About the Author
Mallory joined the Oakland Veterinary Referral Services (OVRS) emergency team in 2007 and worked as a veterinary assistant in the emergency department while completing the veterinary technician program at Macomb Community College in southeast Michigan. She earned her veterinary technician license in 2010 and went on to complete her VTS in emergency and critical care in 2014. In 2015, Mallory joined the OVRS critical care department, where she developed a passion for nutrition with a focus on critically ill patients. She earned her VTS in nutrition in 2018. Her interests include assisted feeding (feeding tubes and intravenous nutrition), transfusion medicine, and toxicology. Mallory and her family share their home with 4 cats (Kora, Uno, Ursula, and Earl) and a terrier mix named Ranger.