Stefanie Kotschwar is a registered veterinary technician (RVT) that has worked at Lynwood Animal Hospital in Ottawa, ON, Canada since 2016. Stephanie has an international background, growing up in Austria and Colombia before moving to Canada in 2004. Prior to becoming an RVT in 2017, Stefanie obtained her Bachelor of Science (BSc) with honors in zoology from the University of Guelph in 2008 and her Masters of Sciences (MSc) in zoo conservation biology from Plymouth University in 2010. While working as veterinary assistant in Guelph, Stefanie did the Distance Education Veterinary Program through Cedar Valley College (now Dallas College) and graduated in 2014. Stefanie has a variety of experiences, having worked in both general and emergency practice as well as multiple humane societies and zoos. She has a special interest in exotic medicine, nutrition, and emergency care. Her long term goal is to obtain Veterinary Technician Specialty in Clinical Practice (Exotic Medicine).
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