Kelly wanted to join the veterinary profession to learn everything she possibly could about animals. At the same time, she also wanted to pursue a career where she would genuinely love showing up to work every day. As the Practice Manager at Quail Pointe Veterinary Hospital, she gets to do both. Not only is she involved with pets and their owners every day, she also truly loves what she does!
Different things bring people joy in life. For Kayla, the main thing that brings her joy and makes her heart full is working with animals. As a veterinary receptionist at Quail Pointe Veterinary Hospital, she gets to be around both animals and a great staff every day!
Chris found herself being deeply interested in the animal field ever since she was in the 9th grade. She always felt a connection to animals and wanted to understand what they try to communicate. She’s been working in the field since 1990, and currently works as a Veterinary Technician at Quail Pointe!
While Keri was driving one day, she drove by Quail Pointe Veterinary Hospital and noticed that they were hiring kennel technicians. She had always possessed a love for animals, so she applied for the job and immediately was offered the position. After years of hard work and determination, she quickly moved up the ranks. Today, she is a veterinary technician at the clinic and is thankful to work with animals every day!
Before she joined the staff at Quail Pointe Veterinary Hospital, Melanie was a client who would bring her beloved pets to the clinic. Whenever she was there, she was amazed at the professional dynamic amongst the staff, and the passion they had for animals. Little did she know, she would soon be joining the staff as a veterinary technician herself!
Mike’s passion for animals began at an early age and continued throughout his adulthood. From caring for his own pets to marveling at the beauty of nature and wildlife, animals have always been at the forefront of his life. When it came time to choose a career path, being a veterinarian was the only option that Mike knew would bring him true fulfillment, and the only thing he could imagine committing his life’s work to.
Maddi was born and raised in Ogden, surrounded by all kinds of pets. By a very early age, she’d already made up her mind that she wanted to work with animals. Her passion for pets, combined with her innate interest in medicine, made a career as a veterinary technician the perfect fit!
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Ever since Emily was a small child, she has felt that her purpose on this planet is to care for, connect with, and bond with animals. When she was 12 years old, she visited the Best Friends Animal Society, toured the farm, and learned about their practices. Experiencing firsthand the love and emotion from the people and the animals on the farm, Emily thought “this is what I want to do some day”. And that’s just what she did!
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Lexi has always had a heart for animals. When she was a young child, she came upon a small chick who had fallen out of its nest. Her mother called the local wildlife rescue, who came and picked up the baby bird, but the experience stuck with Lexi. In fact, it inspired her to study animal science and ultimately pursue a career in the veterinary industry. Today, she is living her dream and loving every second!
Em’s curiosity about the veterinary industry began with her sister-in-law who is a certified veterinary technician. She was working in emergency care and knew that not only did Em love animals, but she also had a unique interest in the not so sugar-coated side of medical care. All it took was a couple of shifts of shadowing for Em to know this was her calling. And the rest, as they say, is history!
Riah has always had a deep connection with animals, large, small and everything in between. When she was just two years old, her mother took her to Wheeler Farm, and was shocked when Riah ran right up to the pen of brown cows and stuck her head through the bars. Watching how the cattle seemed just as drawn with her as she was to them, her mother knew instantly that Riah had a gift and would one day grow up to work with animals.
Despite having grown up with pets, Josie didn’t set out to work in the veterinary industry. While she certainly adored animals, it wasn’t until she saw how much her husband, Michael, loved working at Quail Pointe that she decided to join him. His passion for animal care has inspired a similar love in her, and as it turns out, Josie is the perfect fit for our busy front desk!
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Jenn grew up in Tennessee in a family who loved animals. To say the apple didn’t fall far from the tree would be an understatement. As soon as she was old enough, Jenn started riding horses and became part of pony club. By the time high school rolled around, she was volunteering at the Knoxville Zoo. It was clear to anyone who knew her that working with animals was in her blood, so it came as no surprise that she would eventually end up in the veterinary field helping pets for a living!
Kristen grew up in Layton, Utah, where pet care was a natural part of life from her earliest memories. She can’t remember a time when she didn’t want to do everything she possibly could to better the lives of animals! Kristen gets to do just that as a member of the Quail Pointe Veterinary Hospital team.
Since a very young age, Savannah has been fascinated with animals and the impact they have on the lives of humans. Growing up, her neighbors had a sheep farm. Watching the mother ewes give birth and seeing the young lambs grow was nothing short of magical. The more she learned, the more she wanted to pursue a career working with animals. It was a perfect fit!
Taylor has always loved bonding with animals, whether it’s her own pets or those she’s had the opportunity to work with. One of the main goals she’s had in any place she’s worked was to always make sure the pet was comfortable and to try and get to know the owners as well. Personally, knowing the people that are taking care of a beloved pet always helps Taylor feel more comfortable and she loves helping others know that their furbaby is in good hands.