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Amy Y.

Amy Y.

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Amy has been with us since December 2018. She earned her Veterinary Technology degree from Argosy University in 2000. Her passions include emergency medicine, exotics, and wildlife. She enjoys hiking, photography, bird  watching, and spending time with family. She has a cat named Maxine and a bearded dragon named Maui.

Eden N.

Eden N.

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Eden has joined our team January of 2019. a Bachelor Degree in Psychology from the University of Minnesota. In her free time, she injoys donating to rescues and snuggling her dogs. She has two dogs name Sheba and Griffin. They live for walks, treats, and cuddling! In addition, she has two young daughters who keep her heart and time full when she’s not working.

Jennifer C.

Jennifer C.

Client Services Lead

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Jennifer joined SMAEC in 2018.  She recently moved to Minnesota from Chicago, where she worked in a veterinary clinic that saw exotics and contracted with the local zoo.  Because of this, nothing that comes into a vet clinic surprises Jennifer, and she loves that every day can bring new adventures in the field.  She also fostered dogs that needed special medical attention or needed more time to adjust to being in a home prior to adoption.  She is currently working on a degree in Fisheries and Wildlife.  Jennifer has three dogs, Daisy Mae, Vinny, and Muffins, that are her whole life.  She loves music, creating art, cooking, and the outdoors.

Kaia C.

Kaia C.

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Kaia earned a certification in dog grooming at Rio Gran Grooming School. She has a  strong passion about dogs and currently has a plott hound named Daya.

Karen A.

Karen A.

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Nicole O.

Nicole O.

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Nicole joined the SMAEC team in March 2020. She has a cat named Marley that was a rescue cat. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her 3 daughters.

Technician Assistants
Alex M.

Alex M.

Technician Assistant

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Alex just graduated college is currently working on applying to veterinary school. In her free time she spends time at home with her family and cats. She also loves taking some of the cats on walks!

 

April L.

April L.

Technician Assistant

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April attending the University of Minnesota for a bachelor of Animal Science and will be a vet student next semester. In her free time she does a martial art named Aikido. She loves rodents and reptiles, and her ideal pets are guinea pigs, rats, and lizards. 

 

Cindy P.

Cindy P.

Technician Assistant

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Cindy will be graduating this spring with an Associates Degree in Art at Inver Hill Community College. She plans to transfer over to the University of Minnesota or Augsburg University to major in biology or animal science. In her free time she volunteers at the Wild Life Rehabilitation Center in the mammal nursery. At home she has a 6 year old dog name Blue.

Elizabeth G.

Elizabeth G.

Technician Assistant

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Elizabeth is currently in school to become a veterinary technician. Her interests inculde hiking, video games, and knitting. She currently has two dogs named Fritz and Daisy. She also has a cat named Gumby. 

Irene M.

Irene M.

Technician Assistant

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Katie N.

Katie N.

Technician Assistant Lead

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Katie joined SMAEC in July 2016. She graduated in 2018 from Dakota County Technical College with her Veterinary Technician Degree. She loves all kinds of animals, but her favorites are cows and sea turtles. In Katie’s free time she enjoys attending and showing at car shows, going antique shopping and spending time with family. She shares her home with her two silly Boxers Clyde and Castle. 

Melanie B.

Melanie B.

Technician Assistant

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Melanie is currently working on getting a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and a Minor in Spanish Studies. She is hoping to attend Veterinary school in the future. In her free time, she biking and watching netflix. She has two dogs name Luna and Winston.  Also, she has a guinea pig named Lily. 

Rebecca M.

Rebecca M.

Client Services / Technician Assistant

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Rebecca is currently taking courses at Penn Foster, though she has been in the veterinary field for over 15 years.  She is currently enrolled in Animal Physical Therapy and Animal Nutrition courses.  She enjoys helping clients and their furry kids feel comfortable, while knowing that they got the best care possible.

Rebecca loves to foster and rescue animals.  All of her pets are rescues.  Chunk is a pot bellied pig, who Rebecca trained to be a therapy pig. He pays visits to children’s hospitals and nursing homes.  The other animals in her home include Brinlaya, a 12 year old boxer; Thor, a 7 year old Lab; Guapo, a 4 year old Chinese crested mix; Fatty, a 12 year old cat; Puppy Cat, a 2 year old cat; and Rue who is a one year old Bearded Dragon.

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