Estero Animal Hospital

9550 Corkscrew Rd
Estero, FL 33928

(239)992-3883

www.esterovet.com

Our Staff

Administration

Lauren,
Business Manager

Year Hired: 2019
Education: Florida Gulf Coast University- B.S. Business Management and soon to have an M.S in Business Administration

Goals: To travel all over the world and enjoy life.
Interests: Reading, traveling, watching chick-flicks, and crafting. 

What do you like most about working for EAH? I like the variety of work I have and being able to see all the cute animals. 

Do you have any pets? No, but one day I would like to have a Golden Retriever. 

Favorite Quote: "There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate." ~Linda Grayson

Credentialed Veterinary Nurses

Beth, CVT
Practice Manager

Year hired: 2005
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
Nurse Supervisor

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: To start Veterinary Nursing School

What do you like most about working for EAH? All the cute patients I get to see and that staff that have become my family. 

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

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

Amanda W.

Year hired: 2018

Education: Associates of Arts at FSW, Certified Veterinary Assistant

Goals: Start my Certified Veterinary Nurses Program in January 2020, continue working at this wonderful practice and live a happy and healthy life. 
Interests: Boating, four-wheeling, reading, music

What do you like most about working for EAH? We have extraordinary doctors that are always teaching us and pushing us to be our best. 

Do you have any pets? I have a cat named Barbara Jean and a dog named Georgia. 

Favorite Quote: "Be the change you wish to see in the world" ~Mahatma Gandhi

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

Amanda G.

Year hired: 2018
Education: Heritage Institute and FSW

Goals: To become a Certified Veterinary Nurse for wildlife. 
Interests: Art

What do you like most about working for EAH? Working with the best co-workers. 

Do you have any pets? Sissy  and Wyatt

Favorite Quote: "We loved with a love that was more than love." ~Edgar Allen Poe 

Erica G. 

Year hired: 2018

Interests: My animals take up a lot of my time so I would consider them a hobby. I also enjoy spending time with my children , watching crime shows and reality TV. 

What do you like most about working for EAH? Our doctors are fun to work with!

Do you have any pets? yes, I have a small farm! 4 dogs (all rescued), 2 cats, 2 pigs and a lot of chickens!

Mariska

Year Hired: 2017

Goals: To become a Certified Veterinary Nurse
Interests: Reading, watching comedies, listening to music. 

What do you like most about working for EAH? One on one time with the clients. 

Do you have any pets? 2 dogs; Golden Retriever 4 months only (energetic and lovable) and a Jack Russell mix 13 years old (sweetest boy & lovable & loves to cuddle)

Customer Service Representative

Sue,
Customer Service Supervisor

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

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

Donna

Year hired: 2018

Education: I have been a Nurse in human medicine for 36 years, moved to Florida and decided to semi-retire from that career and come work with animals. 

Goals: To be healthy and happy. 
Interests: Reading and nature. 

What do you like most about working for EAH? I love the staff! the teamwork is incredible and the obvious love for animals shows throughout. 

Do you have any pets? 2 dogs: Keke 1 1/2 year old Pomchi, Lilly Belle 1 1/2 year old Teddy Bear - Both adopted!

Favorite Quote: "We fall in love as we do downstairs, by accident." ~Unknown

Other Staff

Michelle,
Environmental Services

Joined EAH: 2019

Goals: To learn more about working with all animals.
Interests: I enjoy camping, bowling and spending time with my family.

What do you like most about working for EAH? Working with all the people. 

Do you have any pets? Yes, I have 1, Kitty. She's been with us for 11 years. 

Favorite Quote: "Life is too short to stay mad." ~Unknown

Jeff,
Greeter

Joined EAH: 2018

Pet Resort Assistants

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