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Cara Scarano, LVT

Veterinary Nurse Supervisor

Special Interests:

Her Pets:

  • Chester - Miniature Poodle

As a Licensed Veterinary Technician, Cara's career has been an inspiring journey driven by a passion for animals and a commitment to their well-being. She has cultivated a blend of technical skills, compassionate care, and continuous learning, aimed at providing the highest standard of veterinary medicine to patients and their families. 

Cara's journey began with a deep-seated love for animals, which led her pursue a career in veterinary medicine. Her education began in Northern Virginia Community College’s Veterinary Technology program, where she acquired the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the field. Through intensive coursework and hands-on training, she developed expertise in animal anatomy, pharmacology, surgical assisting, laboratory procedures, and diagnostic imaging. Thereafter, she sought to expand her practical experience and deepen her understanding of veterinary medicine by embracing opportunities to work in diverse clinical settings, including small animal practices and specialty clinics. These experiences not only honed her technical abilities, but also exposed her to a wide spectrum of medical conditions and treatment modalities.

Driven by a commitment to excellence, Cara pursued licensure as a Veterinary Technician, successfully passing the requisite national and state examinations and meeting the stringent requirements set forth by regulatory authorities. This licensure validated her proficiency in the field and empowered her to assume greater responsibilities in patient care, client communication, and practice management.

Throughout her career, Cara has remained steadfast in her dedication to the profession, and the promotion of animal welfare. She has actively engaged in continuing education opportunities, staying abreast of the latest developments in veterinary medicine,

including advancements in diagnostic techniques, treatment protocols, and surgical procedures. She has sought out specialized training in areas of particular interest, such as anesthesia and pain management, behavior modification, neurology, behavior modification, and oncology. Her expertise in these specialized domains has enabled enhanced quality of care for her patients, and assissted families with informed decision-making about their pet's health and well-being.

As a Licensed Veterinary Technician, Cara takes great pride in the impact she's had on the lives of animals and their human companions. Whether comforting a nervous patient before surgery, providing life-saving care, or educating pet owners about preventive care measures, each interaction reinforces her sense of purpose and fulfillment in this noble profession. Looking ahead, Cara remains committed to furthering her professional growth and expanding her contributions to the veterinary community. Whether through the mentorship of aspiring technicians, or advocacy for all animal species, Cara is dedicated to advancing the field of veterinary medicine and ensuring the highest standards of care for all creatures, great and small.

Cara's journey as an LVT has been characterized by a profound sense of purpose, a thirst for knowledge, and a boundless love for animals. With each passing day, she is reminded of the privilege and responsibility inherent to her vocation, and she is deeply grateful for the opportunity to positively impact the lives of animals and the people who cherish them.

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