Neetza Drake is our certified veterinary technician. She earned her certification from the Bel Rea Institute of Animal Technology in Denver, Colorado, in 2006. She also received her Certificate of Veterinary Specialty in Dentistry in 2013. She was born in Texas but grew up in Cave Junction, in the Illinois Valley. She attended school there, graduating from the Community Christian Academy.
When at Bear Creek Animal Clinic, you will often find Neetza in the treatment area caring for patients, assisting the doctors with surgical procedures by inducing and monitoring anesthesia, cleaning pet teeth, assisting with dental and skeletal radiographs, running diagnostic lab work, and various other technical tasks. You may also meet Neetza in an exam room, where she may check you and your pet in, and provide information on various topics such as dentistry, vaccinations, and senior care. Her favorite part about working at Bear Creek Animal Clinic, in addition to the fabulous pets, is the quality of medical care we provide.
In her free time, Neetza enjoys hunting, hiking, and fishing with her husband, Paris. She is an avid reader and knits amazing handcrafted creations.