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Kara M Burns

Kara M Burns


MS, MEd, LVT, VTS (Nutrition), VTS-H (Internal Medicine, Dentistry)
Veterinary Nutrition Technician, Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians
A licensed veterinary technician with a master’s degree in physiology and a master’s degree in counseling psychology. Kara is the Founder and Past President of the Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians. She teaches nutrition courses around the world. Kara is an independent nutritional and well-being consultant, the Director of Veterinary Nurse Development for WellHaven Pet Health and is the Editor in Chief of Today’s Veterinary Nurse. She is a member of many national, international, and state associations and holds positions on many boards in the profession: American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition executive board; Western Veterinary Conference Technician Education Manager; NAVTA Past President; the first technician board member on the American Association of Feline Practitioners board; and the first technician to be President of the Pet Nutrition Alliance, to name a few. She has authored many articles, textbooks, and textbook chapters and is an internationally invited speaker, focusing on topics of nutrition, leadership, and technician utilization. Kara and her wife Dr. Ellen Lowery developed the Pet Nutrition Coach Certification Courses course through NAVC

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