By | 13 Oct 2022 at 12:18 AM
Vet Nurse Day 2022

It’s Vet Nurse Day 2022! A day to celebrate the amazing work that vet nurses do all year round. We’ve compiled a list of 8 reasons why we think vet nurses are awesome – check them out below!

What is Vet Nurse Day?

Vet Nurse Day is observed on the second Friday in October to recognize the nurses who play a significant role in veterinary care. The day recognises and celebrates the vital role that veterinary nurses play in providing care for our animal companions.

Veterinary nurses are an integral part of the veterinary team, working alongside veterinarians to provide high quality care for animals. They play a vital role in animal health and welfare, and contribute to the success of veterinary practices.

Vet Nurses Day provides an opportunity for veterinary nurses to be recognised and appreciated for their dedication and hard work. It is also a chance for the public to learn more about the important work that veterinary nurses do.

There are many ways to celebrate Vet Nurse Day. Practices across Australia will be holding open days, information sessions, seminars and other events. Some practices will also be offering special discounts or freebies on vet nurse services. So if you’re looking for a way to show your appreciation for your local vet nurse, why not take advantage of one of these great offers?


Year Date Day
Vet Nurse Day 2022 October 14 Friday
Vet Nurse Day 2023 October 13 Friday
Vet Nurse Day 2024 October 11 Friday
Vet Nurse Day 2025 October 10 Friday
Vet Nurse Day 2026 October 9 Friday

The History of Vet Nurse Day

Vet nurses are a vital part of the veterinary team, providing essential care for sick and injured animals. In recognition of their important role, Vet Nurse Day is observed on the second Friday in October.

The history of Vet Nurse Day dates back to when a group of Australian vet nurses decided to create a special day to celebrate their profession.

Since then, Vet Nurse Day has been celebrated annually with events and activities held across Australia. These include seminars, workshops, conferences and social gatherings.

Why Celebrate Vet Nurse Day?

Vet nurses are the backbone of every veterinary practice. They are the ones who deal with the day-to-day care of animals and their owners, as well as being a key part of the veterinary team.

Without vet nurses, veterinary practices would not be able to function. They are essential members of the team who play a vital role in animal care.

Vet Nurse Day is a chance to celebrate the amazing work that vet nurses do every day. It is also an opportunity to raise awareness of the important role they play in animal health and welfare.

So why celebrate Vet Nurse Day? Here are just a few reasons:

1. To recognise and celebrate the amazing work that vet nurses do every day.

2. To raise awareness of the important role vet nurses play in animal health and welfare.

3. To show our appreciation for all that vet nurses do for our beloved pets.

4. To encourage more people to consider a career in veterinary nursing so we can continue to provide high-quality care for animals into the future.

How to Celebrate Vet Nurse Day?

There are lots of ways to celebrate Vet Nurse Day. Here are a few ideas:

1. Write a thank you note or letter to your vet nurse(s). They will appreciate your kind words!

2. Make a donation to your local vet clinic or animal shelter in honor of your vet nurse(s).

3. Send an e-card to your vet nurse(s) letting them know how much you appreciate their work.

4. Plan a special treat for your vet nurse(s)! This could be something like taking them out for lunch or buying them a small gift.

5. Simply say “thank you” to yourvet nurse(s) for all they do! A sincere expression of gratitude can go a long way.


Vet nurses play an important role in animal care, and we think they deserve their own special day. October 14th has been designated as Vet Nurse Day in Australia, so be sure to mark your calendars. On this day, we celebrate the hard work and dedication of vet nurses everywhere. Thanks for all that you do!