Meet Our Technicians and Assistants at South Novato Animal Hospital

Technicians and Assistants

At South Novato Animal Hospital we have both Registered Veterinary Technicians (RVT) and Veterinary Assistants. An RVT is a licensed professional who has passed the examination for certification and holds a current California license to practice as an RVT. There are very specific job tasks that may be delegated to only an RVT by a veterinarian. More information regarding the Practice Act can be viewed at the Veterinary Medical Board website,

Amanda - RVT, FFCP, Cat Friendly Advocate

Amanda has an AA degree in Natural Science and has worked at SNAH since 2010. In 2012, Amanda helped SNAH become Novato's 1st Cat Friendly Practice and is our AAFP Cat Friendly Advocate. As SNAH's first Fear Free Certified Professional, she is currently pursuing her RVT specialty in behavior. She lives with her husband, daughter, and a rescue turtle named Elizabeth. Amanda is an avid foodie and always knows of something good to eat!

Fay - Veterinary Assistant, FFCP

Fay is currently a Veterinary Assistant as she furthers her education in the RVT program at Santa Rosa Junior College. She first came to SNAH in 2012 and lives in Freestone with her husband Henry and their four horses, seven turtles, four cats, two birds, and a dog.

Kayla - Assistant

Kayla is one of our Room Technicians that assists in the treatment room as well as customer service and has been at South Novato Animal Hospital since 2018. She also manages our social media and pet photography. She is Fear Free certified and has certification in Animal Behavior and Training. Earlier this year she was also certified in animal CRP and First Aid. She is currently in school to become an RVT. Outside of the hospital she enjoys spending time with her 2 daughters Emma and Jasmine. Kayla has 2 dogs, a Chihuahua, Molly and a Hound, Scout. She also dabbles in art and loves hiking and outdoor activities.

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