Liz is a Registered Vet Tech (RVT) who has worked with dogs, cats, guinea pigs, rabbits, ferrets, hamsters, rats, bearded dragons, leopard geckos, Russian tortoises, box turtles, aquatic turtles, and smaller birds like cockatiels, sun conures, and green-cheeked conures. She is currently owned by a senior gray tabby named Tyra, an adolescent and polydactyl orange tabby named Heathcliff, a Russian tortoise named Littlefoot, a box turtle named Amelia, and a bearded dragon named Spyro.
- 15+ years experience working professionally with pets
- 10 years experience working in a veterinary hospital setting
- Became a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2010
- Dental, surgical, and nutrition technician
Liz has spent the last 10 years working in several multi-doctor veterinary hospitals. In each setting, she has been utilized for her expertise and skills in anesthesia and dentistry as a surgical assistant as well as a dental technician. Additionally, she has worked as a nutritional coach and helps owners to better understand their pet's nutritional needs and determining what to look for when picking a commercial, wellness diet. She currently works full time at a five doctor practice located just outside of Cleveland, OH that sees dogs and cats as well as birds and small exotics.
Liz received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Muskingum University in New Concord, OH in 2008, where she also minored in Art. Upon completion of her degree, she enrolled in the Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburgh, PA to pursue her dream. She passed the Veterinary Technician National Examination in January 2010 to be awarded her license as an RVT. She completes several hours of continuing education each year in order to better care for her patients, gaining knowledge of up-to-date and cutting edge advancements and techniques, such as laser therapy, integrative medicine, nutrition, feline medicine, and small exotic medicine.
About The Spruce
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