Starting with a passion from a young age, Crysty has spent the last sixteen years of her life dedicated to the field of animal care. She joined the team at VCA Animal Care in 2012 after working various positions at veterinary clinics, rescue organizations and animal control. Crysty graduated from Virginia Tech in 2007 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science…Go Hokies! Her own pets include a hound dog, Cyrus, and three kitties, Huckleberry, Marmalade and Pyg. In addition to animals, Crysty finds her purpose in mothering two incredible young boys, Eli and Jude. She also enjoys photography, hiking, traveling and sports. As a manager, Crysty has developed a strong sense of leadership and truly values supporting those who strive daily to impact the lives of our patients.