Veterinary Technology


If you have a desire to care for and treat animals, the Veterinary Technology program at Dallas College offers courses both on site and via distance education so you can study in the way that’s most convenient for you.

Are you interested in a career in veterinary technology?

A Look Inside the Veterinary Technology Program

Do you have a desire to care for and treat animals?

If so, the Veterinary Technology program at Dallas College is for you.

As a veterinary technician, your job might include cleaning and sterilizing equipment, preparing animals for and assisting during surgeries, performing lab tests, and preparing vaccines and serums.

Veterinary technicians can work as part of a team at private clinics, large-scale ranching operations, zoos, and teaching programs.

So why choose Dallas College? Dallas College offers courses both on-site and via distance education with our dedicated faculty who care about student success.

So you can study in the way that's most convenient for you.

Classes include a significant amount of hands-on learning, with college-owned animals.

You'll practice on equipment you will encounter later in your career as a veterinary technician. You can even earn certificates for small and large animal assisting. For more information, visit our website and begin your Dallas College experience.

The Vet Tech p​rogram operates a 32,000-square-foot ​teaching facility on the Cedar Valley campus that features a 170-acre stock farm with breeding herds for horses, cattle and goats.

Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) Pass Rates: July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2023

Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE 190
Three-year VTNE pass percentage 67%

The three-year pass percentage on VTNE is calculated as follows: X/Y * 100