Veterinary Technology

  • Care for gerbils, guinea pigs, and rabbits while studying animal anatomy

  • Assist with veterinary procedures and grooming for staff members’ dogs and cats

  • Examine animals for behavior and symptoms that could indicate illness or injury

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Industry Credentials

Veterinary Technology students can earn the following certifications and credentials in high school:

  • Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider via American Heart Association
  • OSHA Certification via CareerSafe®
  • Pennsylvania Skills Certificate via NOCTI®

College Credits

A statewide articulation agreement known as SOAR allows students to earn college credit for their work in the Veterinary Technology program.

Career Pathways

with industry credentials:

  • Animal trainer
  • Veterinary assistant

with associate degree:

  • Veterinary technician

with bachelor’s degree:

  • Veterinary technologist
  • Wildlife biologist


Teacher: Regina Mento


Counselor: Cory Schnaufer

Phone: 610-799-1369

CIP Code: 01.8301

Industry Partners

Representatives from the following local businesses serve on the Veterinary Technology program’s Occupational Advisory Council:

  • Lehigh Valley Zoo
  • Macungie Animal Hospital

Student Organizations

Veterinary Technology students are eligible for membership in the following Career & Technical Student Organizations, or CTSOs:

  • HOSA
  • SkillsUSA

Education Park Drive

Schnecksville, PA

Preparing all students for their personalized career pathway