Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Kristen W.
    Veterinary Tech School: Lincoln Memorial University

    Kristen was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas.  She always felt a passion for animals and decided to attend college at Lincoln Memorial University where she received her registered veterinary technician degree.  Kristen has many animals including her dog Chloe- a Shepherd mix, and her two cats, Zoey and Cocoa.  Kristen began working for VCA Welborn Animal Hospital in January of 2012 as a registered technician.  She was later promoted as our technician supervisor.  Kristen enjoys assisting in surgery and performing dentals. Her interests include sports, horseback riding, and playing cards with her family.  

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Jennifer B.

    Jen is known in the clinic for her love of all things furry and fluffy.  She is a registered veterinary technician and received her degree from the College of Southern Nevada.  Her primary focus is surgery, but she also enjoys dentistry and radiology.  She has worked for VCA Welborn Animal Hospital since January of 2014.  She has many animals of her own that she brings to the clinic frequently.  Her hobbies include visiting the Overland Park Arboretum, running, and walking her dogs.  

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Marcia K.

    Marcia was born in St. Louis, Missouri.  She attended Longview Community College and Maplewoods Community College for her registered veterinary technician degree.  She began working at VCA Welborn Animal Hospital in August of 2011.  She is our primary pharmacy and laboratory technician.  Marcia's medical interests include preventative care and feline care.  Marcia has three cats - Autumn, Patrick, and Simon.  She enjoys reading, cross-stich, and latch-hook.     

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Kirth C.

    Kirth was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He liked the east coast, but his true passion lies with the west coast.  He loves the beach and the ocean.  You can typically find Kirth backpacking or playing with his dog Maddie.  He also has a beautiful Domestic Longhair cat named Luna that he loves to spoil.  Kirth began working at VCA Welborn in 2013 as a veterinary assistant.  He loves spending time with the animals, assisting the doctors, and learning new skills.  Kirth hopes to continue his education, go back to college, and graduate with a degree in Biology.    

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Jane P.

    Jane lives right here in Kansas City, Kansas.  She has worked for Welborn Animal Hospital since September of 1992.  She began working as a receptionist and over time has been promoted to one of our surgical assistants and purchasing officers.  Jane has two beautiful dogs.  She owns a Siberian Husky named Zavi and a Shetland Sheepdog named Ricco.  Jane's interests include plants and tending to her garden.   

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Brandon R.

    Brandon was born in Olatha, Kansas and currently lives right here in Kansas City, Kansas.  He began working for VCA Welborn Animal Hospital in October of 2009.  He has two furry dogs.  He owns a Shepherd mixed breed dog named Tila and a Bullmastiff named Tank.  His interests include sports, playing softball, and watching movies.  His medical interests include dentistry and critical care. 

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Laura S.
    Veterinary Tech School: Colorado State

    Laura was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Laura loved animals and decided to attend Colorado State for a degree in pre-veterinary medicine.  She began working for VCA Wingate in 2011 and then transferred to VCA Welborn Animal Hospital with her family.  Here she works as a veterinary assistant and enjoys surgery and taking radiographs.  Laura has worked in numerous animal related fields including research, caregiving through the humane society, and wildlife rehabilitation in Colorado.  She enjoys spending time with her two beautiful Burmese Mountain Dogs, Denali and Nessie.  She also has two fancy felines named Chloe and Jack.  Laura's interests include visiting dog parks, hiking, and running.