IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital

Dawn Miyake, CVT, VTS, AVTA

Dawn MiyakeDawn graduated from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in Denver, Colorado in 2002.

Following graduation she entered into a career of specialty medicine and surgery by joining the Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado. After 5 years she moved to Memphis, Tennessee where she worked as a senior nurse anesthetist with the surgical team at another multi-specialty referral hospital. Dawn joined IndyVet in July of 2011 where she specializes as a veterinary nurse anesthetist.

Dawn received her Technician Specialty Certification in Anesthesia in 2012, becoming one of only 172 certified anesthetic technicians in the world and is a member of the Academy of Veterinary Technician Anesthetists. In addition, Dawn maintains her membership with IVAPM (International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management), VSPN and NAVTA. "My goal as a veterinary nurse anesthetist is to improve the lives of my patients by practicing informed, compassionate and conscientious anesthesia combined with adequate pain management." Dawn lectures nationally on anesthesia and analgesia and provides a wealth of veterinary specialty experience as well as an advanced level of veterinary anesthesia expertise to critical patients requiring surgery at IndyVet.


  • Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology – 2002

Technician Specialist Certification

  • Academy of Veterinary Technician
    Anesthetists – 2012

Professional Affiliations

  • IVAPM – International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management
  • VSPN – Veterinary Support Personnel Network
  • NAVTA – National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America

facebook IndyVet on You Tube IndyVet on Google Plus IndyVet on Pinterest
5425 Victory Drive  |  Indianapolis, Indiana 46203  |  P: 317-782-4484  |  TF: 800-551-4879
© IndyVet. All Rights Reserved  |  site map