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Our Team – Technician Assistants

Alex M.

Alex M.

Technician Assistant

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In 2020, Alex graduated from the University of Minnesota with a pre-vet major in animal science, with a minor in fisheries and wildlife.  She is currently applying to veterinary schools. Outside of work, she spends time at home with her family and cats. She also loves taking some of the cats on walks!

Amber Z.

Amber Z.

Technician Assistant

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Amber is new to the team, and her bio and photo will be available soon!

April L.

April L.

Advanced Technician Assistant

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April is currently a veterinary student at the University of Minnesota, class of 2024. She has a special interest in exotic pets and small wildlife, as well as surgery skills and techniques. She especially loves rodents, such as guinea pigs, rats, squirrels, but also extremely adores geese and enjoys geese-watching.

Brianna S.

Brianna S.

Technician Assistant

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Brianna is new to the team and a future Veterinarian Technician. Their passion is not only for cats and dogs but exotics and wildlife, too. In their spare time, they are an artist, traveler, and urban forager.

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.

Irene M.

Irene M.

Technician Assistant

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Coming soon!

Jenna F.

Jenna F.

Technician Assistant

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Jenna is a third-year undergraduate student at the University of Minnesota, studying Animal Science with a Pre-Vet emphasis. Jenna has worked at South Metro Animal Emergency Care since June of 2020, enjoying hands-on experience in the veterinary field. Jenna looks forward to continuing to learn about the field and caring for all the wonderful pets we see here at SMAEC! 

Katie A.

Katie A.

Technician Assistant

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Katie is a third year student at the University of Wisconsin River Falls. She is majoring in Health and Biomedical Sciences with a Pre-Vet Emphasis. Katie enjoys working with all animals, big and small. In her free time she also enjoys training and competitively showing horses. She hopes to attend Vet school and specialize in wildlife medicine.

Melanie B.

Melanie B.

Technician Assistant

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Melanie will be graduating from the University of Minnesota with an animal science B.S and Spanish studies minor in spring 2021. She hopes to attend veterinary school in the next few years. In her free time outside of work and school, she likes to gather with friends and family and volunteer at various organizations.