10 Unique Gift Ideas for Vet Techs [for Vet Tech Week]

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Vet Tech Appreciation Week is coming really soon so we made a list of 10 gift ideas for Vet Techs this special event. You can surprise your colleagues or friends that are veterinary technician professionals and make them feel special for the occasion. Check out these unique gifts for vet techs. If you are a Practice Manager or Clinic owner don’t forget to check out our Bulk offers.

Vet Tech Appreciation Week Gift Ideas

Vet Tech Week Gift Box

Celebrate Vet Tech Week with the ultimate gift of appreciation – our Vet Tech Week Gift Box, meticulously curated to offer a delightful experience for the unsung heroes in animal care. This premium gift box arrives ready to gift, elegantly packaged to make your veterinary technician feel truly special.

Scented Soy Candles

We all know how important it is to care for ourselves and relax after a long day at the clinic. These scented soy candles come in 3 scents: Lavender, Clean Cotton, and Sea Salt and orchid. They are the perfect gift for appreciation for vet techs, to show them how much you care about them! This funny design is one of many at I Love Veterinary Candles collection >
Oh, and they have 30+ hours burn time!

Tote Bags

Cotton Tote Bags are the perfect employee appreciation gift, all designs, are inspired by veterinary medicine and animal lovers. They are also fully customizable and that’s why they are perfect as gifts for the staff for Vet Tech Week. This is just one of the many vet tech related designs in the tote bag collection >

Personalizable ZIP Hoodie

Vet Tech Inspired Apparel

Let’s get one thing straight. Being a vet professional isn’t an easy job, so why not brag about it with a special vet design printed on a hoodie, a t-shirt, or a tank top.

Our unique veterinary inspired designs show the passion of vet techs, the dedication they put into their careers, and last but not least they are funny and will make their colleagues laugh. Quotes like: ‘until every cage is empty, ‘a beautiful day to save a life’ or a simple ‘adopt’ print will make your friends vet techs receiving this gift know that you truly understand and know them.

The best part of getting apparel is that our products are fully customizable and adding a name, logo, or any other thing to our designs is an easy-peasy job.

Vet Tech Shirts I Love Veterinary - Blog for Veterinarians, Vet Techs, Students

Wear them with pride in any fancy or casual occasion in different colors and sizes. There are both men and women models so take a look at them here:

If you want to check out the whole collection for Veterinary Technician T-shirts and Hoodies, take a look here.

Stethoscope Tags

A stethoscope tag is always a good idea for a gift for a vet tech! These tags are both cute and practical! Never misplace your stethoscope again in the clinic. You can choose from 12 designs of stethoscope tags. The best thing is, they can be engraved on the back!

Here are just a few of our favorites:

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Travel Mugs

Are you a big coffee lover? Or do you prefer tea? If you are looking for gifts for Veterinary Technicians (or any other vet professionals)! We guarantee that these veterinary travel mugs will become your favorite ones! These mugs can be personalized with names on the back.

Vet Tech Travel Mugs I Love Veterinary - Blog for Veterinarians, Vet Techs, Students

Bandage Scissors

Don’t you hate it when someone “borrows” your bandage scissors in the clinic? Well, now you can have your bandage scissors engraved and never lose them again! How cool is that? All you need to do is add the name you want to be engraved on them. 

Bandage Scissors I Love Veterinary - Blog for Veterinarians, Vet Techs, Students

Ceramic Mugs

Veterinary medicine and black coffee go strongly hand in hand, but don’t get me wrong; these mugs can be used for tea as well. Surprise your vet tech friends with these unique 11oz black, blue, red, and white mugs that will soon become their best support during the long nights of hard work.

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You can check out the whole collection of mugs here.

There is a wide selection of vet and animal-oriented images and quotes, designed and suggested by veterinarians, vet students, and vet techs around the world.

Unique Sneakers inspired by Veterinary Medicine

Vet Techs are staying all day on their feet and comfy shoes are a must! Who said that comfort has to be ugly? Our custom made sneakers are not only super comfortable but they are CUTE

There’s a little bit of everything for everyone’s taste.

Vet Tech Sneakers I Love Veterinary - Blog for Veterinarians, Vet Techs, Students


As a great addition to the mugs, the tumblers become more of a necessity than an accessory especially in physically and mentally demanding professions.

Surprise someone with the cutest Veterinary Technician tumblers in 12 different colors, 3 sizes, and 4 styles! We have 12 oz, 20 oz, 20 oz BOHO and  30  oz tumblers.

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Gift Card from I Love Veterinary Store

Shopping for someone else but not sure what to give them? Give them the gift of choice with an I love Veterinary gift card. We have thousands of products and designs inspired by veterinary medicine. 

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Check out our store for more products you might like!

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