Carissa, Veterinary Technician
Carissa began working at Smith Veterinary Hospital in July of 2018. She moved here to Minnesota from California with her husband. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2011 and has always had a passion for animals. She adopted the clinic cat, Sandskie, and has 2 dogs, Pixie – a Wire Fox Terrier- and Aslan – a Miniature Schnauzer. When she isn’t at work she enjoys outdoor activities, watching movies, and helping her husband run his company.
Joslyn, Veterinary Technician
Joslyn graduated from University of Northwestern-St. Paul with a B.S. in biology, specifically focusing on animal conservation. She one day hopes to utilize her knowledge to work in a zoo setting or field research. Currently, she has 3 horses, Nibbs, Friday, & Red, Giovanni &Thomas who are her cats, and a black lab named Pippin. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling, going out to restaurants, birding, and going for hikes with her dog and husband.
Michaela, Veterinary Technician
Michaela joined the Smith Vet team in May of 2021. Prior to that she worked as veterinary technician in a small animal hospital as well as a lab technician in medical device research. She has a strong interest in canine reproduction and genetics. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin River Falls in 2019 with a bachelors in animal science.
Her passion for dogs began at an early age when she started actively competing in dog sledding. Michaela enjoys spending her free time with her dogs; training and racing in both dryland dog powered sports and sprint dog sledding.
Debbie, Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant
Debbie started with Smith Vet in 2022 and wears several hats for the clinic including receptionist and technician assistant. When not at the clinic she enjoys spending time with her sons as well as their dogs, cats, ferret and chickens!
Holly, Receptionist/Technician Assistant
Bio coming soon