Background & Education
Veterinary School: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Internship Training: PetCare Veterinary Hospital, Santa Rosa, CA
Dr. Shyla Myrick, DVM found her way to veterinary medicine via neuroscience, biotechnology, and business. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and Behavior from UC Santa Cruz. After several years of working as a research assistant in Oregon and Santa Cruz, she headed to Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO, where she simultaneously earned her Master of Business Administration, and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees. Through her schooling she worked for several years as a Veterinary Emergency Nurse for an emergency and specialty care hospital, in addition to contributing to multiple research programs at CSU. Upon graduation, she moved to the Bay Area where she completed a rotating internship at PetCare Veterinary Hospital in Santa Rosa, CA. She stayed on after her internship and worked for several years as an ER and Critical Care Unit veterinarian.
Shyla is passionate about areas of veterinary medicine that include translational and clinical research, surgery, trauma, and ultrasonography.
In her free time, she enjoys traveling, yoga, reading and drawing.