Going to school for Veterinary Technology is about more than just playing with cute and cuddly animals, like this one.  It’s about making them feel better! Carrington College Veterinary Technology[1] students show all the great things they’re learning in the program.
“In the classroom we…

There are all kinds of crazy pet laws out there – but which ones are real? We decided to do a little research and find out. Here are some of our favorites!


Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work as a veterinary technician? A Carrington College Veterinary Technology program[1] graduate shows us what a typical day is like.
Amber is a Registered Veterinary Technician at VCA Mission San Jose Animal Hospital in Fremont, California.
“When a…

Protecting Pets From The Sun

From people to pooches, the summer is hot for everyone.
But let’s face it – we have tank tops, bathing suits and opposable thumbs capable of turning on the air conditioning.
Our furry friends, stuck in their fur coats 24/7, are not as lucky.
That’s why it’s up to us as pet parents to…

How to Clip Your Pet’s Nails

Carrington College Veterinary Technology students demonstrate how to clip your dog or cat’s nails.
It’s important you know the proper way to restrain your pet. Make sure they’re on their side, and hold their legs on the down legs and place your elbow on their neck and head so they don’t…

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work as a veterinary assistant? We spent some time at VCA Phoenix West Animal Hospital to learn what a typical day is like for a veterinary assistant with graduates from Carrington College.

“I love animals, I grew up watching Animal Planet and I…

How often should you brush your dog’s teeth? What’s the proper way to do it? Students from Carrington College’s Veterinary Assisting program[1] are demonstrating how to brush a dog’s teeth.
Here’s a list of the products you’ll need:

Enzymatic Toothpaste
Finger brush…