Meet the Licensed Veterinary Technicians at Woodside
Leslie Betterton, LVT
Anesthesia Technician and Staff Manager
Leslie grew up in Ashland, Virginia and received her undergraduate degree at Virginia Tech in 2003. In 2012, she graduated with her degree in Veterinary Technology from Blue Ridge Community College. Leslie joined Woodside in November of 2012. She has spent her entire life around horses and owns 2, as well as a dog named Daisy. When she isn’t working, Leslie enjoys spending time with her husband Dave and sons Riley and Wyatt.
Wendy Hirsch, LVT
Wendy grew up in Northern VA and graduated from Northern Virginia Community College with a degree in Veterinary Technology in 1994. Wendy has worked at multiple equine referral practices in California and Virginia. She also worked at Oregon State University and UC Davis where she completed requirements for the veterinary technician specialty certification in Large Animal Anesthesia in 2008. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family.
Sara Adcock, LVT
Sara grew up in Richmond, VA and graduated from Virginia Tech in 2009 with a degree in Animal and Poultry Sciences. While there, she worked with the Virginia Tech Sporthorse Breeding Program. After graduation, she returned to Richmond and started her career in veterinary medicine working at a small animal emergency and specialty hospital. Sara completed her Veterinary Technology degree in 2016 and joined Woodside team later that year. When not at work, she enjoys being outside with her dog, Monkey.