Category Archives: Veterinary Technology

Globe University-La Crosse Vet Tech Students Attend WVTA Convention

On Oct. 14, 2016, seven Veterinary Technology students and staff from Globe University-La Crosse attended the Wisconsin Veterinary Technician Association (WVTA) Convention. The convention was held for three days at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin, and was held by the WVTA, a nonprofit organization made up of veterinary technicians and a health care
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GU-Appleton Staff, Vet Tech Student Raise Awareness of Addiction

Drug use, alcohol abuse and addiction are a concern that hits close to home for many Wisconsin residents. In 2010, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported that 512 Wisconsin residents died as a direct consequence of illicit drug use. Wisconsin’s number of substance-related deaths has exceeded 500 during four of the past five years.
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Halloween: More than Costumes and Candy?

Halloween was originally known as All Hallows’ Eve back in the eighth century, when people would have bonfires and wore costumes to ward off ghosts, according to The History Channel. This celebration of superstition has turned into something very different than what once was. Today, Halloween has turned into not only pumpkins, costumes and candy,
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St. Cloud Vet Tech Students Help with Woofstock 2016 Fundraiser

On Sept. 10, 2016, the SCNAVTA group at the St. Cloud Minnesota School of Business campus participated in Woofstock 2016, a fundraiser for Tri-County Humane Society. The Tri-County Humane Society provides services for over 3,000 animals every year. Each pet is evaluated, examined, given appropriate vaccinations and dewormings, spayed/neutered, treated for ailments and injuries as
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Vet Tech Students Travel to Thailand to Work with Elephants

Two veterinary technology students from Globe University – Woodbury campus took their love for animals to a new level by traveling to Thailand to work with elephants. Haley Schommer and Shannon Vesledahl stumbled across a college veterinary service summer program called Loop Abroad. They did some research and decided to apply. Little did they know
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Vet Techs at Eau Claire Campus Host Spay and Neuter Day

The veterinary technology program at the Eau Claire campus is known for helping out. They are always giving of their time and efforts. Recently, the department came together to help out both the Rusk County Animal Shelter and Bob’s House for Dogs. Students and faculty volunteered their time and skills to offer spays, neuters and
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