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Vet Tech Superheroes

Vet tech superheroes infographic about all the duties they have. A veterinary technician is a certified professional in the field of veterinary technology who provides technical support for veterinarians in the process of patient care. Besides veterinarians, a vet tech is equally involved in the care of patients in veterinary hospitals and represents a valuable team member and irreplaceable asset. …

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Answering Tough Veterinary Questions – Video by Victoria Birch

Answering Tough Veterinary Questions with Victoria Birch. Victoria Birch is a lovely veterinary nurse that is sharing her daily veterinary life with everybody through her YouTube videos. It’s not easy being a veterinary nurse but her positive vibes and beautiful smile show us that you can get through every day no matter how tough it is. In this video, Victoria …

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Vet Tech Books

We made another cool list of items, vet tech books to be exact. Some of them can be used during studying programs, others prior to the VTNE (Veterinary Technician National Exam) and there’s one practical everyday reference book to use during dynamic work-hours in the clinic. Most of the books can be useful for everyone involved in the veterinary field, so …

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More support for Veterinary Nurse Initiative

We all know about the Veterinary Nurse Initiative, making people talk about this issue for the past few months. In short, the Veterinary Nurse Initiative is about creating a unified registered veterinary nurse credential recognized across all states in the United States of America. The initiative is ongoing and is getting more support every day. The newest support comes from …

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Why Ambulatory Veterinary Medicine Is Here To Stay

By Nicole LaForest, BSc., LVT, RVT, CCFT, WSAVT President   Across the US, there are a small, but thriving number of us veterinary professionals that offer ambulatory services and ambulatory veterinary medicine. What is an ambulatory practice you may wonder? Well, it’s a type of service that works in conjunction with your local veterinary hospital to provide in-house specialty services, …

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5 things vet techs want you to know before euthanasia

This infographic will show the 5 things vet techs want you to know before euthanasia. An euthanasia in the veterinary profession is a term that explains a procedure in which an animal is being humanely put to sleep ending his life of pain and suffering. This procedure is used when the patient suffers from an incurable disease and the quality of …

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Veterinary Dentistry with Dr. Brett Beckman

Veterinary dentistry is a specialty in the veterinary medicine where the veterinarian has undergone a specialty education in the field of dental care for animals. This specialty is oriented to the prevention of oral diseases and diagnosis and treatment of occurring oral diseases and disorders.   In the United States, veterinary dentistry is a recognized veterinary specialty by AVMA (American Veterinary …

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Handling animals with aggressive behavior in the clinic

Any animal has the potential to be aggressive, especially in the veterinary clinic. Many times this aggression stems from fear and anxiety. For some pets, the act of getting to the clinic is stressful enough without the added features of other pets and people along with pheromones from other equally stressed animals. There are a few things that can be …

A Nontraditional Story – Nicole LaForest, LVT, RVT, CCFT

My name is Nicole LaForest. I’m a Licensed and Registered Veterinary Technician and I manage the largest ambulatory practice in the US based out of Lynnwood, Washington and I am the current President of the Washington State Association of Veterinary Technicians (WSAVT). I’m 25 years old and was born and raised in New York until I was 17 which is …