Our Veterinary Team

Fear Free Certified Professionals On Staff

Our team of highly skilled veterinarians, clinicians and animal training and behavior counselors work side-by-side to give each and every animal the best possible care. We help them heal and build courage and strength. We strive to improve patient well being by reducing fear, anxiety, and stress in the veterinary environment.

Fear Free is a nationally recognized training program for veterinary professionals, the pet professional community, and pet guardians.  Courses are developed and written by respected veterinary experts including boarded veterinary behaviorists, boarded veterinary anesthesiologists, pain experts, boarded veterinary internists, veterinary technician specialists (behavior), experts in shelter medicine, animal training, grooming, boarding, and even veterinary hospital architects.

Lesli Groshong, DVM, DABVP (Shelter Medicine)

Chief Shelter Veterinarian

Jennifer Bolser, DVM, cVMA

Chief Clinic Veterinarian

Nellie Damrauer, DVM, cVMA


Chandra Lilly, DVM

Shelter Medicine Intern 2020/21

Amanda Griffin, MA, CVT, CMT

Veterinary Technician, Patient Services Manager

Becky Flemer, DVM


Samantha Wetz, DVM


Becky Neumann

Veterinary Client Service Manager

Cristina Gutierrez, DVM, cVMA


Kat Burns, CVPM, CAWA

Director of Operations & Veterinary Services