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CCVS Technical Team

Liz

Liz

Hospital Manager

Liz manages our technical team, but is also a Certified Veterinary Technician.  She has a Shepsky, a Domestic Short Hair Cat, a bearded dragon and a tortoise.  When she is not in the hospital, or hanging with her pets, she loves the beach or enjoying the anything outdoors.


Aaron

Aaron

Veterinary Technician

Aaron is one of our Surgical Veterinary Technicians whose primary goals are to help pets feel better and to continue learning and growing in the fields of surgery and anesthesia. His family is his motivation, and he believes patient care, customer service, and teamwork are all what make his job so rewarding.



Kyra

Kyra

Certified Veterinary Technician

Kyra is one of the Certified Veterinary Technicians at CCVS who also happens to have an Associates Degree in Patisserie and Baking. She is especially interested in Emergency Medicine, Cytology, and fear-free experiences for pets, and is pursuing her certification as a Technician Specialist in ECC. Kyra has 2 dogs, 7 cats and a snake. In her spare time, she enjoys crafts, car repair, video games, and exploring nature with her husband and dogs.

Abigail

Abigail

Veterinary Technician

Abigail graduated from UF with a Bachelor degree in Animal Science and plans to go to Vet School. She enjoys working as a veterinary assistant. In her spare time, Abigail enjoys reading and going to the beach as often as possible.

Lauran

Lauran

Anesthesia Veterinary Technician

Lauran is one of our Lead CVTs who oversees pain management for pets that need it. She has 3 Bachelor’s degrees in Equine Science, and a certificate in Veterinary Technology.  She has 4 pets at home - 2 horses named Boomhauer and Slim Willie, and 2 cats named Neener and Nobuyuki Wakabyashi.  In her spare time, she can be found getting out in nature through farm & horse work, trail running, mountain biking, and climbing waterfalls.



Ashley J.

Ashley J.

Certified Veterinary Technician

Ashley is our ECC Lead Certified Veterinary Technician, and very soon is pursuing a specialty licensure in her field. She has special interests in Neonatal intensive care, envenomation, and upper airway disease.  When she is not at CCVS, she enjoys spending time with her pets, Boone (a 4 year old black English lab), Spud (a 6month old bulldog mix rescue) and Snook (a 9 year old dsh cat, foster failure).  She also enjoys working out and is often found on the water so she can fish- as much as possible.


Desiree

Desiree

Certified Veterinary Technician

Dez received her BA from Temple University in 2005, and became a Certified Veterinary Technician at Harcum College in 2008. Currently, she has 2 Labrador mixes and one Red-footed Tortoise.  Dez's professional interests are  anesthesia and analgesia, and Florida wildlife and zoo medicine. Her personal mission is encouraging people to drink more water.  She and her husband own a local gym, so much of her free time is spent there with him, when they are not hanging out together with their pets.  


Bryanna

Bryanna

Veterinary Technician

Bree earned her bachelor’s degree from UF in 2020 and has since been pursuing her degree in veterinary nursing. Her professional interests are in emergency medicine and she has a passion for client education. In her spare time, you can find her traveling, hiking, or relaxing at the beach with her husband and two pitty rescues, Koda and Maverick.

Melissa

Melissa

Veterinary Technician Specialist

Melissa is one of our knowledgeable and talented Certified Veterinary Technician Specialists in Anesthesia and Analgesia.   Melissa has 10 pets of her own - 7 cats and 3 dogs! When she is not in the hospital, or hanging with her pets, Melissa can be found Jeeping, camping, gardening, cooking, or reading.


Brittney

Brittney

Certified Veterinary Technician

Britt, whose primary interest is in medical oncology, has previous experience in emergency medicine and has worked in the veterinary field since 2008.  When she's not helping 'kick cancer's butt', she enjoys yoga, reading, and hanging out with her two cats, Persephone and Hades and a terrier mix, Lowla.


Mackenzie

Mackenzie

Veterinary Assistant

Mackenzie is one of our Veterinary Assistants who is at UF majoring in Zoology. She aspires to be a Veterinarian, and she herself has 2 beagles, Tucker and Remi. When she is not working or studying, her time is spent training for triathlons with her parents, and is also a member of the Triathlon Club at UF. She also enjoys Disney with her family.

Stephanie

Stephanie

Veterinary Technician

Stephanie is one of our Oncology Veterinary Technicians who also has particular interests in pain management and quality of life support. She has 6 cats, 3 indoor and 3 outdoor, and enjoys hiking, exploring and gardening. In her spare time, she spends time with her husband and son, and creates art that she shares in art shows and markets.

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