Meet Our Staff

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Marisa CVT

Assistant Manager/ Certified Veterinary Technician

Marisa joined the Shamrock team in January of 2019 with a wide range of veterinary experience in private practice, education, ER/Specialty, and corporate medicine.

Marisa graduated from Argosy University in 2003, were she received her Associates degree in veterinary technology, and passed her national and state certification to become a certified veterinary technician. Following graduation, Marisa worked in a variety of small animal practices along with working at the University of Minnesota’s small animal teaching hospital. Marisa then spent three years as a full-time faculty member at the Minnesota School of Business in their Veterinary Technology program. During that time she assisted in the AVMA accreditation process (Blaine Campus) and wrote many of the class curriculums for the program. In 2009, Marisa published her first book, The Veterinary Technician’s Pocket Partner. In that same year she moved her family to Florida, and since then, most of her time has been spend in management roles, ranging from private practice to specialty/emergency to corporate business.

Marisa’s professional passions are quality patient care and medicine, client communication, building staff interpersonal relationships, and internal medicine. She also has an affinity for sassy felines, guinea pigs and exotic birds.

Marisa spends most of her time with her “tripod” (her husband and daughter). She also enjoys studying human neuropsychology, reading, meditation, photography, painting, and hiking.

Andrea CVT

Lead Certified Veterinary Technician

Bio Coming Soon.

Crystal CVT

Certified Veterinary Technician

Crystal started working as an intern in 2013 and worked her way up to technician after she graduated from Minnesota School of Business with her Associates in 2013; becoming certified in 2016. She shares her home with her husband and her 5 year old Boxer named Sadie. She loves music and attends as many concerts as she can. She has special interests in dentistry.

Auna CVT

Certified Veterinary Technician

Auna graduated from Rochester Community and Technical College with her Associates and gained her certification in 2015. She joined the Shamrock Team in August 2018. Auna has her dog and cat trainer certification through Animal Behavior College; along with certifications in Human-Animal Bond, Low Stress Handling and is Fear Free Certified. She has special interest in training and behavior. Auna is currently enrolled in the Bachelors of Veterinary Technology at Tarleton State University online program. She has two dogs, Scylla and Skadi. In her free time, she does nursing home visits with Skadi and agility competitions with Scylla.

Teresa CVT

Certified Veterinary Technician

Teresa joined the Shamrock Animal Hospital Team in September 2018, but she has been a Certified Veterinary Technician for 15 years. She graduated from Argosy and gained her certification in 2003. She has 1 dog and 3 cats.


Nikki

Veterinary Assistant

Nikki joined the SAH family in December 2017. She has been a groomer for 8 years, as well as professionally dog sitting for 13. She has two dogs of her own Skylar and Milo. Nikki loves going to the dog parks and hiking with her pups in her free time.

Angela

Veterinary Assistant

Angela began her employment at SAH in June 2018. She grew up living around farm animals, but doesn't have any pets of her own. She loves taking the clinic cat Vinnie home during the weekends. Angela is currently a vet assistant and plans to go to school to become a certified Veterinary Technician in the future. She absolutely loves her job and could not image a life without animals.

Katie

Veterinary Assistant

Katie is currently a veterinary assistant who started out as a technician assistant the summer of 2018. She developed her love for animals early on by growing up with several Collies. Katie has attended Globe University for veterinary technology, and is continuing her education online with dreams of becoming a Certified Veterinary Technician. Katie has a wonderful husband and two beautiful children who are 8 and 4 years old. She also has two fun loving dogs who are pictured below, Callie and Bear.

Katlyn

Technician Assistant

She started at SAH July of 2018 as a technician assistant. She graduated from School of Environmental Studies in May 2018. Katlyn has two Great Danes, 2 cats and a leopard gecko. She has been riding horses since she was 4, and worked on a dairy farm for four years before coming to SAH. She is planning on going to school for something animal related in the future and hopes to have a hobby farm.


Audrey

Technician Assistant

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Stephanie

Receptionist

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Barb

Receptionist

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Alexandra

Receptionist

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