Heather started in the veterinary field in 2004 as a veterinary nurse for an equine hospital before joining the CVCA team in 2008.  She graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Animal Science from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.  Heather volunteers with the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club.  In her spare time she enjoys canoeing, hiking, camping, reading and spending time with her husband and dog Duder, a Labrador Retriever mix.