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ashley s

degree with exotic animals

i am a junior in college and getting my degree in wildlife/range management and minoring in animals science. i would love to work with animals and...

Briannalee12

Updated 2 days ago

Thinking about going to school to become a Vet Tech, questions & thoughts..?? - 101 Replies

[QUOTE who="isabella in Buffalo, Minnesota"]I am in school online for a vet technician it is 100% online except for I still need my clinicals but I...

CindyRVT

Updated 7 days ago

Best/Worst Distance Learning Vet Tech Schools? - 587 Replies

[QUOTE who="mbense in Roanoke, Virginia"]Cindy, There are two students in my last clinic who were at different schools and neither of them were...

CindyRVT

Updated 7 days ago

I can't get financial aid for an AS, where can. I study? - 1 Reply

Unfortunately is sounds like you have gotten yourself into a situation where you either have to pay your prev. university or pay out of pocket for...

CindyRVT

Updated 29 days ago

Needing advice - 1 Reply

That depends on what program you attend. For-profit schools don't have to meet state education standards for degree programs and so often don't...

Laura

Updated 1 month ago

Wanting to work in the USA - 60 Replies

Okay, thank you very much! :)

Sabata0922

Updated 2 months ago

How can i start my own vet clinic - 12 Replies

In Texas you cannot own a vet practice unless you are a veterinarian.

Turtlesaver

Updated 2 months ago

laws are slowly changing doctors putting a boundary between vet tech and vet assist - 74 Replies

[QUOTE who="Martha in Shreveport, Louisiana"]Is it true that a vet assistant can't no longer take the exam no matter how long they been in the field....

CindyRVT

Updated 2 months ago

Vet tech school good idea or no - 1 Reply

While you can find veterinarians who will hire you and train you on-the-job as a veterinary assistant, the quality of care you will be able to...

CindyRVT

Updated 3 months ago

Being licensed in one state, then moving to another state.. - 17 Replies

You will need to apply for registration and have you VTNE results forwarded to the CA veterinary board. Here is a link to he information you need:...

Brj

Updated 3 months ago

Kinda scared to become a vet tech but love animals - 5 Replies

It went great I also viewed a neutering which was a bit worse to see haha but was told eye removal is worse ahhh, I really want to work there but I...

Trena

Updated 3 months ago

What are the CONS of being a vet tech? - 151 Replies

Being an RN myself you will be overwhelmed pretty much every shift you work. To many patients to take care of them like you really would like to....

Rebecca

Any room for moving up after being a vet tech for a while

Hello, I am just curious if anyone has any experience with moving up within a vet office after being a tech for a while? For example, someone...

VTGirl16

Updated 4 months ago

Cost of Online Vet Tech Programs - 11 Replies

Whatever you do, don't do Penn Foster! I recently spoke with a CSR about an issue I was having and she admitted to me that they monitor websites and...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 4 months ago

San Juan College Complaints & Transfer - 11 Replies

I was enrolled in San Juan because Penn Foster gave me high pressure sales tactics that I needed to commit to signing up and paying right now and I...

Kenzie in Dawsonville, Georgia

Lost on my Path

I graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology. I'm currently interning at a very small zoo (first month in for 6 months) where I pretty much watch...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 5 months ago

Role of RVTs in dental procedures - 1 Reply

I was wondering if anyone could clarify a few things for me, or direct me to someone who could. I am an RVT in the state of California, I was...

Melissa in Gresham, Oregon

Updated 5 months ago

How long should a dental procedure on a dog take? - 1 Reply

I work in a vet clinic and have recently started assisting with dental procudres. I was taught that a good and thorough dental cleaning on a dog/cat...

bananaham in Bristol, Connecticut

Endless job searching HELP

I'm very stuck trying to find a new vet tech job. I graduated a AVMA accredited college and got my degree in veterinary technology and now...

Lauren

Updated 6 months ago

Getting hired - 16 Replies

I have absolutely no experience being a vet tech, but am very motivated to become one. I am seriously considering going to vet tech school. How can...

Sharon in Foley, Alabama

Updated 6 months ago

Why NOT to choose this profession. - 70 Replies

Ok i understand some people may have a different experience than my own, but I have seen this happen many times. I have been a licensed vet tech...

EH.LVT in Watchung, New Jersey

Updated 7 months ago

Bachelor programs online? - 21 Replies

So I am really wanting to extend my education and get my bachelor degree. Mainly because I want to specialize in emergency and critical care and I'm...

jazz in Walled Lake, Michigan

Updated 9 months ago

Any other RVT's annoyed by "veterinary assistants?" - 5 Replies

I am professionally licensed as a veterinary technician. I took my VTNE. I graduated from an accredited school. I worked my ass off in school and I...

Aushi in Salinasnull

Updated 9 months ago

Chances of getting a job? Unlicensed vet tech? Florida? - 4 Replies

So about a year ago I posted a question about AVMA accreditation and how I pretty much had no chance of going to a vet tech program that was...

Lorrie in Morehead, Kentucky

Banfield?

Has anyone had any experience with Banfield Pet Hospitals? I recently applied there but I'm not exactly sure if I'm fit for the environment - I've...

Shannon in Pekin, Illinois

Updated 10 months ago

online Pharmacies - 2 Replies

Hey guys. Im.just wondering g how many of you, currently in practice, utilize an online pharmacy. If you do, are you happy with it? If not, why? If...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 10 months ago

Should I take the interview? - 1 Reply

I recently graduated with my Associate's degree this past May. I am currently in the process of studying for my boards exam in December! I'm at a...

Zozo in Urbana, Illinois

Updated 11 months ago

College Graduate wanting to become vet tech - 31 Replies

I recently graduated from a four year university in sociology. I have a passion for animals and would like to become a vet tech. I am shadowing a vet...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

At a crossroads? What to do? - 1 Reply

I recently graduated from an accredited Vet Tech school with my Associate's in May. However, a week ago, I took the VTNE and failed. I'm not really...

Meghann in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 12 months ago

Do you get sufficient practical training via Online Vet Tech Schools ? - 22 Replies

Hi Everyone, Just like a lot of other future vet tech's here I am also looking into online Vet Tech programs, which are my only option to become a...

JeniHazel in Lenexa, Kansas

British RVN searching employment in the US (Kansas City, MO)

I am a registered veterinary nurse (British Qualified and currently living in the UK) also with the higher education diploma in clinical veterinary...

JessieMac in Lakewood, California

Vet Tech School/Job Insight & Other advice in careers with animals

Hello, I know this has been hashed out many times, so sorry for the repeat, I just would like fresher and new information on the subject. I am a...

Laura (from vet tech to RN) in Kittanning, Pennsylvania

Updated 14 months ago

The truth about vet tech burnout - 2 Replies

With all the talk on this forum about the bad side of the career, I found this article pretty refreshing - good advice. Or do you think it's just...

tc45732 in Glouster, Ohio

Updated 15 months ago

looking for work!! - 2 Replies

I graduated an AVMA approved veterinary technician program in December 2014. i only have my externship experience and am having a really hard time...

wendy in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Chattanooga State Vet Tech program

Hello, I'm relocating to Chattanooga in the next few months and planning a career switch into Vet Tech. I've done my homework about the career,...

A C253 in Washington

Pierce college Puyallup vet tech program?

Hello! I have been reading and searching for Vet tech school and the closest one for me is Pierce College. I read its hard to keep a job with it...

vettech2015 in Epping, New Hampshire

Should I continue on to get my bachelors in veterinary technology or just stop at an associates?

I'm heading into my last semester of vet tech school at a local community college and will have my associates degree in May and I've been debating...

ShanMarie in Orlando, Florida

Chances of finding a job

So I am close to graduating and I worry that I lack the essential skills for being a CVT to find a job. Due to financial reasons I couldn't work at...

anjaru in Tampa Bay, Florida

Need to Interview a Vet Tech (For Homework)

Hello, everyone. I'm currently taking a Veterinary Assistant course. I have a homework that requires me to interview a vet tech. I have a set of...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 19 months ago

Can I be a Vet Tech with one DUI and Leaving the scene? - 1 Reply

I just got one DUI and leaving the scene conviction. I blew a .082 then 30 seconds later blew a .057 so I believe that the machine was not calibrated...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 20 months ago

How challenging is vet tech school? Is it worth it? - 1 Reply

Hello! I am 22 years old and have been considering for a long time going to school, to become a licensed vet technician. What has held me back all...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 20 months ago

Vet technician in the us - 1 Reply

Hey everyone I need your assistant. I am about to start vetrenerian technician and I'm thinking to move to the stats, NY. Is my certification that...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 20 months ago

Is getting a Bachelor's degree for Vet Techs worth it? - 2 Replies

Hi I am in highschool and have had to think about applying for colleges and career choices. I was thinking about becoming a Veterinary Technician....

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 20 months ago

Shadowing at a vet clinic for more experience - 1 Reply

I've been unemployed since I've been out of school in 2012 and even though I'm a licensed vet tech and passed the VTNE, I still son't have a...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 20 months ago

Advancing as an RVT - 2 Replies

I am at a cross road here. I am considering going through an RVT program. However, it seems like there is no room for advancement in the field....

shannie in Cocoa Beach, Florida

vet tech in Alaska

So here it is I am close to 6 months from graduating as a vet tech. I need job experience which shouldn't be too hard to get here in FL. But my...

Dog Mom in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 20 months ago

Veterinary Technician degree and Physical Therapist Assistant degree at the same time? - 3 Replies

I realize this question might seem odd. I have come to a point in my life where I am looking for a new career. I have had certificates in the...

VT2RN in Provo, Utah

Updated 20 months ago

Veterinary Work Environment - 6 Replies

I am an RVT in California, and have been in the field for over 5 yrs. I absolutely love the field of veterinary medicine, and am currently pursuing...

VT2RN in Provo, Utah

Updated 20 months ago

Would anyone actually recommend this career? - 4 Replies

I just returned to school and am in my first semester of a two-year vet tech program. I love animals so I thought vet tech would be a great fit, but...

Lauren in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Updated 21 months ago

Pharmacy Math - 3 Replies

I need help with vet math. Can anyone help or refer, direct or answer my question? I need steps shown. I need to know the formula. order: 1000 ml...

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