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Southeast Veterinary Conference (SEVC) – Hosted by South Carolina Association of Veterinarians

Southeast Veterinary Conference (SEVC) The South Carolina Association of Veterinarians is hosting their summer conference June 23-26 at the Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, SC. For 26 consecutive years, the Southeast Veterinary Conference (SEVC) has provided veterinarians, veterinary technicians, practice managers, and support staff with quality education in a family …

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Choosing a School: Does an Online Vet Tech Program Make Sense?

If you search for information about veterinary technician schools, you’ll immediately notice that many potential applicants are interested in attending a vet tech school online. This makes sense considering that enrollment in online courses continues to grow, with many students completing some—or even all—of their classes without stepping foot in a traditional classroom. Does an …

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Laboratory Veterinary Medicine as a Specialty

Laboratory veterinary medicine or laboratory animal medicine is a specialty in the field of veterinary medicine that focuses on improving the welfare of research animals by providing quality animal care. The veterinarians working in research establishments care for a wide variety of species, from rodents to primates. Caring for laboratory animals ensures good outcomes from …

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Breakthroughs in Veterinary Medicine in the Last Decade

Parallel to the developments in the human medicine, veterinary medicine also manages to implement modern approaches to health practice. Researchers in the field work day and night to provide ways that could potentially improve the quality of life of all animal species. Breakthroughs in Veterinary Medicine profession in the last ten years: Detection of fracture …

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New Veterinary Technician Specialty Recognized by NAVTA

A brand new veterinary technician specialty is recognized by NAVTA. The recent addition to the list of veterinary technician specialties is Diagnostic Imaging. With this new specialty added to the list of acknowledged specialties, NAVTA counts a total of 16 veterinary technician specialties. According to NAVTA, an academy is consisted out of veterinary technicians with …

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Burnout and compassion fatigue in veterinary medicine

Working in veterinary medicine and being part of the everyday struggle veterinary professionals go through is not easy. Every day you face terminally ill patients, owners that have no clue of what is going on with their pet and cannot understand the severity of the situation, every day you deal with ignorant people and animals …

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Top 8 Characteristics of a Successful Veterinarian

The veterinary profession is one of the most (if not the one most) interesting, calling and diverse occupations in which one can pursue a career. It’s difficult, it’s challenging, and it’s filled with both happy and sad moments, stressful situations, mistakes, failures and pleasant success. It’s true that the veterinary profession isn’t for everyone as …

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The Veterinary Nurse Initiative: A Brief Introduction

By Bernard Lima-Chavez As a veterinary technician, I have never been comfortable with the term “technician”. Personally, I’ve always felt it places too much emphasis on the technical tasks that veterinary technicians perform while simultaneously diminishing or ignoring the critical and life-saving nursing care that technicians provide for their patients. Although I am no longer …

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