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THE RRAEH EMERGENCY TEAM

CRITICAL CARE SPECIALISTS

Board-Certified Veterinary Criticalist & Medical Director

Andy Carver, DVM DACVECC

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Dr. Andy Carver was the first board-certified specialist in emergency and critical care in North Dakota. He grew up in Minot and attended UND. Dr. Carver graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. He completed a rotating internship at Colorado State University, then specialized and completed a 3-year residency in Emergency and Critical Care from Michigan State University. He was faculty at the University of Florida Veterinary Teaching Hospital prior to moving back to North Dakota and joining our team in late 2018. Dr. Carver is passionate about autoimmune blood disorders, heart disease, sepsis, trauma, and kidney disease. He also has advanced training at one of the few hemodialysis centers for pets in America, as well as mechanical ventilation (respiratory therapy). He has published research in multiple journals and lectured both nationally and internationally.

Dr. Carver enjoys spending time with his wife, their dogs, and family. His hobbies include enjoying the great outdoors, world traveling, and is excited to be back in the great state of North Dakota.

Board-Certified Veterinary Criticalist

Sam Wigglesworth, VMD DACVECC

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Dr. Sam Wigglesworth moved to North Dakota and joined the RRAEH team in the summer of 2021 as its second specialist in Critical Care. She attended Drexel University for her undergraduate degree in Philadelphia and then moved onto the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, where she graduated in 2014. She then completed a rotating internship and a 3-year residency in Emergency & Critical Care from the University of Florida. She stayed on as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Emergency & Critical Care at the University of Florida for two years prior to moving to North Dakota. Dr. Wigglesworth loves all aspects of critical care but she is very passionate about trauma, shock, and pediatric/neonate care in the ICU. She is also trained in hemodialysis and mechanical ventilation.

Dr. Wigglesworth enjoys spending time with her husband, sons, and their dogs and cats. They love traveling and exploring- they’re looking forward to getting to experience North Dakota!

EMERGENCY VETERINARIANS

Emergency Veterinarian

Jeff Kramer, DVM

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Dr. Jeff Kramer grew up on his parents’ cattle and sheep ranch near Towner, ND. After completing high school, he attended North Dakota State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in microbiology and minoring in biotechnology. While attending NDSU, Dr. Kramer was a member of the NDSU Rodeo Team and was active with the NDSU Rodeo Club, serving as vice-president and president.

After graduating from NDSU, Dr. Kramer was accepted to Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, where he obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in May of 1999.

Dr. Kramer then accepted a position at Kindness Animal Hospital in Grand Forks, ND, where he was employed as an associate veterinarian. While practicing in Grand Forks, Dr. Kramer worked with both small and large animals.

In September of 2006, Dr. Kramer accepted the position he currently holds as associate veterinarian at Red River Animal Emergency Hospital and Referral Center. While working at Red River Animal Emergency Hospital and Referral Center, Dr. Kramer has also held positions as a part-time instructor at both North Dakota State University and Minnesota School of Business.

Dr. Kramer currently lives in Fargo with his wife, four boys, and the family cat, Junior. When he is not at the emergency clinic, he enjoys spending time with his wife and family.

Emergency Veterinarian

Ben Stegman, DVM

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Dr. Ben Stegman is a native of north eastern North Dakota, and he owned a practice in his hometown prior to joining Red River Animal Emergency Hospital and Referral Center in 2013. He completed his undergraduate training at North Dakota State University and then attended Iowa State University where he received his DVM degree in 2007.

He completed additional training after veterinary school in Veterinary Medical Acupuncture at Colorado State University, and he is a member of the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management as well as the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society. Dr. Stegman enjoys all aspects of emergency and critical care medicine, but particularly is interested in pain management, trauma, and acute care.

Dr. Stegman lives on a small farm with his wife and five children where they enjoy raising pure bred Dexter cattle, American Guinea Hogs, Chickens, Gaited horses, and English Shepherds. Dr Stegman’s hobbies include cheesemaking, charcuterie, and playing the guitar and banjo.

Emergency Veterinarian

Julia Underwood, DVM

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Dr. Julia Underwood graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. After veterinary school, she completed an intensive year of internship training with a focus on emergency medicine in San Leandro, CA. She practiced in both emergency medicine and general practice in California for several years before making a home in Fargo. Dr. Underwood joined RRAEH in March of 2016.

Dr. Underwood loves all creatures, but particularly enjoys working with feline patients. She enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine, but especially loves endocrine emergencies and trauma. Away from the clinic, she enjoys the outdoors, art, spending time with her husband, and playing with her two cats and red ear slider turtle.

Emergency Veterinarian

Alli Griep, DVM

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Dr. Alli Griep was born in Spain and grew up around the Middle East. She learned to love animals while spending summers on her grandfather’s dairy farm in northeast, Iowa leading to a career in veterinary medicine. She graduated with a DVM in 2015 from Ross University.

After graduation, she took a position at Mid River Veterinary Clinic in Chamberlin, SD. She joined the RRAEH team in May of 2018. She currently lives on the farm with her husband, three dogs (Hank, Bear, and Old Lady), two horses (Chief and Chip), and one rescue cat (Fred). Aside from working with animals, her favorite activities include camping, trail riding, running, and traveling abroad. Dr. Alli loves all parts of emergency medicine, but especially obstetric emergencies and neo-natal care.

Emergency Veterinarian

Pimploy Jong, DVM

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Dr. Jong graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. She completed an emergency internship at Wisconsin Veterinary Referral Center in 2013. Dr. Jong continued to work as an emergency doctor at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Michigan and was Faculty at the University of Florida Veterinary Teaching Hospital before moving to North Dakota. Dr. Jong loves all aspects of emergency medicine but has particular interest in trauma, abdominal surgery, toxicities, and shock.

In her off-clinic time, Dr. Jong enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs. Dr. Jong’s hobbies include painting, cooking, watching movies, and world traveling.

Emergency Veterinarian

Tanya Borud, DVM

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Dr. Tanya Borud was born and raised on a farm near Minot, ND. From an early age becoming a veterinarian was a goal. Dr. Borud graduated from NDSU in 2000 with a BS in Veterinary Technology. She then attended Colorado State University and in 2004 received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Upon graduation she and her husband relocated to the Fargo/Moorhead area, where she has practiced ever since. Dr. Borud is one of the original owners of RRAEH and in February of 2020 started practicing part time at the hospital. She enjoys the complexity and diversity of emergency medicine. When she is not at the RRAEH, she can be found working on horse teeth as owner of Elite Equine Veterinary Dentistry.

Over the years, Dr. Borud and her husband have made the Fargo/Moorhead area their home, raising two busy boys in the county. They spend much of their time outdoors. Summers are spent enjoying water sports on the lake and getting in as many trail rides and horse events as possible. In the winter they keep busy with snowmobiles and snow skiing. In her free time Dr. Borud enjoys spending time with her horses, reading, photography, and running. They share their farm with four horses, two dogs, four cats, and two goats!

Emergency Veterinarian

Patricia Baasch, DVM

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Dr. Patricia Baasch is originally from Colombia where she was a Veterinarian, graduating from the National University of Colombia. After graduation she worked in a mixed animal practice and in research. Dr. Baasch moved to the US where she joined the Red River Animal Emergency Hospital in August of 2018. In 2020 she was awarded her full license in veterinary medicine in the US after successfully completing the ECFVG (Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates). She speaks fluent English and Spanish. Dr. Baasch believes in treating every patient as if it was her own pet.

In her free time, she likes to do crafts, spend time outdoors with her hubby and FaceTime with family in Colombia. She continues to hope she will someday get used to the cold! Dr. Baasch and her husband have 4 rescued pets; Toby the MinPin Chihuahua mix and Victorino, Vicky, & Thomas the cats.

Emergency Veterinarian

Janna Erickson, DVM

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Dr. Janna Erickson grew up in Grand Forks, ND then moved to the Fargo area for her undergraduate degree at Concordia College. After a little bit of soul-searching, she decided to attend veterinary school. She started working at RRAEH as an assistant and receptionist, which solidified her decision. Dr. Erickson then graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2021. After veterinary school, she completed a rotating internship at Ocean State Veterinary Specialists in Rhode Island. She enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine, but especially enjoys surgery, wound management, and toxicities.

Dr. Erickson has one cat at home named Freja. She is hoping to add another companion soon, who will likely continue the Norse mythology name tradition. After veterinary school and an intensive internship, Dr. Erickson is rediscovering the meaning of free time. She enjoys baking, crafts (including redoing furniture), writing, and spending time with her family at the cabin in Northwestern Minnesota.

Emergency Veterinarian

Kristen Anderson, DVM

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Bio coming soon!
Emergency Veterinarian

Anna Stansbery, DVM

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Dr. Anna Stansbery is from Sheldon, ND. She graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and started working at RRAEH in 2021. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is the variety and change each day brings – every day is something new!

In her free time, Dr. Stansbery enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time helping on the family farm. Her furry family includes Diesel, Oliver, & Budd the dogs, and Ernie, Gilligan, & Ivan the cats.

EMERGENCY VETERINARY TECHNICIANS

Technician Manager

Amy E., LVT

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Amy is originally from Grand Rapids, MN. She graduated from NDSU in May 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Technology. Amy has been a member of our team ever since the clinic opened in December 2005. Amy also works with Dr. Grozdanic, a Veterinary Ophthalmologist.

In her spare time, Amy enjoys spending time with her husband, Dan, and daughters, Lilly and Hadley. They have three cats (Bobber, Marshmallow, and Waffles), a Chocolate Lab (Chip), and a French Bulldog/Cavalier mix (Caramel Roll).

Vet Tech

Sarah D., LVT

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Sarah is from Moorhead, MN. She graduated from Globe University in March 2013 with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She joined the Red River Animal Emergency Hospital and Referral Center team Fall of 2013.

Outside of work, Sarah enjoys spending time with family and friends, fishing, and fostering kittens. Sarah’s pets include an English Shepherd named Nakia (that Sarah thinks is the best dog!), a French Bulldog named Nigel (who is the best pig!), Papa Neut and Eo the felines.

Vet Tech

Carlene, LVT, VTS (ECC)

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Carlene is originally from Strasburg, ND and received her Bachelors of Science degree in Veterinary Technology from NDSU. She has been a part of the Red River Animal Emergency Hospital team since August 2013. Carlene enjoys helping with the hospital’s in-house blood bank.

She has a Doberman pinscher named Mercedes and a Geryhound named Ernie. Carlene enjoys yoga, coffee, mashed potatoes, & Greyhounds. In her free time, Carlene also works full time as an ICU nurse!

Vet Tech

Nicole

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Nicole is from Champlin, MN. She moved to the FM area in 2008 and graduated from Globe University with her degree in Veterinary Technology in December of 2013. She joined our team in April of 2014 and enjoys every minute of it! Nicole also works with Dr. Grozdanic, a Veterinary Ophthalmologist.

In her free time, Nicole enjoys fishing, boating, going to the cabin, and always enjoys a good scary movie. Nicole has a Russian Tortoise named Tippet and also loves to foster pets until they find their forever home.

Blood Bank Coordinator

Morgan E., LVT

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RECOVER Certified BLS/ALS Instructor

Bree, LVT

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Bree is from Minnetonka, MN and moved to Fargo in the fall of 2012. She attended NDSU for Animal/Equine Science and Globe University for Veterinary Technology. Bree joined our team in the fall of 2014. She is passionate about teaching and emergency & critical care medicine. She is one of the program directors for RRAEH's Student Technician Program and became a certified RECOVER CPR Instructor in 2023. Bree thoroughly enjoys educating other veterinary professionals on the RECOVER guidelines. She loves to learn new things and is always looking for new ways to challenge herself and expand her knowledge. She is currently working towards obtaining her VTS(ECC).

In her free time, Bree enjoys reading, photography, gardening, playing with her dogs, and spending time with her friends and family. She and her husband have two cats (Zoey and Smokey), a Black Lab (Gauge), and a Golden Retriever (Griffin).

Vet Tech

Jordain, LVT

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Jordain is from Wahpeton, ND and joined the RRAEH team in 2017. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Technology from NDSU. In her free time, Jordain enjoys hiking, reading, working out, and watching movies. Jordain’s pets include Athena the heeler mix and Maloney the cat.
Vet Tech

Chris, LVT

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Chris is from Langdon, ND. She joined the RRAEH team in 2018. She has a degree in Veterinary Technology from NDSU. Her favorite things about veterinary medicine are; learning new things, using her skills, and that not every day is the same.

In her free time, Chris enjoys camping, motorcycling, crafting, spending time with her family, and keeping up with her kids. Chris’ pets include Skeeter the Caviler & Benny the Shih Tzu.

Vet Tech

April, LVT

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April joined the RRAEH team in August 2019. She is from Vita Manitoba, Canada and graduated from Globe University with a degree in Veterinary Technology. In her free time, April enjoys swimming, biking, running, & spending time with her pets. April’s pets include Zoey the cat and Kimber & Remmy the dogs.
Vet Tech

Morgan T., LVT

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Morgan is from Grand Forks, ND and joined the RRAEH team in December 2017. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Technology from NDSU. In her free time, Morgan enjoys reading, & hiking. Her pets include Rolo, Luda, and Potato the dogs.
Vet Tech

Breanna

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Breanna joined Red River Animal Emergency Hospital and Referral Center in March of 2018. She is from Fargo, ND and is attending NDSU for Veterinary Technology. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is educating pet parents and helping animals to be happy and healthy.

Breanna’s pets include Ruger the Australian Shepherd, Kujo and Suka the Crested Geckos, and several rats. In her free time, Breanna likes to cuddle with her dog.

Vet Tech

Rylee K., LVT

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Rylee is from Big Lake, MN and joined RRAEH in 2019. She has a B.S in Veterinary Technology from NDSU. Her favorite things about veterinary medicine are learning new skills and venipuncture.
In her free time, Rylee enjoys reading Greek mythology & cooking/baking. She has 2 Pittie mixes named Baylor & Leilani.
Vet Tech

Jaymie, LVT

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Jaymie is from Morris, MN and joined the RRAEH team summer of 2020. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Technology and Large Animal Science from NDSU. Jaymie’s favorite things about veterinary medicine are being able to help educate others about properly caring for their animals & learning more about his career every day.

In his free time, Jaymie enjoys woodworking, building, and fixing things. He also enjoys going new places and exploring. Jaymie’s pets include Rusty the Chiuhauha Min-Pin, Bear the Staffordshire Terrier, Bob & Marley the cats, and many fish.

Vet Tech

Amber L., LVT

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Amber is from West Fargo, ND and joined RRAEH in 2020. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from NDSU and is enrolled in the Veterinary Technology program as well. Her favorite things about veterinary medicine are forming relationships with clients and their pets, labwork, and surgery.

In her free time, Amber enjoys reading, exploring new places, kayaking, binging a good/weird series on Netflix/Hulu/Amazon, crafting, & gardening. Amber’s pets include Eleanor the Aussie/Boxer/Lab, Marvin, Mabel, Fritz, and Smoosh the cats.

Vet Tech

Rachel M., LVT

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Rachel is from Maple Grove, MN, and joined the RRAEH team in 2020. She has a B.S. in Veterinary Technology. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is learning new things every day and placing IV catheters.

Rachel's pets include her cats, Arlo & Goose, and her dog, Stella. In her free time, Rachel enjoys reading and snuggling with Arlo & Goose.

Vet Tech

Ashlyn P., LVT

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Ashlyn is from Savage, MN and joined the RRAEH team in 2020. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Technology from NDSU. Her favorite things about veterinary medicine are being able to physically see the difference you are making and educating owners about their animals.

In her free time Ashlyn enjoys lifting/working out, spending time with her friends, and when it's warm out, being outside every second. Ashlyn has a spoiled tabby cat named Poindexter.

Vet Tech

Molly, LVT

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Molly is from Valley City, ND and joined the RRAEH team in 2021, She graduated from Globe University with a degree in Veterinary Technology. Her favorite things about veterinary medicine are diagnostic imaging – specifically ultrasound and pain management.

In her free time, Molly enjoys watching movies, playing video games, and hanging out at the lake. Molly’s pets include Spencer the dog and Mittens & Morty the cats.

Vet Tech

Tatianna, LVT

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Tatianna is from Jamestown, ND and joined the RRAEH team in 2021. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Technology from NDSU. Tatianna’s favorite things about veterinary medicine are blood draws and placing IV catheters.

In her free time, Tatianna enjoys reading, playing games, and watching movies/tv shows. Her pets include Akali the cat and Lily the German Shorthaired Pointer.

Vet Tech

Morgan C.

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Morgan is from Holdingford, MN and joined the RRAEH team in 2021. She graduated from Minnesota School of Business with a degree in Veterinary Technology. Her favorite things about veterinary medicine are the connection people have with their pets & making a difference to help give a full quality of life from beginning to end, and allowing those moments in between to learn/grow in the practice.

In her free time, Morgan enjoys photography, horseback riding, hiking/walking/being outdoors, playing with (chasing) her toddler & dog, painting, art, writing/reading. Morgan has a British Lab named Kimber.

Vet Tech

Maddie, LVT

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Maddie is from Raeford, NC and joined the RRAEH team in 2021. She has an A.S in Science and a B.S in Veterinary Technology. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is how the field is still progressing and advancing.
In her free time, Maddie enjoys hiking, traveling, & spending time with her pets. She has 3 rats: Zero, Friday, & October.
Vet Tech

Katie M., LVT

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Katie, is a Licensed Veterinary Technician who started working with RRAEH in September 2023. She is originally from Plum City, WI, and graduated from Globe University. Katie currently shares her home with “Harold” a 12 year old feline.
Katie’s favorite things about working veterinary medicine are the variety vet medicine presents on a daily basis, being able to help with pain management for her patients and the rewards of seeing the visible physical improvements in the patients while in care at the hospital.
When free time can be found, Katie enjoys baking and cooking, traveling, foraging for natural herbs, and Katie also considers herself a crazy plant lady.
Vet Tech

Brittany T., LVT

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LVT in the ER department, Brittany, comes to Fargo and RRAEH via California and General Practice. Brittany grew up in Kingsburg, California and graduated from San Joaquin Valley College in California. When asked her favorite thing about veterinary medicine, Brittany says “Being able to make a difference in an animals’ life and work with people who care as
much about that as I do”.

Brittany has in her animal family, 4 cats, Simba, Scar, Nala and Chief, and 3 dogs, Sheira, Tiny, and Tyson. When not working, you can find Brittany in the great outdoors. Lake area activities include jet skiing, camping, and hiking. Motorcycle rides find their way to Brittany’s fun as well, but finding time for friends and family is mixed in with it all.

Vet Tech

Brenna, LVT

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Brenna is a graduate of NDSU in Fargo, ND. She is a LVT who works in the ER at
RRAEH after working in general practice for a short time. Excited to work in
emergency veterinary medicine, Brenna loves getting to spend time with
animals all day long!

Brenna enjoys working out, reading, spending time with her friends and her
special feline named Munch.

Vet Tech

Sydney

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Sydney works in the ER department at RRAEH as a Veterinary Technician. Hometown for Sydney is Fergus Falls, MN. Sydney calls Fargo her current home having moved here for school and work. As a recent graduate of NDSU in Fargo, Sydney is excited to be working in Emergency Medicine. Sydney’s path to the ER at RRAEH came with experience gathered from an Internship at UMN-VMC and working in general practice.

Sydney likes to be able to help foster the human-animal bond by making a difference for both the humans and the animals that come across her path in the ER. Veterinary medicine enables Sydney to comfort and educate those that need it, be it humans or animals, or in most cases - both at the same time.

Sydney’s down time is spent sharing quality time with friends, traveling, and reading. An important part of her family, and the best snuggler ever is Vita the cat!

Vet Tech

Brittany M., LVT

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Brittany is from Grand Forks, ND and joined the RRAEH team in 2022. She graduated from Front Range Community College in Colorado with an AAS in Veterinary Technology. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is the variety of care and support that can be given to greatly impact the lives of animals & their families.
In her free time, Brittany enjoys reading, gardening, and running.
Vet Tech

ChyAnne

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ChyAnne is from Grand Forks, ND and joined the RRAEH team in 2022. She has an A.S. in Veterinary Technology from Dakota County Technical College. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is being able to strengthen the human/animal bond. She finds joy in being able to help care for animals & help owners better care for the animals they love.

ChyAnne has 3 cats - Belle, Marie, & August, and an Australian Shepherd named Faline. In her free time, she enjoys baking & reading. During the summer months, she and Faline go to the lake and in the winter months, they spend time watching Netflix with the cats.

EMERGENCY VETERINARY ASSISTANTS

Assistant Lead

Sam T.

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Sam is from Almont, ND and joined the RRAEH team in Summer of 2021. Her favorite things about veterinary medicine are getting to learn new things and helping the animals (always something she has wanted to do!).

In her free time, Sam enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and eating & cooking good food.

Vet Assistant

Larissa

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Larissa is from Fargo, ND. She joined our team in 2018. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is getting to see the patients go home happy and healthy.

In her free time, Larissa enjoys working out, hunting, snowboarding, and playing with her puppies. Her pets include Berkley the Golden Retriever and Moose the Corgi mix.

Vet Assistant

Megan

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Megan is from Thief River Falls, MN. She moved to Fargo in 2014. She has a degree in Animal Science from NDSU. Megan joined Red River Animal Emergency Hospital and Referral Center in the fall of 2018. Her favorite things about veterinary medicine are critical care medicine and learning new things every day.

In her free time, Megan likes to travel, make crafts, spend time with friends and family, and watch scary movies. Megan has an old man cat named Handsome and Lab mix named Liebe that she enjoys to taking to the dog park.

Vet Assistant

Ella

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Ella is from Fargo and joined Red River Animal Emergency Hospital and Referral Center June of 2018. She graduated from NDSU in 2019 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Animal Science. She is currently studying to be a diagnostic medical sonographer at NDSU/Sanford. Her Favorite things about veterinary medicine are assisting with surgical procedures, ultrasounds, and other diagnostic procedures.
In her free time, Ella likes to spend time at the lake relaxing or fishing. Ella’s pets include Keekee the cat, and BunBun the rabbit, and Wall-E the black Lab.
Vet Assistant

Alex U.

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Alex is from Roseville, MN and joined the Red River Animal Emergency Hospital in May 2019. His favorite thing about veterinary medicine is being able to be here for critical patients and watching them become healthier. In his free time, Alex likes to play video games, go to the lake, and spend time with family and his pets, Purdy the cat and Aloy the black Lab.
Vet Assistant

Justina

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Justina is from Marshall, MN and joined the RRAEH team in summer 2020. Justina’s favorite thing about veterinary medicine is getting to help take care of different animals and species, and how every day is different.

In her free time, Justina enjoys fishing, reading, traveling, and spending time with her family. Justina’s pets include 2 Corgis and a Chinchilla.

Vet Assistant

Madison

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Madison is from Fargo, ND and joined the RRAEH team in 2021. She is currently studying animal biomedical science at NDSU. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is all the animals and helping them to feel their best.

In her free time, Madison enjoys reading and spending time with friends, family, and Kruze the Vizla.

Vet Assistant

Emmanuelle

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Emmanuelle is from Prior Lake, MN and joined the RRAEH team in fall of 2021. She is currently attending NDSU majoring in Criminal Justice with a minor in French - her goal is to eventually work in federal law enforcement combatting human trafficking. She is fascinated by veterinary medicine and enjoys being a part of a practice that quite literally saves lives!
In her free time, Emmanuelle enjoys trail riding on horseback, reading, painting, classic car shows, and aviation expos. Emmanuelle has two cats - Putty-tat who she brought home on rollerblades at age 12, looks like Sylvester from Loony Tunes, and Lucky who she cared for as a sickly kitten treated at the pet hospital she worked at in high school & later adopted!
Vet Assistant

Katya

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Katya is from Cannon Falls, MN and joined the RRAEH team in 2022. She is studying Animal Science at NDSU. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is seeing animals become better and reuniting them with their family.

In her free time, she enjoys taking her dog for walks and spending time with family & friends. Katya's furry family includes Maizey the dog.

Vet Assistant

Emily

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Emily is from Fargo, ND and joined the RRAEH team in 2023. She has a Bachelor's degree in Biology. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is being able to help animals get home to their families.

In her free time, Emily enjoys spending time with family & friends and watching Golden Girls. Emily's pet family includes Smokey the Heeler, Omen the cat, and Walter the Cornsnake.

Vet Assistant

Brittney N.

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Brittney is from Viborg, SD and joined the RRAEH team in 2023. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is being able to help clients as well as patients. In her free time, Brittney enjoys spending time with friends & Family and spending time outdoors.
Vet Assistant

Kaycee

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Kaycee is from West Fargo, ND and joined the RRAEH team in August of 2023. She has a B.S. in Animal Science with a minor in Equine Science and Public Health. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is client education and building relationships with pets and their owners.

In her free time, Kaycee enjoys being active, cuddling up with a book, weight lifting, or cooking. At home, Kaycee has one dog adopted from Homeward Animal Shelter, named Mobi. She DNA tested him and found out he is a combination of 10 different breeds!

Vet Assistant

Brady

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Brady is from Moorhead, MN and joined the RRAEH team in 2022. His favorite thing about veterinary medicine is interacting with patients and clients & seeing patients leaving better than they arrived.

In his free time, Brady enjoys hiking, walking his Corgi, fishing, and planning vacations.

Vet Assistant

Sierra E.

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Sierra is from Fargo, ND and joined the RRAEH team in 2021. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is getting to work with animals and watch them hopefully get better.

In her free time, Sierra enjoys watching movies. Her pets include a dog named Luna and 2 cats, Taz & Ava.

Vet Assistant

Veronica

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Veronica is from Cokato, MN and joined the RRAEH team in 2022. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is helping animals.

In her free time, Veronica enjoys getting outside and spending time with friends. Her furry family includes Grizzly, Loki, & Oden the dogs, and Sparrow the cat.

Vet Assistant

Abigail

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Vet Assistant

Andrea

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Andrea is from West Fargo, ND and joined the RRAEH team in 2022. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is providing optimal care to all animals.

Andrea's pets include Apple & Echo the cats, and Cornelius the goldfish. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends & family, snowmobiling, & water sports/boating.

Vet Assistant

Allison K.

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Allison is from Beggs, OK and joined the RRAEH team in 2022. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is being able to help animals and see their success stories.

In her free time, Allison enjoys riding horse, crocheting/quilting, and fishing. She has 2 dogs
(Keith and Louie) and a Horse (Flash).

Vet Assistant

Taylor R.

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Taylor is from Aberdeen, SD and joined the RRAEH team in 2022. She is currently enrolled in the Veterinary Technology program at NDSU. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is being able to help sick animals and see them recover.

In her free time, Taylor enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with family & friends. Her furry family includes Loki the cat.

Vet Assistant

Hailey

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Hailey is from Goodridge, MN and joined the RRAEH team in 2021. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is knowing that she could potentially help save an animal's life.

In her free time, Hailey enjoys reading, coloring, hiking, watching movies, and playing games with her two Guinea pigs.

Vet Assistant

Elijah

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CLIENT SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES

Client Service Manager

Jaime K.

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Jaime was born and raised in a suburb of the Twin Cities in Minnesota. She moved to the F-M area in 2012 and pursued a Bachelor's of Science in Biology from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Jaime joined the RRAEH team in 2023. She has worked in the veterinary industry for nine years and has held a variety of positions while doing so. Jaime's favorite things about veterinary medicine are continually learning new things in an ever-changing field, building rapport with pet owners, and of course the adorable and unique pets we see.

In her spare time, she enjoys reading, baking, cooking, spending time outdoors, and enjoying the company of friends, family, and her two rescue cats (Ingrid & Anya).

Client Service Rep

Nancé

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Nancé is from Devils Lake, ND. She joined our team in the summer of 2018. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is helping all the animals and their humans through difficult times.

In her free time, Nancé likes to read, craft, and spend time with her grandkids and friends. Nancé is also “Nana” to Bella and Sophie the dogs.

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Jessica M.

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Jessica is from both Jamestown & Fargo. She joined our team in summer of 2018. Her favorite things about veterinary medicine are getting to work with animals, there is always something new to learn, and no two days are ever the same.

Jessica has a mini Dachshund, Cupid, who is the love of her life and spoiled rotten. In her free time, Jessica enjoys attending concerts, house and yard projects and taking cupid for her rides.

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Marissa

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Marissa is from Jamestown, ND and joined the RRAEH team in October 2019. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is constantly gaining more knowledge.

In her free time, Marissa enjoys artwork, video games, spending time with her pets, adventuring, going to concerts, and spending time with family. Marissa’s pets include Atreyu the Cane Corso, Attila the basset hound, Ouija the Sphynx, 7 boa constrictors, and 1 fat toad named Gromp.

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Colleen

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Colleen is from Sauk Center, MN and joined the RRAEH team in fall 2019. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from NDSU. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is working closely with animals and learning new things all the time.

In her free time, Colleen enjoys spending time with her pets and fiance, going out to eat, travel, and going to music festivals. Colleens pets include Pablo the French Bulldog and Lewis & Clark the cats.

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Jessica L.

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Jessica is from Glyndon, MN and joined the RRAEH team in 2019. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is that there are always new skills to learn and improve on.

What’s free time? Jessica is also a zookeeper at the Red River Zoo, so her life pretty much revolves around caring for animals. But if she does get free time now and then, she spends extra time with her cats watching Family Feud, or catching up on cat videos on YouTube. Jessica has a clowder of cats she loves and spoils with all her heart.

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Jaime P.

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Jaime is from Belen, NM and joined the RRAEH team in 2022. When asked what her favorite part of veterinary medicine was, her response was: "since this is my very first position in vet medicine, I dont have a favorite yet. As a pet parent, I will say the genuine care and outcome is very much appreciated. I have a feeling that seeing the anxiety melt away from our patients will be my favorite."

In her free time, Jaime enjoys doing anything artsy or crafty. She loves baking and painting, but will do anything creative. Jaime has 2 cats - a 14 year old lady and a 1 year old fiesty black cat.

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Lori

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Lori is from Fargo, ND and joined the RRAEH team in 2023. She has a degree in sales, marketing, and fashion management. Lori's favorite thing about veterinary medicine is working with owners and their pets & learning new things and procedures.
In her free time, Lori enjoys camping, boating, and spending time with friends. She has 3 cats - Ellalou, Ruthie, and Baby Bear.
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Katie N.

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Trish

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Alex R.

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Natalie

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Haley O.

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Haley is from Barnesville, MN and joined the RRAEH team in 2023. Her favorite thing about veterinary medicine is seeing all the sweet animals get the best care to feel better & how dedicated our team is to each animal.
In her free time, Haley enjoys spending time at her family cabin on Lake Eunice - kayaking, boating, motorcycle rides with her dad, and family time. She also enjoys thrifting, nature walks, traveling, and local live music. Haley has two tuxedo cats - Franklin & Leo, who are biological brothers!