CACVT is the credentialing entity and professional association for Credentialed Veterinary Technicians in Colorado.

Established in 1976, CACVT upholds the highest eligibility and maintenance standards for credentialed veterinary technicians nationwide. CACVT is governed by a board of directors, made up of and elected by members. The board acts in the best interest of the association and its constituents and provides strategic direction for the association. 

As the State Board of Veterinary Medicine's approved veterinary technician credentialing entity for Colorado, CACVT is tasked with verifying all veterinary technician applicants meet basic qualifications to apply for registration. 

As the professional association for veterinary technicians in Colorado, CACVT provides member benefits, discounted CACVT event registration, advocacy for veterinary technicians, and more. We serve all types of members, such as veterinary technology students, retired veterinary technicians, and any other veterinary industry staff. Learn more about membership and membership types.

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