Animal Health Week Online Ordering is Now Open!

You can now place orders for this year’s Animal Health Week merchandise. We still offer old favourites like balloons and tattoos, but we’ve introduced a new pet food scoop and socks, and our super cute puppy sports packs are back! Visit the Animal Health Week section of our website to login, view the complete inventory, and order online. Be sure …

THE CANADIAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION IS PLEASED TO SHARE ITS REVISED CANADIAN VETERINARY OATH (2018)

The updated version of the Canadian Veterinary Oath is not substantively different from the 2004 version, with a few exceptions. Our role in animal suffering has been expanded, recognizing the role of the veterinary profession in animal welfare. “Practice my profession” has been amended to “perform my professional duties”, which we believe is more inclusive of our obligations. We have also adapted …

Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Releases New Edition of its Kennel Code

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2018 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Releases New Edition of its Kennel Code OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) released its newest edition of A Code of Practice for Canadian Kennel Operations during the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies convention this weekend in Calgary, Alta. Seven years in the making, the …

2018 Wage Survey Results Are In!!

The MVTA surveyed 385 RVTs in Manitoba and received responses from over 35% of our membership. Thank you to all the members that participated.  Here are the results of this survey.

MVTA AGM and 35 Year Celebration Update

Attention MVTA Members On Saturday, February 3, 2018 we will be hosting a great night for the RVT profession.  We look forward to seeing you there.  Some of the nights highlights are: Celebrating 35 Years as an Association Celebrating members achievements and dedication to the profession Hosting our Annual General Meeting Complementary supper (RSVP required) David Liss, RVT to give …

Upcoming Changes to Labeling of Over-the-Counter and Prescription Medically Important Antimicrobials

Veterinary oversight of antimicrobial use is being strengthened in Canada as part of the fight against antimicrobial resistance. This means important changes for you as a practitioner and for the veterinary profession. Health Canada is moving a number of Medically Important Antimicrobials (MIAs) approved for veterinary use before 2004 to the Prescription Drug List (PDL). With this change, Health Canada will …

The MVTA 2017 Academic Award goes to Nicole Beaton!

Congratulations to 2nd year Red River College student Nicole Beaton on receiving the MVTA Academic Award as well as the RRC First Year Performance Award, which were handed out at the programs awards luncheon on October 18th.  Nicole had a GPA of 4.5 at the end of her first year in the Animal Health Technology Program. A huge congratulations also …

Celebrate your RVTs in October!

This October marks the inaugural RVT Month across Canada.  All the clinics in Manitoba, who employ RVTs, will be receiving a RVT Month Kit in the next week that contains: RVT Month Poster #HugAnRVT pins/buttons I Love RVTs stickers I Love RVTs waterless temporary tattoos Dog Bite Prevention postcards RVT Month window cling RVT Fun Facts Sheet Plus our MVTA …

Register NOW for our fall CE Seminars!

Registration is now OPEN for our Fall CE Seminars! MVTA is proud to present a full day of CE in In Brandon at Assiniboine Community College on Sunday October 1, 2107 and in Winnipeg at Red River College on Sunday, October 22nd. All topics were chosen using your feedback from the CE survey that we sent out earlier in the …