Dr Jim Hurrell

Jim Hurrell faculty Title: Directory, Veterinary Academy
Location: Penn Foster


Dr. Jim Hurrell is Penn Foster’s Veterinary Technician Program Director. Before arriving at Penn Foster, Dr. Hurrell started the Veterinary Technology Program at Delgado Community College in Louisiana, and was also program director at Macomb Community College in Michigan. He currently lives in Texas with his wife Shirrel.


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Today, we care more than ever about the health of our animal friends and those working in veterinary medicine have a position that is relatively safe in a sometimes rocky economy. If you’re considering a career where you work with animals, here’s what you need to know about becoming a Veterinary Practice Manager.
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With so many different program options available today, some aspiring veterinary technicians may find it challenging to find the perfect program. Take a look at this checklist that you should keep handy when finding the online veterinary technician school that's the best fit for you.
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How can you break into the animal care field without spending years earning a bachelor’s degree, followed by more time in veterinary school? Or what if you want to help animals, but don’t want to deal with the sadder side of veterinary medicine? Learn about your options in this Student Life Blog post!

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