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 Frankie 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.
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.
Colleen CVT: Colleen became a CVT after 20 years in the energy industry. She had a desire to go back to college to test her mental elasticity by entering the field of veterinary medicine and becoming a CVT. Her experience is in emergency and critical care, large animals, and both large and small animal anesthesia, prior to coming to WAC. In her spare time she hangs out with her husband and son, as well as her dogs, cat, and herd of goats, as well as competing in trail races, triathlons and other endurance events.
Adrielle: Adrielle joined Willakenzie in June 2019. She is very passionate about veterinary medicine and is currently a full time student finishing her Bachelors in Animal Science at OSU with the intent to apply to vet school. Most of her 13 years of veterinary experience was spent in a large, high volume specialty hospital in California where she was an MRI and neurology technician but enjoys other aspects of specialty medicine such as cardiology and critical care medicine. Adrielle and her fiancé moved to Oregon to enjoy the beer, hiking, and rain of the Pacific Northwest.
Ethan: Ethan has been with WAC as a Veterinary Assistant since the summer of 2018. In his free time, Ethan can often be found hiking all over Oregon, enjoying the coast after spending so much time away, or taking care of his two cats, Nimue and Purrsephone.