Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Heather Wade
    School: Southern Arkansas University, Bachelor of Science

    Heather was born in El Dorado, Arkansas. She attended SouthArk Community College and then transfered to Southern Arkansas University. She graduated in 2001 with a B.S. in Agriculture. Heather enjoys spending time with her "boys": husband Ryan, dogs "Brock", "Elvis", "Shooter" and cat "Tug".

  • Technician

    Angella Dethlefsen
    Veterinary Tech School: Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology

    Angella moved here from Colorado in 2011. She has been working as a veterinary technician since 2006. She enjoys spending time with her husband, teenage son and twins.

  • Technician

    Roxana Gatch

    Roxana is our newest addition to our team! She has worked as a veterinary technician since 2006. Prior to working as a technician, Roxana served 4 years in the United States Army. She lives in Surprise now with her boyfriend and their sweet furry friend "Daisy".

  • Technician

    Erin Schimmelman

    Erin joined the El Mirage family many years ago, in 2004. She works part time now, spending most of her time raising her 3 beautiful babies and taking care of her many adopted cats and dogs.