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Wichita School Using Synthetic Dog for New Vet Tech Students

Amanda Hackerott, director of the vet tech program at WATC, unbuttons the abdominal "skin" on a synthetic dog, SynDaver Canine.  (Photo by Nadya Faulx)

This spring, Wichita Area Technical College will welcome its very first class of veterinary technician students.  And they will have the opportunity to use some new technology. The school is the first in the nation to begin using a synthetic dog to train vet tech students.  Abigail Beckman has this report.


Abigail Beckman works for KMUW Radio in Wichita, one of KPR's reporting partners.  Read more about this story here.

 

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