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Updated 10 days ago

looking for work!! - 2 Replies

I'm actually wondering... I'm considering pursuing a Vet Tech degree and specializing in equine dentistry. First of all (and this question pertains...


Updated 12 days ago

Thinking about going to school to become a Vet Tech, questions & thoughts..?? - 77 Replies

Also,I was thinking of pursuing getting my bachelors in vet technology,is it worth it or if I went to Vet Tech institute,is it transferable?


Updated 13 days ago

What are the CONS of being a vet tech? - 127 Replies

The debt from a veterinary technology education is certainly a concern and even more so when you attend a for-profit program than charges 2-3 times...


Updated 25 days ago

Wanting to work in the USA - 50 Replies

Hi all, I am vet teh with 7 years expiriance. I want to move to USA and need tips abouth oportunities us from Europe to find job in US. Thanke you in...


Updated 1 month ago

Bachelor programs online? - 20 Replies

I know you are asking specifically about SPC, but just so you know there is another distance education bachelors degree program available. It's...


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,...


Updated 2 months ago

Best/Worst Distance Learning Vet Tech Schools? - 553 Replies

[QUOTE who="sugarstars in Rochester, New York"]Hello! On another note, I haven't seen anything mentioned about this... Are there any...

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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...


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...


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...


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...


Updated 4 months ago

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

You need to look at the laws in your state concerning becoming a veterinarian. That is where you may have an issue. As for becoming a veterinary...


Updated 5 months ago

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

Pay for veterinary technicians ranges between $29K and $45K a year depending on your location, experience, skill and the type of position being...


Updated 5 months ago

Vet technician in the us - 1 Reply

Your certification won't stand because credentials (certification, licensure, registration) are only valid in the state/country they were granted in....


Updated 5 months ago

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

Start with a 2 year program and get a little experience under your belt before you plan on attending a 4 year program. 2 year programs are all that...


Updated 5 months ago

Shadowing at a vet clinic for more experience - 1 Reply

Shadowing at a veterinary clinic can be a very good way to get your foot in the door. It gives you and the veterinarian/staff to build a bit of a...


Updated 5 months ago

Advancing as an RVT - 2 Replies

Credentialed veterinary technicians can go on to become practice managers or hospital managers, veterinary technician specialists, instructors for...


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

Updated 5 months ago

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

I am just curious what you ended up doing? I myself have felt it is time to transition and am slightly older than yourself. I also have looked at...


Updated 5 months ago

Veterinary Work Environment - 6 Replies

In my experience, these types of behaviors are able to spring up in many privately owned clinics because of lack of oversight. Small places of...


Updated 5 months ago

Would anyone actually recommend this career? - 4 Replies

Another consideration - many people might find themselves unhappy with this career because of unrealistic expectations and little real world...


Updated 6 months ago

Pharmacy Math - 3 Replies

The doctor’s order reads start 1 liter of Plasmalyte with 2.5% dextrose. How much Plasmalyte do you remove? And how much Dextrose do you add...


Updated 6 months ago

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

[QUOTE who="Ida in Baldwinsville, New York"]Hi, I have a question. Id to become a Vet Tech and Ive been thinking seriously to go for it, problem is I...


Updated 8 months ago

Starting school at age 55... - 4 Replies

I'm just entering the field after a lifetime of work and life with horses, dogs and cats. I see I'm not alone.


Updated 8 months ago

San Juan College Complaints & Transfer - 8 Replies

I'm not at all happy to hear that Sherry was unsure as to whether a given course would transfer or when. If she doesn't know, who will? This does...

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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 10 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 10 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 10 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...


Updated 12 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 12 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 14 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 14 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 15 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 15 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 18 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 19 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 19 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...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 20 months ago

Being licensed in one state, then moving to another state.. - 12 Replies

So I am currently an RVT in Indiana. Let's say I were to move to Michigan. I know I would have to take their law exam to become an RVT or LVT,...

Diane Blake in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 22 months ago

Is going to school to have the vet tech degree worth it? - 2 Replies

I have been thinking of going back to school to get the two year degree, but how much do vet techs with these degrees make? I don't want to go...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 22 months ago

Non-Clinic/Hospital jobs out there for CVTs? - 1 Reply

I worked as a Veterinary Assistant for 4 years and I have some college education in Veterinary Technology but after deciding I did not want to work...

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