Tag Archives: Veterinary Technology

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 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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Protecting Your Pets During the Winter and Holidays

Even though the weather has been mild so far this winter, it’s still important to make sure your furry family members are kept safe and warm. According to the Humane Society of the United States, each year they see an increase the number of complaints about animals left outside without food or shelter. Jessica Ostendorf, the
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MSB Vet Tech Students Receive Hands-on Learning in Elk River

Veterinarian Technology students at Minnesota School of Business- Elk River put their classroom learning to the test recently during a recent applied learning project. The 10 students performed complimentary ear cleanings and trimmed nails for dogs during an event held at Tractor Supply Co. in Elk River on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015. The students were
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MSB-Blaine Welcomes 20 Employers to the Fall Career Fair

Each fall, Minnesota School of Business-Blaine hosts an on-campus career fair for students and graduates to meet with potential employers. It is also open to the public. The event provides attendees professional networking opportunities with area employers representing all the programs we offer. Within the two-hour event, several interviews were scheduled, many connections were made, and
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MSB-Blaine SCNAVTA Group Assists at RAGOM’s Goldzilla Event in Their 40th Year

On Sunday, September 13, members of the SCNAVTA (Student Chapter of National Veterinary Technicians in America) group at Minnesota School of Business-Blaine participated in RAGOM’s (Retrieve a Golden of Minnesota) Goldzilla event. Under the supervision of Kelly Noyes, CVT, SCNAVTA Advisor, and veterinary technology program instructor, SCNAVTA students Brittany Rivera, Ashlie Kerr, Kelly Xiong, Melanie
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Vet Tech Student has Message for Others as She Turns Tragedy into Triumph

Like many college students, Tara Leonard was scared and unsure of her future when she started at Minnesota School of Business-Rochester (MSB) in the fall of 2012. She was in her late 30s, a single mother of two, working both a full-time and part-time job. But little did she know her biggest challenge was still
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Pet Spa is a Big Success for Plymouth Vet Tech Students

The Minnesota School of Business- Plymouth SCNAVTA Vet Tech club hosted its yearly pet spa on Saturday, August 29.  The event provided the general public with grooming services for dogs and cats.   The most popular service was the “Works” which included full baths, nail trims, ear cleanings, and minor grooming for both dogs and cats
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MSB-Blaine Pays It Forward in the Local Community

On Friday, September 11, staff and faculty members of Minnesota School of Business-Blaine spent the afternoon doing random acts of kindness in their local community. The team building event had some simple rules to follow: The teams (there were three) had to stay together, each act needed to be photographed, all the money (each team
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