Duties of a Veterinary Technician

All duties of a Veterinary Technician must be performed under the supervision of a Licensed Veterinarian. The Oregon State Veterinary Medical Examining Board shall promulgate rules regarding the services a Veterinary Technician may perform, including, but not limited to:

  1. Obtaining and recording information cases.
  2. Preparation of patients, instruments, equipment, and medicants for surgery.
  3. Collection of specimens and performance of certain laboratory procedures.
  4. Application of wound dressings.
  5. Assisting the veterinarian in diagnostic, medical and surgical proceedings.