Regional Meetings and CE


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The FVTA supports NAVTA's Veterinary Nurse Initiative 

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  Hands on courses available in Dentistry

Hands on courses also available in Anesthesia 

Both offer CE for attendance


White Oak

White Oak Conservation Veterinary Technician Internship

The Veterinary Technician Internship, at White Oak Conservation, is an extended opportunity that provides a post-graduate, continuing education opportunity for certified veterinary technicians intending to work in the zoo and wildlife field. The internship will provide extensive hands-on experience working clinically with a wide variety of exotic species within an AZA certified zoological setting with highly respected veterinary staff.

For more information regarding this opportunity click the professional training link below.



Animal Health Veterinary Technician (Unpaid)

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is hosting an internship program for

veterinary technicians or senior students enrolled and in good standing at an AVMA accredited veterinary technology program that are interested in pursuing a career in the zoo and wildlife 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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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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