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Kim Knap


    Kim Knap is a certified veterinary technician (CVT) specializing in companion animal rehabilitation. She does physical rehabilitation of patients and also works with the orthopedic surgery service. She also teaches veterinary students on patient physical condition assessment and rehabilitation techniques.

    While she mostly works with dogs and the occasional cat, she has also provided therapy to more exotic species, including an owl, a toucan, a miniature horse, a guinea pig, baby goat, and a fawn.

    Kim received her bachelor's degree in animal science at Illinois, earned her technician degree from Parkland College, and became a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner in 2003 after study at the University of Tennessee.

    Her family lives with a mastiff named Trooper, a yorkie mix, two cats, a guinea pig, a horse, and a mini donkey. She enjoys spending time with her family and pets, and she's up for any outdoor activity, no matter the weather.

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