Kim Nickolas, LVT, CCRP, CSAMT started her education at Adelphi University then moved on to Stony Brook University. She has always been involved with animals and spent the better part of a year getting her dog back to performance level after a complicated hip surgery. That was a career changing experience. Kim decided to attend Suffolk County Community College’s Veterinary Technician Program where she graduated with honors. She graduated from the University of Tennessee as a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP). Kim continued her studies at Bancroft School of Massage’s Small Animal Program (200hr) and is a Certified Small Animal Massage Therapist (CSAMT). She is passionate about all aspects of rehabilitation and has a special interest in sports medicine and athletic conditioning. In her spare time, Kim can be found training and competing around the Northeast in dog agility, competition obedience, and rally obedience with her Border Collies.