Category: Veterinary Technology

Veterinary Technology

Happy National Pet Day – April 11

Charley Belcher with Vet Tech Puppies

Celebrate your beloved companions on National Pet Day! Let’s talk about the benefits. Pets can be the best kind of medicine. Several studies show that owning a pet has many benefits. Your pet can help lower your stress levels, alleviate depression, reduce blood pressure and cholesterol. They can also improve your overall mood, help enhance your … Continue reading Happy National Pet Day – April 11

SPC Vet Tech celebrates 5th Annual Open House event Oct. 26

SPC Veterinary Technology Open House

Join us at SPC’s School of Veterinary Technology at the 5th Annual Open House from 4-7 p.m. on Oct. 26 at the Vet Tech Center, 12376 Ulmerton Road, Largo. The event is a popular one at SPC and has drawn hundreds of participants in past years. Open House activities Members of the public are invited to tour the state-of-the-art facility; … Continue reading SPC Vet Tech celebrates 5th Annual Open House event Oct. 26

SPC Vet Tech Adoption Event at Bark in the Park

Vet Tech Booth

St. Petersburg College Veterinary Technology students held an adoption event for animals from the school at Pinellas Park’s Sixth Annual Bark in the Park Pet Expo on April 23. Visitors to the booth had the opportunity to interact with animals and learn about the college’s Veterinary Technology program. The booth featured dogs, a chicken, a … Continue reading SPC Vet Tech Adoption Event at Bark in the Park

Helping SPC Vet Tech pets find a ‘furever’ home!

Dog jumping over a hurdle

St. Petersburg College Veterinary Technology students dropped in on Pawfest at Largo Central Park April 9. Working to promote pet adoption, Pawfest was all fur, fun and no bite. The SPC Veterinary Technology Program teaches students the skills they need to become veterinary technicians. Our students come from all over the world. The program has seen … Continue reading Helping SPC Vet Tech pets find a ‘furever’ home!

Pet adoption surprise for SPC Vet Tech student

dog

Danielle Cochrane, a first-year Veterinary Technology student at St. Petersburg College, received the best surprise right before the holidays. The college’s Vet Tech students are asked to foster pets in their homes to help prepare the animals for adoption. Over the Thanksgiving break, Danielle took home a 1.5-year- old mixed breed terrier named Walker. The bond between the … Continue reading Pet adoption surprise for SPC Vet Tech student

4th Annual Veterinary Tech Open House draws crowd

Vet Tech Open House and a dog

Everyone had a great time at the St. Petersburg College School of Veterinary Technology Open House. Thank you to the more than 450 people who visited with us this month! Visitors got to meet critters from dogs and cats to snakes and chickens as well as learn more about the courses offered at the center. See more … Continue reading 4th Annual Veterinary Tech Open House draws crowd