Estero Animal Hospital

9550 Corkscrew Rd
Estero, FL 33928

(239)992-3883

www.esterovet.com

Our Staff

Credentialed Veterinary Nurses

Beth, CVT

Year hired: 2005
Position: Practice Manager
Education: University of New England-B.S. Marine Biology; St. Petersburg-A.S. Veterinary Technology, Certificate-Veterinary Practice Management

Goals: Retire at the age of 55, and travel the world.
Interests: Reading, painting, gardening, geocaching, spending time with my kids, riding my motorcycle.

What do you like most about working for EAH? I have to say that Dr. Kirk and Dr. Larry are some of the best people I have ever worked for. Also puppy kisses, I LOVE puppy kisses. It's the best part of the job.

Do you have any pets? Too many. I have 2 dogs and 1 cat. Do kids count, too?

Favorite Quote: "Two roads diverged in a wood, and I-I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference." ~Robert Frost

Danielle, CVT

Year hired: 2009
Education: FGCU-Bachelor's in Health; St. Petersburg-A.S. in Veterinary Technology

Goals: Enjoying Everyday
Interests: Painting, Food, Spending time with my family.

What do you like most about working for EAH? My passionate and eccentric co-workers who change lives and make everyday a new adventure.

Do you have any pets? Yes, 3 cats-Athena, Blair & Sprinkles; 3 dogs-Rex, Franklin & Wonder; 1 husband & 1 little boy (yes, they are animals, too!)

Favorite Quote: "Old ways won't open new doors." ~Unknown

Angela, CVT

Year hired: 2013
Education: Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Health Tech. Denver, CO

Goals: Retirement

What do you like most about working for EAH? Nice People

Do you have any pets? No

Favorite Quote: None

Tom, LVT

Year hired: 2017
Education: Started as CSR in 1988, On the Job Trained for Veterinary Assistant, then Veterinary Nurse, Obtained LVT in 2008

Goals: To one day manage a whole veterinary practice.
Interests: Emergency medicine, ICU Critical Care), Ventilator Cases, Traveling, one day to see PARIS

What do you like most about working for EAH? The Doctors, and staff, and all the puppies.

Do you have any pets? 3 cats, 2 dogs, 1 corn snake

Favorite Quote: "Don't judge a book by its cover." ~Unknown

Veterinary Nursing Assistants

Erica

Year hired: 2015

Education: High School

Goals: Marry rich...and save all the animals!! :)
Interests: Being a hermit, watching movies, music, going to Disney w/Jessica, traveling, eating, wine.

What do you like most about working for EAH? The friends I've made and all the great stuff I've learned.

Do you have any pets? My rescued pitbull, Rocky!! 

Favorite Quote: "Don't let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game." ~Babe Ruth

Jessica

Year hired: 2014

Education: In Progress - Bachelors in Finance

Goals: Retire early and be successful.
Interests: Disney, Video Games, Travel

What do you like most about working for EAH? The doctors are absolutely amazing and all the staff are like family.

Do you have any pets? Bandit-Lab mix, Raiden - Dalmation

Favorite Quote: "Hakuna Matata"

Lyndsay

Year hired: 2012

Education: CVT in Progress at St. Petersburg College.

Goals: Start a rescue and become a Veterinarian
Interests: Help others by volunteering, being a mom

What do you like most about working for EAH? Being able to help clients make their pets feel better.

Do you have any pets? Yes, 3 dogs named Sydney, Allie, & Ziggy and 1 cat named Cleo.

Favorite Quote: "The journey of life is so much sweeter with a pet." ~Unknown

Shannon

Year hired: 2013

Education: CVT in progress at Penn Foster

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Emily

Emily

Year hired: 2016

Education: CVT in Progress at St. Petersburg College.

Goals: Short term - CVT, Long Term - I don't know yet.
Interests: Boating, hiking, fishing, biking

What do you like most about working for EAH? My co-workers are some of my best friends.

Do you have any pets? Yes, 1 beautiful Italian Mastiff

Favorite Quote: "Smile and wave boys, Smile and wave!" ~Madagascar the Movie

Katlyn

Year hired: 2016

Education: In progress- Bachelor's of Science

Goals: To own my own Animal Shelter for unloved and abandoned animals.
Interests: Fishing. gardening, movies and books

What do you like most about working for EAH? I love meeting all the adorable dogs and cats that come in. I also love all the new things I learn everyday.

Do you have any pets? Two Golden retrievers, 3 Cats, 1 rabbit, 1 double yellow Amazon parrot.

Favorite Quote: "Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it." ~Unknown

Heather

Year hired: 2013

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Janelle

Year hired: 2017

Goals: Continue my work in Veterinary Medicine and buy 100 acres to open a homeless animal sanctuary!
Interests: All animals big & small, antiques, arts & crafts, water skiing, love the beach, reading, decorating

What do you like most about working for EAH? The staff are very friendly and compassionate to clients, patients and each other. It's great to work with such an awesome team!

Do you have any pets? Oh yes!! 4 chihuahuas, 1 maltese, 1 cat (so far) LOL!

Favorite Quote: It is more of my own quote "Be kind and smile...it's free and contagious!"

Customer Service Representative

Sue

Year hired: 2017

Goals: To do the best I can in my career.
Interests: Pickle ball, swimming

What do you like most about working for EAH? The people are very nice and welcoming, Nicely organized environment.

Do you have any pets? Yes, 1 Yorkie named Bella. 

Andrea C.

Year hired: 2014

Goals: Perfecting teleportation (I will not give up), visit every continent (the traditional 5) and learning another language, preferably Danish (don't ask!)
Interests: Reading, photography, world politics, world religions, bird watching and Facebook (yes, that!).

What do you like most about working for EAH? 1. The bosses are excellent people. 2. I would trust all the vets here with my pets. 3. Colleagues are great. 4. PANDORA BABY! 5. The building is awesome, except for the echo, the sky light...and I still have reservations about the bell!

Do you have any pets? Only one left, 5.5lbs of The Schatzinator our Iggy/Doxie mix, born 2000, who has only just discovered back and belly rubs. Go figure!

Favorite Quote: "The joy of life consists in the exercise of one's energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. To stop means to simply die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal." ~Aleister Crowley

Cody

Year hired: 2014

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Karen

Year hired: 2016

Goals: Soon to be Debt Free (first time in my life), to travel the world one day, to volunteer where pets need care and assistance.
Interests: Reading and attending Author Signings, Traveling, Decorating (Love HGTV), and Sports(watching)….I love football, basketball, racing (INDY 500), and more.

What do you like most about working for EAH? One of my passions is my love for animals, so to be around them daily, and seeing them so loved by their owners and our staff, is unbelievable.  The stories I hear from people who have lost a spouse, and to take an animal into their lives due to loneliness is just so endearing.

Do you have any pets? I have two of the cutest, sweetest Chihuahuas – Mabel and Petey.

Favorite Quote: “A Dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself." ~Josh Billings.

Lisa

Year hired: 2009

Goals: To own an island one day.
Interests: Animals, gardening, travel, and being among friends and family.

What do you like most about working for EAH? Great doctors, awesome staff and the cute little puppies and kittens that just brighten the day.

Do you have any pets? Yes, 1 dog-Cooper, and 1 cat-Skyler.

Favorite Quote: "Be kind to one another." ~Unknown

Louise

Year hired: 2009

Goals: To stay happy, healthy, and productive.
Interests: Wildlife rescue and bird watching

What do you like most about working for EAH? Helping our 2 legged clients take care of our 4 legged patients. 

Favorite Quote: "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." ~Winston Churchill

Valerie

Year hired: 2017

Goals: To be happy - :) - Seriously - want to work with animals; Would love to study to be a Vet Tech! Never too old to learn new things!! I'm 55 going on 30 :)
Interests: Animals, Sports-Tennis, Jogging, Kayaking, Biking, Walking, Boating, Avid Swimmer,
Very Artsy -Flowers, making Jewlery. Just Love to be outdoors.

What do you like most about working for EAH? Being around all the animals!!! and staying busy.

Favorite Quote: I'm kinda a hippie in spirit - no favorite quote, but my FB page has a lot of "PEACE" symbols!! :) "Take time to smell the roses!!" :)

Pet Resort Assistants

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