Pet Care Veterinary Hospital

Veterinary Assistants

Meet Laura Veterinary Assistant

Laura

Five Things Laura Would Like You To Know About Her.

  1. Laura is one of those rare creatures here in the Tidewater area – she has lived in this area for her entire life!
  2. She has two kids who she adores.
  3. Her personal at home zoo keeps her super busy. She used to be involved in local animal rescue but had to scale back her participation due to time constraints; however, she is always willing to help when she can.
  4. For pure relaxation, she finds spending time at Bethany Beach, Delaware, is just the ticket.
  5. Being with her family and animals is something she wishes she had more time to do!

Danielle

Five Things Danielle Would Like You To Know About Her.

  1. She is currently in school to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician
  2. Danielle enjoys spending time with her son, Gabriel, watching horror movies and cuddling with her dog, Madison, and interacting with her cats Pinky and Lucy, her hamster, Wilson, and her Bearded Dragon Taruk.
  3. She loves the non-stop action of working in a veterinary clinic.  Her love of all animals and her commitment to their care is what drove her to becoming a veterinary assistant, soon to be a Licensed Veterinary Technician.
  4. The best gift Danielle ever received was her dog, Jack. 
  5. Her favorite pastimes include dancing, trying new foods and going to the beach.
Meet Danielle, Veterinary Assistant
Meet Leah, Veterinary Assistant

Leah

Five Things Leah Would Like You To Know About Her.

  1. She has a Bull Terrier named Petey and a Chincoteague pony/Quarter horse cross named Becca.
  2. Leah loves all animals and enjoys contributing to their health and welfare.
  3. She attended James Madison University and Old Dominion University.
  4. Her first job was as a dental hygienist.
  5. Leah’s dream vacation/trip is to go on an African Safari.

Emi

Five Things Emi Would Like You To Know About Her.

  1. She can tell you anything you ever wanted to know about Pink Floyd – they are her favorite band!
  2. She actively searches for new, local restaurants to try all over the Hampton Roads area.
  3. She graduated from the Veterinary Assistant program at Tidewater Community College in 2017 and became a NAVTA approved AVA in 2018.
  4. She enjoys spending downtime hammocking in the park, woods, beach – wherever she can hang a hammock up!
  5. She has been writing for about ten years now and has written several short stories and poems as a hobby. She loves to read and write.
Meet Emi, Veterinary Assistant
Meet Sara, Customer Service Representative

Sara

Five Things Sara Would Like You To Know About Her.

  1. Graduate of Radford University with a degree in acting
  2. Former employee of the VBSPCA – strong supporter of rescues/shelters
  3. Her pup, Gertrude, is a very busy little lady. Has a tendency to get into mischief that requires an unscheduled visit to our clinic.
  4. Knew she wanted to work in the vet field while working in the small animal department at PetSmart.  Never had pets as a child and found herself totally smitten. Accepted a job at the VBSPCA in order to broaden her critter knowledge.
  5. She is absolutely thrilled to be a Fear Free certified professional.  She believes that it is so important to maintain an emotionally healthy atmosphere for our furry friends from the moment they leave their home to come see us. As pet owners, our number one concern is for our babies to be healthy and happy.

Yzzy

A Few Things Yzzy Would Like You To Know About Her.

  1. Yzzy grew up on a farm, which only enhanced her love for all animals.  She plans on going to college to begin working towards becoming a veterinarian.
  2. She believes that every animal is unique; working in a veterinary clinic simply reinforces this and enables her to interact with them in an individualized manner.
  3. The best gift she ever received she gave to herself – a house!
  4. Yzzy currently has 2 dogs:  Callie, a 2 year old Shih Tzu, and Athena, a 16 month old Pekingese.
Meet Izzy Veterinary Assistant
Meet Emma Veterinary Assistant

Emma

A Few Things Emma Would Like You To Know About Her.

  1. Graduate of Florida State University with a BS in Environmental Science and Creative Writing
  2. Has a 7-year-old dog named Darwin, a 2-year-old DSH, Chalupa and 2 snakes – Hotdog, a Ball Python and Wormy, a Kingsnake.
  3. Emma is a former zookeeper who truly enjoys working with all types of animals.  Being a part of a veterinary team ensures that she will not only be able to make a difference in the lives of her clients but form lifelong bonds. 
  4. One of Emma’s biggest challenges working here has involved getting to know all her colleagues.  Sometimes seeing someone without a mask can cause a recognition problem!