Wendy comes to Buena Vet with 17 years experience as a Veterinary Technician. She is a Certified Equine Bodyworker (EEBW) and Certified Dog Trainer with Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner (KPA CTP). She has done many animal-related fields including working with an Equestrian unit for the Special Olympics, Canine Rehabilitation (swim therapy, massage therapy, physical therapy) massage therapy for dogs at the Pasadena Humane Society and is a trainer with Pets for Vets Ventura chapter. Her animal experience extends to many animals but horses have been a long-time passion as well as dogs. She galloped racehorses at the track, competed in horse shows (hunters, jumpers, and dressage). Wendy competed in Flyball with one of the only four English Bulldogs competing at the time, Boogie Man; received his FDX title and was a few points away from his FDCH title. He was also voted LA’s fittest dog in 1998.
Wendy loves her animals and family: Kharma-11 year old English Bulldog, mixed breeds; 9 year old Bodhi, 7 year old Lucy, 17 year old Miniature horse gelding named Diego, 20 year old Arabian Gelding named Cricket, six Guinea pig rescues, 7 year old DLH female cat named Danika and one delightful husband, Jack.