Certified Veterinary Technician


Where did you grow up?
I’m a New England girl, born in Maine, grew up in Maryland.  Its where we spent our summers and where I have my fondest memories.

Favorite sports team?
Gold medalists Kerri Walsh & Misty May Trainor, now Kerri Walsh and April Ross.  Go USA!  Of course the Cards, but part of me always cheers for Baltimore O’s and Ravens.

Who are your heroes in real life?
My dad, the entomologist.  He taught me the wonders of nature and that ALL creatures have value.

Favorite pet names:
Once had a corgi patient named ‘Coach’ – love love love this name.

Best way to spend a Saturday:
Paddleboarding at sunrise, then hit the sand for some volleyball.

Dream vacation:
I have my heart set on volunteering at the Turtle Hospital in Key West, FL.  One day.

If I were an animal, I’d be:
A sea turtle, they travel the world and yet they’re always home.



Please take the time to read our complimentary blogs below.

Heartworm Disease Alert: Is Your Pet Protected?

A dog that lived his entire life in Fountain Hills has recently been tested positive for the dreaded heartworm disease.  heartworm disease prevention options make it easier than ever to keep pets protected.  We want to stress that heartworm disease is becoming more... read more

A Wellness Revolution: Laser Therapy for Our Pets

When our pets experience any sort of pain or discomfort, it can be difficult to find ways to provide them relief beyond traditional surgeries or medication. In recent years, veterinary medicine has been dedicated to improving the use of cold-laser therapy on patients... read more

Road Trip Season: Preparing Pets for Travel

Summer is here! With the heat comes the pressing desire to escape and venture to new and exciting destinations. Road trips are the ultimate way to experience summer in the states, and they’re even better when our furry friends can come along! However, before you... read more

Five Issues To Watch Out For In Your Cat

Health issues can affect cats at any time, but they can be the most damaging at the early stages of a cat’s life. Diseases and infections can hit kittens especially hard given their fragile nature, so it’s important to monitor their health closely during these... read more