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LindseyM81 in Texas

Updated 20 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 24 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 25 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 25 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 26 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 27 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 28 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...

Brian in Port Chester, New York

Updated 28 months ago

Purdue University or San Juan College ? - 10 Replies

Hello, im trying to decide which one of these two schools are better for an online program (vet tech), if Purdue or San Juan. Ive read amazing things...

msmelvet27 in Garnerville, New York

Updated 30 months ago

Vet Tech with DWI in NY? - 2 Replies

I have a four year degree and am thinking about Vet Tech school. Is it even a possibility for someone like me with a DWI misdemeanor of a few months...

RSS1021 in POMPANO BEACH, Florida

Updated 30 months ago

Show me the money... - 88 Replies

What are typical veterinary technician salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 32 months ago

Cost of Online Vet Tech Programs - 8 Replies

i'm trying to find out the cost of the vet tech programs out there, i see people sayong about "hidden fees" and such... but can't really find a...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 32 months ago

Help Finding A Vet Tech School ! - 1 Reply

I am going to be 18 in 2014, and I have decided to pursue a career and become a veterinary technician, after I graduate from high school. I have...

Meig in Fox Lake, Illinois

Updated 32 months ago

Question for students in San Juan's Distance Learning Veterinary Tech program - 1 Reply

Hello, I'm a sophomore at a technical college in my area and I'm looking to transfer into San Juan's Distance Learning Veterinary Tech program. I...

Meig in Fox Lake, Illinois

Updated 32 months ago

Why NOT to choose this profession. - 68 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...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 33 months ago

Getting ahead... - 15 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a hirable veterinary technician? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an...

KAT the Dog Lover in Long Beach, California

Updated 34 months ago

Job interview for vet assistant, non-certified VT job - 22 Replies

So, I am interviewing for a vet assistant job and was wondering what to expect. I have not worked in a vet office in any capacity although I have...

RDA student in San Ramon, California

Updated 35 months ago

What's a good Veterinary Technician/Assistant school? - 4 Replies

Hi all, I've just moved to SF area from NY. I have been working in IT in for last 8 years. I have always been an animal lover and I have always...

Christy in Manhattan, Kansas

Updated 36 months ago

Starting my own business - 2 Replies

Hi, I'm about to start my business as a self-employed technician. Unfortunately, I cannot afford to rent an office. The overhead is too high....

KAT the Dog Lover in Long Beach, California

Updated 36 months ago

Resume Advice - 1 Reply

I'm starting the program at San Juan in January, and I'm so excited! From what I've read, many people from the program have difficulty finding a...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 36 months ago

Does anyone know where I can find free Vet Tech assignments? - 2 Replies

Not course material, just assignments like "match the term to the definition" or "what do you do if this happens?", etc. Answer checklist would be...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 36 months ago

Do I need these courses for my Associates degree at San Juan? - 4 Replies

I'm going to do their distance learning vet tech program. Do I HAVE to complete these courses or are they simply recommended? General Studies...

Minh in Oakland, California

Veterinary assistant at Boston Reed College

I would love to become an RVT, but there is no local college that offer the program. Carrington College is too expensive and has many negative...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 37 months ago

Switching Veterinary Distance Schools? - 2 Replies

Hi. I am or was currently enrolled with San Juan College. I chose them because Penn Foster was rude, pushy, and untrustworthy. However, I have hit...

Dora in Shreveport, Louisiana

Updated 37 months ago

Discouraged, any vet techs out there with opinions ?? - 6 Replies

I am really stuck in the middle as of what to go to school for. My original path was to go to Vet tech school for 2 years and become a RVT. I love...

Unemployed Paralegal in Denver, Colorado

Updated 38 months ago

School recommendation and preparation questions; - 1 Reply

Interested in pursuing a career in Veterinary Technology. Currently the only school I see thats AVMA accredited in the chicago land area is Fox...

Katie in Redondo Beach, California

Updated 38 months ago

Anyone familar with the Foothill College Vet Tech Program? - 2 Replies

I am finishing up my prerequisites this year and applying to Foothill College's Veterinary Technology program. I am wondering if anyone has an idea...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 39 months ago

vet tech grade transfer - 1 Reply

I have completed my VTNE exams and my michigan exams. I want to take my Indiana exams. I was told that I would need to transfer my AAVSB VTNE scores...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 39 months ago

laws are slowly changing doctors putting a boundary between vet tech and vet assist - 73 Replies

Is it true that a vet assistant can't no longer take the exam no matter how long they been in the field. The person must attend college. Can they...

MsKitty75 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Anyone Experience This?

I've been a Tech for almost 2 years. I got my start at a smaller hospital, but left because the patient care was not so great. Some of the doctors,...

charles shutt12 in California, United States minor outlying islands

Updated 39 months ago

Differences in pay between an associates and bachelor's degree? - 4 Replies

Hi everyone, I'm going to be starting the online courses at San Juan this fall but noticed that it's only a junior college, meaning I can only get...

nina in Modesto, California

Updated 39 months ago

Getting hired - 15 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...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 39 months ago

Online Veterinary Assistant program at Cal State East Bay - 1 Reply

Anyone took this program? Do you receive any externship placement?

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 39 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 41 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 41 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 42 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 42 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 42 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 44 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 45 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 46 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 47 months ago

Has anyone here done a working interview? - 11 Replies

So I went in today and did a working interview for a clinic in Indy. Has anyone on here ever done one (I am assuming at least SOME people have,...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 49 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 49 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...

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