Vet Tech Essentials: Core Principles in Veterinary Technology, the first book in the Vet Tech Essentials series written by Dr. Wolff, offers a simple, plainly written approach to the fundamentals that support veterinary medicine as a career and a business. This text is written for today's learner, offering lots of hands-on activities and concise chapters so students can accomplish reading assignments in a small amount of time. Supported by critical- and analytical-thinking exercises, the text asks students to consider and form their opinions and responses to common scenarios and situations that all veterinary professionals face at one time or another. Ample photographs included throughout every chapter illustrate concepts and keep students engaged in the material. This first volume in the series centers on core principles of veterinary practice: laws, ethics, record keeping, professional work ethics, and people skills.