Technician SupervisorMary Ann Rombold-Zeigenfuse, L.V.T.
Veterinary Tech School: Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology
Mary Ann has been with us since October of 1982. She is our Lead Technician in the hospital and runs our surgery area. Mary Ann specializes in canine behavior and teaches obedience classes at the clinic as well as around Centrl Kentucky. She operates her own business: Best Friends Obedience, Inc. and travels internationally giving behavior seminars. She also has been a frequent speaker at many veterinary conferences. She has written a book on dog training "Dog Tricks Step by Step" (Howell Book House) and has authored various articles published in multiple dog magazines. We are very lucky to have Mary Ann here to consult with our clients about their behavior problems.
Licensed Veterinary TechnicianHillarey Kriegler
Veterinary Tech School: Cedar Valley College-2008
Hillarey is a transplant to Kentucky from Buffalo, NY. Before moving here 10 years ago she attended State University of New York at Morrisville and received her A.A.S. degree in Equine Science & Management and also a Bachelor of Technology degree in Equine Reproduction. Hillarey came to VCA Woodford nearly 5 years ago after spending some time working in equine medicine. She began working on her Veterinary Technology degree and in December of 2008 she graduated and passed her state boards in January of 2009. Hillarey has a 3 year old Black Retriever, Sirius, that she competes with in canine agility. She also has a new Golden Retriever puppy, Potter, that is in training for agility. Rounding out her family is her 9 year old cat, Rascal. While busy with work and her pets, Hillarey enjoys scuba diving, horse back riding and traveling in her spare time.
Licensed Veterinary TechnicianAngel Lafferty
Veterinary Tech School: Morehead State University
While being raised in Wisconsin, Angel knew she wanted a career working with animals. That desire is brought her to Kentucky to attend Morehead State University were she completed their veterinary technician program. Angel spent 12 years working with a equine practioner and then spent 9 years helping a primary bovine practice transition into a mixed practice. Angel has been at VCA Woodford since July of 2003.
School: James Graham Brown H.S. & Purdue Univ. Vet Tech Pr
Jetta has many years experience in veterinary medicine. She spent 28 years at a hospital in Louisville with most of it in emergency and trauma. In her spare time she is a advocate of several spay/neuter programs, foster cares and assists in wildlife rehabilitation. Jetta has one daughter (Jayme),one son (Joey) and one granddaughter (Alysta). She also has several dogs, cats and birds.
School: University of Kentucky, BS
Katie has been involved in veterinary medicine since 2000. After graduating from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Animal Sciences she came to work at Woodford in May of 2005. Katie has 1 dog (Coda) and 3 cats (Cleo, Cotton and Cheddar). She is currently Dr. MacLeod's technician and oversees our lab operations. In her spare time Katie enjoys counter cross-stitch and traveling.
Rebecca has been a technician for 10 years. She started in Chicago before moving to Lexington and working at the AA Emergency Hospital. She has been in her current position for over 6 years. She has worked for some very good hospitals but feels VCA Woodford is the best she's seen.
Rebecca stays busy in her off time with 3 horses, 3 cats and 2 dogs. She likes to train horses in her spare time...in fact she would one day like to have her own farm and train many horses. She also enjoys hiking, swimming, camping and trail riding. She and her husband DJ have been married for 9 years.