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National Veterinary Technician Week Leesburg Veterinary Hospital

It’s been a fun week at Leesburg Veterinary Hospital as we celebrate National Veterinary Technician Week.  We’ve enjoyed telling you all the ways our Licensed Veterinary Technicians (LVTs) are valuable members of our medical team.  Today, we’re turning the tables on our techs, having them answer some common questions about the profession. Our Clinical Technician Supervisor, Kimberly Shaffer (with the help of our other LVTs Jennifer, Melissa, Annie, and Joanne) took a… Read More

We are so excited to be celebrating National Veterinary Technician Week at LVH this week! Our entire team works hard every day to provide exceptional and compassionate care to our animal family. In honor of National Veterinary Technician Week, we want to take you behind-the-scenes with one group in particular – our licensed veterinary technicians (LVTs) – to show you the depth of their skills and specialties.  All of our LVTs have… Read More

Joanne has a special place in her heart for our senior patients and those with special needs.  Read about a few that have made a lasting impact. Choosing a favorite case or patient is difficult. There are so many patients with whom I love to work, and I feel guilty choosing just one. I love to work with senior pets, and most of my favorites are grey muzzles. A cocker spaniel named… Read More

We continue our celebration of National Veterinary Technician Week this Wednesday with a cute patient memory from Sue: My favorite patient at LVH is a happy, geriatric boxer named Toby.  He comes in every month for a Percorten injection (to control an adrenal gland disorder).  He has his whole exam routine down to a science and makes me happy every time I see him!

It’s National Veterinary Technician Week and our technicians are sharing some of their favorite patient and pet memories from the past year.  We’re starting off with a heart-warming story from our Senior LVT, Kimberly Shaffer. Kimberly Shaffer, LVH’s Senior LVT. Image Source: Ellen Zangla Photography   My favorite work memory was assisting Dr. Kloer with a complicated pro-bono surgery on a cat that had an unusual finding on an ultrasound.  This finding… Read More