We are grateful to our staff and their commitment to care for your favorite pets. Here's a brief introduction to the people you may see when you visit us at our clinic.
Lisa is the Office Manager. She has 2 Weimaraners (Gibby and Gertie), and 3 Cats (Felice, Sissy, and Striper). She also helps with the national rescue group "Red Rover" and does pet therapy with her dog Gertie at local nursing homes and hospitals.
Courtney is a Registered Veterinary Technician. She lives in Englewood with her husband, Jeff, 3 dogs (Maci, Cali, and Eddie), and 2 cats (Bentley and Gypsey). Courtney enjoys being outside with her dogs, the summertime and traveling to different countries. At work, she enjoys handling surgical cases and client education.
Tessa is a Registered Veterinary Technician. She has 2 dogs, (Duke and Sissy). She loves working with large and small dogs. Also, Tessa enjoys being outside and working with horses.
Dawn is a Registered Veterinary Technician. She lives in Butler Township with her husband, Greg, 2 dogs Lincoln and MerSadie, and Amelia the cat.
Jason is a Registered Veterinary Technician. Jason and his wife are owned by 2 cats and have 6 wonderful pit bulls. He enjoys being outside with his dogs and working with farm animals.
Kylie is a student that works as a Kennel and Veterinary assistant during college breaks and over the summer. Kylie's pride and joy is an Australian Shepherd named Willow.
Linn provides accounting and personnel support to the clinic. Her furry friends include Archie (horse), Carlos and Moo (cats) and a smooth coated collie named Keeno. Her hobbies include hiking and trail riding.
Cyndi is a Receptionist. She lives in Vandalia with her husband and three daughters. She has a yorkie (Bizzy) and two cats (Mr. Whiskers and Booduh). Cyndi enjoys making people laugh, cooking with her girls, and volunteering with animal rescues.
Brenda is a receptionist and been with us since November 2016. She lives in Troy and has been married for 38 years, She has a son Derek who lives with his family in Oklahoma and a daughter, Sara, who lives in Piqua and 4 grandchildren. She also has a border collie (Sasha), a beagle (Willow) and a yorkie (Bunny).
Renee' is a Receptionist and has been here for 5 years now. She has a beautiful daughter and two pit bulls named Kaine and Hazel. She enjoys music, traveling and spending time with her family.
Alaina is a Kennel Assistant. She loves working with big dogs. In her free time, she likes to hike and walk her Dachshund "Klaus".
Shauna is a Veterinary Assistant as well as a Kennel Assistant. She is currently at Otterbein University studying Equine Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Equine Assisted Therapy. She has one dog named JJ and two cats, Cecil and Baby. In her free time she competes on the Otterbein Equestrian Team and spends time with friends and family.
Jasmine is currently a Kennel Assistant. Also, she is a certified Veterinary Assistant through MVCTC. She has a welsh corgi (Missy) who is the love of her life and two 13 year goldfish (Jam & Hawk.) In her spare time she takes care of many animals petsitting.
Hailey is Kennel Assistant. She is currently a sophomore at Vandalia Butler High School. She has a dog named Zakota and a turtle named Pete.
Shani is a Veterinary Assistant as well as a Receptionist. She is currently at Miami Jacobs studying to become a vet tech. She has one dog (Prudence) and a handsome cat named Niall. Also she does work with a local pit bull rescue.
Jessica is a recent graduate from Miami Jacobs Vet Tech program. She is currently working as a Veterinary Assistant. She has one dog (Sammi). In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Dominic is one of our veterinary assistants and the go to person for all building and computer issues. He has two dogs, (Luna) and (Stella) that keep him very busy. He enjoys landscaping, fishing and riding his motorcycle.
Honorary Staffer, Lama Rigzin is a Buddhist Monk and friend of Dr. Joseph who was visiting the U.S. and My Favorite Pet in 2014 and 2015. Rigzin, from Nepal, is the administrator of a monastery and boys' school and has since returned to his home.
Path to Enlightenment:
If you can...
live without caffeine or nicotine
be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains
understand when loved ones are too busy to give you any time
take criticism and blame without resentment
ignore friends' limited educations and never correct them
treat rich and poor alike
face the world without lies or deceit
conquer tension without medical help
relax without liquor
sleep without the aid of drugs
have no prejudice against creed, color, religion, gender, sexual preference, or politics
... then you have almost reached the same level of spiritual development as your dog.