People and pets routinely died from infections before penicillin, the first antibiotic, was introduced in the first half of the 20th century. Today, veterinarians use antibiotics to treat many typ ...View Article
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Steph grew up in Watkins on a small dairy farm. She graduated from Ridgewater College with her degree in Veterinary Technology. She started out as a kennel assistant at the Cold Spring clinic in 2006 and now has been a Certified Veterinary Technician since 2010. Her interests include going on walks with her dogs, Pancho and Lefty, watching movies, and being outside.
Nicole has been working at the St. Joseph Veterinary clinic since graduating from the Veterinary Technology program at Ridgewater College in 2006. Some of her favorite aspects of being a Certified Veterinary Technician are: surgery, nursing care, and being part of a pet's improvement process. When not at work ,Nicole enjoys spending time outdoors with her two and four - legged family members.
Melissa grew up in the Albany area. She has been with the St. Joseph Veterinary clinic since she graduated from Ridgewater College in 2005 with an Associate in Applied Science Degree. She currently lives by St. Stephen with her husband, son and black lab "Gander". In her free time, she likes to "kick it in the sticks" and spend time with her family.
Jolene started as an assistant at our St. Joseph clinic in June of 1996. After graduating with an AAS Degree from Ridgewater College – veterinary technician program, she began her technician career. She has worked at all three locations since that time. Jolene is also in charge of the coggins lab at our equine clinic. Along with her husband and two daughters, Jolene enjoys living on a dairy farm. Besides the cows and multiple farm cats, Jolene has two dogs – Cooper and Cera and three garage cats –Oscar, Kip, and Goldie.
Pam has been a receptionist for the St Joesph Veterinary Clinic since 2004. Pam's favorite hobby is trail riding with her two horses, Valley and PJ. She also enjoys walking, cross country skiing, and anything outdoors. Pam has three barn cats that she spoils rotten and a sweet old three legged springer spaniel named Meg. Working with all the clients and their pets is something Pam looks forward to everyday.
Barb started working at the clinic in 2001. She has 5 children and 6 grandchildren. Her and her husband live on a farm in St Joseph where they raise steers and grow crops. In her spare time she likes to crochet and read.