• 5 Reasons to Choose
    Our Veterinary Technology – Wildlife advanced diploma and Companion Animal Physical Rehabilitation graduate certificate programs are the first of their kind in Canada.

    Our programs are designed to give you an extensive amount of practice and real world experience working with domestic, laboratory and farm animals.

    Our 10,000 square foot Veterinary Sciences Centre is a state-0f-the-art facility that features up-to-date labs and equipment, a surgery suite, animal grooming area, an underwater treadmill and animal living facilities.

    The School of Veterinary Sciences usually receives animals from shelters and animal control facilities. Our professional staff and students work together to ensure these animals are nursed back to health, vaccinated, spayed or neutered, and are physically and mentally prepared to find their forever homes.

    Studying at Northern College’s School of Veterinary Sciences at the Haileybury Campus provides flexible learning options to meet your personal and career aspirations. Many of our students earn more than one credential so they develop a well-rounded skill set and graduate as versatile, adaptable veterinary science professionals. Our welcoming environment provides the perfect place for you to explore, learn and develop relationships and connections that will last a lifetime.

    Additional Information
    Graduates from Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Technologist – Wildlife Rehabilitation may obtain advanced standing equal to ½ (Veterinary Technician) or 3/4 (Veterinary Technologist – Wildlife Rehabilitation) towards a Bachelors of General Studies (120 credit) degree.

    Download the complete Articulation Agreement list for Universities and Colleges (PDF, 113KB).

    Articulation Agreements – Universities

    Program/s Degree at Receiving University

    Veterinary Technician and Veterinary Technology – Wildlife Rehabilitation

    Thompson River (BC): Bachelor of General Studies

    Note: The information above is subject to change without notice at the institution’s discretion.



  • I chose Northern because it offered unique learning opportunities.

    Chris Knap

    Studying at Northern has given me an unparalleled experienced. Smaller class sizes encourage social interaction and personalized attention. If you're a prospective student looking to get into Veterinary Science, you should definitely consider Northern. You'll get to learn in a beautiful, scenic location and the faculty's professionalism and personality make for quite the experience. - Chris Knap, Veterinary Technician program

    Aside from my love for animals...

    Jessica Giggie

    the reason I chose Veterinary Sciences at Northern was because of the amazing faculty.

    I love that the college is such a collegial and community-minded environment. The Veterinary Technician program is exceptional - it's challenging yet so rewarding. - Jessica Giggie, Veterinary Technician program

Our Veterinary Technician program is accredited by:

  • CVMA
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  • cvo

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