Our Veterinary Team

Fear Free Certified Professionals On Staff

Our team of highly skilled veterinarians, clinicians and animal training and behavior counselors work side-by-side to give each and every animal the best possible care. We help them heal and build courage and strength. We strive to improve patient well being by reducing fear, anxiety, and stress in the veterinary environment.

Fear Free is a nationally recognized training program for veterinary professionals, the pet professional community, and pet guardians.  Courses are developed and written by respected veterinary experts including boarded veterinary behaviorists, boarded veterinary anesthesiologists, pain experts, boarded veterinary internists, veterinary technician specialists (behavior), experts in shelter medicine, animal training, grooming, boarding, and even veterinary hospital architects.

Lesli Groshong, DVM, DAVBP

Chief Shelter Veterinarian

Allison Kean, DVM, cVMA

Chief Clinic Veterinarian

Nellie Damrauer, DVM, cVMA

Veterinarian

Noelle Schariest, BVSM

Veterinarian

Amanda Griffin, MA, CVT, CMT

Veterinary Technician, Patient Services Manager

Becky Flemer, DVM

Veterinarian

Mackenzie Quick, DVM

Shelter Medicine Intern 2019/20

Becky Neumann

Veterinary Client Service Manager

Cristina Gutierrez, DVM, cVMA

Veterinarian

Kat Burns, CVPM, CAWA

Director of Operations & Veterinary Services