About the Author

Amanda started working at the Texas A&M Small Animal Teaching Hospital in 1995, and her focus has been strictly dermatology since 2003. In 2007, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Texas A&M, was licensed in Texas in 2014, and obtained her veterinary technician specialty in dermatology in 2018. Amanda is on the Board of Regents for the Academy of Dermatology Veterinary Technicians and is also on the Examination and Credentialing committees. Amanda has published numerous articles as well as a book chapter and enjoys speaking to veterinary nurses/technicians on dermatologic conditions. Her hobbies include spending time with her daughter and showing her Rhodesian ridgeback in conformation, lure coursing, and agility.