Melissa Perkins, LVT

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Education: Northwestern State University

Pets: Dogs,cats, ferrets, guinea pigs and birds

Melissa graduated from Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana with an Associate of science degree in Veterinary Technology. She married her high school sweetheart and travelled extensively with her spouse as he served in the military.  In 2005 she and her husband Tom settled in Madison with their children and a menagerie of pets that include dogs,cats, ferrets, guinea pigs and birds. As you can see, she is truly an animal person!

Melissa says, “I knew from an early age I was going to work with animals and pursued my goal of being knowledgeable about all creatures great and small. I’m excited to share my experience with the clients of Companion Animal Care.”

Recent Posts



  • Feline Dental

    May 1, 2013

    Do you have questions about your cat’s dental health? We’ve answered some…