Technician SupervisorDawn Parsons, CVT
Veterinary Tech School: LaGuardia Community College AAS/Veterinary Technology
Born and raised in New York City, Dawn has been a Veterinary Technician since 1991. She relocated to Phoenix in 2002 and has been at McCormick Ranch since. Her interests include dentistry,radiology and behavior. Family fun time is most important at home, especially doing "cool" things with their 2 boys. Dawn has 2 dogs, 6 cats, fish and birds. She enjoys baseball, The New York Yankees, wildlife and gardening.
Veterinary AssistantWhitney Aschenbrenner
Whitney was born and raised in Arizona. She has always been interested in veterinary medicine and has been a veterinary assistant since 2005. Whitney loves all animals but has a special place in her heart for cats and horses. She has 2 cats, Junior and Skunk that were bottle babies. In her spare time, Whitney enjoys horseback riding and spending time with friends.
Veterinary AssistantNicole Enck
Veterinary Tech School: Anthem College
Nicole moved to Arizona from Southwest Florida and attended Anthem College to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. She did her internship at our hospital this fall, and was hired immediately. Nicole intends to improve her skills by learning everyday. She will be sitting to take her state and national certified veterinary technician exams in April of this year when she will then become our 2nd CVT! Nicole has lived in Scottsdale for 4 years with her "best dog" Jay, a boxer mix that loves to go hiking and being out doors just as much as Nicole. Welcome to The Ranch!
Veterinary AssistantStacy Frazier
Stacy better known as junior was born and raised in Arizona. She started her career as a Veterinary Assistant here at McCormick Ranch five years ago. She holds a special place in her heart for Chihuahuas. At home she has 4 Chihuahuas and 2 mixed breed dogs. In her spare time she enjoys hanging out with friends and riding Harley Davidsons.
Veterinary AssistantHayden Harner
Veterinary Tech School: Pima Medical Institute
Hayden was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2011, she decided to pursue a long time love of working with animals. She finished school in September of 2011 and has been at VCA McCormick Ranch since September of 2012. Hayden has 2 kittens named Daryl and Merle who are her babies. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing, painting, and taking trips to Rocky Point, Mexico.
Veterinary AssistantLindsay Russell
Lindsay is an Arizona native and has been a veterinary technician since 2002. She lives with her 4 kitties ranging in ages from 6 months to 10 years. Her eldest cat Captain is a diabetic who demands most of her time. She is currently going to SCC for architectural design and hopes to transfer to the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture after achieving her associates degree. When she's not working or going to school, she's hiking Camelback Mountain or watching zombie movies.
Veterinary AssistantBernadette Walsh
Bernadette, "Bunny" , was also born and raised in New York City. She has been in the field of veterinary medicine since 1980 and joined McCormick Ranch in 1993. As a huge fan of all the employees and clients, Bunny brings a sense of family, fun and stability into our practice. She lives here in Scottsdale with her 15yr old son. She has 5 dogs and two very "animated" birds named Toby & Frido. Her interests include working out at the gym and spending quality time with her son Patrick.