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MCC offers veterinary assistant course

CRYSTAL LAKE – Explore a new career or side job providing care to sick and injured animals with McHenry County College’s veterinary assistant program. 

Fall classes will be from 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Aug. 13 through Dec. 12 at the college, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake.

Students will complete an additional 30 hours outside the classroom. The days and times of clinical hours will vary based on availability and hours of the clinical sites.

Veterinary assistants work with veterinarians in private practice, animal shelters, animal control facilities, pet stores, kennels and veterinary drug companies.

Cost is $1,899. For more information, call Ruth Kormanak at 815-479-7879 or email


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