Kathy has always loved animals as a kid and knew she wanted to work with animals no matter what. She graduated in 1999 from the Medical Institute of Minnesota. Upon graduation, she began her career as a Certified Veterinary Technician at a general practice that required a long commute. Wanting to work closer to home, she began working at Lakes Veterinary & Surgical Center in January, 2004. In addition to Kathy’s well-honed technical abilities, she is also a Certified Veterinary Dental Technician and is a member of the ASVDT. Continuing education is very important to Kathy. She regularly attends continuing education every year plus many online courses. In her free time, Kathy can be found spending time with her husband, three kids, 4 cats, 2 dogs, guinea pig, hamster, fish , and two horses. She also enjoys riding her horses, hunting, and fishing.