A Certified Veterinary Technician...

Graduates from an AVMA accredited veterinary technology program,
passes the Veterinary Technician National Exam,
registers with the state credentialing entity,
and maintains certification renewal and continuing education requirements through career. 

The Certified 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 profession’s Code of Ethics, and furthering my knowledge and competence through a commitment to lifelong learning.