Category: Leadership Blogs

The Mistake That Made Me Who I Am Today

Blog Author: Lorelei D’Avolio, LVT, CVPM, VTS (Clinical Practice-Exotics) CVTS Chair My first veterinary job was cleaning kennels for $5.65/hour, and I loved every...

April 20, 2022

Whoops…Sorry About That, Doc!

Blog Author: Mariel Hendricks, BS, RVT NAVTA Member at Large When I first entered veterinary specialty surgery in 2012 as a “baby technician,” I...

April 6, 2022

Nutrition Tips for Healthier Vet Techs

Blog Author: Vicky Ograin, MBA, RVT, VTS (Nutrition) CE Committee Chair Nutrition is very important for all; this not only includes the patients we...

March 30, 2022

Meet the 2022 Executive Board – Member at Large

Name: Ryan Frazier Credentials/Certifications: BS in Marketing and LVT Number of years as a Credentialed Vet Tech: 18 years Why/how did you decide to...

March 23, 2022

Just Add Veggies for a Happy Human

Blog Author: Melissa Evans LVT, CVT, VTS (ECC) NAVTA CE Committee Member I love fresh food. I love farmers’ markets, fresh fruit and vegetables,...

March 16, 2022

Simple Changes Can Lead to a Happier You

Blog Author: Mariel Hendricks, BS, RVT NAVTA Member at Large We’ve all come home from a tough day at work, and the cookies and...

March 2, 2022

Happy Heart Month!

Blog Author: Harold Davis, RVT, VTS (ECC) (Anesth & Analgesia) NAVTA Treasurer It is not uncommon that, as veterinary technicians, we talk to clients...

February 16, 2022

Meet the 2022 Executive Board – President

Ashli Selke – NAVTA President Credentials/Certifications: RVT, CVT Number of years as a Credentialed Vet Tech: 7 Why/how did you decide to become a...

January 26, 2022

Meet the 2022 Executive Board – President-Elect

Jamie Rauscher – NAVTA President-Elect (2022) Credentials/Certifications: RVT, Medical Manager, Fear Free Elite, Animal Hospice and Palliative Care Certified, Human Animal Bond certified. Number...

January 19, 2022

Meet the 2022 Executive Board – Member at Large

Mariel Hendricks – NAVTA Member at Large Credentials/Certifications: BS, RVT Number of years as a Credentialed Vet Tech: 12 years Why/how did you decide...

January 12, 2022