Job Description

Veterinary nurses assist veterinary doctors/surgeons in the diagnosis, treatment and care of sick or injured domestic, farm and zoo animals.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • administering drugs, anaesthetics and injections
  • preparing animals for surgery
  • holding and monitoring animals during operations
  • maintaining, sterilising and laying out surgical equipment
  • cleaning up after surgery
  • undertaking diagnostic tests
  • preparing and sending off laboratory samples
  • taking x-rays
  • caring for, exercising and grooming animal ‘in-patients'
  • giving advice to owners about caring for and breeding animals
  • keeping records
  • writing and filing reports
  • acting as receptionist.



1 Trans-Amadi Road, Port Harcourt.