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.
Andrea -Reception Manager
Andrea will always greet you and your pet with a friendly smile. Andrea has amazing client communication skills and we are very glad that she's on our team. She is an incredibly dedicated dog mom who has had a couple of special needs dogs over the years. She loves Golden Retrievers and currently has a wonderful golden named Lemmie (who's biggest 'problem' is how much he loves mud) and a sassy hand raised cat named Bogie.
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. She has a love for Toy Poodles and has adopted a senior poodle named Layla.
You may recognize Kim from her time working at our partner store, Ospika Pet and Farm. She has recently joined our reception team and we are glad to have her. Kim is very caring and compassionate and her love for animals extends to all of our patients. Kim shares her home with her two dog, 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 janitor which is a wonderful help, especially during Covid, as she keeps the clinic spick-and-span. 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 3 cats- Bogo, Luna and Squish, 2 rats- Rowan and Jackson, and a forever-foster ferret named Willis. 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 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.
Erin -Kennel Attendant
Erin has an amazing work ethic and she keeps the clinic sparkling.