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CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 56 months ago

Carrington College (Pleasant Hill campus) program - 8 Replies

Hello everybody I want to know if any of you is a Carrington College veterinary technology graduate. Is the program well prepared for national...

Morgan in Apo

Updated 57 months ago

Which Online School? - 8 Replies

So I have applied and been accepted to San Juan, Now here is my question, IF I do the online classes, will I now have to wait until spring term to...

Amanda Kaye in Los Angeles, California

Updated 58 months ago

the good, the bad, and the ugly - 1 Reply

I graduated college with an English degree . . . and now I'm looking into going to school to become a vet tech. I know it sounds random, but I...

Jessika in Los Angeles, California

Updated 59 months ago

Are Vet Tech's really that underpaid? - 3 Replies

I keep hearing that Vet Tech's underpaid. I live the in Southern California(The LA County) and I am planning on becoming a Vet Tech. But first I am...

Christy in Manhattan, Kansas

Updated 59 months ago

Let's talk benefits! - 1 Reply

Hey all. I've had a lifelong love for animals, and though I work in a research lab right now and make decent pay, I long to work at a vet...

Jeanie in Riverbank, California

Updated 59 months ago

Modesto Junior College's program - 1 Reply

Anyone know anything about it?

College student in Saint Petersburg, Florida

Code of ethics questions for an essay

what ethical issues, problems, or controversies are common in this profession?

ObrienEE in Alfred, New York

Updated 61 months ago

Job search websites? - 2 Replies

Can anyone recommend any sites besides indeed and craigslist if I want to search for a vet assistant/tech job? Thanks

Lynne in Corpus Christi, Texas

Provisional Accreditation

I want to start school at Vet Tech Institute and it says that its only provisional accredited with the AVMA. Will I be able to take my National...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 61 months ago

How Competitive is Colorado for Vet Techs? - 1 Reply

We're considering a move to the Fort Collins, CO area in a couple of years. I have a CVT friend who used to live in Colorado and she said that vet...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 63 months ago

Online transfer courses? - 1 Reply

I started a vet tech program in the fall and unfortunately failed my A&P lab section, now I wont be able to take it over until next year which is 8...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 65 months ago

Online Vet Tech starting in the spring. - 1 Reply

Is it true that you can only start the vet tech program at SJC in the fall? I was looking to get a degree in that field however I am not looking...

CindyMG in Osseo, Minnesota

Corporate Culture at Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister

Hi Everyone, I am interested to know what is the Corporate at A+F. With all of the publicity that A+F has attracted, I would love to hear from you,...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 66 months ago

Trying to find a vet to let me shadow vet tech - 1 Reply

Has anyone had any luck tying to shadow a vet tech in a veterinary practice? I work days full time (non-veterinary related) and go to school part...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 66 months ago

Difference between vet technician and vet technologist? - 1 Reply

I was wondering if someone could tell me the difference between a veterinary technician and a veterinary technologist? Does one make more money than...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 66 months ago

Vet tech mommies! - 3 Replies

Id love to hear from Mommies that worked thru the pregnancy! Im 8wks along with my first and can not find any good info regarding iso and waste gas...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 66 months ago

Accreditation - 6 Replies

Recently I have been looking into finally pursuing a job as a veterinary tech..unfortunately there are not many options in southern florida as far as...

KATtheDogLover in Long Beach, California

Updated 67 months ago

Vet tech and disabilities - 1 Reply

I was wondering how difficult being a vet tech is physically. I was in a car accident almost two years ago and have some problems with my feet, but...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 68 months ago

Having a life outside of work...(are your hours too erratic?) - 1 Reply

Hi, I've been working as a stablehand for some years now and am looking for a change. I believe I would love the work of a vet tech...I have the...

Christy in Manhattan, Kansas

Updated 68 months ago

Is pay improving at all for Vet Techs? - 2 Replies

Hello. My name is Brianna, and I'm a Senior in High School. I'm thinking about going to college to be a Vet Tech. Honestly, it's the only job I can...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 69 months ago

Vet Tech then Vet? - 2 Replies

Can you start out being a vet tech and continue your education to become a vet? Or do you need to shoot for one or the other in the beginning?

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Vet Tech Schools in SE Michigan

I am considering applying to Wayne County Community College for their tech program, since it's affiliated with WSU and they have evening classes, but...

Bill O'Leary in Chatsworth, California

Updated 72 months ago

Right after high school - 17 Replies

Is there anyone there that went to vet tech school right after high school? I'm a freshmen in college and am really considering this as a career,...

KAT the Dog Lover in Long Beach, California

Updated 73 months ago

Vet Tech Career - 2 Replies

Hi All, I am thinking about switching careers from my current title as a CPA at a big 4 accounting a corporate auditor. I am so...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 73 months ago

Starting out... - 9 Replies

How did you get your start doing veterinary technician work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a...

Jenn in Rochester, New York

Updated 74 months ago

Got Let Go from First Job- Need Advice, Please! - 2 Replies

I was let go from my first tech job about six months ago and I'm having some real trouble finding another one. I've been on about 10 interviews since...

JB in Ellicott City, Maryland

Updated 74 months ago

WHERE DO I BEGiN??? VET TECH schooling - 4 Replies

So after looking at online programs and courses I have it somewhate narrowed down to two options. There is Penn Foster and Mt SAC. I have ZERO...

Kathy, RVT in Skipperville, Alabama

Updated 74 months ago

On Line Schools, and Modified Knots?? - 4 Replies

We have two tech students from an online school doing some of their practicals at our practice. They are required to do a Modified Knotts for HW. ...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 74 months ago

SPC College for Vet Tech Program? Also, AA vs. BA? Volunteering at the SPCA? - 1 Reply

Hello! I have a few questions. Have any of you attended SPC? DO you reccommend the program? I see they have a BS option. Are there any advantes of...

crystal in Saint Michael, Minnesota

Updated 75 months ago

Finding a vet assistant job - 2 Replies

What is the best way to find openings for vet assistant jobs? I have found Indeed to be the best site for posing job openings. Should I just call...

Paisley in Stillwater, Oklahoma

Updated 75 months ago

Is it worth it? - 1 Reply

I'm 18 and have recently graduated from high school. I have been thinking about becoming a vet tech. The last semester of my senior year I...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 77 months ago

Vet Service Job - 1 Reply

I recently got a job working at a pet grooming, boarding, and daycare center, as well as observing and volunteering at an animal hospital. I am only...

Considering in Reading, Pennsylvania

Vet hospital positions

I am wondering what type of pay I could expect if working administration within a vet office? How difficult would it be to reach a salary of 38-40k...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 77 months ago

License Tranfer from Ga to Washington ??? - 1 Reply

Hi All, I will be moving to Whidbey Island WA in May of next year and have been trying to find out what I need to do to transfer my license? I...

Big H in Houston, Texas

Updated 79 months ago

Boom or bust? - 10 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most veterinary...

roman in London, United Kingdom

Updated 80 months ago

jobs - 2 Replies

I am trying to get in to a clinic to do my clinicals and I am having a hard time can anyone help me

Amanda in Tampa, Florida

Part Time Jobs Common?

Is it common enough for vet tech or assistant jobs to be available for part time hours to pursue this career, if I need to work only 20-30 hours per...

C. Gray in Portland, Oregon

Updated 80 months ago

LVT or RVT or CVT - 7 Replies

Hi I am trying to find out which states are still excepting the grandfather law to be able to take the Vet Exam with only on the job expierence....

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 81 months ago

Starting out.. - 1 Reply

I plan to start the Vet Tech program At Jefferson State Community College in AL in the spring. I have no job experience whatsoever. I would have a...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 82 months ago

Deciding between campus or online Vet Tech courses - 5 Replies

I graduated in 1999 with a BS, have since been managing at various horse farms, and now would like to return to school to go for a VT license. I was...

TanCatLuvr in Kissimmee, Florida

Need some to hold my hand and walk me through this...

I am 44 and just lost my job of 13 years. I have been involved in rescue and volunteered at the Humane Society. I want to follow my (low paid)...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 82 months ago

can anybody suggest something? - 2 Replies

I am kind of stuck between a rock and a hard place. I already have a bachelors degree in Social Work... Believe it or not, it was using animals in...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 82 months ago

Does my degree carry overseas? - 1 Reply

I was wondering if anyone knows if a Pennsylvania Vet Tech degree is transferable overseas. I am planing to eventually move out of the country and...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 83 months ago

I want to go to a awesome tech school or college for veterinarian assistant - 3 Replies

Please contact me if u kno anything!

Jaykj in Wilmington, North Carolina

Updated 83 months ago

NC state boards - 1 Reply

What should I expect to see on the state board exam for NC? Can anyone who has taken the test give me an idea of what is important to know?

Updated 83 months ago

Equine Vet Tech - 11 Replies

I am enrolling in the St Petersburg College program this fall. I would like to specialize in Equine. How do I do that? I realize that I might have to...

KAT the Dog Lover in Long Beach, California

Updated 83 months ago

Need some Life changing advice! - 1 Reply

Ive been a hairstylist for 5 years, and although I love being creative, theres two problems. 1) I only make about 15,000 dollars a year including...

xfxazknight in Oakland, California

Updated 83 months ago

Vet Tech Classes - 3 Replies

Hi my name is samantha and im currently enrolled in homeschool, I'm 17 and I was just wondering if anyone knew where I could go to take a Vet class...

karakramer in Greenfield, Indiana

Vet Tech Institute at the International Business College

I want to know if anyone has been through this program. How did you like it (or not like it)? Would you recommend it? How hard (or easy) was it to...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 84 months ago

To be the best... - 11 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every veterinary technician must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your veterinary...

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