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 Carolina Vet Tech Services


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Lona Burbage is a Licensed and Registered Veterinary Technician with 27 years of experience in Small Animal Primary Care, Emergency and Critical Care, Neurology/Neurosurgery, and Veterinary Management.  After earning her degree in Veterinary Technology from Tri-County Technical College in 2000, she has continued to raise the education, training and overall awareness of the veterinary professional community.    

Lona has been RECOVER CPR certified in both BLS and ALS for 10+ years.  She is a member of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, SC Association of Veterinary Technicians and the NC Association of Veterinary Technicians.  Lona is currently working towards her Veterinary Business Leader certification.

With her vast and diverse background in small animal practice, she has gained a significant amount of valuable knowledge ranging from primary care to specialty medicine that can help advance your medicine standards, improve patient care and hospital flow. If you are a small private practice looking for a professional trainer or a larger company looking to streamline patient flow from one department to the other, she can help set you in the right direction for success. Let her help you!

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Carolina Vet Tech Services (CVTS) cares for all animals with the utmost respect and in a humane manner which aids in alleviating fear, pain, stress, and suffering.  I strive to provide the highest standard of care to patients and clients on the foundation of collaboration and evidence-based medicine.

The goal of CVTS is to inspire others by cultivating our profession into a healthy, supportive and harmonious ethnology.  As we continue to grow, both professionally and personally, we will accomplish great things!       


Veterinary Technician Oath

"I solemnly dedicate myself to aiding animals and society by providing excellent care and services for animals, by alleviating animal suffering, and by promoting public health.

I accept my obligations to practice my profession conscientiously and with sensitivity, adhering to the profession's Code of Ethics, and furthering my knowledge and competence through a commitment to lifelong learning."

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What do my clients say?

"Great Vet Tech"

Lona is a great veterinary technician. I have been using her for several months and she has always been early and professional. Her technical skills are excellent and she is great with my clients. Would highly recommend!

Shannon Barrett, DVM

Island Veterinary Care

"Great Service"

Lona with Carolina Vet Tech Services is amazing! I highly recommend her services. She has served us as a relief technician and relief administrative assistant. She is compassionate, professional, and highly skilled from years of experience. She goes above and beyond every time she fulfills our staffing needs. I will continue to use her and know I can always rely on Lona!

Suzy Shannon, DVM, DAVDC

Veterinary Dental Care

"Enjoy Working w/ Her"

We love knowing that we can expect Lona to fit seamlessly into our team when temporary coverage is needed. She is prompt, efficient, and confident with everything we need in our general practice. Our team and our clients enjoy working with her. We would definitely recommend Carolina Vet Tech Services for your coverage needs!

Rebecca Infinger, LVT

Hospital Manager

Animal Medical Clinic of Goose Creek

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