bathing and drying dogs. Compensation: Hourly wage depending on experience. Desired Start Date: 12/19/2019 Contact Information Donna 602 Old Bonhomme Rd. St. Louis, MO 63130 Phone: (314)726-4900 Email: Website: None   Dog Grooming School in Missouri…

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Invisible Fences: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Dog in front yard behind an invisible fence

Many homeowners rely on underground, or invisible fences to contain their furry family on their property. Sometimes this choice is made because the property is quite large, and a physical fence would be cost prohibitive. Other times, it’s the community rules that prohibit physical fencing for aesthetic reasons.   The Good The only “good” part…

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Veterinary Assistant Salary

The role of a veterinary assistant offers a unique opportunity to work in the veterinary field with little to no experience. Traditionally, a veterinary assistant was considered a low-level position, aiding both the veterinarians and vet techs in their daily duties. This job of a vet assistant has evolved, allowing them to do almost anything…

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Common Myths About Leptospirosis

Dog with Leptospirosis playing in water

Leptospirosis is a disease caused by a bacteria called leptospira spp. Since leptospirosis can be transmitted between animals and humans, it is labeled as a “zoonotic disease” according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A leptospirosis infection can cause animals and humans severe health issues including symptoms that can lead to death…

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Job Posting: The Dog Spaw (Mountain Home, AR)

Full-Time Dog Groomer (W-2 Commissioned) Job Description The Dog Spaw is looking for a full-time experienced dog groomer to join their team. Compensation is based on experience. Call or email for more details. Compensation: Discussed at interview Desired Start Date: 12/25/19 Contact Information Victoria Hobbs 701 Hwy 5 N. Mountain Home, AR 72653 Phone: (870)405-2751…

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How To Become A Veterinary Assistant

Starting a new career can be exciting, but you may have questions about how to get started. If you’ve ever wondered how to become a veterinary assistant, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together this guide just for you that lays out all your options for education.   The main questions you should…

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Vet Tech vs. Vet Assistant

We are commonly asked what the difference is between a vet tech and a vet assistant. To fully appreciate the difference, you must understand what it means to be licensed.   Licensing Most careers in the pet industry do not require you to be licensed, with the exception of veterinarians and vet techs. Licensing exists…

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