Conestoga College Interview: References

RVT Utilization

The Value of an RVT.” Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians. oavt.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/RVTValueWeb.pdf

“2022 Demographic Survey” National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America. https://drive.google.com/file/d/11pmYzIouybfL55YsduRbaZ1TtMD1i2DB/view

“2023 RVT Wage Survey”. Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians, https://oavt.org/for-members/member-resources/oavt-wage-survey/

Janke, N, JR Shaw, JB Coe. 2022. Veterinary technicians contribute to shared decision-making during companion animal veterinary appointments. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. doi.org/10.2460/javma.22.08.0380.

Workforce Shortage

Canadian Animal Health Institute: Pet Population Figures 2022 https://www.cahi-icsa.ca/press-releases/2022-latest-canadian-pet-population-figures-released

Canadian Veterinary Medical Association: https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/veterinary-resources/business-management/2020-cvma-workforce-study/workforce-shortage-mini-series/

Access to Care

McDonald, SE, J Sweeney, L Niestat, C Doherty. 2022. Grooming-Related Concerns Among Companion Animals: Preliminary Data on an Overlooked Topic and Considerations for Animals’ Access to Health-Related Services. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2022.827348

Potential Collaborations

Relationship-Centred Veterinary Medicine at the Ontario Veterinary College https://rcvm.uoguelph.ca/

Community Veterinary Outreach https://vetoutreach.org/

Kim and Stu Lang Community Healthcare Partnership Program https://chpp.uoguelph.ca/

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