becoming a vet tech

Becoming A Veterinary Technician – By Nicole LaForest

By: Nicole LaForest-Mayo BSc., LVT, RVT, CCFT Becoming a veterinary technician was one of the hardest things I have ever done, and many who have gone through the process would agree. For me, I entered college to become a veterinary technician at a pivotal time in our industry. I attended a distance-learning, at your own pace, program which was viewed …

Community encourages the practice that builds a habit – by Harris Fitzgerel

Guest article by Harris Fitzgerel on “Community encourages the practice that builds a habit”. If you read the last blog I wrote, it seems pretty clear that I’m a strong proponent for creating a work-life balance for yourself when you’re in vet school in order to build a habit of doing so not only throughout school but also in the …

Putting Yourself First

Putting Yourself First – by Dr. Theresa Loo

A guest article by Dr. Theresa Loo – Putting Yourself First.   Dear Readers, When I say I’m a veterinarian, I’m filled with a sense of overwhelming pride and purpose. But as much as this profession fulfills me, it can also be incredibly draining. I’ve been reading more and more about the prevalence of compassion fatigue, burnout, and anxiety in the veterinary …

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