Carrington College loves dogs!
A career as a veterinary technician or veterinary assistant is a great way to help animals. In honor of National Dog Day, we wanted to share some fun facts about Man’s Best Friend.

“Field Trip!” Who doesn’t get excited when those two words are mentioned?
Veterinary Assisting program students from our Carrington College Portland campus get the opportunity to go on regular field trips, thanks to the efforts of Pam Payne, Veterinary Assisting Program Director.
For their…

Depending on the style of music you are listening to, you may feel a variety of emotions. People use music to relax, to brighten a mood or to relate to other people. Listening to instrumental and vocal compositions is generally enjoyable, but humans are not the only ones who feel this way….

As the increasing need for veterinarians in the U.S. continues to be on the rise, the types of animals veterinarians are attending to is beginning to become a more important issue. The U.S. Department of Labor projects that the amount of licensed and practicing veterinarians will increase by 12…

Becoming a veterinary technician – often shortened to vet tech – might just be the ideal position if you’re an animal lover. While this career comes with a lot of challenges, it is also undoubtedly rewarding, and job duties can vary greatly from day to day. Veterinary technicians do have to…

When it comes to finding a veterinary approach for treating various types of animals, there’s been a gradual shift in focus pertaining to more alternative forms of therapy. Specifically speaking, the practice of what’s known as holistic veterinary medicine has been gaining more advocacy as a…

Any student enrolled in veterinary school knows that they’ll take any advantage they can get when it comes to studying. Luckily, in today’s day and age, there’s certainly no shortage of technological advances that can help students with everything from staying organized to instantly accessing…