Karina is a 2019 graduate of the Vet Tech Institute. She became a licensed technician in 2022. Karina has been with South Belt for 3 ½ years. Her passion for animals started when she was very young and a witness to animal neglect. It drove her to want to be an animal advocate and join the veterinary field. Her companion, Babalou, a 10 year old Boston Terrier mix adopted form the Houston SPCA in 2017, has been her partner in crime. He has been an integral part in her journey for animal advocacy.