Veterinary Technician Information

Veterinary Assistant Salary

November 18, 2014

The position of a veterinary assistant is different than that of a veterinary technician. Unlike a vet tech, the veterinary assistant does not hold a degree from an accredited vet tech school. Normally a veterinary assistant learns by hands on experience in a veterinary hospital. Because a veterinary assistant does not have the schooling of […]

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Dealing with difficult clients

November 11, 2014

One of the hardest parts of being a vet tech is dealing with difficult clients. A difficult client can easily ruin your day if you let them. So instead of letting a client immediately get under your skin, you should ask yourself why the client is being so difficult. A veterinary hospital can be a […]

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Vet Tech Specialties

November 7, 2014

The veterinary medical field is growing at a tremendous rate. A long with the growth of the industry, advances in veterinary medical technology are happening every day. The growth of veterinary medicine a long with new technology is creating a situation for vet techs to become more specialized in the field. What are vet tech […]

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Is vet tech school hard?

February 19, 2013

Well I think the question at hand really depends on what type of learner you are. I feel that those who are more naturally inclined to understand scientific concepts will have a much easier time. If you enjoy biology more than any other subject then you probably won’t have an extremely hard time with the […]

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Dealing with Euthanasia

February 15, 2013

One of the most rewarding experiences of being a vet tech is the relationship that you build with both the client and the pet. There is no doubt that you will have several clients that you almost think of as family or at least friends. There are some clients that you may see several times […]

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How much does a vet tech make?

January 31, 2013

The question, “How much does a vet tech make?“, is a very hard question to answer. It is easy to throw out a general average or starting salary. But the truth is that there are so many different opportunities as a vet tech that provide very different salaries. Which brings me to another point. Some […]

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Vet Tech Burnout

January 25, 2013

One thing I would like to mention is that anyone looking into a career in the veterinary field should do plenty of research before committing to being a veterinary technician. I know there are many people that find the job of a vet tech very interesting. And if you are looking at this webpage I […]

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How hard is it to be a veterinary technician?

March 22, 2012

The simple answer is that it is not easy to be a veterinary technician. You must finish a degree program from an accredited school to even take the national exam. Some people seem to find schooling hard and may find it difficult to complete either a 2 or 4 year program to become a vet […]

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Veterinary Technician and Expressing anal glands

March 14, 2012

Most dog owners never get to experience the very rewarding past-time of anal gland expression. Now, a lot of people will find the entire process very disgusting. However as a vet technician, expressing anal glands is kind of just part of the deal. So why do I say it is rewarding? Well there is just […]

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