COVID STATUS UPDATE:   Curbside service resumed January 4, 2022.  Client access to building restricted

Profiles

Side Menu

Dawn Hickey, LVMT, CCRP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation), CVPP, CCFT

Sr Veterinary Technician I | Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Overview

Dawn Hickey graduated from Columbia State Community College with an AAS in Veterinary Technology. After a one-year internship at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, earning the Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner title, she was employed at Animalia Health and Wellness in Franklin, TN and was instrumental in the development of the rehabilitation practice there. In 2014, Dawn moved to Knoxville to become the lead technician in the Small Animal Rehabilitation Department at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed the University of Tennessee’s Companion Animal Pain Management Certificate Program in 2016, the Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner (CVPP) certification through IVAPM and the Certified Canine Fitness Trainer (CCFT) title through UT in 2017. She has received special training in Canine Myofascial Trigger points through Myopain Seminars. As one of the instructors in the CCRP and CCFT programs, she enjoys teaching and spreading her love and enthusiasm for animal rehabilitation and sports medicine with the students. Dawn is on the board of the Academy of Physical Rehabilitation Veterinary Technicians (APRVT) which is an organization responsible for certifying technicians in the specialty of physical rehabilitation. She is an active member of the International Association of Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy (IAVRPT). She is also an active member of NAVTA, the Tennessee Veterinary Technician Association (TVTA) and the American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians (AARV). Her particular areas of interest include geriatrics, neurology, working dogs, myofascial issues and pain management. Her goal (and passion) is to educate all working dog handlers in Tennessee and the surrounding areas on how to condition their dogs to prevent injury and extend their careers.

The College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996

Dawn Hickey, LVMT, CCRP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation), CVPP, CCFT

Sr Veterinary Technician I | Small Animal Clinical Sciences
The College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
Overview

Dawn Hickey graduated from Columbia State Community College with an AAS in Veterinary Technology. After a one-year internship at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, earning the Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner title, she was employed at Animalia Health and Wellness in Franklin, TN and was instrumental in the development of the rehabilitation practice there. In 2014, Dawn moved to Knoxville to become the lead technician in the Small Animal Rehabilitation Department at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed the University of Tennessee’s Companion Animal Pain Management Certificate Program in 2016, the Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner (CVPP) certification through IVAPM and the Certified Canine Fitness Trainer (CCFT) title through UT in 2017. She has received special training in Canine Myofascial Trigger points through Myopain Seminars. As one of the instructors in the CCRP and CCFT programs, she enjoys teaching and spreading her love and enthusiasm for animal rehabilitation and sports medicine with the students. Dawn is on the board of the Academy of Physical Rehabilitation Veterinary Technicians (APRVT) which is an organization responsible for certifying technicians in the specialty of physical rehabilitation. She is an active member of the International Association of Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy (IAVRPT). She is also an active member of NAVTA, the Tennessee Veterinary Technician Association (TVTA) and the American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians (AARV). Her particular areas of interest include geriatrics, neurology, working dogs, myofascial issues and pain management. Her goal (and passion) is to educate all working dog handlers in Tennessee and the surrounding areas on how to condition their dogs to prevent injury and extend their careers.