Our Lovely Technicians

Stephanie has been a veterinary technician since 2003. After working in general practice and emergency medicine, she joined Dr. Sivula's practice in 2006. Her special interests include nutrition and rehabilitation, and she is a regular guest lecturer for Stautzenberger College's veterinary technology program. She acts as Practice Manager at Dancing Paws!


Katie has been a veterinary technician since joining us at Dancing Paws in 2011. She regular volunteers at the Akron Zoological Park and is a Communication Studies student at Kent State University! Katie's special interests include behavior and ferret medicine. She runs a pet sitting business in her spare time and is also our resident Embrace pet insurance expert!

Sarah has been a veterinary technician at Dancing Paws since 2012! She earned her Associates Degree in Applied Sciences: Veterinary Technology from Brown Mackie College with honors in June 2012. Sarah has a strong interest in holistic medicine and has pursued advanced training in Reiki and other energy healing techniques! 

Kari has been a part of veterinary medicine since 2011, and graduated from Stautzenberger College's veterinary technology program in 2013! She has special interests in geriatric medicine, nutrition and rehabilitation. Kari loves spending time with her husband, two dogs and cats, and enjoying time in the great outdoors!


Tricia joined Dancing Paws in 2013! She attended North Coast Medical Training Academy's Veterinary Assistant Program in 2007 and has always loved animals. Since becoming a part of our team, her special interests have grown to include nutrition and energy healing. Tricia loves spending time with her husband and two dogs, and relaxes with video games!