National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America

:: Upcoming Events ::

Date: September 7, 2014
Vet and Tech Dental Course
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Date: September 9, 2014
Staying Current with Farm Animal Welfare Issues: A Review of the Science and Ethics
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Date: September 12, 2014
Creating a Behavior Team for Every Practice
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:: NAVTA News ::

NEUTERING HEALTH EFFECTS MORE SEVERE FOR GOLDEN RETRIEVERS THAN LABRADORS

July 14, 2014 Labrador retrievers are less vulnerable than golden retrievers to the long-term health effects of neutering, as evidenced by higher rates of certain joint disorders and devastating cancers, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Cali
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WVC Announces Veterinary Continuing Education Program

June 11, 2014 LAS VEGAS - Western Veterinary Conference (WVC) announced today the launch of local events for veterinary professionals seeking continuing education (CE) opportunities closer to home. The new program, called WVC On The Road, will feature day-l
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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.