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  • Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

In 2001 Graduated from Hartnell College in Salinas, CA with an AS degree in Animal Health Technology and passed the State Board exam to become a Registered Veterinary Technician

  • C.P.D.W (Certified Professional Dog Walker) 

In 2017 completed the certification program through Dog Biz Dog Walker's Academy in Milpitas, CA

  • Certified in Small Animal First Aid and CPR 
In 2017 completed the certification program through Pet Tech in Milpitas, CA
  • Creekside Veterinary Hospital 1999-2008
  • Aptos Creekside Pet Hospital 2008
  • Felton Veterinary Hospital 2008-Present
  • Dr. Ev Sharp, DVM (house call vet, 2008-Present

  • Kind and compassionate caregiving for your pets in their own home​

  • ​​​Reliable medical and non-medical pet care services

  • Skilled handling of small animals and exotics, having worked with them in a professional setting for almost 25 years

  • A commitment to treat you, your pets, and your home with care and respect

  • Positive training reinforcement on walks and during playtime 

  • Peace of mind knowing that I'm a Licensed Veterinary Technician, Certified in Small Animal First Aid and CPR, a Certified Professional Dog Walker, and insured through Pet Sitters Associates, LLC



     I'm happy to have called Santa Cruz my home since 1991 when I moved here from the East Coast. Together with my husband Rob, we currently share our lives with one dog and two cats. Over the years we have had the privilege of being guardians for many other dogs, a rescue rat and chickens. I have specialized in caring for small animals and exotic pets in a hospital setting for almost 25 years now, and I've observed that many animal patients and their human companions can find going to the vet hospital stressful. That's why I'm pleased to bring my medical training and compassion to you and your pets at home. Please see the next page for a full list of services and I look forward to seeing you soon!
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