Holly is our practice manager/veterinary technician. She has been at our clinic for 7 years. Prior, she worked at a very busy 4 doctor Veterinary clinic for 14 years. She lives with her husband and 3 adopted children in Nevis. Her family includes 1 dog, 4 cats and many chickens. Holly enjoys making jewelry, fishing, hunting and spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren.
Milena is our receptionist. She came to us through a work study program in spring 2016 and when it was done, we asked her to stay. Milena recently married her high school sweetheart. In her free time Milena enjoys spending time with her new husband, horseback riding and 4-wheeling. Milena has 3 dogs, >5 cats & 3 horses.
Mary is one of our Veterinary Technician. She completed her degree in veterinary technology at Medical Institute of Minnesota in 1995. She worked at several veterinary clinics in the Twin Cities area including the U of M Veterinary Medical Center, Oncology Department, before becoming a stay at home to her 3 girls for over 10 years. She has now returned to continue her passion of helping animals. In her free time, Mary enjoys spending time with her family at their country home with their 4 dogs, 4 cats, 2 rabbits and many chickens. She also likes to spend time camping, fishing and hiking through the woods.
Neka is one of our veterinary assistants. She went to the University of Minnesota Crookston and received her BS in Animal Science. She plans to go back to school to become a veterinarian. Currently, she has a dog named Bella, and two cats Tigger and Taco but she grew up around cattle on a farm near Laporte, MN. Neka likes to spend her free time with her new husband, training Bella, baking, fishing, and writing.
Ericka recently joined our team as a veterinary assistant. She went to school at the U of M Crookston and has transferred to Penn Foster to pursue a degree of Veterinary Technology. She currently has 4 horses and 5 cats. Ericka likes to spend her time barrel racing/rodeoing, fishing, hunting and spending time with her family and friends.
Ashlee is one of our veterinary assistants who plans on attending school to become a Vet Tech in the near future. Currently she has 1 dog, 1 cat and 2 rats. Ashlee is the mother of 3 girls and enjoys spending her time with her family camping, 4-wheeling, dirt-biking and just about anything outdoors.
Martina is a graduate of the Minnesota School of Business CVT Program. Martina is a mother of 2 children. She has 2 dogs, 3 cats, 1 rabbit and a frog. She loves to read, music, art, and hiking. Martina has been with us about 2 years now.
Journie is our newest Veterinary Assistant team member. She is a graduate from Menahga public school. She plans on attending Penn Foster to pressure her education in veterinary technology. She was in 4H and FFA. Her team went to state. She enjoys barrel racing, trail rides, Hunting, Fishing and being with family and friends.
Heather joined our team in September 2023. She grew up in Mpls, she went to Medical Institute of Minnesota for a Veterinary Technician degree. She started in her first small animal practice in Richfield Mn. After 25 years and growing her family, she made the move up north to be closer to her brother. Heather worked in Walker for a bit until she bought a house and some land near Park Rapids and now wanted to work closer to home. Heather also loves to quilt and do stained glass art. She has 4 cats, one dog and 2 classic cars.