National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America

:: Upcoming Events ::

Date: November 1, 2014
ON DEMAND WEBINAR: Detailed 5 Part Simple and Surgical Extraction Series in the Dog & Cat
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Date: November 1, 2014
Feline Dentistry
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Date: November 1, 2014
Internal Medicine: Advanced Concepts in Small Animal Urology
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:: NAVTA News ::

Obesity Prevention Day

October 8, 2014 According to last year’s survey by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, an estimated 57.6 percent of cats and 52.6 percent of dogs in the U.S. are considered overweight or obese. In addition to a decreased life-expectancy, animals that are ove
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APOP 2014 Pet Obesity Study

September 15, 2014 The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) is collaborating with veterinarians across the United States to conduct its eighth annual National Pet Obesity Awareness Day study that aims to quantify the extent of obesity prevalence in dogs and cats th
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Giving Back

Opportunities to Give Back


Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) aids abandoned or homeless animals and promotes the positive impact that animals have on our lives.

Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) is a nonprofit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships.

Eden Alternative provides an alternative to the current environment most of us see in nursing homes by adding resident animals. 

The unique JOSH program offers an opportunity for veterinary and human medicine to join together to offer comfort to clients and patients alike.


Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams (VMAT), established by the AVMA and supported by the AVMF, provides veterinary-related emergency preparedness, response and recovery efforts for animals effected by disasters.

The No Paws Left Behind program makes veterinary care possible for sick or injured pets when they have been abandoned or when their owners are experiencing financial hardship.


Leader Dogs for the Blind provides dog guides to people who are blind and visually impaired to enhance their mobility, independence and quality of life.


ASPCA was formed to alleviate the injustices and cruelty animals face.

 

Mentoring is an avenue that Veterinary Technicians can choose to "Give Back" to the community and make a difference in the life of a child or young adult. And, of course, volunteering your time to a local shelter or rescue organization is always a great way to give back.