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. 

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.

NAVTA is pleased to present its members and the community with the following FREE virtual events during #NVTW2021. 

  • Sunday, October 17 - Preview of our Veteos custom video featuring NAVTA members
  • Monday, October 18 - Amazon Gift Card raffle - check out our social media pages!
  • Tuesday, October 19 - Webinar: 10 Tips to Improve Your Job Search in the Digital Age - Register HERE
  • Thursday, October 21- Webinar: Self-Care for Vet Techs, by Dr. Amanda Landis-Hanna - Sponsored by Merck Animal Health - Register HERE 
  • Friday, October 22 – Veterinary Technician Awards, with The Bridge Club - Register HERE
  • Saturday, October 23 – Vet Tech Trivia Night - an evening of fun, games, and prizes! Register TODAY

Join us for
Carvta First Monday CE

Starting November 1, 2021 (register HERE)

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(updated  10.10.21)

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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. 

California Veterinary Medical Board - Registered Veterinary Technician Job Task Regulations

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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