Sarah Hess began working at Asheville Veterinary Associates in January 2014, but she's been employed in the veterinary field since 2000. She attended AB Technical College, receiving an Associate's Degree in Veterinary Technology and graduating with high honors. Sarah also went on to become licensed as a Registered Veterinary Technician. At Asheville Veterinary Associates, Sarah's duties include monitoring anesthesia, assisting doctors in exams and surgeries, performing dental prophylaxis, filling medications, educating clients, and managing inventory. Her favorite parts of the job are educating clients about pets' behaviors and preventative medicine, as well as cleaning dogs' teeth. She finds satisfaction in many different aspects of her job.
"I absolutely love working here," Sarah says. "Asheville Veterinary Associates has great staff and doctors, and everyone here loves what they do and coming to work each day. Good medicine is practiced here, and everyone is very passionate about what they do. It's the best place I've ever worked."
At home Sarah is the pet parent to two dogs, named Butters and Peanut, and two cats, named Triscuit and Bucky. In her free time, she enjoys going hiking, exploring new areas and traveling, and spending quality time with her family.