Tackling Pet Obesity: It’s Not Easy, But It’s the Best Work!

When I started my career as a veterinary technician, I had my hands full of “normal” work. I gave advice about food and prevention methods at the front desk. I made X-rays at the request of the veterinarian and used the microscope in the lab. My job included keeping animals alive that were under anesthesia more…

Winter 2018 | Volume 1, Issue 1

Show What You’ve Got! Lessons in Public Relations

Show What You’ve Got! Lessons in Public Relations

Veterinary practices may not need to look far for assistance in public relations and marketing. Esther Klok believes veterinary technicians can play a big role in these areas.

September/October 2017 | Volume 2, Issue 5


Structuring a Course for Dogs with Fireworks Anxiety

If your clinic is overwhelmed with anxious dogs—and their owners—during noisy holidays, check out Esther Klok’s ingenious solution to the problem of New Year’s fireworks!

January/February 2017 | Volume 2, Issue 1

Becoming a “Cat-Friendly” Practice

Becoming a “Cat-Friendly” Practice

Even though I am a dog and horse lover, I admit that becoming a cat-friendly practice is one of the best changes my clinic has made in the 22 years I have worked there.

September/October 2016 | Volume 1, Issue 5

After a long day of listening to presentations at the NAVC Conference in Orlando, in a language other than my own, I was lying on the bed in my hotel room, thinking about how I, a young vet tech, had ended up in the United States, far from home.

Starting Veterinary Technician Appointments

After a long day of listening to presentations at the NAVC Conference in Orlando, in a language other than my own, I was lying on the bed in my hotel room, thinking about how I, a young vet tech, had ended up in the United States, far from home.

July/August 2016 | Volume 1, Issue 4