Veterinary Support

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Tara Guthrie

    Tara joins our family from one of our sister hospitals. She is a registered veterinary technician, and graduated from Cedar Valley in 2001.  She lives with her 3 dogs and 2 cats.  Tara has interest in wildlife rehabilitation and is working on her certificate for this.  She has a soft spot for chihuahuas.


  • Technician

    Mike Fitzgerald

    Mike has been with the hospital since 2008 and loves his job. He started in kennel and then worked his way up becoming a Certified Veterinary Assistant II  in 2009. He loves all animals but has a soft spot for little dogs, especially Chihuahuas. He has 3 dogs, all rescued from our hospital, and 3 children.


  • Technician

    Sam Jehlicka
    Veterinary Tech School: Cedar Valley

    Samantha joined us in 2013.  She is attending Cedar Valley College, working on her degree in Veterinary Technology.  Sam lives with her boyfriend, their 2 dogs, and 2 cats.  She enjoys reading, cooking and playing video games.  She has a special spot for pitbulls. 

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