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Veterinary Technician Correspondence Courses

Earn continuing education unit (CEU) credits through the Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians (OAVT) with correspondence courses.

Course Format

These courses are offered on a continuous intake, work-at-your-own-pace basis. Participants will be mailed the complete study package including study material, quizzes and answer sheet to the address provided. Once you have completed all the quizzes, simply submit your answer sheet for scoring using the reply envelope included in your package. You will be notified of your score and if you are successful, a ‘Certificate of Completion’ will be mailed to the address provided.

Course Fee

Each course has a fee of $266.68 (includes $30.68 HST)

To Register

You can register online, by mail, fax or e-mail by printing the Veterinary Technician Correspondence Courses (ON) Order Form.

Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians (OAVT) Courses

Medical Emergencies

(12 CEU credits)
This course is designed to better prepare the veterinary technician for the management of medical emergencies.

Advanced Anesthesia and Surgical Pain Management Techniques

(12.5 CEU credits)
This course will help technicians effectively prevent and alleviate surgical pain, and provide the safest and most effective anesthesia possible for the various patient situations.

Introduction to Small Animal Behaviour

(15 CEU credits)
This course provides insight into canine and feline social and behavioural development.

Introduction to Small Animal Dentistry

(15 CEU credits)
This course examines canine and feline dentistry and the technician’s role in providing good dental care.

Canine and Feline Nutrition

(15 CEU credits)
This course is designed to provide an understanding of what nutrition is and how dogs and cats require and utilize specific nutrients.


(10 CEU credits)
NEW - This course will help students gain understanding of the various drugs available in veterinary medicine, how they work, and what they are used for.

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