Kara Burns, LVT, VTS (Nutrition) is a licensed veterinary technician with master’s degrees in physiology and counseling psychology. Kara is the Founder and President of the Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians. She is an independent nutritional consultant, teaches nutrition courses on Veterinary Support Personnel Network and on VetMedTeam.
Kara is active in the profession holding positions on many veterinary and technician boards. She has authored many articles and textbook chapters and is an internationally invited speaker. Ms. Burns has been featured on the cover of the Veterinary Technician Journal and the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) Journal. She was the 2010 NAVTA Veterinary Technician of the Year, as well as the 2011 Dr. Franklin Loew Lecturer. Kara was granted an honorary Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) (Internal Medicine) in 2011. She was also granted an honorary VTS (Dentistry) in 2012.
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