Carrie Johnstone joined Pitts Veterinary Hospital in May 2001 as the Practice Manager. She graduated from Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, Nebraska in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Biology. During college she worked as a kennel staff member and grooming assistant at a boarding facility. She also completed a veterinary internship during her last semester of college. Carrie enjoys working at Pitts Veterinary Hospital because she gets to work with a great group of caring individuals. Our doctors are very educated, diverse, and stay up with the latest technology and veterinary information. Pitts Veterinary Hospital has a wonderful reputation and a family oriented atmosphere. We also have some of the best clients and patients!
In 2009, Carrie completed course work through Hill’s Pet Nutrition to become a Veterinary Nutritional Advocate. In April 2010, she also attended and completed level one of AAHA’s Veterinary Management School in Denver, Colorado.
Carrie’s furry family members include: Nellie (All American Dog), Beef (Olde English Bulldogge), Buckett (Labrador Retriever, black), Harley (Pekingese/Shih Tzu), Oliver (Himalayan), Emmy Lou (tortie DSH), Mina (DMH tabby, mother of Emmy), Finnegan (LH Siamese Cross), and four female Dumbo Rats. Nellie, Beef, and Buckett have all earned their Canine Good Citizens Certifications. Carrie is a member of Greater Lincoln Obedience Club and teaches obedience and tricks class. She also plays agility with Buckett and shows at CPE, AKC, and VSDAA agility trials.
Carrie is married and is the mother of two young boys who keep her very busy! She enjoys spending time outside, reading books, listening to music, and cooking for and spending time with her pets and extended family and friends.