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 …

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. …