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It’s National Veterinary Technician Week: October 12-18

Oct 16, 2014 | Vet Tech Week

National Vet Tech Week

Veterinary technicians are a vital part of our healthcare team. Vet techs perform a variety of functions in the practice. Here are just a few.

Vet Techs:

• Educate about pet health
• Draw blood
• Provide nutritional advice
• Assist in surgery
• Perform rehabilitative therapies
• Provide nursing care
• Take X-rays of patients
• Provide scritchies and cuddles

The Veterinary Technician’s Oath
“I solemnly dedicate myself to aiding animals and society by providing excellent care and services for animals, by alleviating animal suffering, and promoting public health.

I accept my obligations to practice my profession conscientiously and with sensitivity, adhering to the profession’s Code of Ethics, and furthering my knowledge and competence through a commitment to lifelong learning.”

AZPetVet salutes all of the hard-working Vet Techs making a difference in animals’ lives each day!

Disclaimer: Not intended to be a substitute for professional veterinarian advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your veterinarian with any questions you may have regarding the medical condition of your pet. If you think your pet has a medical emergency, call or visit your veterinarian or your local veterinary emergency hospital immediately.