Brad – Hospital Administrator
Brad is a native of Arizona and has spent most of his life here. He graduated with his BA from Northern Arizona University and was given the great opportunity to join Ocotillo Animal Clinic in 2009. Working with a strong, compassionate, and a caring group of people has been very enjoyable and rewarding to Brad. This challenges him to continue to grow relationships with both clients, and fellow coworkers. Community involvement in both professional and personal achievements has been extremely rewarding. Brad greatly enjoys hiking, camping, fishing, golf, anything outside, and yes, year round. Although both of his kids are adults and living out on their own, his biggest priority is spending time with them.
Lori – Lead Veterinary Technician
Lori was born in Oney, Oklahoma, a tiny farming community approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes south west of Oklahoma City. She has been with Ocotillo Animal Clinic since our first clinic opened its doors 1997. “I grew up on a farm in Oklahoma and always helped take care of the animals. I’ve always felt a deep connection with animals and my parents taught me to always respect all living things.” Lori graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State with her Bachelors in Retail Marketing Management and completed her technical training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 1990. She served in the US Army Veterinary Corp. for 6 years and has been in the veterinary field for over 23 years. Lori currently has two dogs; Sara, a beautiful, sweet mixed breed that she rescued from under a dumpster, and Trixie, a cute and loving mixed breed that was a stray as well. She also owns a cat named Pepper; he was relinquished to our clinic many years ago and now lives a happy, health life.
Sylina – Veterinary Technician
Sylina was born and raised in Arizona and joined Ocotillo Animal Clinic in 2007. She greatly enjoys spending time with her family. She is very active in her kickboxing and boxing classes and enjoys participating in just about any outdoor activity. Sylina owns an adorable Chihuahua Pug mix named Rango, and an enthusiastic, loving Australian Shepherd named Cheeto and a handsome, silly, Siberian Husky name Gir.
Renee – Veterinary Technician
Renee was born in Minnesota but raised in Chandler, Arizona. She joined Ocotillo Animal Clinic in 2010 and greatly enjoys working with our fun and friendly staff. In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors, spending time planting and growing flowers and plants. Summer is her absolute favorite season and she loves boating in Arizona Lakes. During Arizona’s cooler weather, she rides dirt bikes, Harley’s, and sand buggies. Renee lives with five miniature donkeys, a cute and cuddly rabbit named Hunny Bunny, Cinnamon, a chocolate Cocker Spaniel, and Willie, an Old English Sheep dog.
Brittanie – Veterinary Technician
Brittanie was born in Provo, Utah but put roots down in Arizona in 2001. She’s been working in the veterinary field since 2011 and joined Ocotillo Animal Clinic in February 2013. Brittanie has several pets: a trio of min pins, Bentley, Porsche, & Harley, a Vizsla named Royce, and 2 cats, Jasper & Orien. In her spare time Brittanie enjoys going to the beach, finding new coffee shops to try, and spending time with her son.
Amanda P – Veterinary Technician
Amanda was born in Northern Arizona but calls Nevada home, having moved there at the age of 12. She has been in the veterinary field for 10 years, but has been raising animals, mostly farm, of all sizes since she was a young girl. When she is not working, Amanda enjoys camping, hanging out and playing games with her family and friends, and just relaxing at home with her furry family which includes 2 crazy cats, Pyper and Prue, and an affectionate Olde English Bulldogge named Holli.
Jennette – Veterinary Technician
Jennette grew up in California, but moved to Arizona when she was 13. She earned her Certificate in Veterinary Assisting in 2010 and has been working in the veterinary field ever since. Jennette joined Ocotillo Animal Clinic in December 2014 and absolutely loves it here. She has 2 lovable dogs; Gizmo, an 8 year old Shih Tzu, and Mr. Brinkley, an 8 year old Sheltie. In her spare time, Jennette enjoys visiting with family and friends, and spending quality time with her husband and daughter.
Ashley – Veterinary Technician
Ashley is an Arizona native and has been working in the veterinary field ever since she graduated from Pima Medical Institute’s Veterinary Technician Program with her Associates Degree in 2011. She joined the Ocotillo Animal Clinic family in May 2015. Ashley currently lives in Queen Creek with what she refers to as her “zoo” of pets. She has 2 dogs, Buttercup and Mamas, 2 tortoises, Squirtle and Crush, and 7 cats which include Simba, Scuzzy, Sharpie, Rusty, Picklehead, Morgan, and Ralphie. In her spare time, Ashley loves watching football (Go Patriots!) as well as cooking, shopping, and fishing.
Eva – Veterinary Technician
Eva is from Scottsdale, Arizona but currently resides in Mesa. She has been with Ocotillo Animal Clinic since January 2013, originally working with our boarding pets, and now assisting our doctors. Eva loves to take her Chocolate Lab, Haylee to the bark parks and enjoys watching movies, going out with friends, and spending time with her family.
Amanda L – Veterinary Technician
Amanda is from California but moved to Arizona at a young age and considers Arizona her home. She graduated Pima Medical Institute Veterinary assistant program. She joined our family here at Ocotillo Animal Clinic in September 2016. She currently lives in Maricopa with her 2 dogs, Peaches and Lucy and her cat Mac. In her spare time she enjoys doing arts and crafts, play video games and do puzzles.
Jessi- Veterinary Technician
Jessi is from California and moved to Arizona in October 2013. She lives in Chandler with her husband, 2 cats Bean and Poli and her 2 dogs Javi and Peca. In her spare time she enjoys baking and decorating goodies, cooking, running and hiking.
Liz – Reception Manager
Rosemarie – Receptionist
Rosemarie was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania but grew up in Warminster. She moved to Arizona in December 1997 and joined Ocotillo Animal Clinic in October 1999. Rosemarie loves spending time with her six brothers, two sisters, and many nieces and nephews. She also enjoys watching sports (especially football), DIY house projects, music, dancing, playing pool, reading, and relaxing out by her pool. Rosemarie lives with two sweet and full of life kitty cats, Bella and Frankie.
Carol – Receptionist
Carol was born in Elmira, New York but moved to Arizona in her early 20’s. You can catch her on a Harley Davidson during the weekend bike rides and she greatly enjoys music, dancing, and traveling. Carol has been in the Veterinary business since 1983.
Kimberly – Pet Resort Manager
Tristin – Pet Resort Technician
Noelia – Pet Resort Technician
Brittlyn – Pet Resort Technician
Josh- Pet Resort Technician
Sean & Nina – Groomers
Sean and Nina are from Gilbert, AZ and have been in the grooming industry for over 25 years. Sean joined Ocotillo Animal Clinic in November of 1997 and Nina followed in December of 2005. Showing dogs is a huge part of their lives. Nina is an AKC Breeder of Merit and they are both very well known for breeding and showing Chinese Crested Grand Champions. They own quite a few beautiful and talented Chinese Crested canines; Dreama, Stormy, Frack, Snap, Flash, Smoke, and Feather.