Kara M Burns
VTS (Nutrition), Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians
Kara Burns is a licensed veterinary technician with a master’s degree in physiology and in counseling psychology. She is the Founder of the Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians and teaches nutrition around the world. Kara is an independent nutritional consultant and the NAVC DOVN as well as Editor in Chief of Today’s Veterinary Nurse. She has authored many articles, textbooks, and chapters and is an internationally invited speaker. Ms. Burns has been featured on the cover of the Veterinary Technician Journal and the NAVTA Journal and most recently has been featured in PetVet Magazine. She was named the North American Veterinary Conference Technician Speaker of the Year in 2013 and in 2016. She was granted an honorary VTS (Internal Medicine) in 2011. She was also granted an honorary VTS (Dentistry) in 2012. She is the 2010 NAVTA Veterinary Technician of the Year, as well as the 2011 Dr. Franklin Loew Lecturer.