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Your E-Connection to NAVTASeptember 28, 2010 

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Dear SCNAVTA Liaison,

October 10th begins NVTW!

Have you made plans yet to celebrate and participate in the Vet Techs Helping Pets Contest?

Registration deadline: FRIDAY, October 1st, 2010

January 15, 2011 Orlando, FL
12pm (noon)
at the
NAVC Annual Conference

Upcoming Events

September 30-October 2: Academy of Surgical Research, 26th Annual Conference, Clearwater Beach, FL

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

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

October 7-10: WVTA, WVMA, WVPMA Convention in Madison, WI

October 9: MAVT Fall Conference in Detroit, Michigan

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

October 10: VSPN, "ASK NAVTA" chat about NVTW at 9pm

October 11-14: Atlantic Coast Vet Conference in Atlantic City, NJ

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

October 15-20: AZVT Conference, Los Angeles, CA

October 16-17: TVTA Fall Conference in Pigeon Forge, TN

October 19: Nutrifluent: Speak the Clients' Language Workshop in Denver, CO

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

October 20-23: ACVS Vet Symposium in Seattle, WA

October 21: Vet Management Institute with AAHA in Lafayette, IN

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

October 28: Nutrifluent: Speak the Clients' Language Workshop in St. Louis, MO

October 28: Dog Trainers' Connection Round Table, New York, NY

October 28: Dog Trainers' Connection Workshop, New York, NY

October 30: WI Humane Society Program, Milwaukee, WI

October 31-November 2: ICCVM, Napa Valley, CA

November 3: Canine Rehab Asst Module, Coral Springs, FL

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

November 4-7: CVC in San Diego, CA

November 5-7: NCVC, Raleigh, NC

November 6: AVTA 2010 Fall CE Program in Birmingham, AL

November 9: Nutrifluent: Speak the Clients' Language Workshop in Vancouver, British Columbia

November 11: Nutrifluent: Speak the Clients' Language Workshop in Portland, OR

November 12-14: 2010 NAVTA Annual Conference in Washington, D. C.

November 13: Internal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician, Fairmont, WV

November 18: Vet Mgmt Institute, Purdue University

December 4-8: AAEP Annual Convention in Baltimore, MD

January 15-19: NAVC Annual Conference, Orlando, 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.
VSPN is hosting an
"ASK NAVTA" chat
October 10th @ 9pm

chat about:
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Pet Oral Health Check-ups

Visual oral awareness checks to note plaque, tartar, gingival recession, broken teeth, oral swelling and other abnormalities.

Sunday, November 14
2:00--4:00 PM

at over 800 Petco's in the US
for more information, email:

1666 K Street, NW
Suite 260
Washington, DC  20006

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Membership (questions, renewal, etc.)
contact: Jacquie Gulamhussein

Brad is...and he can't wait! 
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He applied for a scholarship
 by going to:

and clicking
"Annual Conference" for details

Be one of the lucky veterinary technicians who will receive a $250 scholarship to the

2010 NAVTA Annual Conference

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Peter Gros
Peter Gros
Aundráy Collins
Aundray Collins

Stan Krejci
Stan Krejci

Emily Bennington and Skip Lineberg
Emily Bennington and Skip Lineberg
Kara Burns, MS, MEd, LVT
Kara Burns
Kathleen Bonvicini, MPH, PdD
Kathleen Bonvicini
Trish McLaughlin, CVT
Trish McLaughlin
Vickie Byard, CVT, VTS
Vickie Byard

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The AAVSB has approved the
 2010 NAVTA ANNUAL CONFERENCE for 7 CE credits. 

We are very PROUD to provide quality CE opportunities for our members!



Are your talents being utilized to their fullest potential?

NAVTA is interested in the what each member of the group does in order to be efficient and effective. 

  • What are your common goals? 
  • Is your job within your scope of practice?
  • How do you work as a team?
Contact: for details

Narrative articles may be published in the
Winter NAVTA Journal 2011

Fresh Off the Wires
AVMA-CAN Action Alert: Tell your Member of Congress to Cosponsor the Congressional Resolution (HR 1531) to designate 2011 as World Veterinary Year

World Rabies Day 2010 is TODAY!

Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, Banfield team up to collect obesity data

For other news articles related to the veterinary industry, check out the VIN Veterinary News Service.
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