Meet the people that put your pets cares and needs in front of all else!
Jenn has been with us since December of 2014. Her passion has always been to work with animals and has been in the veterinary field since 2005. She became a Certified Veterinary Technician in 2010. Wanting to further her education, she went back to school to achieve her Bachelor Degree in Veterinary Technology and graduated from Minnesota School of Business in 2011. There is an overall enjoyment in all aspects of her job but, especially helping sick animals recover and educating owners about their pets. Jenn and her husband, Mike have a son named Alexander and two dogs, Ares (Beagle) and Atlas (Jack Russell mix). Her family enjoys all aspects of the outdoors and go backpacking/camping any chance they get.
Lindsay joined the Rice Pet Clinic team in August 2017 and since then, she has graduated with a veterinarian technician degree and past the National Exam for her certification! Prior to her start here, she interned at the Wildcat Sanctuary and the Wildlife Science Center. Lindsay has always had a love for animals and is also currently a foster for Wags and Whiskers Animal Rescue.
Mai Ka joined Rice Pet Clinic team in April 2018. Mai Ka is currently in school to become a veterinary technician. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine. Mai Ka and her husband have 4 little dogs of their own. She enjoys going out to cultural events and trying new cuisines.
Talisha joined the Rice Pet Clinic team in April 2020, after moving back home (MN) from living in Texas the past year. She has obtained her Associates of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology in 2013 from Globe University. Her family has always had pets and express a profound love for animals. There are many things that Talisha enjoys about being a veterinary technician, so it was hard to pick just a couple. First of all she loves building a trusting relationship with the pets and clients. Secondly, she enjoys all the hands-on tasks involved with veterinary medicine, such as blood draws and assisting in surgery. Outside of work she enjoys playing with her rescue cat Hazel, spending quality time with family, playing softball and sand volleyball. Lastly she loves going to church and being involved with church activities.
Ashlee joined the Rice Pet Clinic team in April 2019. Ashlee had started to pursue her dream to work with animals and got through her first semester of the Veterinary Technology program when Argosy closed their doors. She has been seeking alternate options in campuses both physical locations and online to continue her Veterinary Technology Degree. Ashlee enjoys the unpredictability within veterinary medicine and watching patients improve. Outside of work she enjoys spending time the her dog Oliver and cat Sheba.
Cassandra joined the Rice Pet Clinic team in November 2019. She is currently a senior at the University of Minnesota studying Animal Science and hopes to be applying to the Veterinary Program soon. Cassandra has always enjoyed learning new things and being around inspiring people with the same passion as hers. Outside of work she enjoys spending time outside, running or backpacking, and always loves a good cup of coffee!
Anna joined the Rice Pet Clinic team in November 2019. More info to come...
Paige joined the Rice Pet Clinic team in March 2020. She had graduated form Oklahoma State University in May 2019 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science, with honors and an emphasis on Pre-Veterinary Medicine. She is eagerly awaiting to get accepted into a Veterinary Program! Until this happens, she is continually increasing her experiences and knowledge with the work she has accomplished at RPC. Paige personally enjoys the patient and client relationships she has developed while working and has a never-ending passion for educating clients in the health of their pets. She looks forward to the variability within veterinary medicine as no two days are the same. Outside of work she has a passion for showing American Quarter Horses and has been doing so since she was nine years old. Paige enjoys spending time with her fur-babies Max (Yokie/Bichon x), Bitsy (Schnauzer/Poodle x), Mila (feline) and spending quality time with her family. Other loves include going on walks, going to the gym and drinking coffee.