About Us

Hampton Roads Pet Loss Partnership, Inc. was formed in 2014 in order to provide much needed pet loss resources for those in the Hampton Roads, VA region. The organization is a true partnership between our sponsoring pet organizations (local veterinary offices, pet cremation services, pet groomers, and pet supply stores) and the community.


Meet Our Board of Directors:


top40      Tyler Carmack, DVM, CVA- President (Email Me)

Dr. Carmack is a veterinarian who works full time with Hampton Roads Veterinary Hospice to provide at home veterinary care for elderly and terminally ill patients and their families. She founded the Hampton Roads Pet Loss Support Group in January of 2012 and continues to work with the local veterinary and pet care community to provide pet loss resources for those anticipating or grieving the loss of a loved one.



AmandaBeck      Amanda Beck, MA, NCC- Vice-President (Email Me)

Amanda Beck is a counselor, educator, and advocate in Winston-Salem, NC. After graduating from North Carolina State University in 2004, Amanda joined Teach For America as a corps member in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. She continued her work as a champion for educational equality in rural Texas and North Carolina until she returned to graduate school at Wake Forest University to study counseling in 2009. Amanda currently serves as a school site-based counselor in Davie County where she enjoys working with a diverse group of inspiring middle school students. She also teaches part-time in the Department of Counseling at Wake Forest and lends her expertise as an advocate for victims of sexual assault. In her free time, Amanda enjoys spending time with her adopted cat and dog, exercising her creative prowess as an artist and illustrator, and spoiling her darling nephew Nathan.


                                                        Ami Krasner, DVM- Secretary (Email Me)

Dr. Krasner AmiKrasner was born and raised in North Carolina, where her parents, two sisters, brother-in-law, and my chocolate lab nephew still live. She received my veterinary degree from North Carolina State University and currently really enjoys living in the D.C. area. In addition to practicing dog and cat medicine,  Dr. Krasner likes working with exotic species, especially reptiles, amphibians, and aquatics. She even have a vivacious red-earred slider named Franklin who loves eating tomatoes and grapes as treats. Dr. Krasner is also interested in oceanic conservation medicine and veterinary policy. In her free time, she enjoys improvisational comedy, hiking, coaching & playing soccer, swimming, cycling, traveling, and all kinds of art.