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In Care of The OAVT
P.O. Box 62
Swanton, Ohio 43558











Ohio Association of
Veterinary Technicians

Dedicated to promoting Veterinary Technicians and quality animal healthcare through:
Education, Legislation and High Ethical Standards

The Veterinary Technician's Oath
I solemnly dedicate myself to aiding animals and society by providing excellent care and services for animals, by alleviating animal suffering, and by promoting public health.


I accept my obligations to practice my profession conscientiously and with sensitivity, adhering to the to the profession�s Code of Ethics, and furthering my knowledge and competence through a commitment to lifelong learning.



Up and Coming OAVT Events
If you are looking for the organization's schedule of events, then you've come to the right place. We are dedicated to making this (section and website) a valuable resource when members are updating their personal calendars. We have made every effort to provide you with access to useful and accurate information. Check back often as all posted information is subject to change without notice.



OAVT Discovery 2021   -   October 9 & 10

OAVT Discovery 2021 Registration

OAVT Discovery 2021 Program


Thank you to our 2021 Discovery Sponsors:

Gold:

Ceva
Boehringer-Ingelheim
Hill's Pet Nutrition
Idexx
Midwest Veterinary Supply
Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital
NutraMax


Silver:
Mission Veterinary Partners
ASPCA Pet Health Insurance


Additional Sponsorship:
Aventix
Wedgewood Veterinary Pharmacy
Greyhound Health Initiative
Blue Buffalo Veterinary Diets
Wedgewood Veterinary Pharmacy






Click here to visit the IDEXX Innovation Experience



ASPCA Pet Health Insurance
Click here to Let ASPCA Pet Health Insurance Help You and Your Clients



RVT Renewal Extended
RVT licenses typically expire on March 1, 2021. However, recently enacted COVID legislation extended the expiration date until July 1, 2021 for this renewal period only.

RVTs can renew anytime between January through July 1, 2021 at the regular renewal fee of $35.00 via credit card. There is also a $3.50 processing fee assessed by the State of Ohio.

Late fees are assessed immediately after the expiration date of July 1st. ALL License renewal communications will be sent via email notification only.

It is important to notify the Board of any email changes!
Instructions for the ELicensing system are on the Board�s web site.

No paper applications or checks will be accepted.

Reminder: All ten hours of required continuing education can be obtained through online CE opportunities.

Ohio Veterinary Medical Licensing Board

Online Membership Application Form
Click here to submit your application online



The Summer 2021 Newsletter is complete!
Click here to read/download the Summer 2021 Newsletter




Shelter Medicine
https://onlinesheltermedicine.vetmed.ufl.edu/

Veterinary Forensics
https://www.forensicscience.ufl.edu/veterinary/

Wildlife Forensics
https://wildlife.forensics.med.ufl.edu/



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Employers Check Out our New Online Classified Ad Form
"Online Website Classified Ad Form"



Online Presider Sign-Up is Now Available! 

What is a Session Presider?
A Session Presider is an MVC attendee who serves as an "ambassador" to one or more speakers. Presiders introduce the speakers of their selected sessions using an introduction prepared by the MVC staff and, in the event of a problem, assist in locating appropriate staff to resolve A/V equipment or room issues.

What are the benefits of becoming a Presider?
Presiders are welcome and encouraged to join their speaker(s) for a complimentary lunch on the day(s) they preside. This is a great way to network with experts in your field! In addition, all Session Presiders will automatically be entered into a drawing to win a Columbus Sport Package including four tickets to a Columbus Clippers baseball game.

How can I sign up?
Click Volunteer to select the sessions you'd like to preside over. Only one presider is needed per session, so sign up early to make sure your desired sessions are still available!




Cincinnati Veterinary Technicians Association (CVTA)
Visit their website at: www.cincyrvt.org



Join the OAVT Board!

We are accepting nominations for President and Secretary If you are interested in being a district representative or joining the board please contact Earl Harrison by email: earl.harrison@sbcglobal.net .



It's time to Renew your Membership

NEW!!!   Online Membership Application Form
Click here to submit your application online

REMINDER
Dues paid to the OAVT is for membership to the OAVT only and does not mean technicians are registered with the state of Ohio. You need to contact the OVMLB (Ohio Veterinary Medical Licensing Board) if you have any questions about your status.

Click here to access the OVMLB website



Next Board OAVT Meeting:
May 16, 2021 @ 11:00am

Phone Conference

Members are invited to come to a board meeting if they would like to find out more about OAVT. The OAVT consists of officers, board members, and district representatives.



Proposed changes to OAVT Constitution:
Click here to open the OAVT Constitution document





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Next OAVT Board Meeting

May 16, 2021

11:00am

Phone Conference