Veterinary Nurse - About the job

Tapuhi Kararehe

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Veterinary nurses help in the examination, treatment and rehabilitation of sick and injured animals. They also interact with clients and perform receptionist duties.


Veterinary nurses usually earn

$31K-$50K per year

Source: New Zealand Veterinary Nursing Association, 'Wage Guideline 2015', 2015.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a veterinary nurse are good due to growing demand for their services.

Last updated 30 November 2015