Our Team Members
Larissa joined the practice as a Veterinary Assistant in March 2013 and will graduate from the St. Petersburg College Veterinary Technology program in December 2016. She also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Biochemistry from St. Xavier University in Chicago. She has worked as a veterinary assistant in Chicago for 4 years and has extensive experience and graduate education in animal care, including pets, wildlife, dairy calves, and behavioral research. In her spare time she enjoys completing Native American crafts, playing ice hockey, and spending time outdoors. Larissa shares her home with her husband Anthony, and their kids: Dahlia (Pit Bull), Boy (Dutch Shepherd mix), Kaala (Calico DSH), Two (Siamese), Misty and Smokey (parakeets), rodents of various sorts, and fish.
“When you come to face the thing you fear, let the Creator guide you. Trust the dogs. Trust yourself” -Ned, Iron Will