Category: Vet Tech

New Year Open House | January 8, 2022

Start the new year off right with a new career! Pittsburgh Career Institute invites you to our New Year Open House. This is a good opportunity to explore the programs PCI has to offer and ask any questions you might have. Whether you choose to pursue Dental Assistant, Veterinary Technology, or anything in between, you could start a…

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The Pittsburgh Pet Expo 2021

Nov 12 2021

This year, the Pittsburgh Pet Expo has more events than ever. From a pet costume contest to crab racing! Yes, crab racing… Don’t forget to adopt one! Crustacean competitions are not even the half of it. Being the largest Pet Expo on the east coast, it has activities for children and adults. It also has…

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March’s Employee of the Month

May 18 2021

The Pittsburgh Career Institute’s employee of the month for March was awarded to Tracy Boesse. Congratulations to Mrs. Boesse! PCI thanks you for all of your work and dedication. Mrs. Boesse is one of PCI’s Veterinary Technology Instructors. Her passion for animals and teaching make her a wonderful person to be around. One of the…

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Never Too Late, Never Give Up

Feb 02 2021

Loving animals is one thing, but making your career as a caregiver for animals is another. That is when PCI student, Carla Harris, had an awakening. Balancing a full-time job, being a fiancé, running a household, and having surgery that required the use of crutches post operatively did not stop Carla Harris from pursuing her…

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Veterinary Technician Career Guide – Traits, Training, Jobs

Aug 16 2019

There is a lot to know about becoming a Veterinary Technician. Thankfully, you don’t need to go searching for it. Click here to learn everything you need to know!

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3 Things Veterinary Technicians Love About Their Jobs

Dec 17 2018

People choose to become Veterinary Technicians for a wide variety of reasons. Sometimes it’s because Vet Techs want to help people, and others want to work with animals. Every Vet Tech has their own reasons for choosing to work in this field. Here are the top three reasons people love working as Veterinary Technicians: You…

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5 Reasons Vet Techs Love Their Jobs

Jan 08 2018

It’s no secret that veterinary technicians have awesome jobs. They can work as caretakers at zoos, provide critical care to beloved house pets, and even research ways to keep animals healthier. For any animal lover, or even people looking to make the world a healthier place, veterinary technology is an exciting field. Here are five…

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What Is a Veterinary Technician?

Jul 18 2017

If you love animals and care about their health and well-being, working in a veterinary clinic can be a lot of fun and make your work a blast! One way to get into the veterinary industry is to become a Veterinary Technician. Not sure what that is? Here’s the answer: What Is a Veterinary Technician?…

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