Advancing RVT Professionals through Education, Science
& Legislation

California Registered Veterinary Technicians Association

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The mission of the California Registered Veterinary Technicians Association is to elevate the veterinary profession through the strengthening of the veterinary health care team. We seek to promote the role of the Registered Veterinary Technician by broadening our skills, knowledge, and professionalism and by securing representation of Registered Veterinary Technicians in the regulatory and legislative arena. The California Registered Veterinary Technicians Association strives to increase public awareness of the role of Registered Veterinary Technicians in veterinary medicine and our place in enhancing the welfare of our animal patients. 

has proclaimed October 11 - 17, 2020 
to be
National Veterinary Technician Week.

This annual event recognizes
veterinary nurses/technicians
for their contributions in pet healthcare.
This year, Hill’s Pet Nutrition,
a company dedicated to helping pets reach
their full potential
through quality nutrition and healthcare,
is sponsoring the week-long celebration.

National Veterinary Technician Week Press Kit

Educate the public about this vital member
of the veterinary medical team.

Reinforce the value and professionalism of veterinary nurses/technicians to veterinarians and the public.

Provide an opportunity for veterinary nurses/technicians
to salute one another for excellent performance in their work.

Acknowledge veterinarians for hiring
credentialed veterinary nurses/technicians.


veterinary technician is a credentialed professional whose job involves care for all species of animals.
Veterinary technicians use medical knowledge and clinical skills to provide routine and emergency nursing care
under the direction of a veterinarian.

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How to get Continuing Education hours
while we cannot congregate in large groups!

VIN/VSPN  VetMedTeam  IDEXX Learning Center       ATDove
If you know of any good online CE courses,
  ad them to the Member's Forum)


Urgent Member Alert 
Click HERE 
(updated  10.21.20)

If you would like
information on becoming a
Registered Veterinary Technician

Support your State RVT Association and Enjoy these CaRVTA Members' Only Benefits!

Conference Discounts – registration discounts to regional and national veterinary conferences.

Annual Membership Meeting – CaRVTA's annual membership meeting is held during the UC-Davis Back-to-School Conference.

Members-Only E-News & Alerts – receive up-to-date information on a variety of industry and association issues, including legislative matters, licensing issues, and association updates and conference information.

CaRVTA committee participation – check out the committees page.
Exclusive Professional Products & Services Discounts – exclusive discounts on textbooks, VASE, courses through Penn Foster College, employment attorney services, and on other professional goods and services. 

Registered Veterinary Technicians Association
1017 L Street Suite 389 Sacramento California 95814 
The California Registered Veterinary Technicians Association is a 501(c)6 not-for-profit organization.

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