Areas of Study

Areas of Study

The curriculum for the Small Animal Technician program covers the following modules of instruction:

  • Introduction to Small Animal Technology
  • Handling and Restraint
  • Medical Records and the Examination
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Radiology
  • Dentistry
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Parasitic Diseases
  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Tumors
  • Pharmacology
  • Systemic Problems and Diseases
  • Surgery and Anesthesia

A Final Review is provided after completion of the above modules to prepare the student for the comprehensive final examination.

The Small Animal Technician program provides a core skills checklist which covers customary standards of applied skills for vet tech small animal care, to guide the student in proficiently performing the hands-on skills applicable to the above modules.


Phone: (239) 592-1219
E-mail: info [ at ] VTIschool.com
4061 Bonita Beach Rd. 103-C
Bonita Springs, FL 34134, US

Veterinary Technical Institute is a private vocational postsecondary school licensed by
the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education, License #1803, since 1995.