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Veterinary science students like dog day afternoons

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Veterinary Science Instructor Joanna Grijalva's Students Gain Real, Relevant Experience Assisting The Veterinarians And Staff At The Pima Animal Care Center Every Week. Photo Courtesy Pima JTED

Pima JTED Veterinary Science Instructor Joanna Grijalva’s students gain real, relevant experience assisting the veterinarians and staff at the Pima Animal Care Center every week.

Recently, 25 of her students earned their Pet CPR and First Aid certifications.

Video: Pima JTED at Pima Animal Care Center


Ten of her students have taken their Certified Veterinary Assistant exams through Texas A&M University and are awaiting their results.

Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are looking to enter one of the many career fields that involve working with animals may enroll online now at for the 2017-2018 school year.