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Kim, CVT

Updated 5 days ago

What are the CONS of being a vet tech? - 141 Replies

To Husky, Thanks for pointing out what I was obviously getting at: this job isn't for me. My point was that it's not the fluffy, happy job that...

Dee Goodlow

Updated 15 days ago

Best/Worst Distance Learning Vet Tech Schools? - 555 Replies

Thinking about enrolling at Penn Foster. What is your take on their vet tech program?

JeniHazel

Updated 1 month ago

Wanting to work in the USA - 54 Replies

Hey thank you, I have spoken to the boards already and seems they do not have the knowledge as to my British registered veterinary nursing...

JeniHazel

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

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)

Updated 1 month ago

The truth about vet tech burnout - 2 Replies

While this is a very good article, I feel they have missed what I consider to be the most stressful element of the career and that is FINDING a job...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

Thinking about going to school to become a Vet Tech, questions & thoughts..?? - 79 Replies

I am 21 years old. I have just finished up my general studies & I am deciding on either going to a 2 year program to become a vet tech or going to a...

tc45732 in Glouster, Ohio

Updated 3 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...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 4 months ago

Bachelor programs online? - 20 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...

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 7 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 9 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...

isa in San Gabriel, California

Updated 10 months ago

What are the PROS of being a Vet Tech - 4 Replies

I have signed up to go to the St. Louis Vet Tech Institute with Hickey school beginning the end of October. I've been unemployed for several months...

Waikala in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 11 months ago

Starting school at age 55... - 4 Replies

I would like to know if anyone else has pursued this in their fifties as I am goiong to. I have raised beef for the past 15 years and have done much...

Waikala in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 11 months ago

San Juan College Complaints & Transfer - 8 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...

nickyl in Loma Linda, California

Carrington Vet Tech Program - Pomona

Hey there, I will be starting the vet tech program in Pomona in October and wanted to get some feedback from those who have attended the program...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 12 months ago

vet tech career & continuing education - 1 Reply

Okay so I was in a 4 year university studying animal science to become a vet, but I'm being held back because of my math grades preventing me to...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 12 months ago

Questions for Practicing Vet Techs - 1 Reply

As part of an assignment for one of my classes, I need to interview a practicing vet tech. I have a call in to my vet's office to interview one of...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 12 months ago

Licensed Veterinary Technician still unemployed, will renewing the license be worth it? - 1 Reply

Even though I graduated from college with a Bachelor's degree for Veterinary Medical Technology, passed the VTNE in December 2012 and licensed since...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 12 months ago

Continuing Education question for veterinary technicians - 1 Reply

I have a question for veterinary technicians especially in South Carolina, the continuing education credits for South Carolina are 10 hours, but 5 of...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 13 months ago

No choices but a non accredited school - 1 Reply

So I'm in Puerto Rico. The only school that offers a Vet Tech course accredited by the AVMA is 1 1/2 hour away, a 3 hour trip everyday, which I...

Shan in Cocoa Beach, Florida

Updated 13 months ago

Just startes my first tech job.... - 2 Replies

So here it is I started my first tech job in May . So I have only worked there for a little over one month and part time at that, about two days a...

AgilityRunner in Dayton, Ohio

Updated 14 months ago

Vet Tech schools in cnetral ohio - 1 Reply

Looking for some direction on a good vet tech school in the Columbus ohio area. The 2 that look the most promising are Columbus state community...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 14 months ago

Can I still do this job if I'm little? - 1 Reply

I understand this is a very physically demanding job. I'm 21 years old and only 5 feet tall and weigh less than 90 pounds. Heavy lifting is something...

Corry

Updated 15 months ago

VTNE ( Boards Exam) - 29 Replies

Hello, I graduate this year from college with a degree in Veterinary Technology and I'm now taking my state boards again for the second time. I was...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 15 months ago

Any other RVT's annoyed by "veterinary assistants?" - 4 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...

Mars007 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Can Anyone Recommend a Distance Learning Vet Tech College? St Petersburg, Cedar Valley, Purdue?

Is anyone enrolled with a online distance learning vet tech program they like? St Petersbur, Cedar Valley, or Purdue? I had a terrible exp with SJC...

Mars007 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Updated 17 months ago

Becoming a Vet Tech Online - 7 Replies

Hi, I want to become a vet tech, mainly to work for humane societies and rescues. I've been researching schools for a while, and there seems to be a...

Mars007 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Updated 17 months ago

I can't be the only one! Should I continue my education in this profession? - 1 Reply

Hello fellow certified and non-certified vet techs. I have never posted anything in my life but I feel that I am not the only person in this...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 18 months ago

Vet Tech Schools in St. Louis Mo - 1 Reply

I am currently laid off and have given some consideration to going back to school to be a Vet Tech because I love animals. I have toured Brown...

LindseyM81 in Texas

Updated 18 months ago

Vet Tech Institute - 20 Replies

I was wondering if I could get anyone's opinion on VTI? Pros and cons. Be honest! I am considering on enrolling there for their October class. Any...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Invitation to take a Survey about continuing education

Hello, I’m an RVT from Texas enrolled in the Veterinary Technology Bachelors Degree Program at Tarleton State University. I would like to request...

eagertofly in Antrim, United Kingdom

Updated 21 months ago

How can i start my own vet clinic - 7 Replies

i'm thinking about going to school to be a veternary technician,but i don't want to work for nobody want to start my own clinic or animal shelter...

Reeane in Gurnee, Illinois

Vet tech schools in IL?

Any recommendations for schools in IL? Only accredited ones please. And I do know the list so the schools are kinds limited. What are your views on...

Ashley in Glen Allen, Virginia

What are the PROs of becoming a Veterinary Technician?

I keep searching around for the pros and cons of becoming a vet tech but only seem to come across cons. There are many sources that almost seem to...

Katiebeegee in Springfield, Pennsylvania

Updated 23 months ago

Question re: being a Vet Tech and different schools in PA - 5 Replies

Hi everyone, I had some questions about being a Vet Tech. I had previously posted on Indeed about being a medical esthetician but after some...

ChristinaK in Dallas, Texas

Updated 23 months ago

How to be a vet tech? - 8 Replies

I'm sixteen years old. I've always wanted to be a vet tech. I'm just confused as to what to do to become one. I know you only have to go to school...

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