Laea F. is an Emergency Assistant. As a young child Laea would “save” worms that her dad used for fishing. That deep-rooted passion for assisting and caring for animals led her to a career in the veterinary field.
Laea has a Veterinary Assistant degree from Penn Foster and is currently studying to become a Veterinary Technician. She joined the VREC family as an assistant in 2017 as a way to gain hands-on knowledge in the field and is drawn to the exciting and unusual cases that present through the Emergency department. As an Emergency Assistant, Laea helps keep the hospital well-stocked, runs bloodwork diagnostics, and assists technicians and clinicians as necessary.
Laea shares her home with Ball Python Iffy, Bearded Dragon Sunny, and Pitbull Mac. She enjoys kayaking, hiking, and fishing. A lover of animals an nature, Laea often attends beach clean-up events to help protect our oceans.