Category Archives: Veterinary Technology

Getting Up Close and Personal with Magnificent Birds of Prey

Eagles, hawks, owls, falcons and other birds of prey are awe-inspiring creatures. Recently, students from the veterinary technology program at Minnesota School of Business-Rochester had the opportunity to experience the animals up close and personal. The Raptor Center takes in … Continue reading

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National Vet Tech Week at MSB-Blaine

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The third week of October is National Veterinary Technician Week. This is a week to appreciate and celebrate the work and dedication of veterinary technicians. Oftentimes veterinary technicians work long hours performing a multitude of duties that range from surgical … Continue reading

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Junior Vet Techs Get Hands on Experience with Farm Animals

The Minnesota School of Business-Lakeville campus held another successful junior vet tech event through the Lakeville Community Education Department. The junior vet tech event typically allows participants to get hands-on experience and see what a day in the life of … Continue reading

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How Did the Turtles Cross the Road?

Answer: With a little help from caring volunteers. Two classes from the veterinary technology program at the Minnesota School of Business- Rochester (MSB) worked together to complete a very interesting applied learning project. The six students and their instructor traveled to the … Continue reading

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Hand Feeding Giraffes and Wrestling Alpacas: Vet Tech Grads Turn Externships into Jobs

Jenna Weber and Rebekah Pringle share a love for animals and an excitement to start their new careers in the veterinary field. They also both graduated from Minnesota School of Business-Rochester (MSB) with a veterinary technology degree and skipped the job … Continue reading

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Vet Tech Student Uses Welding Skills to Create DNA Model

What do candy and DNA have in common? Minnesota School of Business-Lakeville students frequently use candy in biology class to creatively model DNA. One student, however, decided to go above and beyond with creativity and welded his DNA model out of … Continue reading

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Veterinary Technology Students Gain Valuable Experience Through Applied Learning

Many will say that there is nothing better than the unconditional love that a pet provides. Because of this, it is important to provide our pets with the love and caring that they need to be healthy and happy. Veterinary … Continue reading

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Vet Tech Students (and Achilles) Get Hands-On Learning at Emergency Vet Clinic

Veterinary technology students from Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud recently visited the emergency vet clinic, Affiliated Emergency Veterinary Services (AEVS), located in St Cloud, Minnesota. They were able to work hands-on with the equipment available there. Michelle Booth, CVT, who has worked … Continue reading

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Why is There an Alligator in That Classroom?

Veterinary technology program students enrolled in Andrea Hughes’ Lab Animals, Exotics, and Pocket Pets class at Minnesota School of Business-Blaine got up close and personal with snakes, a turtle, tortoises and an alligator last week. Earlier in the quarter, the … Continue reading

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Program Spotlight: Veterinary Technology

Minnesota School of Business-Lakeville (MSB) currently has a variety of programs but none as large as the veterinary technology program. The vet tech program at the Lakeville campus is currently housing over 70 active students. The majority of the students have … Continue reading

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