Kitten and Puppy Packages Now Available!

Are you new to owning a kitten or puppy? I am not and have a ton of information to share with you about what to expect and how to care for your new kitten or puppy! I have learned a lot over the years of being a veterinary technician here in the UTC/La Jolla area that I am more than willing to share it all with you! In fact, when I pet sit for you, you get this discounted service for only $10 added on to your total. If you would like this service without watching your pet, it is $50. What is included?

Pet Proofing Your Home
Pet First Aid Kit
Vaccine Tutorial
Basic Cat and Dog Care (includes the most important first 16 weeks of age and what to do yearly for basic care)
Ear Cleaning Tutorial (yes, you should be cleaning their ears. :))
Tooth Brush Intro and Training (Your pets get gingivitis etc. like we do!)
Nail Trim Tutorial
Food and Products Information
Behind the Scenes-Labwork, Dentals and more!

Questions or to set up your session today, email or call!

Thanksgiving Pet Sitting

Are you leaving town for Thanksgiving? Want to spend your turkey day with family and gobble gobble til’ you wobble wobble? I can watch your pet for one day or the entire weekend holiday! I do not charge more for holiday sitting like some. Call me or email me to set up your Thanksgiving pet sitting in the UTC/La Jolla area today!



Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
Emphasis: Mammallian Visual Systems
University of California, San Diego
Graduation Date: June, 2011

Skills and Qualifications
I have worked as a trainer, a manager, research assistant, and veterinary assistant. These positions have given me skills that range from assisting in exploratory abdominal surgery to creating and implementing training programs. They have also taught me to work efficiently within a team, individually without supervision and how to effectively solve problems in a creative and analytical way.

I am proficient with computers and use programs such as Microsoft Office Suite, various website design programs and programming languages.

Recent Work Experience
Veterinary Assistant/Webmaster San Diego, CA (08/14-Present)
Animal Care and Handling
Surgery and Anesthetic Monitoring
Laboratory Specimen Retrieval and Diagnostics
Radiology Technician (both Dental and full body)
Branding and Marketing
Inventory and Ordering
Created and implemented training tools

Assistant Manager
The Body Shop San Diego, CA (10/14-10/15)
Assisted in managing and training a team of six
Created and implemented training tools
In charge of local brand development and social media advertising
Responsible for meeting individual sales goals and store wide goals

Student Driver and Trainer
UCSD Transportation and Parking Services La Jolla, CA (07/08-03/11)
Created, presented, tested and implemented safety training materials
Administered daily safety checks on vehicles according to CHP standards and driving school shuttles
Performed general secretarial work (opening the office, telephones, scheduling etc.)

Lead Relay Operator/Training Manager/Trainer Riverbank, CA (05/2003-09/2007)
MCI/Stellar Relay
Relayed and translated conversations between the hearing and hearing impaired
Developed a team environment by creating and organizing weekly performance meetings for 12 members, created monthly newsletters, and organized holiday events
Trained, managed, implemented corrective action, and scheduled operators

Volunteer Keeper/Milker/Technician-local goat farms 2012-Present
Research Assistant- Stuart Anstis Vision Lab, UCSD 2009-2012
Research Assistant- Karen Dobkins Infant Vision Lab, UCSD 2009-2010
Treasurer, Tribe of Muir Transfers, UCSD 2009-2010
Planned/executed weekly social events, 73 members, created successful networking opportunity for transfer students
Member-Interaxon Neuroscience Teaching Group, UCSD 2010-2011