Animal Health Technologist
A native of Edmonton, Karen attended Lakeland College in Vermilion, Alberta and graduated with a Diploma in Animal Health Technology in 1988. Since then, her experience in veterinary medicine ranged from a sheep station in Australia, mixed animal practice, educating future technologists and veterinarians and emergency medicine.
Karen started with emergency medicine in 2002, acquiring her Veterinary Technician Specialty in Emergency & Critical Care in 2007. Since then, Karen has lectured to conferences attendees, Veterinary Technology students, Veterinary students and individual groups. She enjoys all aspects of emergency and critical care but has a special interest in nursing care, fluid therapy and pain management.
Karen joined the Sifton Park Veterinary Clinic in June, 2020. She has enjoyed the move to General Practice and looks forward to getting aquainted with all the critters! In her down time, Karen participates in Canine Agility. She also enjoys quilting, travelling and reading.