The Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians (SVBT) recently announced that the National Association of Veterinary Technicians (NAVTA) in America accepted its petition for academy status. NAVTA made the announcement at the SVBT's reception on July 20 in New Orleans. Official recognition will take place at NAVC in January 2009. For more information, visit SVBT.org.
This makes behavior the fifth technician specialty available. Other specialties include internal medicine, dentistry, emergency and critical care, and anesthesiology. To learn about how to earn a veterinary technician specialist credentials, visit NAVTA.net.