This valuable role is being recognized, celebrated, and appreciated October 15 to 21, as well as throughout the year.
Veterinary technician content is sponsored by Elanco for the month of October.
Veterinary technicians provide priceless value to animal care practices. Throughout the month of October, we’re celebrating these often-unsung members of the animal care team.
Staff technicians can help improve overall practice success. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, veterinary technicians drive efficiency and human well-being in a practice, which also benefits revenue. Using technicians’ skills and education not only affects their job satisfaction but also affords veterinarians more time to focus on the work that requires their own expertise.1
National Veterinary Technician Week, which runs October 15 to 21 and marks its 30th anniversary this year.1,2 According to the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America, the third week in October is annually used to celebrate, recognize, and promote credentialed technicians’ contributions to the veterinary profession as well as society.2
To kick of this special week, here are 3 must-read articles that highlight the value of veterinary technicians:
For more news and stories about veterinary technicians, visit our dedicated webpage for a complete list of articles, videos and podcasts pertaining to the roles they serve in veterinary medicine.