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Our Veterinary Technician Team

Veterinary Technicians are integral members of our health care team. They are entrusted with diverse medical responsibilities that include animal nursing care, laboratory specimen analysis, surgical assistance, anesthesia, radiographic imaging (x-ray), nutritional management, dental cleaning, physical therapy, and client education. These varied duties afford the veterinary technicians a profound impact on every aspect of patient care.

Back row from left to right: Jo, Angie, Michelle, Shelly, Chris, Heidi
Front row from left to right: Kerry, Carol, Crystal

      Chris - CVT

Chris began working at Iron Mountain Animal Hospital in January of 2001. She is a 1997 graduate from UW-Green Bay with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and in 2008 received her certification in Wisconsin as a veterinary technician. Prior to her employment at IMAH Chris worked at a clinic in the Appleton, WI area and also as a zookeeper in Green Bay.

Chris grew up on a farm in the Iron Mountain area and has always enjoyed working with animals. “I really enjoy assisting in surgeries, especially orthopedic surgery, and going on farm calls when needed.”

Outside of work, Chris lives in the Iron Mountain area with her husband and two children. She enjoys gardening, reading, camping and spending time with her family. She has a Brittany Spaniel, Sonny.

 Michelle  - LVT

Michelle has been a veterinary technician at IMAH since 2002.  She has always been an animal lover.  She attended Bay De Noc Community College and received a veterinary assistant certificate.  She also attended Argosy University in Minnesota where she received an Associates in Applied Science degree.  After completing an externship in Gwinn, MI, she became a Certified Veterinary Technician.  In 2008 after taking the Michigan state exam, she became a Licensed Veterinary Technician.

“I love what I do. Some days are more challenging but it is never boring!”

Michelle lives in Foster City, MI with her husband and two children.  She has two dogs, (both of which were rescues while working at IMAH), and one cat.

 Angie - CVT

Angie started working at Iron Mountain Animal Hospital as a Certified Veterinary Technician in 2008. She graduated from Argosy University in Eagan, MN with a degree in Veterinary Technology.

Angie lives in the Iron Mountain area with her husband and step-son. When not at work, Angie enjoys 4-wheeling, hiking, biking, the great outdoors, and just being with her family! Her pets include Trixie, a sassy Morkie that thinks she is a guard dog, Bella, a very energetic Springer Spaniel who loves her soccer ball, and a bird named Alvin who is a chatty Green-cheeked Conure.

“I am proud to work for the Iron Mountain Animal Hospital, where our dedication to healthy, happy pets and their owners is our first priority. I look forward to many happy years serving our patients.”