Apply for Our MVTA RVT Advancement Fund

We are taking applications! The MVTA RVT Advancement Fund was created to provide funds for RVTs in good standing who may want to pursue a specialist designation, an undergraduate or graduate degree, attend a conference, transition to a new aspect of animal health or for RVTs that require monetary support to engage in new initiatives related to the animal health …

2019 RVT DYNAMIC DUO CONTEST – Be the FACE of the MVTA!

ENTER THE 2019 RVT DYNAMIC DUO CONTEST May 30, 2019 (Winnipeg, MB) – Canada’s RVT Month Task Force is looking to feature real-life RVT “dynamic duos” on the national 2019 RVT Month poster. More than 1,000 RVT Month Kits will be distributed across the country this fall, each containing a copy of this year’s new poster. Would YOU like to …

Sneak Peak into CenCan 2020!

CenCan 2020: the cream of the Canadian crop While February might not be on many people’s minds (let’s face it, who wants to think about that wintry month when we’re just getting started with summer), we’ve been hard at work on CenCan 2020, contacting speakers based off the feedback we received from the survey we sent out. The emails have …

Are You NOT Covered By Your Employers Liability Insurance Policy?

The RVTTC, in partnership with the CVMA, can provide you with reliable and relevant coverage at a competitive rate. This insurance program is available now to Manitoba RVTs (as a member of RVTTC). This insurance is suitable for both contract and full-time employees. HOWEVER, we highly encourage RVTs employed at a veterinary hospital to ensure the hospital/veterinarian insurance provider is …

Dr. Andy Roark is coming to CenCan 2019!

Held the first weekend of February, this conference is three days of exciting and enriching educational sessions for the entire veterinary team. This is a joint event from the Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA) and the Manitoba Veterinary Technologists Association (MVTA) with approximately 300 attendees annually. The CenCan conference offers prime opportunities to connect face-to face with the veterinary community. …

MVTA RVT and DVM of the Year Award Nominations

The time has come again to think about the amazing RVTs and DVMs who works with you. This person has gone above and beyond the call of duty. Someone who has contributed to the workplace in a way you didn’t expect, given of their time to make your life easier, volunteers, or works hard for the Association. Why not show …

The 2019 CenCan speakers are confirmed!

The 2019 Speakers for CenCan are: Dr. Andy Roark  –  Practice Management Carolyn Cartwright, RVT VTS (Anesthesia)  –  Anesthesia Lecture & Wet Lab Dr. Colleen Fisher  –  Small Animal Behaviour Dr. Judy Rochette  –  Companion Animal Dentistry Dr. Shawn MacKenzie  –  Radiology ACHIEVE  –  Communication and Conflict Resolution Dr. Herman Barkema  –  Infectious Diseases of Dairy Cattle Dr. Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein  …

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 …