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How will you handle euthanasia?

Answer examples and advice for how to answer this interview question for a Veterinary Technician interview

How to Answer

Do you remember when your dog Skippy was taken to the vet as a child and he never came home? How devastating to lose a pet. They become a furry family member on four legs. Your ability to relate and show compassion to pets and customers will help you throughout these situations. Putting an animal to sleep is sometimes the most compassionate choice when they are suffering. Consider responding in this way:

"When I am forced with no better decision but to euthanize a beloved pet, I take time to talk with the owner and explain the situation. I give them choices and time to think it over. I am sensitive to the customer and the animal's needs and I try very hard to not get emotional."

How will you handle euthanasia?
Answer example

"When I am forced with no better decision but to euthanize a beloved pet, I take time to talk with the owner and explain the situation. I give them choices and time to think it over. I am sensitive to the customer and the animal's needs and I try very hard to not get emotional."

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How will you handle euthanasia?
1.
No I have not but am willing to learn.
2.
Most of the xrays I have assisted with have been digital so there have been no developing required.
3.
I have mostly worked with fully or partially digital X-rays, however we were taught in school how to develop from film. While I may not currently have the experience, I am very willing to learn.
4.
No, but I think it'd be pretty interesting.
5.
Yes, with an automatic processor.
6.
I do not have a lot of experiences doing X-rays but I am really willing to learn.
7.
Yes although most systems are digital. I am familiar with Digital X-ray as I sold the product to clinics for 13 years.
8.
No I can not say that I have.
9.
Yes, I have developed film with an automatic and learned how to use dip trays in labs at school as well. I have used digital in my week in radiology at the VTH too.
10.
No, but I saw how the clinic I volunteered at did theirs, which went straight onto a computer.
11.
Yes I have experience taking and developing xrays and cleaning and changing the xray fluids.
12.
Yes, in school and on placement.
13.
Yes several times.
14.
Yes, I have developed them the old fashion way at school and I have also developed digital x-rays at GRAH, OSU, and here at ACU.
15.
No, though I have not helped develop X-rays before I am quite eager to learn and assist.
16.
Yes, I have experience developing in automated processors as well as by hand.
17.
Yes Ma'am. I learned how to do so in school and we were required to process films on a weekly basis for one quarter. I've had more experience with digital radiography.

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