Tag Archives: veterinary Technician

Building Your LinkedIn Network as a Vet Tech

You’ve completed your vet tech education and are ready to enter into the career you’ve looked forward to over the last few years. You will find a good number of vet tech jobs available today, but these, like many other positions currently, are highly competitive. What helps you to stand out among the many other
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Where Are They Now? Meet Vet Tech Grad Megan Wilczek

By Stephanie Daniels, Globe University-Wausau veterinary technician program chair As the veterinary technician program chair at our Globe University campus, I enjoy keeping in touch with graduates as they establish their careers. I am excited to share some of their stories, starting with veterinary technician graduate Megan Wilczek. Megan graduated from Globe University-Eau Claire campus in
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Vet Tech Student Puts New Spin on Support for Local Humane Society

Danielle Stone is no stranger to the Humane Society. She is a student in the veterinary technology program at Globe University-Wausau who recently took her love for animals in a new direction by organizing a donation and supply run for the Humane Society of Marathon County. “I love the Humane Society and their cause,” she
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Globe’s Vet Tech Students Use Special Horses to Help Special People

The Globe University-Sioux Falls campus Equine class has developed a special relationship with HorsePower. HorsePower, formerly known as Handi-Riders, Inc., has served the Sioux Empire community for nearly 30 years. They believe in the connective power a horse can have on its riders. HorsePower is a designed therapy, which has proven to have amazing effects
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Why a Barn Beats a Textbook for These Vet Tech Students

Students earning their vet tech degrees at Globe University-Moorhead got inside a horse’s head recently at the Brady Equestrian Center. Understanding how a horse thinks is important in the veterinary technician role, so equine instructor Nikki Bailey introduced her students to some valuable hands-on learning to give them a leg up on their future careers. Horses are incredibly sensitive to
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Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Vet Tech?

If you ask any veterinarian or veterinary technician when they decided on their chosen career, they would probably all tell you the same thing: early. It’s something that’s engrained in their hearts from the start—a longing to treat and care for animals of all kinds. That’s why, when you decide on a career in animal
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Feet in the Door: These Vet Tech Students Gain Experience, Preparation in College

I recently sat down with several students in our vet tech program at Globe University-Sioux Falls to ask them about their college experience. These students are enrolled in the Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) Review class and in their final quarter of college. The CVT Review course helps students study and prepare for the Veterinary Technician
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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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Behind Every Great Veterinarian is An Amazing Veterinary Technician

On October 15-18th the Globe University Sioux Falls Veterinary Technology program celebrated the many contributions to the care and health of animals made by veterinary technicians.   These licensed professionals practice under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian.  Veterinary technicians prepare and give medications as ordered by the veterinarian, take x-rays, induce and maintain anesthesia, and
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