Empowering the veterinary behavior team through education

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The Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians enriches human animal interactions by promoting scientifically based techniques of training, management, and behavior modification. SVBT provides a forum for discussion and continuing education while working with allied professional organizations to strengthen the veterinary health care team.

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  • 9/12-14/14 - Creating a Behavior Team for Every Practice. The SVBT/AVBT 2014 CE Conference in Vegas
  • 7/23/14 - AVBT will administer the VTS exam in Denver
  • 11/19/13 - SVBT to host Annual Reception at WVC 2014. Everyone is invited! The SVBT/AVBT CE Conference will be held September 12-14, 2014.
  • Planning has begun for SVBT/AVBT CE Conference 2014
  • All memberships expired December 31. Renew yours quickly here.
  • 8/5/12 - Welcome to the Board of Directors: President-Elect Julie Shaw, Member at Large Shannon Coyner, and acting Treasurer Donna Dyer
  • 8/3/12 - Congratulations to 3 new VTSs in Behavior: Melissa Spooner, Amanda Eick-Miller and Donna Dyer (Honorary)

Are you a veterinarian who wants to improve patient behavior at your practice?

Are you a veterinary technician who wants to learn skills that enable safer and less stressful patient care?

Are you a dog trainer who wants to become part of the veterinary behavior health care team?

Then you must attend this conference!

Bring a team member for 50% OFF registration! *

Creating a Behavior Team for Every Practice
September 12-14
Las Vegas, NV

  • 20 hours of CE from RACE, CPDT, KPA, IAABC
  • Hands-on working spots available in two labs. Space limited to maximize quality.
  • Discount for early birds and SVBT members

* Team member discount can include a veterinarian, veterinary technician, vet assistant or dog trainer. A discount code will be sent in the registration confirmation. This code can only be used once. Discount not applicable on lab fees.

For more information and to register click here.

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