OUR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS

Anja, LVT                                                                                                                

Anja joined All Creatures Veterinary Clinic in 2011 as a veterinary technician.  She came to us all the way from Germany!  In her prior life, she was a nurse anesthetist.  Her journey started in Alaska in 2003 where she worked for an Iditarod musher for several years.  Anja later started her own kennel where she has accumulated 20 Alaskan Huskies.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband Pete, and their dogs.  When she isn't racing her huskies, you can find Anja skiing in the winter, or hiking and fishing in the summer.    

 

 

Beckie, LVT

Beckie joined All Creatures Veterinary Clinic in 2016.  She has been a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) that has traveled around! Originally from Minnesota, has spent time in Wisconsin, Colorado, Michigan and now has moved to Alaska with her kennel of Alaskan huskies.  She has spent the summers doing dog sled tours in Skagway, Alaska before finally making the move permanent in Willow.In her spare time Beckie enjoys being with her boxer Earl and kennel of 25 Alaskan Huskies, working towards finishing her Iditarod qualifiying races, camping, hiking, getting out in her kayak and generally enjoying life!                   
 

 

 

 

Tracy, LVT  

Tracy joined All Creatures in 1993 and is a licensed veterinary technician.  Tracy thoroughly enjoys working with all aspects of veterinary technology and has found a special passion for dentistry, fostering the human-animal bond and reproductive assistance.  Tracy also teaches veterinary assisting at the Mat-Su College.Tracy, originally from a dairy farm in New York, enjoys life with her husband, daughter and two sons.  They love experiencing life in Alaska!  Tracy runs the Mt. Marathon race every year, is the president of the Bernese Mtn Dog Club of Alaska, and member of Big Lake Baptist Church.  Tracy enjoys raising, showing and drafting with her Bernese Mtn Dogs (Kiana, Kimber ‘n’ Kinley) which are also trained as Pet Partners Therapy Dogs and expert snugglers!

 

Melissa, LVT

Melissa moved to Alaska in 2001, from the "Big Sky State", to start a new chapter.  She's been with All Creatures Veterinary Clinic since 2015.  Melissa has a Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Cache, who thoroughly enjoys being the center of attention, he loves everyone especially kids! When she's not working she enjoys camping, hiking, and being outdoors!  Fishing, hunting and snowmachining are a few of her favorite outdoor activities! 

 

Amber, LVT

Amber is a licensed veterinary technician calling Alaska her home since 2004. She has always been devoted to the welfare of animals and especially enjoys caring for dogs.

 

 

Mary Ann, LVT

 

Laura

 

 

 

OUR VETERINARY ASSISTANTS

 

Ashley

Ashley moved to Alaska from upstate New York in 2015 looking for a new adventure. She started at All Creatures in 2017 as a receptionist and now is a technician’s assistant. Ashley strives to make every interaction with our patients calm, and fear free. She has a degree in equine science and 8 years of experience training horses and dogs. She hopes to further her education by earning her Veterinary Technician Degree. Her and her fiancé enjoy hiking, camping, kayaking, travelling, and training their dogs. Her family includes three dogs- Echo, Maya, and Timber, two cats- Meeko and Bindi, and a ball python named Nagini.  

 

 

Albree

Albree also joined the All Creatures staff in 2013.  Originally from Texas, her family moved to Alaska in 2001 and has been enjoying it ever since.  She graduated from Mat-Su College with an Associates Degree in veterinary assisting in 2013.  Albree hopes to continue her education to become a veterinary technician.  When not working, she loves playing with her 2 miniature schnauzers and her golden retriever.  She enjoys working on art projects, and is very excited to have her first book published within the year! 

 

Aubree Dawn

 

Christina    

Christina moved to Alaska in the spring of 2008 from Savannah, Georgia.  Since moving here, she has fallen in love with Alaska!  Christina has many talents as she is also an EMT for the Mat-Su Borough; she is also working on learning how to run sled dogs.  Her kennel is 20 dogs strong with the dream of competing in the Yukon Quest or Iditarod some day.  Her favorite part of working at All Creatures is the great relationships with the staff and patients.  She hopes to continue her education to become a veterinary technician. 

 

Shana      

Shana was born and raised in the Mat-Su Valley.  She started working at All Creatures in 2013 as a receptionist. After completing the Veterinary Assistant course at Mat-Su College, she started working as a Veterinary Assistant. Currently she is working towards becoming a Veterinary Technician. Shana has always enjoyed interacting with animals. While growing up she would help her Mom take care of injured animals. During her free time, she can be found outside hiking, kayaking, four-wheeling, or reading.  Shana has two dogs, Acura and Riddick, and two cats, Dagda and Tator. Riddick loves to go on adventures with his human mom and dad. Acura (a retired sled dog) prefers to be at home or going on short runs with her sled dog friends.

 

Mark

 

 

Jessica 

Jessica moved to Alaska from Missouri in 2001. She has never left the state to move since, though she does love traveling and going on vacations! Jessica completed the Veterinary Assisting classes at Mat-Su College in 2018-2019. She started her full time job at All Creatures in 2019 while currently working on her Veterinary Assisting practicum to become a Certified Veterinary Assistant. Her goal is to continue in the Veterinary path to be a L.V.T. Before joining the veterinary field she volunteered at the animal shelter, worked at a grooming salon, a pet resort and Animal Food Warehouse. During her free time she enjoys hanging out with friends and family, hiking, camping, snowboarding and eating garlic bread, and cheeseburgers. Jessica’s pets include 11 hermit crabs, 1 beta fish, and her 3 amazing dogs: Dozer the blue heeler, Journey the golden retriever husky mix, and Chica the chihuahua terrier mix.

Joseph

 

 

 

 

 

 

OUR ACCOUNTANT

Terri

Terri graduated from Grays Harbor college with an Associate of Arts in Business and from Rhema bible College with a degree in Bible and Education.  Terri has taught high school and been in the accounting field since 1975, initially starting out in Aberdeen, Washington.  She joined the All Creatures team in April of 2000.Terri is currently a member of the BMDCA (national Bernese Mountain Dog club), Alaska Labrador Retriever Club, Alaska Outdoor Council.
Outside of work, she enjoys time with her husband , two sons and daughter..  Her extended family includes 7 grandkids and her 5 dogs -  2 Bernese Mountain dogs (Jarvis and Donnelly), 3 English Labrador Retrievers (Summer, Gulkana, and Klutina).  In her "spare time", Terri enjoys dog shows, camping, hunting, fishing, and 4-wheeling. 

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