Receptionists

Michaela

Michaela is one of our outstanding receptionists that has been with us for just over four years now. She was born and raised right here in Montana. She has always had a love for dogs, cats and horses. Aside from answering the phones and helping customers, she manages our Facebook page and website. She also paints murals in our dog boarding suites when she can. In her time off work she enjoys hanging with friends, her dogs and painting.

Debra

Debra was born and raised on a dairy farm in Middleburgh, New York. They had tons of chickens, cats, and always had a dog or two. After Twenty-Five years of working as management at a grocery store she decided to make a change! She had a friend that got her in the door at a local veterinarian hospital and has been a receptionist for over twelve years! In her free time she enjoys walking with her Pug, Annie, cooking, gardening, fishing, and golfing with her fiancé.

Technicians

Jill

Jill has been a phenomenal Veterinarian Technician with us for almost five years. She was born in Havre but raised here in Billings. She has always loved animals and has worked around horses and dogs for most of her life. In her time away from work she can be found outdoors; camping, rafting, and fishing with her husband and their two Boston Terriers and Heeler mix.

Nicole

Nicole is one of our awesome Vet Techs that has been here for about four years. She went through the Penn Foster Vet Assistant Program to get her certification. She was born in Ohio and moved here about eight years ago. In her down time you will find her out camping and fishing with her dogs: Sadj, her boxer (pictured below, but passed away a few months ago) and M, her Mastiff.

Christine

Christine has been with us for about two years. She was born and raised in Fort Myers, Florida. She started volunteering at her local exotic rescue center, then kennel work at a vet office and has worked her way up to Veterinarian Technician. She is certified in cold laser therapy and CPR. When growing up she had all sorts of animals. Her mom used to say to her when she was growing up that “If you can catch the stray animals, you can keep them”. Her mom learned quickly that that wasn’t the best thing to say. In her off time she enjoys spending time with her kids and husband, hunting, archery, and reading.

Chelsea

Chelsea grew up in Laurel and later moved to Oregon with her family at the age of fourteen. Eight years later, while visiting her grandparents in Billings, she met a wonderful man and Montana called her home. Growing up, she had lots of fun raising pigs, like Hamlet, and shared her home with many specials cats and dogs through the years. She first became interested in veterinary medicine while job shadowing in high school. it didn’t take long for her to know this was her passion and she has been in the veterinary field at various levels for nine years now. When not at work or binge-watching Netflix with her dog and husband, Chelsea can be found outdoors enjoying all Montana has to offer. Her favorite activities by far are fishing, backpacking, and skiing.

Kennel Attendants

Kalli

Kalli is our Boarding Supervisor that has been with us for about two years now! She was a manager at a Humane Society and was also in charge of the Sturgis Police Animal Shelter. She loves all animals and was raised with a variety of pets, such as dogs, cats, rabbits, mice, and hamsters. In her off time she enjoys the great outdoors by camping, fishing, being a little girls soccer coach and a Girl Scout Leader!

Laura

Born in Colorado but raised on a farm in Bridger, MT. They had almost every animal imaginable! Her family also bred and raised Australian Shepherds. Growing up with dogs, taking care of kennels has been a skill and passion. It was a perfect fit. Her mom worked in a vet clinic growing up and she loved going with her to work. In her time off she hikes with her dogs, rides horses, and enjoys concerts and music.

Zoe

Born and raised on a farm in Salem, Oregon. She grew up with Llamas, dogs, cats, hamsters, and goats. She decided to that she loved animals so much that she wanted to work with them! When she was younger she volunteered at a local humane society. On her days off she prefers to be with her own dogs and practicing her makeup skills.