Vet & Pet Jobs E-News #48

6 Tips for Securing Your Vet Nurse Trainee Practical Skills Hours

As an aspiring Vet Nurse or Vet Technician, you should already know that the biggest challenge facing you in gaining your certification is not about passing your exams, it is in securing the practical skills hours you need.

And it isn’t easy.

So, to help you on your journey, we reached out and asked Vet Nurses that have already overcome the barriers to entry in securing practical hours for some simple tips to help you beat these challenges and allow you to best pursue the career of your dreams.

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Veterinary & Pet Career Opportunities

Your dream job and next career step working with animals is only a few clicks away. Find a career working with animals in a variety of fields from Vet Jobs to Vet Nurses Jobs, Vet Practice Manager Jobs and more; and in Pet Care there are opportunities in Pet Retail Management and Customer Service as well as for Groomers, Trainers, and Territory Sales roles.

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Join Our LinkedIn & Facebook Groups

We are working on building up some regional LinkedIn and Facebook groups to help the industry share their career opportunities and locum gigs in a more structured way – open to everyone: job seekers, employers and recruiters – feel free to join any region that may be of interest…



…or please feel free to forward to your friends and fellow veterinary professionals.

And now, from around the web…

Amazon sold $1.4 billion worth of pet food in 2017
In total, the American Pet Products Association said U.S. consumers spend at least $70 billion on their pets. Based on third-party forecasts, Amazon expects online pet product sales to reach $8.2 billion in 2018.

Vets combine resources to purchase city’s first CT imaging scanner
Six Geelong vets combined their resources to purchase Geelong’s first CT imaging scanner so pets in need of scans no longer have to travel to Melbourne for medical treatment.

Veterinary Practice Partners USA celebrates hospital No. 50
Founded in 2011, VPP allows veterinarians to “continue practicing the excellent medicine they have become known for, while minimizing the headaches of managing a practice,” the company said in a statement.

Suicide deaths spark call to better secure veterinary drug
A coronial inquest into the deaths of two women in South Australia has heard the national regulator of medicine sales is “refusing to act” on calls to better secure a veterinary drug because it would “cost too much”.

What veterinary students want most
What students want is a less homogeneous education that respected and accommodated them as individuals with unique backgrounds, needs, and prior learning experiences.

Behavior-based Pain Measurement in Animals
Researchers in the United Kingdom recently published a review assessing the current state of behavior-based pain assessment in animals, as well as the method’s limitations.

First approval recommendation for veterinary stem cell medicine
The European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use has recommended a stem cell-based treatment for marketing authorisation for the first time.

The families and veterinary teams of the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study
It’s been six years since Morris Animal Foundation launched its groundbreaking prospective canine health study. Where are they now?

Here at Vet & Pet Jobs, our listings of Vet jobsVet Nurse jobsVet Practice Manager jobs and Vet Locum jobs in Australia make the process of Veterinary job hunting fast and easy. And for Pet Care professionals our listings of Pet Retail jobsPet Grooming jobs and Pet Sales jobs make it easy to pursue your passion for working with pets and animals.

Before you know it you’ll be starting a new job in an exciting Vet Hospital, Vet Clinic or in Pet Retail, and it all starts with a click.

And for Vet Hospitals, Vet Clinics and Pet Companies, post your Ad for Veterinarians, Vet Nurses, Vet Hospital Managers, Pet Retail, Management and Marketers and more. Find the best candidates and grow your professional team. Register and post your Job Ad today.

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