Province Proclaims October as Veterinary Technologists Month in Manitoba

Thank you to Manitoba Agriculture and our Minister, the Honourable Ralph Eichler, for proclaiming October as Veterinary Technologists month in Manitoba. In a letter, dated September 27, 2018, the Minister writes… On behalf of the Manitoba Government, I am pleased to proclaim the month of October as Veterinary Technologists Month. The Province of Manitoba recognizes that Veterinary Technologist are an …

Anesthesia & Pain Control Wet Lab CE for Veterinarians & Technologists

PROGRAM DETAILS – Full Day Wet Lab Red River College, November 17th and/or 18th 2018 Teams of participants work closely with an anesthesiologist/instructor to construct and deliver anesthesia and analgesia protocols for dogs and cats. Regular shelter patients will undergo anesthesia delivery. All surgeries are performed by staff veterinarians. Each team will perform a pre-anesthetic assessment of their patient and …

This October, Celebrate the Many Hats of the RVT

From coast to coast across Canada, Registered Veterinary Technologists (RVTs) have become an integral part of the animal healthcare team. This year’s RVT Month theme celebrates the many roles and possibilities that exist within the RVT career and the many ‘hats’ an RVT wears every day. “RVTs are integral members of the veterinary team, but they aren’t only found in …

Free Health and Safety e-Courses for Manitoba Workplaces

SAFE Work Manitoba is pleased to announce the availability of free health and safety education for Manitoba workers. These courses are funded by SAFE Work Manitoba through a partnership with the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). Registration is limited to a total of 300 seats of the following courses, per company/organization. Courses marked “free” are not part …

Fall CE Registration is OPEN!

Join us in Brandon on Sunday, September 30th or in Winnipeg on Sunday, October 21st for some exciting CE! We have amazing speakers to talk about: Hands Free X-Rays (4 credits) Julia Bitan, RVT and Ashley Jenner, RVT BSc In this interactive session, we will demonstrate effective tools and techniques to eliminate the need to hold patients for x-rays. The …

NEW Travel Bursary Open To RVTs!

The RVTTC is excited to announce a member initiative designed to strengthen the RVT profession in Canada! This initiative was created to provide funds for RVTs who may want to expand their professional knowledge or skills as an RVT and require additional financial support to attend a conference or continuing education activity. A maximum of $1,000.00 is available per bursary. …

Animal Health Week Online Ordering is Now Open!

You can now place orders for this year’s Animal Health Week merchandise. We still offer old favourites like balloons and tattoos, but we’ve introduced a new pet food scoop and socks, and our super cute puppy sports packs are back! Visit the Animal Health Week section of our website to login, view the complete inventory, and order online. Be sure …

THE CANADIAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION IS PLEASED TO SHARE ITS REVISED CANADIAN VETERINARY OATH (2018)

The updated version of the Canadian Veterinary Oath is not substantively different from the 2004 version, with a few exceptions. Our role in animal suffering has been expanded, recognizing the role of the veterinary profession in animal welfare. “Practice my profession” has been amended to “perform my professional duties”, which we believe is more inclusive of our obligations. We have also adapted …

Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Releases New Edition of its Kennel Code

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2018 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Releases New Edition of its Kennel Code OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) released its newest edition of A Code of Practice for Canadian Kennel Operations during the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies convention this weekend in Calgary, Alta. Seven years in the making, the …