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Feature February 2016 Issue

The Vet Tech’s Role for your cat

Itís okay to ask the staff at your veterinary practice whether they are veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants or veterinary technologists.

The Vet Tech’s Role for your cat

Here are some guidelines about important members of your catís healthcare team.

Officially, thereís no such thing as a veterinary nurse. The people who act in that capacity are termed veterinary technicians. But itís confusing. Why arenít veterinary technicians just called veterinary nurses?

Good question ó and itís one that the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) has been asking itself. In fact, that organization, which represents vet techs, as they are called colloquially, has begun having conversations with state, national and even international organizations aboutÖ

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