Ali, CVT

Ali began working at Smith Veterinary Hospital in November 2008 & completed her AAS in Veterinary Technology from Duluth Business University in March 2009. She especially enjoys the reproduction aspect of working at SVH.

Ali shares her home with two cats, Clementine & Chip, a Boxer named Tank & a Cavalier named Beau. In her spare time, she enjoys trying new restaurants, traveling & spending time with her family, friends & pets.


Carissa, VT

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 Assistant

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.


Colleen, Receptionist

Colleen started as a Receptionist at Smith Veterinary Hospital in July of 2018. She studied biology at the University of North Dakota. She loves to help out with all of the pets that come into the clinic! Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially the furry ones. She has 4 pets at home 2 cats, named Mario and Abby, and 2 dogs, named Josie and Turbo!