National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America

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Date: July 27, 2014
Vet and Tech Dental Course
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Date: August 1, 2014
ON DEMAND WEBINAR: Detailed 5 Part Simple and Surgical Extraction Series in the Dog & Cat
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Date: August 1, 2014
Internal Medicine: Advanced Concepts in Small Animal Nephrology
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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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AAVSB - The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) association whose membership is comprised of 57 veterinary licensing boards including all of the United States, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and four Canadian provinces (Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Prince Edward Island). AAVSB is committed to serving the veterinary regulatory agencies, our Member Boards, by providing quality, relevant programs and services that these Boards can rely on to carry out their statutory responsibilities in the interest of public protection. The Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) is owned and administered by the AAVSB.

AVMA - The AVMA has a large web site that has many areas both public and for members only. Many of our pages are linked to this site including the Veterinary Technician Programs and Credentialing information. They have a great area for kids on this site as well.

VetMedTeam - A web site devoted to providing Continuing Education for Veterinary Technicians with RACE approval from AAVSB. Includes message boards, chats and a Veterinary Assistant on-line training course.

Veterinary Support Personnel Network (VSPN) - VSPN is a subsidiary of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN) continues to serve the online community with message boards, library selections, and interactive chats. With worldwide membership, this professional tool helps elevate the international and local communities in veterinary medicine.

Veterinary Learning Systems - The same people that bring you the Veterinary Technician and the Compendium sponsor this web site. It has a busy message board for both veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center - This is the only poison center in North America that focuses exclusively on animals. Established in 1978 at the University of Illinois and is staffed by twenty-five veterinarians including four board-certified veterinary toxicologists and ten certified veterinary technicians.

National Pet Wellness - Help your pet stay healthy - sponsored by Fort Dodge Animal Health.

The Pet Center - a web page designed for the pet owner. It has great graphics and information, plus it has a section on veterinary technology that was submitted by NAVTA so we know the information is correct.

Veterinary Nurses of the United Kingdom - One of our aims was to try and promote the exchange of ideas and experiences within the profession ... not just on a national level, but a global one. For this reason, we welcome memberships from around the world.

Veterinary Wound Management Society

Veterinary Practice New and Pet Staff News

National Animal Health Emergency Management - The goal is to have a world class animal health emergency management system in place by 2005.

Veterinary Practice Consultants - Solutions for the veterinary professions! Does OSHA have you running scared or totally confused? This web site by Philip Seibert, CVT of Veterinary Practice Consultants will help you make sense of all the rules and regulations.

Canadian Association of Animal Health Technologists and Technicians - Mission is “to be the national and international voice providing coordination and resources to support our members in the delivery of animal health care services.”

Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science

Simmonds Travel - "Veterinary Nurses in the Wild" Veterinary Technician Julia Guerrieri-Simmonds is also a travel agent that has put together educational expeditions into the wild.

Just Nursing - This website has many links for human nursing but also veterinary technology.

Exotic Feline Rescue Center - Does not buy or sell cats, they give big cats a home for life, provide stable social groups in enhanced environments, and provide the best veterinary care available.

The Parrot Pages - A Home for Avian Information. We have searched the web so you don't have to with over 2400 Links.

The People-Pet Partnership - PPP of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University is proud to launch its new online educational web site. Learning and Living Together: Building the Human-Animal Bond Online Curriculum educates youth by promoting science and general education, encouraging the proper treatment of companion animals, and building leadership skills through relationships with companion animals. The project is composed of educational modules that organize learning around projects. The different modules involve complex tasks based on challenging problems. The activities of the website are aligned with the National Science Education Standards (NSES).

African Gray Forums - Learn about these great parrots. www.greyforums.net/

The International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management

Anti-Cruelty
State Animal Cruelty Laws

Career Advice
http://www.monster.com/
http://www.salary.com/


Disaster Preparedness
AVMA Disaster
Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams (VMAT)
Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA)
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
Preparation Guidelines
Latest news, information and resources
American Red Cross
Animal Rescue Plan


Donations
Donate an old computer
Donate old cell phones
Send prepaid shipping labels and recycles electronics for a profit
Working with the Atlanta zoo to collect mobile phones - proceeds go to the Dian Fossey Gorilla fund

Emerging Diseases
The Center for Food Security & Public Health
American Veterinary Medical Association
Center for Disease Control (CDC)
Food Safety and Inspection Service


Legislative
Legislative resources by state
AVMA Advocacy

Organizations
American Humane Association
ASPCA
Humane Society of the United States
RAVS - Rural Area Veterinary Services
Code3Associates
United Animal Nations/Emergency Animal Rescue Services (EARS)
Center for International Disaster Information
Noah's Wish Animal Rescue


Public Information
Brochures about a variety of animal health concerns
Veterinary and animal science organizations
State Veterinary Medical Associations
Allied veterinary organizations

Volunteer Organizations
www.idealist.org

www.pets911.com

www.volunteermatch.com

www.volunteerabroad.com