Michelle -Manager, Nutrition Advisor
Michelle has a wealth of knowledge from her many years working in the veterinary field. She is always striving to learn and is our go-to person if we have any questions about special diets, food allergies and weight loss. Michelle is also very knowledgeable about birds and can answer almost any avian related question. At home she has quit the menagerie. Her pets include a senior miniature poodle, a several cats, 3 parrots and a rat. Michelle has also adopted a French Bulldog puppy with a cleft palate who was hand raised by our staff, his name is Jonesy. If you visit the clinic you may meet her African Grey Parrot, JB. JB often entertains us with is very realistic cat and dog sounds.
Lucy -Treatment Nurse
Trained as a Pharmacy Tech, Lucy began her time with us in that area of the clinic. She soon realized that she enjoyed more hands on care and she currently takes care of hospitalized patients. Lucy does many of their daily treatments including administering medications, monitoring IV fluids, and making sure pets are comfortable while in hospital.
You may recognize Kim from her time working at our partner store, Ospika Pet and Farm. Kim is very caring and compassionate and her love for animals extends to all of our patients. Kim shares her home with her two dogs, Bane and Rose.
Cassidy performs one of the most important tasks in a veterinary hospital- making sure all of our hospitalized patients are clean and comfortable. She also is a huge help in assisting the vets and technicians with all of the surgery patients. Cassidy is interested in becoming a Vet Tech and is learning about the profession while caring for pets. We appreciate Cassidys ever present smile, amazing work ethic and her ability to care for every pet as if they were her own. Cass has two fun filled dogs name Finley and Sky.
Carrie is a great addition to our team and always comes to work with a smile. She is our dedicated Veterinary Assistant. Carrie has always been interested in Veterinary Medicine and is enjoying being able to work in the field now that her family is grown. Carries critter family includes 5 cats- Sylvester, Luna-Tic, Squish, Tesla, Capri and a forever-foster ferret named Jube-Jube. Carrie also owns a small creative venture called Tiny Creations from the Heart.
Allicia has had several career changes before finding her way to Ospika as a receptionist. With a love for animals and learning, along with a desire to help others, she is hoping to have found her final career change. She currently has 2 senior dogs Jake and Harley and a puppy named Lillith who love to visit the clinic and pet store and see what kind of trouble they can get into. Allicia is also an artist who works with several different mediums, often finding herself working on galaxy or surrealism pieces.