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Advice for potential veterinary technicians
In this interview with dvm360®, Alyssa Mages, BS, CVT, offers advice to anyone interested in becoming a veterinary technician, plus she tips her hat to all current veterinary technicians
During an interview with dvm360®, Alyssa Mages, BS, CVT, explained that anyone interested in becoming a veterinary technician should go for it, but also learn more about the different avenues and ways to become a veterinary technician. Plus, she celebrates all veterinary technicians for all that they do during National Veterinary Technician Week and every week before or after.
The following is a partial transcript of the video.
Alyssa Mages, BS, CVT: I didn't fall into [becoming a veterinary technicinan] it was just a different path that I took but really understand what it means. Do you need to have a bachelor's degree? No, you don't. There are some programs that are 2 years [and] some that are 4 and you get your bachelor's. There are online programs. So really don't fall into it thinking 'Well what else am I going to do' recognize that you have a real interest in it and you care about making a difference