VCA Sno-Wood Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Aleena Nemeth
    School: College of Southern Idaho, Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Aleena graduated from College of Southern Idaho in May 2012. She has a special interest working with large animals, especially horses, as well as exotics. Aleena grew up with dogs, chickens, and horses and currently lives with a Jack Russell Terrier named Tula.

  • Technician

    Kristy Kautzmann
    Veterinary Tech School: Pima

    Kristy graduated from Pima as a veterinary technician in May 2011. She has a special interest in working with birds and exotic pets, and has extensive experience working with wildlife rehabilitation. She shares her home with two cats, a cockatoo and a large dog.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    April Kastle
    Veterinary Tech School: PIMA

    April moved to Seattle in 2007 from Chicago. She is a graduate of the PIMA Veterinary Assistant program. April has 2 cats named Sebastian and Chewie and 9 fish. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, jewelry making and of course playing with her boys!

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Ingrid Whitworth

    Ingrid’s love for animals started at an early age by having myriad animals as pets: cats, dogs, birds, and reptiles growing up. In 2008 Ingrid decided to purse an education at PIMA in the field of Veterinary Medicine and became a certified Veterinary Assistant. She joined the VCA team at SnoWood in May 20013 and has been happily working ever since. In her spare time, Ingrid loves to paint and enjoys hiking and camping in the great out doors. Here wish is to enjoy many more years helping animals live the best lives possible.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.