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isa in San Gabriel, California

Updated 22 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 23 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...

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 24 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 24 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 25 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 25 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 25 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 25 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 26 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 26 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 27 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...

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 29 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 29 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 30 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 30 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...

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 35 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 35 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...

Diane Blake in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 37 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 38 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 38 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 40 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 40 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 42 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 42 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...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 43 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 44 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 44 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 45 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 46 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 46 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 46 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 47 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 47 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 48 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 48 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 48 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...

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 49 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...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 49 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 49 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 50 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 51 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 52 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 52 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...

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