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My Favorite Veterinary Social Media Accounts

by Lori Hehn - December 1, 2016 at 3:41 PM
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There are many great veterinary social media accounts- and all platforms have some favorites. Some are great for a laugh, and others are educational or inspiring. Here are a few of my favorites you should definitely check out. If you have favorites, please share in the comments so others can follow too!

Veterinary Instagram: 

  1. vettechprobs- my #1 favorite account. A compilation of the funniest vet tech memes you will ever see! My go-to place for a guaranteed laugh. They are so funny because they are true. 
  2. vetgirlontherun a combination of funny, educational, and inspiring!
  3. savvyvettech- (ok, yes this is my account)- some random hospital photos, I have been trying to post more lately. I try to gear toward interesting cases or tips/questions for vet techs.
  4. iamthat1vt- funny memes and interesting hospital case photos (discretion advised for language)
  5. dvm360mag- not a super active account but I love their tidbits of wisdom and inspiration, occasional funny post
  6. jungle_doctor- love this account. I don't get to see many exotics so the photos from this world-traveling vet are amazing to me!
  7. vetsnobiety- this is a MUST FOLLOW! Very educational and some crazy and interesting cases from around the world!
  8. dr.zoltan- exotics vet from Hong Kong, amazing photos
  9. loveone_project- not a vetmed account but wildlife and inspirational

Veterinary Twitter:

  1. @DrAndyRoark- account geared toward education/practical learning  
  2. @VetTechPrep- posts with quizzes, infographs, articles, links. Educational information for vet techs and those studying for their VTNE.
  3. @MeganVTS- educational posts, works for atdove.org, critical care vet tech, great feed!
  4. @VetTeamBrief-educational, links to articles and current veterinary topics
  5. @eyerollatthevet- Hilarious account, a MUST FOLLOW for all vet techs!

Veterinary Facebook:

  1. Dr. Andy Roark- funny videos and good vetmed related stories
  2. NAVTA- National Veterinary Technicians Association- the association that supports veterinary technicians; vet tech related information and veterinary articles
  3. AVMA- American Veterinary Medical Association- breaking news, updates and stories in veterinary medicine
  4. Veterinary Practice News- one of my favorite magazines, links to articles 
  5. VetGirl- same as the Twitter account above but more in-depth information- funny memes, educational posts, and links to podcasts and continuing education offerings.
  6. Snout School- great ideas for social media posting for your vet clinics

Veterinary YouTube:

atdove.org- this channel has instructional videos for vet techs (how to handle fractious cats, how to place an IV catheter, administering vaccines, setting up an anesthesia machine, etc.) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChsuTzIcGC2-6A2LJE5FfkA

Veterinary Pinterest:

  1. atdoveorg- all Boards
  2. funnyvet.com- all pins
  3. bethdsew - Board: Vet Tech
  4. veterinaryteambrief.com- all Boards
  5. heather latham- Board: Veterinary Excitement
  6.  Charity Christopher- Board: Oh, The World Of Veterinary Medicine

ViralVet - an app for vets/vet techs and students only. A place for case and photo sharing, highly educational and interesting. This is a free app and I highly recommend. I have seen cases there that I would never see otherwise and a great place to share information. 

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About Lori Hehn

Lori Hehn is a practicing veterinarian and a contributor and content manager with XPrep Learning Solutions. She has a drive for continual learning and enjoys interacting with veterinary and vet tech students. She also writes veterinary learning books for children.

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