Watch for more CE opportunities coming soon

Regional Meetings and CE


Do you know an outstanding FVTA Certified Veterinary Technician?
If so, nominate that technician for FVTA’s CVT of the Year Award!
We will recognize the winner of this award at the annual FVTA general membership meeting during NAVC in February.

Submit application to by January 31st!



Are you a full-time veterinary technology student?
Are you enrolled in an AVMA-Accredited program?
Have you completed 25% of your program and
are you in good standing?
Are you a student member of FVTA?
If so, you are eligible to compete for a $500 FVTA Scholarship!
We will award 2 scholarships at the annual FVTA general membership meeting during VMX (Orlando) in February.
(you do not have to be present to win)

Submit your application and required documentation
to by January 31st , 2018!


Happy People, Happy Pets Symposium Saturday & Sunday February 24 & 25, 2018 8:00am-5:30pm
Holiday Inn Harbourside
401 2nd St Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785




Exciting News! We are now accepting applications for the
2018-2019 UFVH Veterinary Technician Internship Program.

 Internship tracks are available in:

  • ·  Anesthesia & Pain Management
  • ·         Emergency & Critical Care
  • ·         NEW! General (Rotating)
Applications are due February 28th, 2018 with internship dates set for
June 18th, 2018 through June 30th, 2019.
This is a PAID internship and we are accepting one intern per track.

details and application here


Animal Health Veterinary Technician (Unpaid)

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is hosting an internship program for

veterinarytechnicians or senior students enrolled and in good standing at an AVMA accreditedveterinary technology program that are interested in pursuing a career in the zoo andwildlife field. The veterinary technician internship will provide extensive hands-on training,from a highly respected veterinary team, on a wide variety of exotic species.


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The December issue of the SART Sentinel - Vol. 13, #12 -
is online and available here.


Monthly Member meetings are held online at the

VSPN meeting room at 8:00pm on the last Thursday of the month  

Email reminders are sent to all active members



is a 4 yr old guinea pig that joined our family when the person who originally owned him discovered her child was horribly allergic. He let's my son carry him all over and even likes to take weekend trips with us. Dragon loves attention and doesn't like to share his pettings with the dog. If we stop petting him, to pet the dog, he will reach over and nip at the dog until we go back to petting him. Don't worry, the dog figured it out and nudges his way between our hand and Dragon.

Dragon does get curious which resulted in his getting stuck in the log. He waswalking around, with the log around his middle, but could not see where he
was going. My first thought was of Pooh and being stuck in Rabbit's house. Idec ided I couldn't wait for him to lose weight so I freed him. He has never crawled through that opening again.
Submitted by: Sharyn Garrigan-Niskala

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