Clarissa joined SVA in 2017 after getting a BSC in Biology for the University of Victoria and her technician training from Pima Medical Institute. Her veterinary interests include surgery, dentistry, wildlife, and conservation. When she’s not spending time at work Clarissa can be found doing crossfit, playing volley ball, eating pastries, drinking coffee, and hiking like a good Seattlite. She lives with two dogs, Umlaut the American Terrier mix and Babaganoush an Australian Shepherd mix.