Technician SupervisorHeather Olson
Heather Olson has been working in the veterinary field for 10 years. She is very experienced in emergency care. She has 4 cats named Fishbine, Snaggle Tooth, Mr. Fuzzy Muffin, and Campbell, and 2 dogs named Madonna, and Pheonix. She has been recently premoted to Technician Supervisor. She enjoys learning new and advanced technologies in the veterinary field.
Technician SupervisorJessica Safford CVT
Veterinary Tech School: Cedar Valley College
Jess has always been very passionate about animals, ever since she lived on a farm when she was a little girl. She has taken care of many different animals from chickens, to cats and dogs. Jess enjoys coming to work every single day and looks forward to learning anything new. Her interests include senior care wellness, dental care, spaying and neutering all animals to help keep them healthy-not to mention controlling the overpopulation of cats and dogs. Jess is a big advocate for animal rights, and believes every animal should have a chance, and be treated with respect. Jess has been with Atwood Animal Hospital since 2001. Jessica is a staff supervisor.
Registered Veterinary TechnicianMelissa Luchetta
Veterinary Tech School: Lehigh Carbon Community College
Missy Luchetta is a certified Veterinary technician. She has proven to be a great asset to the company. She moved here from Pennsylvania, where she recieved her certification. At her home in RI she has a dog named Penny, (who is pictured here). In her home town, she has 3 dogs and a rabbit. The dog's names are Copper, Chance, and Buster. The rabbit is Tipsy. She grew up around purina beagles. She really enjoys learning new things in the veterinary field.
Brittany has been a part of Atwood Animal Hospital's team since March of 2002. She has two dogs (pugs) and three cats. Her main interests include dental care, weight management, and senior pet care. She also enjoys rehabilitating and fostering animals and wildlife such as kittens, geese, ducks and squirrels.
Amanda Rose Rankin has been recently promoted to a veterinary technician here at VCA Atwood Animal Hospital. She has always had the deepest compassion for all different types of animals. She currently is learning the many dutues as a technician. She strives to learn more and more about the veterinary field to futher advance her knowledge and experiece in animal care.
Veterinary Tech School: Becker College
Stephanie Rich has been in the veterinary field for 6 years. She graduated from Becker college in 2007 with an associates in veterinary technology. She shares her home with her husband Michael, son Christian, Max (dog), Cupid (cat), and Ella (cat). She works as a veterinary technician and receptionist. Stephanie loves helping orphaned animals and has dedicated much of her time to rehabilitating them.
Veterinary AssistantKristina Games
Kristina just joined our team at VCA Atwood and we are very pleased. She has alot of experinece in this field and has been working with animals since she was 15! Kristina takes care of the animals in kennel, and helps our veterinary technicians with daily duties.