Ivan has been in the veterinary profession for nearly 4 years. Ivan is a Certified Veterinary Assistant from Sanford Brown College. Ivan began working at Midwest Bird in 2016 to pursue his dream career of being able to work with a variety of different animals which he finds very exciting. Ivan has a Russian tortoise named Rocky who likes to make scratching noises, as well as two pits, Chloe Wowe and Tails with No Ears, that love to lick anyone's face. In Ivan’s spare time he enjoys taking out his tortoise to bask in the sun, play video games, household chores, enjoying nature, and playing with his dogs.