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Challenging work & low pay factors in veterinary technician shortage

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An educator says there’s not only a shortage of veterinarians but also veterinary technicians.

Sarah Steger is an instructor for Northcentral Technical College in Wausau, Wisconsin and is also a certified veterinary technician.  She tells Brownfield the veterinary technicians are often compared to nurses in human medicine, but they need to know many species and many specialties. “We do x-rays, we do surgery tech, we do anesthesia, we are phlebotomists, we are patient educators.

Challenging work & low pay factors in veterinary technician shortage