It can be hard to think of ways to honor your pet's memory, so this article can help you think of the best ways to remember them for you and your family.
About Dr. Karie JohnsonDr. Karie is a graduate of the University of Illinois Champaign Urbana where she completed her undergraduate studies and received her doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. She grew up with a love of animals that turned into a passion to enhance the human animal bond through a more informative and interactive care approach. She takes the time to educate her clients, while getting to know her patients on an individual level. Her methods of medicine allow her to catch illnesses early on and keep each visit as fear free as possible! Dr. Karie’s special interests include ultrasound, behavior, and nutrition. She has three pets: 2 Netherland Dwarf Rabbits, Tink & Peter, and 1 Toy Poodle Mix, Heidi – who she spoils without limits. In her personal time, Dr. Karie likes to travel, spend time with her family, enjoy the outdoors, and read! ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: Low Stress Handling Certified • Fear Free Certified • Human-Animal Bond Certified • Companion Animal Euthanasia Certified • Certified Pet Nutrition Coach
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