Licensed Veterinary TechnicianLeslie Jo Pease
Veterinary Tech School: Yakima Valley Community College
Leslie Jo is a licensed technician who has been with AMC since 2011. Leslie Jo grew up on a farm with various animals, including horses, pigs, cats and dogs. She has been involved in rodeo since high school and is still actively involved today. She is currently in the nursing program at Yakima Valley Community College. Leslie Jo lives in Hermiston with her young daughter; her pets include cats, horses, and dogs. Recently, she also acquired a miniature pig.
Outside of work, Leslie Jo enjoys spending time with her daughter and family.
Veterinary AssistantMari Diaz
Mari grew up in Sunnyside and graduated from Mabton High School. Mari worked at Sunnyside Vet Clinic prior to AMC. She adopted her cat, Quinn Elizabeth, from the Sunnyside clinic. Mari has been part of AMC’s team since fall of 2014. She says the best part of her job is getting the sick/hospitalized patients healthy and seeing how happy both the owner and pet is. In her spare time, Mari loves to go to music festivals and car shows and is a huge Harry Potter fan.
Veterinary AssistantCrystal Gardiner
Crystal has been a member of AMC’s team since 2013. She started as a kennel assistant and moved her way up to room assistant. Crystal is taking classes through PennFoster for the LVT program; she has become quite the leader and go to person for the room assistants. Crystal grew up in Spokane and had worked in a shelter prior to AMC. She enjoys all aspects of working in a veterinary office. Crystal and her husband, Josh, have two young boys. Their pets include one cat and one dog. Her hobbies include horseback riding, baking, the movie Hocus Pocus, and spending time with her family.
Veterinary AssistantTiffani Garner
Tiffani has worked in the animal field for most of her life and just recently started working in the veterinary field. She has learned that prevention is the key to keeping fur kids healthy and happy. It is her goal to educate owners on how to prevent medical issues before they start. Tiffani’s hobbies include showing dogs (for 32 years now), taking care of and riding her horses, going to the dog park with her little rescue dogs, watching her chickens peck the ground, and telling her husband what needs to be done around the farm and house.