Shaina was born & raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and moved to Pagosa Springs in 2005. Shaina started working at the San Juan Veterinary Hospital in the spring of 2010 and has also worked at Wolf Creek Ski Area in the ski rental shop since 2005. When she's not working Shaina enjoys spending time in the mountains with outdoor activities such as hiking, rock climbing and skiing. She has always enjoyed spending time with animals big and small so working at the veterinary hospital was a dream come true. When visiting SJVH you can see Shaina at a variety of positions anywhere from the front desk to being a technician depending on the day.
Michelle and her husband Jimmy previously lived in Punta Gorda, Florida before relocating to Pagosa Springs and joining the San Juan Veterinary Hospital team in 2004. In Florida Michelle had worked as a small animal veterinary technician for 15 years. Michelle and Jimmy have 2 horses, 2 dogs, and 3 cats that keep them very busy. When she is not working Michelle spends her time camping, hiking, and packing the horses into the mountains.
Amy moved to Pagosa Springs in the summer of 1995. She met her husband Rok Wilson, who is a native to Pagosa Springs, and was married in 1996 and they started a family shortly after. Amy has 2 daughters, Shannel who attends college at Colorado Mesa University, Devin who is a high school student and athlete, and a son Briggs who is in elementary school.
Amy has 7 dogs and 5 cats, most of which are rescued pets. 2 horses, chickens and turkeys. "I can't imagine my life without a house full of fur babies".
Amy started working at SJVH on October 1999 as a receptionist and moved into a management/technician position after a few years. She currently works all positions in the hospital depending on the day and where she is needed.
When she is not working, Amy is the current President of the Pagosa Springs Athletic Booster Club and is an active parent volunteer with the High School girls basketball team. She also enjoys camping, boating, and hiking with her many critters.
Sandra was born and raised in Pagosa Springs Colorado. She received a Bachelors degree in Biology from the University of Colorado at Boulder and is currently taking online classes t become certified as a veterinary technician. Sandra had worked at Aspen Tree Veterinary Clinic since 2013, and in December of 2015 she came to work at San Juan Veterinary Hospital when the two practices merged. Sandra currently has 4 cats, Buddha & Calypso (house cats), and Onyx & O'Malley (shop cats). She enjoys hiking, camping, and working in her yard on her days off.
Kaylee was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and moved to Pagosa Springs in 2002 when she was 7 years old. She graduated from Pagosa Springs High School in 2013. Kaylee started working at San Juan Veterinary Hospital as a volunteer when she was in high school, then moved up to a kennel attendent during the summers while in college. When returning from college at Eastern Wyoming College, she became a veterinary technician in May of 2015. She attributes her love of animals to her many years of involvement in the local 4-H. In her free time, Kaylee enjoys trail riding and barrel racing with her horse Memphis and spending time with her 4 dogs, Spanky, Hoss, Ava, and Jax.
Lanzie is a Golden Reteiver owned by Dr. Farrah. She can be seen greeting everyone who comes in the clinic with her sweet, gentle face. She is most happy with a cookie and a belly rub.
In this photo she had just been caught running through the muddy pasture in the rain.