Caitlyn Balkcum

Veterinary Assistant

Caitlyn has been working for Banfield for almost 9 years and has been surgery trained for about 3 years. She is currently enrolled at Penn Foster College to become a registered veterinary technician! She is originally from Charlotte and graduated from Elon University in May of 2016 with a B.S. degree in music education K-12. Working full-time during the week at Banfield, she also performs as the lead singer of a band and has shows every weekend, putting her love of both animals and music to work 24/7. Caitlyn lives with her family and they have a 3-year-old rescued boxer mix named Maya and a turtle named Turtle. Her passion for animals first began with horses as she used to ride and collect all things horses. Caitlyn was looking for a summer job at age 16, stumbled into the Banfield world and is still here 9 years later!