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Vet Tech Week 2016


Friday, October 21st, 2016

You know someone is passionate about their work when they voluntarily miss Sunday Football to help out in the office. For Stephanie Cote, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia), her ‘office’ is the Luke and Lily Lerner Clinic,… Read More

The Country Life is the Best

Friday, October 21st, 2016

A proud country girl, Jen Lucy puts her vast knowledge of large animal medicine to good use as the lone veterinary technician at Tufts Ambulatory Service. From bovine in vitro fertilization, to lab tests and farm calls, Jen Lucy is on the job.

Paying it Forward

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Twenty years into her career as a veterinary technician, Sandra Robbins continues to evolve as a CVT and VTS by challenging herself in new areas. Learn about how vast the field of veterinary technology is through her story.

30 Years on and Going Strong

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

The CVT in Ophthalmology has seen it all. Over the course of three decades in veterinary medicine Tracey Elmes has had a varied and rewarding career, and, she shows no signs of slowing down.

Everyday a New

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

After growing up on a dairy farm in rural Vermont, Emily von Gal was pretty sure she didn’t want to work with large animals. Now, having spent the last 10 years as a CVT at the Hospital for Large Animals, she loves what she does. That has a lot to do with the animals, and types of animals she works with.

Passion and Teamwork

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

A love for horses from an early age led this veterinary technician into the field of Equine Sports Medicine. Read about how Laurie and the team work to get injured horses (and their riders) back into the ring.

Wildlife Whisperers

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

When a patient checks in to Tufts Wildlife Clinic, they’re a long way from home. In order to get them on the road to recovery, veterinary technicians Christine Powers and Paula McCarthy strive to make them feel as comfortable as possible. Together, they keep the Tufts Wildlife Center a friendly place for wildlife (and people too!).

Wildlife Whisperers

Seizing the Opportunity

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Kate Zukowski has a special way of looking at her work. Read about how she puts her 15+ years of veterinary technician experience to good use at Tufts at Tech.