Richland Pet Grooming & Boarding
Kennel SupervisorHeather Bean
Heather is AMC’s kennel supervisor and has recently begun assisting in rooms. Heather also assists Benita, our dental technician, with dental procedures. Heather grew up in the Columbia Basin and was always around animals. Throughout school, Heather wanted to be a veterinarian. Before coming to AMC in April 2015, Heather had experience from Animal Hospital of Pasco and Double Arrow. She now wants to be a technician and expand herself more at AMC. Heather is enrolled in PennFoster for the LVT program. Heather and her husband, Randy, have a young son. Heather’s hobbies include crafts, crochet, and being outdoors.
Kennel AssistantAndres Garcia
Andres is new to the team, starting in April of 2016, as a kennel assistant. He grew up around Denver and moved to the Tri Cities in 2004. He enjoys the atmosphere here at AMC as well as spending time and caring for the cats and dogs. Andres has a 15 year old Border Collie/Lab mix at home. Andres would like a future in animation. Outside of work, he likes to play video games, go bowling and go to the gym with friends
Kennel AssistantMartha Nunez
Martha grew up in Benton City where she was an active member of sports teams in school, particularly soccer. She joined AMC in August 2015. Martha enjoys helping the patients and spending time with them. She is currently attending Victoria's Academy for barber school. At home, Martha has one cat (who is on a diet!). Outside of work, Martha enjoys spending time with family and friends, attending music events, and doing various work in a music studio.
Kennel AssistantBrittney Salter
Brittney, or Britt, is a Tri Cities native and has been with AMC since early 2016. Britt is currently attending WSU Tri Cities and is majoring in Biology. She would like a future in wildlife rehabilitation. Britt says she enjoys AMC because of the interactions with the patients. At home, her pets include a hedgehog, rabbit, three dogs, and one cat. Between working and studying, Britt enjoys going to the river.
Kennel AssistantViviana Zavala
Viviana, or Viv, grew up in the Tri Cities and became an AMC team member in early 2016. Viv enjoys animals and interacting with them. She wants a future working with animals, but unsure exactly what. AMC is a great start to that future and she has enjoyed the things she has learned so far. Viv has no pets at home, but says that in her spare time, she bakes fantastic chocolate chip peanut butter cookies.