Gina Schlegel, LVT

Position here at Otterkill: Licensed Veterinary Technician

Educational Background: AAS- Veterinary Science Technology, SUNY Delhi.

Number of Family Animal Companions: 2

Name(s) and Breed(s): "Trooper" - DSH, "Panda" Lab/Husky/Basset hound/Chow/Scottish terr. mixed breed dog

Hobbies I enjoy: Skiing, listening to music, traveling, watching baseball games

Special things I have done with animals: We adopted our dog Panda from "Pets Alive Pet Sanctuary". Our cat "Trooper" was brought to Otterkill Animal Hospital by a state trooper who found him wounded on the side of the road. Dr. Zgoda had to perform surgery on his leg so that he would be able to walk.

"I love to be a part of the Otterkill Animal Hospital healthcare team because": Everyone here loves animals and is very compassionate. We are a friendly bunch and have a lot of fun together.

Professional Memberships: Veterinary Support Personnel Network (VSPN), New York State Association of Veterinary Technicians (NYSAVT)

Year became an Otter: 2000