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Your E-Connection to NAVTAJune 23, 2010 
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Trends is the essential business and practice management magazine for veterinary professionals. From in-depth discussion of crucial issues to do-it-now tips for a better work day, Trends is prized by every member of the practice team. For a daily dose of insights and ideas, visit the magazine's companion website:

Take the AAHA/NAVTA 

"There's a Better Way" Survey

Earn a Chance to Win a $75 American Express Gift Card

We all develop tips, techniques and gadgets to save time, money, or effort, or to achieve better results in our daily work

Wouldn't it be great to share all that?
Here's your chance!

The American Animal Hospital Association and NAVTA are teaming up to gather practical wisdom from technicians across the country. Give us your best tips and register to win one of three $75 American Express gift cards.

To get started,
click here. 

Results will be published in AAHA's Trends magazine and its companion website, as well as NAVTA publications, beginning in September.

Upcoming Events
June 26-27:  "Back to School" CE event at UC Davis

July 15-18:  Pacific Veterinary Conference in San Francisco

July 30:  American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior & American College of Veterinary Behavior meeting in Atlanta, GA
July 31-August 3:  AVMA Convention in Atlanta 
August 1: SVBT Membership Mtg and Reception in Atlanta in conjunction with AVMA

August 4-7: American Federation of Aviculture, Inc. 36th Annual Convention (AFA), in St. Petersburg, FL
August 28-31:CVC in Kansas City, MO

September 3-8:
Intro to Canine Rehab in Broomfield, CO

September 9-13:
28th Symposium of the Veterinary Comparative Respiratory Society in Raleigh, NC

September 10-12:
Canine Sports Medicine in Broomfield, CO

September 10-12:
SVBT Behavior Seminar in Las Vegas, Nevada

September 11-15:
15th Int'l Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium in Chicago, IL

September 24-25:
Northeast Association of Equine Practioners Symposium in Groton, CT

September 25:
VALVT Fall Conference in Fredericksburg, VA

September 30-October 3:
NYS Veterinary conference in Ithaca, NY

October 2-3:
OSU and Royal Canin Symposium on Neurology in Columbus, OH

October 9: MVTA Conference at University of Missouri Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Columbia, MO

October 13-17: Wild West Veterinary Conference in Reno, NV

October 14-20:30th Annual AZVT Conference in Los Angeles, CA

October 20-24: APDT Educational Conference and Trade Show in Atlanta, GA

October 23: 13th Annual CIVTA Fall Conference in Ankeny, IA

November 3-8:
Introduction to Canine Rehab in Coral Springs, FL

February 17-19, 2011:
OAVT Conference at London Convention Center, London, Ontario

You can now submit events to our online calendar by visiting and clicking Events.
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The All New 2010 Annual Conference
by Sandy Sponaugle
NAVTA Communications Director

...I personally feel very passionate about the career of veterinary technician - and I know that with the right training and development opportunities, veterinary technicians will be empowered to invest in themselves and the career they've chosen.  At NAVTA Annual Conference there will be courses aimed to help vet techs at any stage of their career to develop professional and leadership skills, and to expand their career options...

If you are interested in contributing a CE article to the NAVTA Journal, please feel free to contact us: 
Fall Journal -- Holistic Medicine
Winter Journal --Exotics and Avian

Article guidelines are under:
NAVTA Journal at

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The FIRST ANNUAL NAVTA CONFERENCE will be the weekend of November 12-14 in our nation's capitol, Washington, D.C.

THANK YOU to our event sponsors:
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You will experience terrific educational and networking opportunities.  Learn about leadership, professionalism and moving-up in the workplace.  Most of all, the conference will be FUN!  This inaugural conference is open to all members of the veterinary healthcare team, students, and the allied industry.
Visit NAVTA for a registration form and sign-up today!

 is coming
in July

...but only NAVTA members will receive one.

Renew your membership using our
online membership form!

Tell your friends and co-workers to become NAVTA members.

If you have questions about membership,  
Contact Jacquie Gulamhussein
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