About the Author

Paula has been at Texas A&M University since 2007, starting in the small animal intensive care unit before moving to the feline internal medicine service, where she is now the staff development coordinator. She graduated from Murray State College in Oklahoma in 2000 and received her VTS (ECC) in 2011 and her VTS (SAIM) in 2014. In 2020, Paula graduated from Tarleton State University with a bachelor’s degree in applied science. She is one of the organizing committee members for the Academy of Veterinary Technicians in Clinical Practice’s feline specialty and serves on several regional and national committees. Outside of work, Paula enjoys spending time with her husband and pets.