The Henry and Lois Foster Hospital for Small Animals provides 24-hour care for pets 365 days of the year. Since 1979, we have offered high quality medical care, consultation, referral and emergency veterinary services for the care of dogs, cats and exotic pets. In addition, the hospital creates a positive learning experience for TCSVM students and student technicians with regard to small animal medicine and supports the training of SAM technicians.
The Veterinary Technician works as part of an integrated clinical care team to provide high quality nursing care to inpatient, outpatient, surgical, exotic and isolation cases. Provides assistance to clinical care team with regard to patient treatments and procedures, technician appointments/discharges and special procedures. Assists in the ECC section and wards as determined by supervisor’s assessment of caseload. Hours may include some evenings and weekends. In addition, the Veterinary Technician instructs veterinary students on each rotation.