David Cowan, BA, CVT, VTS(ECC)

Dave Cowan BA, CVT, VTS(ECC) has been in the veterinary field for 25 years.  He has worked for an educational farm, the Animal Rescue League, general practice and emergency/specialty practices  In 2013, Dave became a VTS in Emergency and Critical Care.  He moved to North Carolina in 2016 and has spent time as a technician supervisor, an education and training coordinator, and was lead instructor for a Veterinary Technician Program. In 2019, Dave co-founded the Vet Tech Cafe Podcast with Jeff Backus.  The podcast tackles difficult issues that veterinary technicians face as well as highlighting some of the many career opportunities available to technicians. Dave  now works relief shifts at various practices both ER/referral and GP while also providing CE and training opportunities  

Dave has served on the NHVTA board as the head of the credentials committee.  He has been a mentor to many AVECCT applicants and is currently the chairperson of the credentials committee.