Christy Caplan is a certified vet technician, writer, blogger, chicken keeper, and storyteller. She has over ten years of experience covering pet trends. She uses her knowledge as a certified veterinary technician to inform animal lovers on health and wellness topics. Her focus is on small animals, including senior care.
Christy is an accomplished vet technician and author. For the past five years, her work has been published in many online and print publications focusing on animal health and behavior. You’ll find her articles in Veterinarians.org, Business Insider, Animal Wellness Magazine, Pet Product News, Rover.com, and LoveToKnow.
In 2012, Christy graduated from Portland Community College in Oregon with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She passed the CVT board exam and practiced as a certified vet technician for a few years. Her clinical experience includes work with a mobile vet that travels to the Portland, Oregon region caring for senior animals.
– She started writing for veterinarians.org in 2022.
– She received two awards from the Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA) for stories on congestive heart failure in dogs and heartworm disease.
– Her blog Wag and Cluck was created to share stories about her life with hounds and two flocks of chicken in Washougal, Washington.
Christy completed two bachelor’s degrees: Veterinary Technology in Portland Community College, and Journalism in Indiana University. She also earned a Master Gardener certificate in Washington State University.