Veterinary Technicians are in High Demand

See Why Now is a Great Time to Enter the Industry The Veterinary industry saw a surge in the last year of patients. The surge was due to the many people and families that adopted a pet during quarantine in 2020. The increase of pet owners all around the country indirectly led to a labor shortage of Veterinary Technicians and Assistants. Why is there a shortage? The rise in people being let go from their jobs during the pandemic and the increasing numbers of burnt-out workers has left the veterinary industry in a worker shortage. Many previous workers have felt

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8 Surprising Stats About the Veterinary Industry

Digging Deeper into the Veterinary Medicine Everyone who owns a pet will at some point need to go to a vet clinic for something. The veterinary industry is a $50.2 billion industry in the United States. With how large the industry is, there are many things you probably didn’t know about the industry. Here are several statistics about the veterinary industry that might surprise you. 1. 67% of Households in the U.S. Have a Pet This means that as a veterinarian technician, you will likely have the opportunity to interact with over half of the people in your area, or

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Top 5 Skills to be a Veterinary Assistant

Many animal lovers consider going into the field of veterinary medicine at some point in their lives.  It’s a natural career path for animal lovers. If you love animals and you are thinking of a career as a veterinary assistant, learn the top 5 skills to be a veterinary assistant. Skill #1: Be flexible When you’re a veterinary assistant, you’ll be called on to help out in many situations. Sometimes you’ll help out vet techs in the lab, other times, you may need to help the veterinarian with a special procedure. Also, you’ll have to have the luxurious duty of

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Veterinary Tech Training

Are interested in Veterinary Tech training? If you are, consider training with Milwaukee Career College (MCC). You’ll get hands-on training with REAL animals and also get one-on-one time with instructors since class sizes are kept intentionally small. Plus, MCC is accredited by the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association). With MCC, you can finish your training and begin working as a vet tech in less than 2 years! At MCC, you’ll learn how to become a professional vet tech. You’ll learn how to perform laboratory testing by taking samples (for example drawing blood) and documenting the final results. You’ll also learn

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Some animals are at risk during the COVID-19 outbreak

As thousands are laid off during the COVID-19 outbreak and households struggle to pay for essential needs, many animals are in danger of suffering. During times of economic hardship, pet owners are often forced to surrender their beloved companions when their financial distress exceeds their ability to afford the cost of caring for them. The public health crisis taking place right now will have a ripple effect on animals in need due to increased poverty now and in the months and years ahead. Shelters and rescue groups then struggle to absorb the influx of animals entering their facilities and overcome

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How can I start working with animals?

For many of us in Milwaukee, animals are not just our friends, they are our heroes. Whether they are helping the blind, deaf, protecting a sleeping family, or simply providing a nice welcome home at the end of a hard day, animals have the ability to make a real difference in our lives. However, sometimes our animal friends need help. We have an answer as to how you can start working with animals. There are so many animals out there that are injured, orphaned, or otherwise in need of human intervention. The Milwaukee community needs trained professionals to help heal

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