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Veterinary Technicians and Vet Students: How can you help pets during natural disasters?

by Flavia Vaduva - December 10, 2018 at 8:58 AM

After so many natural disasters and emergency situations experienced in different parts of the world in 2018, it is a good idea to review the different ways you can help in times of crisis.

There are a number of ways to help-from joining response teams, to disaster training and donating time or resources- check out this DVM360 article, “4 Ways Technicians Can Help When Disaster Strikes” to get informed and inspired to help!

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Vet Techs: How to Write a Cover Letter

by Lori Hehn - November 30, 2018 at 11:24 AM

We have recently been reviewing lots of resumes at our clinic. Many resumes come with no cover letter. I like a cover letter because it tells a little more about the person that is applying and what they are looking for, rather than just the list of qualifications on the resume.

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7 Tips for New Vet Techs in Practice

by Lori Hehn - November 23, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Nervous about starting your first job as a vet tech? You will do great! Here are a few tips to help you make a smooth transition into your new position.

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How to Calculate a Dose of Injectable Medication

by Lori Hehn - November 8, 2018 at 8:01 PM

The VTNE will have several questions for which you will need to perform calculations. We will be having several blog posts on how to do different types of calculations. It is good review for in-clinic use as well as studying for the VTNE. Here is a quick review of how to calculate a dose of injectable medication. We want you to know how to calculate pet drug dosage.

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Remembering Where to Place ECG Leads on Animals

by Lori Hehn - October 28, 2018 at 8:02 PM

ECG leads (or electrocardiographic leads) record the electrical potential at the different points on the body. Where the leads are placed determines a specific pattern we are looking for on our recording.

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