Tom Cronenwett is not your average veterinary technician. He has worked with some of the most exotic and unusual animals in the world, from sloths to kinkajous. He has also starred in a popular reality TV show that showcased his skills and adventures in the field of exotic animal medicine. But Tom is not just a talented and passionate animal lover. He is also a creative and ambitious filmmaker who is working on his own dark fantasy comedy project called Sunny Side of the Street that promises to be a unique and hilarious experience. In this article, we will explore the life and career of Tom Cronenwett, the former star of Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER.
November 24 1969
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
About 5 ft 6 inch or 168
About 90 Kg or 198 lbs
Associate of Applied Sciences in Veterinary Technology from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology
Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER
Vet Technician at Vergi 24/7 in Houston, Texas, Broward Avian and Exotics Animal Hospital, Veterinary Assistant and Technician at Westgate Pet & Bird Hospital in Austin, Texas
Estimated at $200,000
Two dogs named Sunshine and Kupcake
Reason for leaving Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER
Reportedly, dissatisfaction with the management and work environment
Most rewarding part of being a vet technician
Helping animals recover from their illnesses or injuries and seeing them happy with their owners
Most difficult part of being a vet technician
Dealing with euthanasia and losing patients
Fishing, hiking, camping, and traveling
Who is Tom Cronenwett?
Tom Cronenwett was born on 24th of November 1969, in Dearborn Heights, Michigan. Holding a degree in Associate of Applied Sciences in Veterinary Technology from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology, Tom moved to Huston Height, Texas.
He began his professional life as a Vet Technician at Vergi 24/7 in 2010. Following a 4-year stretch, Tom quit his job and went to the Broward Avian and Exotics Animal Hospital. He later quit the hospital in 2018 and moved on with his life.
What happened on Dr.K?
The news of Tom’s departure came as a shock to fans of the series as he had been around for a long time. After exiting from the hospital, Tom took to Facebook to make his feelings clear.
While he did not name any names it can be said that he didn’t have the best of time in the hospital. On finding a new job he took to Facebook to express his dissatisfaction with his previous employers. His caption read,
“Very grateful for my job now! Back at a place where we see Dogs as well as Avian & Exotics. No more ego trips, multiple relatives running the place, and no more vets killing a patient three states over by giving drug dosages over the phone…allegedly”.
Tom Cronenwett’s net worth is estimated to be around $200,000. His main sources of income are his current job as a veterinary assistant and technician, and his previous appearances on Dr. K’s Exotic Animal. He may also earn some income from his upcoming project Sunny Side of the Street, depending on its success and popularity.
Where is he now? Is he married?
Tom moved to Austin, Texas, where he works as a veterinary assistant and technician at Westgate Pet & Bird Hospital. He seems to enjoy his new job and claims that it has a better management team and no more ego trips. He is also pursuing his creative interests and developing a dark fantasy comedy called Sunny Side of the Street, which he describes as a mix of Jaws, Goodfellas, and The’Burbs. He plans to release it in mid-2024. Additionally, he is working on various absurd fantasy short films.
An animal lover, Tom currently lives in Austin, Texas with his two lovely dogs Sunshine and Kupcake.
He has not revealed much about his personal life or his relationship status, but he seems to be content with his current situation.