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Globe University Students Share ‘A Day in the Life’ Through Photos: Part I

By Dana Wallace, campus librarian Over a weekend in September, Globe University-La Crosse asked students to take pictures of their lives away from Globe. Our students are more than just students — they are parents, daughters, sons, grandparents, and have jobs and lives outside of school. These students’ photographs tell stories about themselves and their lives.
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Puppy Braces and Cat Toothpaste: What You Might Not Know About Your Pet’s Smile

Our smiles are important, and that’s why we take care of them by brushing and flossing our teeth and visiting the dentist regularly. But what about our pet’s teeth? Pets are supposed to have bad breath, right? Wrong! I recently sat in on a presentation the veterinary technology students in the Applications of Veterinary Clinical
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Globe University-Sioux Falls Vet Tech Students Give Back

On an overcast Saturday recently, the students of Globe University-Sioux Falls’s veterinary technology program had the opportunity to work with a local business partner in a joint effort to vaccinate pets in and around the community of Emery, South Dakota. It was an experience that proved beneficial to many people, as well as some dogs
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Vet Tech Students Warn Pet Owners of Holiday Hazards

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…yes, it’s officially the holiday season. Time to gather with friends and family, but don’t forget your furry four legged little friends. Students in the veterinary technology program want pet owners to be aware of some hazards that come with this time of the year. Globe University-Woodbury campus Student
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Vet Tech Instructors Help Brownies Earn Badge

There are a lot of things to learn about taking care of a pet, especially when you are young. That’s why a Brownie Girl Scout troop in Franklin, Wis., asked Globe University-Madison East veterinary technology program instructors to join them for a special troop meeting about pet care. Veterinary technology instructors Heather Wipijewski and Brandie Moker shared information
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Consider These Top 5 Factors to Choose the Right Pet

Dogs. Cats. Fish. Ferrets. Birds. Snakes. Tarantulas. Chickens. With so many pet choices, choosing a pet can be a daunting task.  There are so many different types of animals out there and the care required for each is different. Students in the Globe University veterinary technology program understand the dilemma many families face when choosing
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The Good, the Bad and the Adorable – The Real Story of a Vet Tech

Contributed by Rebecca Lange, Veterinary Technology Program Chair, Globe University – Appleton I could give you the technical definition of what a Veterinary Technician does, but what would the fun be in that? I want to tell what a Vet Tech really does… Veterinary Technicians are often the unsung heroes in the Veterinary Clinic even
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Don’t Share with Your Furry Friends!!

A blog by Janet Laffin, CVT Veterinary Technology Program Chair, Globe University – Wausau It’s the time of year for the scrumptious food to be made and eaten. Remember, these foods are okay for us to eat, but not necessarily okay for our pets.  As the dog sits and begs with those adorable puppy dog
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Globe University Students Help at Furry Flurry Event

Neenah Animal Shelter recently held their 8th Annual Furry Flurry event at Riverside Park in Neenah. As a longtime partner with Neenah Animal Shelter, Globe University-Appleton students in the veterinary technology program raised funds, placed microchips and trimmed nails during the fundraiser.They were able to educate the public as to why it is beneficial to
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