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Alyssa Cary

Alyssa Cary, LVT

Joined CAC April 2020

Alyssa had worked in an animal hospital for 8 years in Alexandria when she went on a brief exploration into entrepreneurship. She soon started to miss veterinary medicine and returned to it to focus on behavior, pain management, preventative medicine, and client education.


  • BS in Wildlife Science from Virginia Tech with minors in Forestry, Biology, and Recreation

  • AAS Degree in Veterinary Technology from Northern Virginia Community College

She is originally from Richmond, VA but now lives in Maryland with her husband, their 2 kids, a mutt named Mak, and a tortie, Pixie. She loves to run and be outside!

Alyssa is our unofficial bear expert. She spent 3 summers trapping and collaring black bears in NC and NY and another summer leading teams in a brown bear population study in Alaska.