Edmond Pet Grooming & Boarding

  • Kennel Manager

    Lora Smith

    Lora began working here in 2007. The thing she enjoys most about her job is the clients, co-workers and pets she interacts with. She was raised in Edmond, Oklahoma. Lora and husband, Robert, share their home with their fury friends: Rottweiler Rio and Pomeranian's Rocky & Theo. Lora’s hobbies and interests include animal care and gardening


  • Kennel Assistant

    Sylvia Coyle

    Sylvia has worked for VCA Kickingbird Animal Hospital since 2010 and is a receptionist and kennel attendant. Sylvia grew up in Blackwell, Oklahoma and attended Blackwell high School and Northern Oklahoma. Sylvia enjoys her job the most when she gets to visit with our awesome customers and their pets. She has a wonderful family, which includes her husband Travis, daughter Emery, and pups: Chihuahua “Lucy Lou” and Schnauzer “Sophie”.


  • Kennel Assistant

    Michaela Renz

    Micheala Renz joined the VCA team in August of 2014. She is a valuable member of the kennel staff as a Best Friend on Demand. She is currently attending Rose State University while she pursues a certification in phlebotomy. "I love taking care of the animals and that people trust us enough to leave their babies with us. I love my co-workers! They are always willing to lend a helping hand and always lift the mood."


  • Kennel Assistant

    Kelsea Stallings

    Kelsea joined our team in September of 2014. She truly loves and adores taking care of the pets that come into our facility and has a fur-family of our own. We appreciate the care and time that she takes with our boarding and daycare animals.


  • Kennel Assistant

    Miranda Teter

    Miranda Teter joined the VCA team as a kennel attendant in September of 2015.


  • Groomer

    Milo Bardwell

    We have been fortunate to have Milo as a groomer here at VCA Kickingbird since 2007. His previous experience with grooming and assisting veterinarians have become major assets, as he consistently keeps his clients looking great and extends his knowledge of grooming and handling to those around him. Some of Milo’s hobbies include collecting feathers from his peacocks and guinea hens, bowling, reading, barrel racing, and training horses. Milo has a few pets of his own, including: Jersey, a Heeler, Oakley a Boxer, and 3 horses.


  • Groomer

    Tiva Hess

    Tiva has been a groomer at VCA Kickingbird Animal Hospital since 2010.  Some of Tiva’s hobbies include crocheting blankets, jigsaw puzzles, dancing and cooking. Tiva is a single mother of 4 children: Sky, Corey, Cameron, and Sydney and grandmother of Cameron’s son Tristan. Tiva has quite a few pets of her own, including: Kramer, Cooper, Optimus, and Charlie, who are all schnauzers, one Chihuahua-Marley, and one terrier-mix-Jewels.


  • Groomer

    Deborah Leistner

    After 20 fabulous years here at VCA Kickingbird - the thing she enjoys the most about her job is the pride she feels knowing that the dogs she bathes look awesome and clean when they are all finished. She also loves seeing all the different breeds we see here. Deb has 2 children Kimberly and William and 5 grandchildren Michael , Austin , Abigail , Kaden , and Lily. Her fury friends include Storm-the old bull terrier, Cujo, Tank, Gizmo, Cocoa and Tiny (all Chihuahuas). She has had many roles here over the years, and we are fortunate to have her on the team because she hard working, diligent, and caring.


  • Groomer

    Angela Piette

    Angela has been a groomer with us at VCA Kickingbird Animal Hospital since 2007. She enjoys seeing all the dogs that are so excited to see her when they come to groom and all the cute and cuddly puppies.                                        Angela has quite a few pets of her own including: Ashton-9 year old Lab/Chow mix, Diesel-11 year old Pomeranian, Dasie and Remington 2 Red-eared Slider turtles, Lacey- 8 year old corgi mix, and Trigger- a Lovebird.                            Some of Angela’s hobbies include reading, biking, watching movies, travel, and dancing. She is also involved in One Child Matters, B.A.B.E.S., World Vision, One, and is interested in awareness and prevention of human trafficking.

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