Technician Team

Chrissy

Chrissy

I’d/I/I’ll: I’d like to one day own enough land to have my own horse farm / I have interest in equine medicine. In college I took classes in equine massage, nutrition and behavior. / I’ll one day get certified in Equine Massage.

My First Pet: Shadow, a Black Labrador Retriever. He was our family dog and the sweetest dog you’d ever meet. He brought in the newspaper every morning!

Favorite Guilty Pleasure Song: Spice Girls – Wannabe. I still remember every word! My sisters and I have a mini concert in the car whenever it comes on.

In my spare time I can be found: Spending time with my other half – Ben, my friends, and my family, Hiking with my dogs, Taking trips to different wineries, Horse Back Riding

Current Pets:

  • Bentley- Yellow Labrador Retriever
  • Hudson – Chocolate Labrador Retriever
  • Oreo – Black & White Rat
  • Oscar – Tabby Cat
  • Albus – Long haired Cat
  • Scooter – Tabby Cat

 

Ellen

Ellen

I’d/I/I’ll: I’d rather be fishing or relaxing at a pool / I like cooking, gardening, and x-box gaming / I’ll probably retire at 65 as a Vet Tech.

My First Pet: Socks & Mittens – 2 kittens. They were given to me by my ex-sister in-law 25 years ago!

Favorite Guilty Pleasure Song: Sound of Music – When Walking Outside.

In my spare time I can be found:  Watching TV, XBoxing, Cooking, Shopping, Listening to Music, Walking

Current Pets:

  • Tiny – Cat
  • Tommy – Maine Coon
  • Ralphey – Cat
  • Clinton – Maine Coon
  • Jake – Manx
  • Melissa – Long hair Calico Cat
  • Chare – Manx
  • Baby Janey – Manx
  • Timmy – Cat
  • Sammie – Border Collie

Ethel (bio coming soon!)

I’d/I/I’ll:

My First Pet:

Favorite Guilty Pleasure Song:

In my spare time I can be found:

Current Pets:

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Jenn (photo coming soon!)

I’d/I/I’ll: I’d rather be riding my horse / I am a true crime enthusiast / I’ll always have a soft spot for dachshunds.

My First Pet: Peanut – Short haired, red, mini-dachshund & Patti – long-haired standard dachshund.  They were the best dogs!

Favorite Guilty Pleasure Song: Journey’s Lovin’ Touchin’ Squeezin’.  I will always belt out this song – I love cruising to Journey!

In my spare time I can be found: At the barn – either working or riding or showing.  Hugging all the cats I can find or Netflix binging with my hubby.

Current Pets:

  • Rick – Orange Tabby
  • Morty – Orange Tabby
  • Poe – Thoroughbred Horse ‘2011 model
  • Indi – Thoroughbred Horse ‘1997 edition

Joyce

Joyce

I’d/I/I’ll: I’d like to travel to Ireland one day when my children are grown / I am passionate about overbreeding and wish everyone would spay and neuter their pets / I’ll cry tears of joy when my two kids graduate high school.

My First Pet:  Hard to name my first as my family always had so many which meant lots of time in vet offices. I respected what they did for my pets so much!

Favorite Guilty Pleasure Song: Bad to the Bone – It reminds me of my first dog that was soooo Bad! We used to change the words in the song to make it about my dog.

In my spare time I can be found: Spending time with my 2 adopted children and husband, Carl. Going to the dog park together with our 2 dogs

Current Pets:

  • Nina – Boxer
  • Streaky – Brown Tabby Cat
  • Prancer – Grey Tabby Cat
  • Buck – Boxer Mix

Rachel (bio coming soon!) 

I’d/I/I’ll:

My First Pet:

Favorite Guilty Pleasure Song:

In my spare time I can be found:

Current Pets:

  • Lilah
  • Maui
  • Tink
  • Groot
  • Chip

Trish (bio coming soon!) 

I’d/I/I’ll:

My First Pet:

Favorite Guilty Pleasure Song:

In my spare time I can be found:

Current Pets:

  • Gibbs

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Reception Team

Dani (photo coming soon!)

I’d/I/I’ll: I’d rather be at Universal Studios / I have been to a taping of Saturday Night Live / I’ll work on Broadway one day.

My First Pet: A black and white cat named Mister Mistofolees.  I named him after my favorite character in the musical cats.

Favorite Guilty Pleasure Song: Defying Gravity from Wicked.  I can often be found belting out the lyrics in my car

In my spare time I can be found: At a concert, reading or watching Harry Potter, watching Ru Paul’s Drag Race, or singing songs from Broadway shows.

Current Pets:

  • Ginny – Orange Cat
  • Marvel – Long-haired Tabby

Jordyn (bio coming soon!) 

I’d/I/I’ll:

My First Pet:

Favorite Guilty Pleasure Song:

In my spare time I can be found:

Current Pets:

  • Griff

Katie

I’d/I/I’ll:  I’d like to live in a world where chicken nuggets are an essential food group / I start listening to
Christmas music in October / I’ll pick animals over people every time.

My First Pet: I had three dogs waiting for me at the house after I was born –
Smokey, a big lump of Labrador who, of course, lived for food. Ginger, a neurotic Jack Russell.
And Chessie, a sweet and gentle Rottweiler who slept beside my bed every night.

Favorite Guilty Pleasure Song: The theme song to The Office.

In my spare time I can be found: Watching old horror movies with my best friend and better half, Jason, hiking with my dog,
drinking coffee, organizing any and everything, listing and journaling, eating sushi, or watching
social strategy games (Survivor, Big Brother, etc.).

Current Pets:

  • Linus – Gery & White Cat
  • Louie – Chihuahua Mix
  • Shannon – Tabby Cat

Rebecca

I’d/I/I’ll: I’d like another dog/ I wish that I could sing/ I’ll have a third dog soon

My First Pet:  A westie named Fancy because my parents let a 6 year old (me) name our dog.

Favorite Guilty Pleasure Song:  This is it!  Kenny Loggins, no explanation necessary.

In my spare time I can be found:  With or near my boys Owen and Eli, hearing live music with my husband Ted and friends, dreaming of Summer.

Current Pets:

  • Meatball – Boxer Mix
  • Cisco – Hound Mix
  • Pepper – The sassiest most puuurfect kitty in all the land

Shana

I’d/I/I’ll: I’d rather be painting or playing with my dogs/ I love to be outdoors/ I’ll be an animal cop one day or own my own rescue!

My First Pet was: Kia & Chance – my family’s Siberian Husky and Bernese Mountain Dog.  And of course my Nintendog on my Nintendo DS – He was a Golden Retriever named Radar!

Favorite Guilty Pleasure Song: Gypsy by Stevie Nicks. I don’t know why, but I can always jam out to it!

In my spare time I can be found: Painting pictures, Playing Vollyeball with my Family, Hiking, Fishing, Playing with my Dogs, and Kayaking

Current Pets:

  • Scooby-Doo – Chihuahua Mix
  • Mishka – Chihuahua

Tech Assistants & Kennel Team

Cassie – Kennel Lead

I’d/I/I’ll:  I’d rather be at the beach with my toes in the sand / I started my love of animals at the Humane Society. It made me so sad they didn’t have a home to go to so I did what I could to make their space more homey aka extra blankets, extra love. I also LOVE Cold Stone ice cream – cheesecake with strawberries and raspberries mixed in it! / I’ll go back to doing hair one day

My First Pet: Buddy – He was a dog and my first best friend.

Favorite Guilty Pleasure Song:  Knee Deep – It makes me think of the beach which makes me happy.

In my spare time I can be found:  Hanging out with my Cousins and God Daughter or Doing my Nails

Current Pets:

  • Bella – Beagle Mix
  • Nibbler – Rabbit
  • Beamer – Cat

Rachael (bio coming soon!)

I’d/I/I’ll:

My First Pet:

Favorite Guilty Pleasure Song:

In my spare time I can be found:

Current Pets:

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Summer, Vet/Tech Assistant

I’d/I/I’ll: I’d rather be at the beach in North Carolina, watching the surfers and eating a crab cake sandwich from Frisco Sandwich Co. / I love food almost as much as my dog does! / I’ll be at the hors d’oeuvres table.

My First Pet: A yellow Labrador retriever named Biggie. We grew up together from the time I was eight years old and said goodbye when I was twenty-two. He’s the reason I will probably always have a lab in my animal family!

Favorite Guilty Pleasure Song: The Cupid Shuffle.

In my spare time I can be found: Going for long, slow walks with my dog and cat, watching Netflix reruns of New Girl, and enjoying live music with friends and family (any genre will do, but Classic Rock and Country are my favorite!)

Current Pets:

  • Zoey – Yellow Lab
  • Mercury – Tabby Cat