Julie Burgess received her Bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University and her Associate’s of Applied Science degree in veterinary technology from Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology. She became a Certified Veterinary Technician the same year she graduated from Bel-Rea. Julie has been a CVT in Colorado for more than 20 years and has worked in veterinary telehealth for more than two years. She became certified as a professional dog trainer, holds the title of CPDT-KA, and still trains dogs virtually in her spare time. She appreciates being able to create relationships with many families and their pets. Julie is Fear Free Certified and a member of the CACVT, the governing body for more than 3500 Certified Veterinary Technicians in Colorado. She enjoys quilting, scrapbooking, and watching movies when she isn’t taking care of their 7 fur children, one of whom is missing a rear paw. Julie joined FirstVet in 2022 and is excited about helping even more families take care of their pets in the best way possible.