Alumni Update - Shannon Etzel - Veterinary Assistant

Posted On 2/4/2014

One of our Employment Specialists recently caught up with Shannon Etzel, Veterinary Assistant at Pleasant Animal Hospital and Alumni at Great Lakes.

Shannon says, "My heart is at Pleasant Animal Hospital, in Ashtabula, OH and I really love the doctors, my co-workers, clients and our patients. They are my family there, and I get the opportunity to experience things I probably wouldn't get elsewhere. Yes, we see mostly dogs and cats, but I've got to help with a marmoset monkey, an alligator, goats, ducks, and even a lemur! It is the greatest feeling to feel like part of a team and knowing that I make a difference."

When asked about her favorite part of her training at Great Lakes, Shannon said "by far the hands-on experience, going to the A.N.N.A. Shelter and Humane Society, and classmates brought in different animals that we all got to work on."

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