What Does A Vet Tech Do?

What Does A Vet Tech Do?

It’s Veterinary Technician Appreciation Week! Here at ZippiVet, we don’t know what we’d do without our wonderful, amazing, indispensable Vet Techs. You couldn’t get the high quality pet care ZippiVet provides Austin without our Vet Techs. They. Are. The. Best.

But even though your pets know what our Vet Techs do, do you? Here’s a breakdown:

They’re Your Pet’s Nurse, Pretty Much

First and foremost, that’s really what a Vet Tech is: a skilled veterinary medical professional. Our Vet Techs are responsible for drawing blood, assisting with surgery, sterilizing equipment, taking stool and urine samples, cleaning and wrapping cuts, administering medicine, checking vitals, lab work, and more. Our ZippiVet Vet Techs are the best at what they do, and we (and you and your pets) are super lucky to have them. ZippiVet’s vet care wouldn’t be nearly as good without them.

They’re The First Friendly Face Your Pet Sees At ZippiVet!

First impressions are important. We don’t want your sweet little girl/guy to be scared of the vet, so we make sure they (and you) are always greeted by a friendly, smiling face. And they are, because who isn’t excited to see a pup or a kitty? Our ZippiVet Vet Techs always are! Nobody loves animals as much as they do. (Trust us, you have to really love animals to make their stool samples a regular part of your life.) A ZippiVet Vet Tech is usually the first person you’ll see when you walk into ZippiVet. And they’re the first person who’ll handle your dog or cat when you bring them in.

They Tell You How Your Pet Is Doing

Everyone in Austin likes to talk about their pets. And we do too! We think communication is a hugely important part of great pet care. When you have an appointment a ZippiVet veterinarian will be there to answer your questions and clearly explain how your dog or cat is doing. And we want you to be able to speak with a ZippiVet veterinarian as much as you need. But ZippiVet vets are busy! We have lots of patients to look after, so most times, when we call to update you on your pet’s test results, to book a followup appointment, refill prescriptions, etc., you’ll be speaking with one of our wonderful, knowledgeable Vet Techs. And feel free to ask them whatever you need to! We couldn’t provide kick-ass (just kidding, we’d never kick a donkey, we love animals, remember?) vet care to Austin if every one of our staff wasn’t passionate and knowledgeable about your animals.

So there ya go. What do Vet Techs do? A little bit of everything, really. And what would we do without our Vet Techs? Yikes. We just don’t know.

If you’re looking for the best pet care in Austin, call, text, or request an appointment online for your pet at one of ZippiVet’s four Austin area locations today!