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Oakcrest Pet Hospital Team
Shonell started working at Oakcrest Pet Hospital in 2006 as a kennel attendant and quickly transitioned into the role of client service representative. Not only does she help in reception, but she also manages the inventory for the hospital. If you need to know where something is or how it works, Shonell is the person to ask. She is very helpful and strives to make everyone laugh and feel at home. Shonell has two children, Cody and Destiny. When she isn't working, she is usually busy caring for her numerous pets or attending her kids activities. She loves to fish and is quite the mechanic - having just switched engines in one of her vehicles.
Marissa is one of our registered veterinary technicians. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2000, but graduated from the veterinary technology program at Colby Community College in 2005. Marissa has an avid interest in animal behavior and training, and she recently took her career to the next level by graduating from the Animal Behavior College. She is the trainer and behavioral counselor at Oakcrest Pet Hospital and regularly teaches puppy, basic, and private classes.
Destiny was born and raised in California and became a registered veterinary technician after graduating from Carrington College California in 2011. She now resides in Wichita with her husband, Colton, step-daughter, Adrien, and three dogs, Rico, Dodger, and Lilly. While Destiny enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, she has a particular interest in anesthesia and emergency medicine. She also likes caring for exotic animals, including her pet rats - which are trained to fetch the paper!
Amy joined the Oakcrest team as a client service representative in 2016 and quickly transitioned into the role of veterinary assistant. She was born and raised in the Wichita area and graduated from Derby High School. She is attending Butler Community College and has plans to pursue a degree in veterinary technology. Amy resides in Wichita with her boyfriend, Dylan. Together they share a home with their two cats, Riley and Smokie, and their pitbulls, June and Cash.
Joy was born and raised in Wichita, but she spent several years living in Germany as a child thanks to her military father. While living in Germany, Joy became fluent in German and developed a love for the country's beautiful landscape and indulgent cuisine, especially bratwurst! Joy joined Oakcrest Pet Hospital in 2017 as a client service representative. She says that her job is the perfect melding of her love for animals and her enthusiasm for customer service. When not helping the clients and patients at Oakcrest, Joy loves spending time with her son, Matthew, three grandchildren, and 4 furry children at home.
Katie graduated from Wichita's Northeast Magnet High School and attended Kansas State University where she earned a Bachelor's degree in Biology/Life Sciences. While at KSU, she was a peer educator and mentor for the group Sexual Health Peer Educators (SHAPE). Katie has been either volunteering or shadowing at veterinary hospitals since high school and has been working as a veterinary technician at Oakcrest Pet Hospital since April 2012. Katie loves working with animals, but she also likes to serve people and is studying towards a dental hygiene degree at Wichita State University. Outside of work, Kate enjoys cooking, camping, horseback riding, hiking, and relaxing with a good book. She is close to her family and friends and spends a lot of her time with her dogs, Astrid and Hugo.
Peyton is from the small town of Buffalo, Kansas. Upon graduating from high school, she began attending Independence Community College to study veterinary technology. She received her degree in May 2016 and started working at Oakcrest Pet Hospital shortly afterward. While in school, Peyton interned at Sedgwick County Zoo and discovered her passion for exotic animals. She loves caring for the feathered and scaly patients and hopes to specialize in exotic animal medicine in a few years. During her free time, Peyton likes spending time with her family and their herd of dogs - Brist, Wrangler, Rouger, Remi, and Maddie.
Kelli joined our team in 2017 as a client service representative. She is a Wichita native and graduate of Goddard High School. She and her husband recently purchased their first home and welcomed a new golden retriever puppy, Gunner, to the family. When not chasing after Gunner, Kelli is caring for her son, Jaxson, and spending time with her friends and family at the lake. Eventually, Kelli would like to go back to school and pursue a degree in Criminal Justice so she can help juvenile delinquents as a parole officer.
Patti PHR has a breadth of experience in Human Resource Direction, spanning 14 years. A proud member of SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management), Patti is certified as a Human Resource Professional since 2011. Patti is married to Johnnie Bruner DVM and has a Yorkshire terrier named Emma. She loves spending time with her grandchildren Faith, Grace, Jerry, Noelle, Caleb, and Kate. In her spare time, Patti enjoys collecting and selling vintage items.
Cait was born and raised in Wichita and graduated from Maize High School. After working as a receptionist at a veterinary clinic in 2013, she realized animals were her passion and she enrolled in the veterinary technology program at Colby Community College. She graduated from the program in 2016 and joined Oakcrest Pet Hospital in 2017. Cait loves all animals, including reptiles and snakes. She enjoys the many aspects of veterinary medicine and hopes to specialize in radiology one day. In her free time, Cait likes spending time outdoors with her husband and stepson either fishing or camping.
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|Tuesday||7:30 AM||6:00 PM|
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|Friday||7:30 AM||6:00 PM|
|Saturday||8:00 AM||12:00 PM|
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