Veterinary Technician


What was your first pet?
First pet was my cat Missy who lived to be 22yo (she was always just 1 yr older than me 🙂 )

Favorite sports team?
Denver Broncos!!!

Year you started working in the veterinary field:
2000 as a part time Vet Assistant and knew it was the field for me

Dream vacation:
Travel to Africa to work and interact with big cats

Most memorable case here at Hillside:
A terrier ate a bird whole and we performed an endoscopy to retrieve it

Which superhuman power would you choose?
Flying, I’m not the best driver and don’t really enjoy it 🙂



Please take the time to read our complimentary blogs below.

Heartworm Disease Alert: Is Your Pet Protected?

A dog that lived his entire life in Fountain Hills has recently been tested positive for the dreaded heartworm disease.  heartworm disease prevention options make it easier than ever to keep pets protected.  We want to stress that heartworm disease is becoming more... read more

A Wellness Revolution: Laser Therapy for Our Pets

When our pets experience any sort of pain or discomfort, it can be difficult to find ways to provide them relief beyond traditional surgeries or medication. In recent years, veterinary medicine has been dedicated to improving the use of cold-laser therapy on patients... read more

Road Trip Season: Preparing Pets for Travel

Summer is here! With the heat comes the pressing desire to escape and venture to new and exciting destinations. Road trips are the ultimate way to experience summer in the states, and they’re even better when our furry friends can come along! However, before you... read more

Five Issues To Watch Out For In Your Cat

Health issues can affect cats at any time, but they can be the most damaging at the early stages of a cat’s life. Diseases and infections can hit kittens especially hard given their fragile nature, so it’s important to monitor their health closely during these... read more