July 26-27, 2014

7th Annual CaRVTA / UC-Davis
Back-to-School Symposium

"I have more knowledge to take back with me to my hospital, especially with an understanding on lab equipment, nursing and anesthesia."—2012 BTS Attendee

Save July 26-27, 2014, for CaRVTA's 7th Annual Back-to-School Symposium with UC-Davis!

Our 2014 Conference will feature expert lectures from leading veterinary professionals, valuable hands-on workshops for Registered Veterinary Technicians and Assistants, and exciting exhibits from industry partners and suppliers. We will again offer Live Webinar options for those unable to join us in person.

This year's BTS features presentations by CaRVTA President Allyne Moone and Treasurer and Leg/Reg Advocate Nancy Ehrlich. Allyne will present "RVT Law Exam: A Review," which is primarily designed for candidates for the new California RVT Law exam but is also a good review of RVT law for practicing technicians. Nancy will present "The Alternate Route to Obtaining an RVT: A Review." Her lecture is designed to help Alternate Route candidates avoid common problems.

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Get a $50 Discount on Dr. Dunbar's Seminar About Dog Behavior and Training

Practical Behavioral Information for the Veterinary Practitioner on July 13, 2014 in Emeryville, CA

Dr. Ian Dunbar invites you to attend his upcoming seminar explaining what veterinary practitioners need to know about dog behavior and training. It's been approved for 6 CEs by RACE/AAVSB, and it will be packed with information you can use to make your practice more successful.

CaRVTA members can receive a $50 discount on registration following the instructions here.


Now Available! CaRVTA's RVT Exam Study Guide

CaRVTA has just released our latest publication, a new RVT Exam Study Guide for RVT candidates taking the new Law Exam. Beginning March 1, all candidates will be required to take the California Veterinary Technician Examination (Law Exam) plus the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE). The Study Guide contains all of the laws and regulations that may appear on the law exam test in one handy book. Buy Now at the CaRVTA Online Store!


Support the Morris Animal Foundation's Golden Retriever Lifetime Study

More than 70 million dogs live in the United States. Half of them over the age of 10 will die of cancer. In fact, cancer is the leading cause of death in dogs over the age of 2. CaRVTA is a proud supporter of the Morris Animal Foundation's Golden Retriever Lifetime Study, which will track 3,000 volunteer Golden Retrievers' health for life in order to gain insights into preventing and treating cancer and other canine diseases. The Foundation is seeking to enroll 3,000 volunteer Golden Retrievers for this study, which will collect observational data over the next 10 to 14 years to help scientists learn how to prevent cancer and other diseases that take the lives of our dogs too soon. If you are an owner, enroll your dog today. If you are a veterinarian, encourage clients to register. If you are a breeder, help spread the word. Visit caninelifetimehealth.org to learn more!

Our Mission

The California Registered Veterinary Technicians Association is dedicated to strengthening the veterinary health care team and promoting the role of the licensed RVT in the veterinary care profession.

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