Small Animal Hospital Staff - Technicians
Angie has been working at the Small Animal Hospital since March of 2006. Angie began working in the veterinary field at the Forest South Animal Hospital in Chicago. In 2001, she left Chicago and started working at the Wolf Merrick Animal Hospital in Kenosha, and then worked at the Wisconsin Veterinary Referral Center in the departments of emergency and critical care, internal medicine, and medical imaging.
Angie has two cats named Mimi and Tatum, and enjoys traveling, cooking and baking, and roots for the Chicago White Sox!
Katiehas worked at Small Animal Hospital since 2012, and absolutely loves her job. She graduated from Parkland College with a degree in Veterinary Technology in 2006 and worked in emergency medicine for 5 years before moving into day practice. In her free time Katie makes jewelry, loves to read, and has been known to carry a book with her everywhere she goes. Katie owns three cats named Tawney, Willow and Raina who are wonderful and loving company for her, and a mountain horned dragon named Canth.
Patrick lives in Milwaukee and worked at the Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals and Wisconsin Veterinary Referral Center prior to starting at Small Animal Hospital in 2014. His family (aside from Beth and Cora) includes Swimmy the fish, Elmer the rat, and Ooka the Corgi. Other than working with animals, he enjoys camping and making music with his friends.
Sheila joined the Small Animal Hospital in 1999. She became certified as a veterinary technician in 2003. Sheila has a strong passion for learning and her professional interests include working with pocket pets, surgery, and anesthesia. She left temporarily in 2016 to expand her knowledge while working at the Wisconsin Veterinary Referral Center as a surgery and anesthesia technician. She returned to Small Animal Hospital in December of 2018. She enjoys teaching and has provided continuing education to other vet techs in both formal and informal settings. What Sheila says about working here: " Aside from the obvious pleasure of working with animals, I really enjoy working with the amazing staff and wonderful clients. I love it here." Sheila's own pets include a dog and an elderly Ragdoll cat, both adopted from the Wisconsin Humane Society, as well as pet rats. She also shares her home with a husband and two children.