Veterinary Technology students at Carrington College’s Pomona Campus can’t wait for their selfie with The Reptile Zoo’s guest of honor – a 15 ft. yellow Boa constrictor! The visit wasn’t all scaly fun and games, it was a hands-on learning experience meant to provide students with a sense…

Calling all college students! This is such an exciting time in your life. You’re preparing for your future and figuring out what career path you want to pursue. Part of that process is making sure you’re ready when you graduate. The reality is, that can be pretty tricky. Even the tiniest…

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…

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…

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…

We all know that experts (and moms) agree: When you go out into the sun for extended periods of time, you should wear sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. But this simple statement comes with lots of questions, for example, what are the best sunscreens? Should you always…