What You Need to Know About Vet Tech Pay

Veterinary technicians, according to several reports, have been in demand in the United States since the late 2000s. This trend is expected to continue well into 2022. In the past, vet techs were popular among businesses involved in poultry and … Continue reading

Tips for Choosing Good Schools for Vet Tech

If you love animals and like to spend your days taking care of them, you have a good chance of becoming a veterinary technician. Basically, a vet tech is to a veterinarian what a nurse is to a medical doctor. … Continue reading

Preparing Your Requirements to Get Into the Best Vet Tech School

Veterinary technicians, although not as popular as hospital medical technicians, are some of the most respected in the world. In addition, they are also quite in-demand and well-compensated, especially in the Colorado area. But the road to becoming a good … Continue reading

CACVT: Certified Veterinary Technicians for World-Class Veterinary Care

Veterinarians are an important member of any community. In Colorado, vets are special everyday heroes who take care of our animals. Helping them make their work easier are veterinary technicians. Vet techs are just as important as veterinarians. Without them, … Continue reading

Vet Tech Salaries

VET TECH SALARIES The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics currently reports that the median annual Vet. Tech. salary is $31,800 per year.  This can be very misleading.  Consider this: the $31,800 per year Vet. Tech. salary is $15.29 per hour.  … Continue reading

Why should I be credentialed after attending CAVT to work as a veterinary technician?

In order to work in many states, you must be either a CVT (Certified Veterinary Technician), RVT (registered veterinary technician), or LVT (licensed veterinary technician).  This varies by state.  Colorado is a CVT (certification) state.  In order to apply to … Continue reading


Accreditation   The Colorado Academy of Veterinary Technology is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE). Inquiries may be made with COE by calling: (770) 396-3898. The Council’s mailing address: 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA, 30350. … Continue reading

Consumer Information

This is a notice of availability of information in the following general categories.  Unless otherwise stated, all the following information is included in the CAVT catalog and CAVT Student Guide (available in paper form upon request from Laura Vertucci at … Continue reading