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May 17, 2011

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Save the date for the 2nd Annual Greenies Oral Health Event at PETCO!


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The Greenies Brand is hosting the 2nd annual Pet Oral Health Event at PETCOs nationwide July 31st from 2 - 4 pm. We're so thankful to every veterinary technician who participated last year, and we're looking for your help again! You can educate pet parents about the importance of pet oral health at this free event. You'll have the opportunity to promote your clinic, learn and share practical pet oral health and be compensated for time. Stay tuned for more details!

Deadline for Bayer scholarship is soon!


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The final deadline for the 2011 Bayer Scholarship contest is June 1st. Please click on the banner above to view more information. Scholarship submissions should be sent to

Please take this survey!   

The Tennessee Veterinary Technician Association would like to know if you, as a veterinary technician, can take farm calls. Help them answer this question by taking their survey.

Congrats Brookdale students!   

Students of Brookdale Community College's first NAVTA-approved veterinary assistant class have passed the didactic portion of the program (finals) and began their clinicals at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital on May 10th. The students are scheduled in 18 rotations over the course of 9 days.
In addition, the students were visited by Harriett Terodemos, CVT, Academic Department Chair of the Veterinary Technician Program at Bergen County College, and 5 students expressed interest in furthering their education and becoming veterinary technicians. Those interested students will earn two credits towards their education after sucessfully completing the VA program.

Start planning for NVTW! 


National Veterinary Technician Week will be held October 9 - 15, 2011. This year's theme will be "Vets and Pets Need Techs".  This special week will be sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition as part of their commitment to pet health and nutrition. NAVTA is proud to represent veterinary technicians and support our members, state associations, specialties and student chapters during the 2011 NVTW. We will be adding additional details and resources to our website in the coming weeks.  Please check back often -  Also, be sure to check out the upcoming summer issue of The NAVTA Journal for celebration ideas!