Kathryn G. Torres, RVT, VTS (Clinical Practice-Exotics), earned her registered veterinary technician license after graduating from San Diego Mesa College in 2007. She has worked for the past 10 years in the avian and exotics service at Pet Emergency & Specialty Center in La Mesa, California. She works with avian, reptile, exotic mammal, fish, and wildlife patients in what she considers her ideal job. Kathryn pursued her VTS certification through the Academy of Veterinary Technicians in Clinical Practice, specializing in exotic companion animals. She serves on the Board of Regents as the Exotics Member-at-Large and is active on other committees of the organization. Kathryn enjoys building client relationships and teaching owners how to properly take care of their exotic pets.
FUN FACT: Kathryn was a special education teacher for 20 years before becoming a veterinary technician. She loves to read and walks regularly for exercise. Kathryn shares her life with her husband, a sweet rough collie, and a somewhat crazy tortie cat.