What Moves You?
The Art of Teaching in Higher Education
Veterinary medicine has evolved so vastly in recent years that veterinary nurses have many potential career paths available. One path many people in our field don’t realize veterinary nurses can take is teaching and writing curriculum, specifically in a college or university setting. This path greatly utilizes the skills and knowledge that veterinary nurses spend years perfecting and is also very rewarding.
A Complicated Career Choice
The worlds of veterinary medicine and dog shows may seem vastly different, but the heart of each is the same—a love of animals.
ASPCA and the Arms of Angels
As veterinary nurses, we dedicate our lives to helping animals because we are animal welfare warriors. Together, all of us can create an environment to help these animals gain a better life—one they all deserve. Please consider volunteering at the ASPCA.
Changing Animal Welfare on Native Reservations
Rural Area Veterinary Services provides free veterinary care to underserved communities located in Native American reservations in the western U.S. It was life-changing for the author.
Learn. Develop. Mentor. Repeat.
By showing empathy with patients we show that veterinary nursing care comes from the heart. Every day, commit to making a difference in your patients’ lives.
Proud To Be a Vet Tech
We all know that a normal day for any veterinary technician is always crazy. We run all over the place and fly around the clinic. We have so many “jobs.” We are a nurse, an operation assistant, a cleaning woman, a front-desk superstar, a radiographer, a grunt worker, and an anesthetist.
Find Your Passion Through Education!
Find out how Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition) uses education to open new doors and stay on the cutting edge in the veterinary field.
Passion — Never Be Afraid to Expand Your Horizons
Find out how editorial board member Brenda Feller found her career path through her passions—and vice versa.
Stories of Resilience
Passion for the profession moves many veterinary technicians, but we are just as moved by our personal lives. Deb Stone shares her story of being moved by an unexpected event and the resilience of others.
Gratitude and Giving Back
Elizabeth Exline shares how her childhood admiration for a veterinary team put her on the path to becoming a veterinary technician.