Marlena joined the Oaklawn team in January 2022. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2015. Marlena began her career as an assistant to a holistic veterinarian working with cats, dogs and horses; eventually becoming a full time technician at a general veterinary practice for companion animals. She is currently enrolled in the Penn Foster program, seeking to become a certified technician. Marlena had two feisty fur babies, a chihuahua named Maggie and a Tibetan Spaniel mix called Harvey. Providing education to clients and giving their furry family members the best care possible is of the utmost importance to Marlena and she is thrilled to be at a hospital that implements Fear Free practices.