Katie: Katie is a Karen Pryor certified training partner. She's passionate about creating stress free vet visits for you and your pets. When not working as a Veterinary Assistant, she can be found hiking with her wife and her dogs Neko and Commander Pants.
Kira: Kira comes to Willakenzie from the sunny state of Arizona. She is a skilled veterinary assistant and brings a higher level of organization to our clinic's inventory. Though Kira has only been with Willakenzie since the summer of 2017, she brings over 10 years of veterinary care experience. In her free time, Kira can be found cheering on the Buckeyes or exploring the green places of Oregon with her canine companions.
Rebecca: Hired in 2003, Becca always greets everyone with a smile. She greatly assists the clinic, helping keep our establishment tidy, stocked, and running smoothly.
Lisa: A full time Client Service Representative, Lisa has been at Willakenzie Animal Clinic since 2014. In the 1976 summer Olympics, Lisa won a bronze medal in synchronized swimming. She graduated from North Eugene High School in 1977. Lisa earned a Masters degree from the University of Oregon in 1986 in the field of Fluid Dynamics. For many years, Lisa co-owned a commercial landscape maintenance business. In her spare time, Lisa enjoys recreational taxidermy, jazz dancing and slam poetry. We are lucky to have her and her unique set of skills.
Janet: Janet has been with the Willakenzie team for almost 3 years. She is a lifetime Oregonian and loves to fish, camp, and adventure outdoors. She is a Navy Veteran who went back to school after her service and received her Veterinary Assistant Certificate. Janet loves her 2 grandsons and her Golden Retriever Willie D. Nelson. She has had just about every kind of job you can think of and is very adaptable in any situation. In her younger years, she spent some time on the drag racing circuit.
Chelsie: Chelsie has been with WAC since 2017. She has extensive experience as a Veterinary Receptionist and Assistant. In her off hours, Chelsie enjoys baking delicious and beautiful pastries as well as fun family time with her husband and young son. Chelsie is the founder and president of the Under 5' and Proud Foundation. She also enjoys acting and has been featured in many productions of the Wizard of Oz.
Ethan: Our newest addition, Ethan has been with WAC as a Veterinary Assistant since June. Though he was raised in the Pacific Northwest, he spent the last 6 years in the Midwest, and came to us from Chicago, Illinois. In his free time, Ethan can often be found hiking all over Oregon or enjoying the coast after spending so much time away.