Press Release: Name Change

Winnipeg, MB, February 8, 2017– Effective February 4, 2017, the Manitoba Animal Health Technologists Association (MAHTA) has changed its name to the Manitoba Veterinary Technologist Association (MVTA).This change was made to align with the more common term of Veterinary Technologist in use across North America, as well as to increase public awareness and recognition of Registered Veterinary Technologists in Manitoba. …

CABB CHUV New Collaborative Relationship

The Canadian Animal Blood Bank (CABB) and blood bank of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vétérinaire (CHUV; Faculté de médecine vétérinaire) of the University of Montreal are pleased to announce their new collaborative relationship that expands CABB’s capabilities to supply high quality blood products to more Canadian veterinarians. This unique new partnership will provide veterinarians in Quebec and the Maritime provinces …

CENCAN 2018

CENCAN 2018 will be taking place on February 2-4th!

Rabies Response & Sample Collection Training for Veterinary Clinics

Manitoba Agriculture, in collaboration with Manitoba Rabies Central, has created a “Rabies Response in Manitoba” Training Module for veterinarians and registered veterinary technologists (RVTs) to provide information on Manitoba’s rabies control program and the required training to participate as a paid sample collector. Other clinic staff members who are adequately experienced in sample collection and preparation procedures may also be …