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.
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.
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 1 dog named Buster, 1 tortoise named Squertle, and 8 cats which include Simba, Scuzzy, Sharpie, Rusty, Picklehead, Morgan, Ralphie and Callie. In her spare time Ashley likes 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 Chandler with her 1 dog, Luna and her cat Mac. In her spare time she enjoys watching movies, relaxing, and hanging out with her family.
Kristen- Veterinary Technician
Kristen joined Ocotillo Animal Clinic in July 2017. Kristen moved to Arizona as a child from Flint, Mi and has been here every since. Kristen has 2 dogs Baloo and Zetta both pit bulls and 1 orange tabby named fanboy. Kristen and her fiance have 3 wonderful boys that are her whole world. On her spare time Kristen likes to spend time with her family going on hikes and walking the dogs.
Liz – Reception Manager
Liz started working at Ocotillo Animal Clinic July of 2016. She is an Arizona native and resides with her husband and 3 beautiful children in Maricopa. She has 3 dogs Diego a black lab, Kona a Siberian husky and Moxie a Lhasa Apso mix. She enjoys camping with the family, DIY projects for the house,cooking, baking , and whatever the kids have planned for her.
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 SUPER BOWL CHAMPION EAGLES), DIY house projects, music, dancing, playing pool,reading, and relaxing by her pool. Rosemarie lives with two sweet and full of life kitty cats Bella and Frankie.
Carol – Receptionist
Carol joined Ocotillo Animal Clinic May 2000.Carol was born in Elmira, New York but moved to Arizona in 1978. Carol lives in San Tan with her new husband. She has 2 sons, 2 stepsons and 7 grand children and 1 great grandson son. Carol is currently owned by 2 very opinionated pit/ boxer mixes, Baxter with is very needy and Cooper who is very vocal when your not running on time. Carol enjoys spending time with her family, listing to music, and spoiling her great grandson.
Michelle joined Ocotillo Animal Clinic April 2017. Michelle was born in Northern Illinois and moved to Arizona in June 2000. She has 1 rottweiler/Aussie mix Brienne and 1 bengal/abyssinian/ burmese cat named Carter. She is currently going to school and working on her degree for billing and coding. Michelle enjoys going to concerts, reading books, watching movies, dancing and hanging out with her dog Brienne.
Megan- Pet Resort Manager
Megan rejoined Ocotillo Animal Clinic September 2017 as the new boarding manager. Megan was born in California and moved to Kansas City and in 1996 she moved to Arizona, and has been here ever since. She lives with her amazing boyfriend in Casa Grand. She has 2 dogs that are spoiled princesses Eris and Baylee and 1 cat Leroy who is also very spoiled. Megan enjoys hiking, shooting, reading, camping, hanging out with friends, family, boyfriend and pets.
Brianna- Pet Resort Technician
Brianna joined Ocotillo Animal Clinic in August 2017. She moved to Arizona from Elmhurst, IL. Brianna 4 dogs her golden retriever Sam, German Shepherd Addy, Chihuahua Lulu, and Italian grey hound Ginger. In her spare time Brianna likes hiking, running and working out.
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.