how to become a vet tech?
I am now 17 and in 11th grade, I do online classes. I would like to become a vet tech when I get out of high school. What are the requirements to become a vet tech, and if there is any info that anybody has, feel free to share. I would like to know EVERYTHING about becoming one and what you do as a vet tech. feel free to share all the information you have, it would help me alot. also, can you do this online? or do you need to actually go to a college for this?
Asked By: Kimberly - 3/5/2010
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Veterinary technicians are required (in most states) to have a 2 year degree in veterinary technology from an AVMA accredited veterinary technology program, to have passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam and a state exam in order to be credentialed. They are also generally required to attend a set number of... More
Answered By: CindyRVT - 3/9/2010
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You have to go to college or a technical college to become a vet tech. Vet techs have to be registered, certified, or licensed by the state depending on the state. Usually it is a two-year program and then you'll sit for the state exam. You can be a vet assistant without being a vet tech, but you are very restricted in... More
Answered By: Ashley R - 3/5/2010
Hi Kimberly, my friend is currently in his first semester at an online vet tech school with penn foster. He recently started a blog where people can find out about vet tech school and ask him questions. Here is his site: http://www.vettechinfo.com
Answered By: RV - 3/8/2010
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