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Maple Woods vet tech program awarded by NAVTA

The MCC-Maple Woods veterinary technology program was recently awarded Chapter of the Year and Advisor of the Year by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America. The awards are given to chapters who focus on the success of their students, as well as engage the community. The vet tech class at Maple Woods, along …

Vet Tech Class of 2013 gets pinned, takes oath of service

Congratulations to the MCC-Maple Woods Vet Tech Class of 2013! The following students took the veterinary oath and were pinned at a recent ceremony at Maple Woods: Melanie Allen Bobbi Cole Candice Culley Brittany Holder Allyn Harvey Alanna Jennings Danielle Knoche Kristin Lower Donna Mackley-Payton Heather Mady Anna Neis Sydney Owen Andrea Owensby Rebecca Pals …

Looking for a new (furry) best friend?

Look no further than the MCC-Maple Woods Vet Tech facility! The Vet Tech program takes in about 20 animals each year from local shelters and houses them at the facility. Students work with the animals on a daily basis, learning how to draw blood, give medicine, wrap broken limbs and more. At the end of …

Adopt a pet from the Maple Woods vet tech program

Looking for a furry friend to add to your home? The Maple Woods Vet Tech department still has a few dogs and one colorful kitty up for adoption. All animals are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, dewormed and socialized and will be ready to go at the end of the semester (giving you plenty of time to prepare …

First year Vet Tech students receive stethoscopes from HoAKC

Each year, MCC-Maple Woods vet tech students in their first year are presented with their very own engraved stethoscopes. The Heart of America Kennel Club presents stethoscopes to first-year students each year, as well as providing an annual scholarship. The stethoscope program was engineered by HoAKC members Dick and Janet Rees in 2009 and continues …

Scholarship fund gets boost in memory of beloved pet

When Karen and Stephen Clegg’s dog, Auriel, died unexpectedly in 2007, the couple wanted to do something to honor their beloved pet’s memory. Impressed by the outstanding care provided by the MCC-Maple Woods-trained veterinary technologists at their veterinarian’s office, the Cleggs decided to establish an MCC scholarship in Auriel’s name to support the vet tech …

MCC-Maple Woods Vet Tech welcomes incoming freshmen

As the 22 graduating vet tech students move on to careers or continuing their educations, a new class of 33 freshmen got their first taste of the program this summer, meeting with second-year students and becoming acquainted with the building that will be their home away from home for the next 2 years. The Vet …

Pets still available for adoption through Vet Tech program

Six cats and two dogs are still awaiting adoption at the MCC-Maple Woods vet tech facility. They are all friendly and social and have had most of their vet work done already – they’ve been spayed/neutered, vaccinated and dewormed and they’re all ready to go! Pets are FREE to a good home – please contact …

MCC-Maple Woods Vet Tech Club participates at HoAKC Dog Show

The Vet Tech Club at MCC-Maple Woods recently participated in the Heart of America Kennel Club Dog Show, providing a clinic on micro-chipping and assisting a board-certified veterinary opthamologist give a CERF (Canine Eye Registration Foundation) exam clinic. The Heart of America Kennel Club is very involved with the vet tech program at MCC-Maple Woods, …