August 2, 2021
For Pets in Recovery at NC State, Small Stuffed Animals Make a Big Difference
After the clinicians at the NC State Veterinary Hospital provide life-saving care, donated stuffed animals provide comfort.
October 17, 2018
National Veterinary Technician Week: Meet Donna Decker
As a diagnostic imaging technician at the NC State Veterinary Hospital, Donna Decker gets a clear picture of what’s going on inside a patient.
October 16, 2018
National Veterinary Technician Week: Meet Damian Launer
Growing up in Bloomington, Ind., Damian Launer loved animals and wanted to become a veterinarian so much that he began working in a private practice when he was just 15 years old. He learned about veterinary medicine from the ground up and just kept working. After relocating to North Carolina he was hired into the
October 15, 2018
National Veterinary Technician Week: Meet Jeannie Losey
Jeannie Losey has served as a vet tech for two decades, first beginning her career at NC State in soft tissue before moving to dentistry, where she is a clinical technician.
October 12, 2018
National Veterinary Technician Week: Meet Robin Lazaro
As a veterinary technician supervisor in the hospital’s intensive care unit, Robin Lazaro is on the front lines of her profession, where she has been for nearly 30 years.
October 19, 2017
National Veterinary Technician Week: Meet April Chappelle
We conclude our series of profiles honoring the veterinary technicians who play such a vital role in providing excellent care for the animals we see here at the NC State by introducing you to April Chappelle, of the Veterinary Hospital’s medical oncology service. She comes to NC State after 16 years in general veterinary practice
October 18, 2017
National Veterinary Technician Week: Meet Kristen Ward
Today’s installment of our week-long series of profiles of veterinary technicians at the NC State Veterinary Hospital puts the spotlight on a critical area that doesn’t always get the attention it deserves: anesthesiology. In conjunction with National Veterinary Technician Week, which runs October 15-21, we speak with anesthesia technician Kristen Ward. Originally from Ahoskie, N.
October 17, 2017
National Veterinary Technician Week: Meet Angela Byers
As part of our celebration of National Veterinary Technician Week, we present the third in our series of daily profiles of the hard-working vet techs indispensable to the compassionate care of the animal patients at the NC State Veterinary Hospital. Angela Byers has spent 30 years as a vet technician, the last two in the
October 16, 2017
National Veterinary Technician Week: Meet Heather Hopkinson
We continue our salute to veterinary technicians this week with the second in a series of profiles of some of the vet techs at the NC State Veterinary Hospital who play such a critical role in the healthcare of animal patients. These highly-trained professionals are comparable to nurses in human medicine, and their dedication and
October 15, 2017
National Veterinary Technician Week: Meet Chelsey Vanetten
Veterinary technicians are the equivalent of nurses in human medicine, except that their patients can’t talk and often won’t sit still. Vet techs play a critical role in the health of the animals we see every day at the NC State Veterinary Hospital. October 15 through 21 is National Veterinary Technician Week, and we’re giving