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Mary Hetherington on her bike

Melissa Fickling

EDUCATION

Veterinary Technician Program, Georgian College, 2007

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Mel has worked at a variety of vet clinics in the Waterloo area for many years before coming to Cornell. She brings with her many skills and experience as an RVT. As a spokesperson for the RVT profession, she volunteers as a public speaker with the Better Business Bureau. Mel shares her life with her dog, Theodore (pictured left) and her two cats, Mr. Beau and Tumble. 

Katrina and Shasta

Katrina Niederer

EDUCATION

Veterinary Technician Program, Ridgetown College, 2013
Externship in the ICU at OVC Small Animal Clinic

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Katrina joins us with a wealth of experience working with animals, first as a volunteer at the humane society, then as a Kennel Assistant and Tech Assistant, and finally as a Registered Veterinary Technician. She enjoys spending time with her spouse, her Coton de Tulear named Shasta (pictured), and her four cats - Thelma, Earl, Kevin, and Neil Patrick Harris. Also, she gives a special mention to her recently passed and long time best friend, Rocky, a bichon frise. Katrina enjoys travelling, nature, and arts & crafts. She is also interested in expanding her knowledge of animal rights.