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Dr. Hanna’s love for animals started early in a home full of a variety of pets including turtles, lizards, parrots, dogs, cats, rabbits, Guinea pigs, hamsters and gerbils. She decided she wanted to be a vet when she was 5 yrs old and began working in clinics by the time she was 13. She attained her degree from Iowa State University where she was honored with the Gentle Doctor award for the class of 1993. She joined The Pet Clinic family in 1998. At the end of 2015, Dr. Hanna and her husband Mike became the owners of The Pet Clinic. They are thrilled to continue The Pet Clinic legacy that Dr. Curry and Dr. Teter established by providing top notch veterinary medical care coupled with an unusually high level of client service. Her professional affiliations include the Nebraska Academy of Veterinary Medicine where she held an officer position, The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association, Association of Veterinarians for Animals Rights and the American Animal Hospital Association. At home, Dr Hanna’s family includes her husband, Mike, and 3 children – one son in college, one son heading to college, and a daughter in high school. Her four legged family of rescues continues to grow with “Yogi” and “Annie” the dogs, “Mezzie,” “Poppy” and “Frannie” the cats, “Pixie” the chinchilla, and “Gertrude” and “Helga” the Guinea pigs...and, this just in, 2 geckos named Kronk and Yzma. Dr. Hanna especially enjoys preventative medicine, internal medicine and behavior cases.
Dr. Curry graduated from the veterinary medical school at Iowa State University in 1977 after completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Minnesota. She then served in a post-doctoral internship at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston before returning to the Midwest to practice. In 1982, she joined with Dr. Barbara Teter to become of the original founders of The Pet Clinic. She is a member of American Animal Hospital Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, Nebraska Academy of Veterinary Medicine, and the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians. Dr. Carol Curry has a special interest in both ferret and reptile medicine, although she originally wanted to work with horses. However, she felt small animal medicine was more challenging and she became a bird fanatic at her job in Boston under one of the first people to do avian medicine, Dr Petrak. Unfortunately, after several years of almost exclusive avian practice, she became allergic to feathers and had to give up her passion for birds.. Another one of her life's passions involves music. She plays guitar (regular and classical), a little banjo, and bass clarinet. Travel is also another thing she really enjoys. As a kid, her family drove all over the US and Canada in their camper. Now she enjoys other continents and countries like New Zealand, Peru, Kenya, and China. Dr. Curry is now the proud companion of a 12 year old shih tzu called “Riley.” She inherited him from a dear client who passed away from cancer. He comes to work with her every day and nobody has ever met a dog who can spin in tight circles before going up the stairs the way “Riley” can!
Dr. Barbara Teter graduated from the veterinary medical school at Michigan State University in 1977. She is a member of American Animal Hospital Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, Nebraska Academy of Veterinary Medicine, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners. Dr. Teter is interested in all aspects of general veterinary medicine and surgery. Her decision to become a veterinarian was based off her interest in medicine and love of animals. In 1982, she joined with Dr. Carol Curry to become one of the original founders of The Pet Clinic. She was born in Lincoln, and moved to multiple cities throughout the Midwest. Outside of The Pet Clinic, Dr. Teter is passionate about whitewater kayaking, biking and playing tennis. She also participates in the Nebraska Wind Symphony and the Black Woods clarinet choir due to her love of creating beautiful music with others. At home, Dr. Teter has two three year old cats, “Julius” and “Libby.”
Dr. Rasmussen is an associate veterinarian and has been at The Pet Clinic P.C. since 1994. After earning an undergraduate degree from Dana College, she received her doctorate in veterinary medicine from Iowa State University in 1981. She practiced medicine in California for ten years prior to returning to the Midwest. Dr. Rasmussen is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, and the Nebraska Academy of Veterinary Medicine. She has a special interest in feline medicine and when not at work, enjoys her cats, traveling, gardening, cooking, and reading..
Dr. Osterholm is an associate veterinarian who came to The Pet Clinic in 2000. Dr. Osterholm is also our Client Service Manager. She graduated from the veterinary medical school at Kansas State University in 1996. After attending school for 8 years and then practicing in Lawrence, Kansas for 5 years, she moved back home to Omaha. While working in Kansas, she served two years as president of the board of directors of the Lawrence Kansas Humane Society. Dr. Osterholm is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, and the Nebraska Academy of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Osterholm has always had a huge amount of love and respect for animals, but it wasn’t until later in life that she decided to switch tracks from studying to be a physician to veterinary medicine. She shares her life with her 8 year old son, and when she’s not busy caring for him or animals at work, she loves working in the yard, helping out with Scouts, volunteering for school activities or relaxing with a good book. Her furry family includes two young cats, “Teddie” and “Jilly.” .
Dr. Wendy Harris has been an associate veterinarian at The Pet Clinic since 2007. Her interests are in small animal internal medicine, soft tissue surgery and abdominal ultrasonography. Wendy is a native Texan and proudly considers AUstin her hometown. She spent 8 years at Texas A&M University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science in 1988 and received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. Wendy knew that she wanted to be a veterinarian since the third grade. Her love of animals got her involved in Austin’s Wildlife REscue where she rehabilitated and released wild rabbits, opossums and baby squirrels. After veterinary school, Dr. Harris practiced for 14 years in Dallas and later moved to New Orleans where she practiced for 1.5 years at a busy 8-doctor practice. Her family was displaced after Hurricane Katrina and moved back to Texas for 10 months before her husband was transferred to Omaha. Wendy and Ted have enjoyed raising their two daughters in Nebraska. Their oldest daughter is a finance student at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and their youngest daughter attends Elkhorn South High School. Wendy is proud to be a supportive dance mom and stays busy fundraising at both the CenturyLink center and T.D. Ameritrade ballpark. You may have seen her at one of the many games during the College World Series. The Harris house is busy with two very active, large dogs. “Tater Tot” is a 7-year old Golden Retriever and his compadre, “Gus,” is a 4-year old black retriever mix. They fill their home with continual antics and are well loved by all.
Dr. Troy Everson is an Associate Veterinarian at The Pet Clinic. He is originally from Fremont, Nebraska but has lived away from Nebraska while serving in the US Navy as well as in Eugene, Oregon for 6 years after veterinary school. Dr. Everson attended college aspiring to be a Wildlife Biologist but found inspiration in working with injured animals while volunteering with Nebraska Raptor Recovery and redirected his career path toward veterinary medicine. He is a graduate of Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Everson is very passionate about Integrative Medicine and in 2008 he attended the Chi Institute in Florida to become certified in veterinary acupuncture and in 2016 he attended Options for Animals in Kansas to become certified in veterinary chiropractic medicine. Dr. Everson is married to his wonderful wife, Hilary, and lives on a small acreage just outside of Fremont with their animal family: two dogs, “Maggie,” a 14 year old terrier mix and “Zeke,” a 12 year old pug; and two cats, “Elvis,” a 16 year old Scottish-fold and “Mia,” a 12 year old tuxedo. Dr. Everson’s hobbies include bicycle riding, playing mandolin, reading, and painting.
From college to currencies to canines, cats and critters! Mike graduated Summa Cum Laude from Creighton University with a double major in Marketing and Finance. From there he entered the world of foreign currencies helping companies with their international payment needs. During that time, he led sales teams for Eide & Eide, Travelex, CurrencyLogix, and American Express. After 20 plus years in currencies, he made the move to canines, cats, and critters! At the end of 2015, Dr. Hanna and Mike became the owners of The Pet Clinic. They are thrilled to continue The Pet Clinic legacy that Dr. Curry and Dr. Teter established by providing top notch veterinary medical care coupled with an unusually high level of client service. Mike and Michelle are the proud parents of three teenagers. Most days they feel lucky to have them… Their four legged population has long outnumbered the humans in their household. They have, however reached a record with 10 four legged family members at present! “Yogi” and “Annie” the dogs, “Mezzie,” “Poppy” and “Frannie” the cats, “Pixie” the chinchilla, “Gertrude” and “Helga” the Guinea pigs...and, this just in, 2 geckos named Kronk and Yzma.
Tammy is our office manager who has been with the Pet Clinic since 1983. While she is our office manager, she also is a licensed veterinary technician. She went to school at the University of Minnesota and completed an externship in England at the London Zoo. Tammy has also worked at The Henry Doorly Zoo, where she worked as a hospital/nursery keeper. She is very involved in her church at the campground for which she is worship leader and treasurer. She enjoys having a garden, loves doing crafts, as well as remodeling her home and campground property. Camping is a major passion for her and she has many camping buddies of all ages. She’s looking forward to taking the RV on some trips to warmer climates during the winter while working remotely for the clinic! Tammy is a member of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America, the Nebraska Veterinary Technicians Association and completed the course of study in dietary management through Hill's Pet Products earning her title of small animal dietician. She loves siberian huskies, squirrels, wolves, eagles, and snow leopards.
Jen began at The Pet Clinic in 2002 as a kennel assistant while working towards her degree in Veterinary Technology. Jen attended Vatterott College in Omaha and graduated May of 2003. She is a member of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. Jen likes schnauzers and the "bully breeds."
Kerri is a licensed veterinary technician, technician/assistant training supervisor and scheduler, feline behavior counselor, and inventory assistant. She has been a member of the Pet Clinic Family since 1998, after graduating from Northeast Community College in Norfolk. She belongs to the North American Association of Veterinary Technicians, Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians, American Association of Feline Practitioners, American Association of Veterinary Specialists in Behavior and the Nebraska Veterinary State Boards. Since she was very little, Kerri knew she wanted to be a vet. However, math is not her strongest skill. With that, she realized she wanted to be more hands on, being involved with nursing care. Kerri loves to read, write, garden, can/pickle, go camping, and train her cats, “Theodore” and “Stanley.” Recently, she and her husband welcomed their first child into the world. She will certainly be very busy, but in her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing, jewelry making, sewing, and watching hockey and football.
Jen W. is the head administrative technician at The Pet Clinic. She graduated from Omaha College of Health Careers in 2001. She’s a member of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America and the Nebraska Veterinary Technicians Association. Originally, she is from North Dakota, but she came to Omaha, which was supposed to be temporarily, after her husband was out of the Navy. Her decision to become a vet tech was strongly influenced for her love of animals and desire to help them. Jen has always loved snakes, and because of this, she is the vice president of the Nebraska Herpetological Society. Jen has been married for 26 wonderful years and has two daughters. Her pets include 9 snakes, 7 tarantulas, one box turtle, an axoltl, as well as a bearded dragon, guinea pig, a Jardine parrot and a cat. Clearly, Jen has a special interest in reptiles, but also loves birds, cats and greyhounds.
Carl decided to become a licensed veterinary technician after working in the motorcycle industry for quite some time. He started off as a kennel and veterinary assistant, until graduating from Vatterott College in 2007. His long term goal is to achieve certification in dog training and behavior. Carl is currently a member of The Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians. He loves helping people better understand their dog and give them current and positive techniques to modify their dogs' behavior due to noise phobias, fear, anxiety, separation anxiety, aggression towards humans or other dogs, sensitivities to handling and or nail trims. Growing up, he had many types of animals, dogs, ducks, parakeets, hamsters, lizards, you name it! Carl has three wonderful children, and a beautiful wife of 10 years, as well as a 7 year old smooth coated collie named “Daisy.” His free time is spent with his family, or fly fishing, hiking, camping, archery, classic cars..
Riva is originally from a small town near Norfolk, where she helped out on the farm working with hogs. When she was a teenager, she was in 4H, and did obedience training and show with her farm dog. She decided to go to college for graphic design, but in the end, animals won her heart over and she decided to go to school to obtain her degree in veterinary technology. Within the clinic, Riva primarily works in surgery. She met her husband when she was a senior in high school, and they have two daughters together. Riva also has two guinea pigs, “Dandelion” and “Flower,” and one papillion mix, “Ellie.”
Amanda is a licensed veterinary technician, born and raised in Omaha. After graduating from the Univ. of NE at Kearney, she decided to become a vet tech and went on to attend Northeast Community College. In 2006, she started working at The Pet Clinic. She lives with her mixed terrier, “Autumn,” and 3 cats: “Ronan,” “Klaus,” and “Freya.” At the clinic she’s known as “Gunner's” mom, and he tends to act up when she’s not there.
Michelle D. graduated from Vatterott College with a degree in veterinary technology. She was in her first semester of a four year program when she realized she could help care for animals and their people. For her, it’s the best of both worlds. Michelle describes herself as an Air Force Brat who’s lived on three continents. Her father retired from the Air Force in Nebraska, where she met her husband, James. Michelle’s passions include her family and church. She’s a mother of three beautiful girls. At church, she runs the Audio/Visual Ministry, and is also involved in Bible Buddies, a Wednesday night children’s ministry. She has a four year old Australian Shepherd/Sheltie mix named “Patrick,” and a two year old three-legged guinea pig named “Leo.”
Jenny attended Iowa Western Community College. In 2009, she earned her degree in veterinary technology. She was born and raised here in Omaha, and growing up, she and her family always had animals. She realized from a young age she wanted to work with animals. Originally, she wanted to become a marine biologist due to her love of dolphins, but she decided to stay close to home and become a veterinary technician. Jenny’s personal interests include working out, baking and reading. She’s very passionate about running and living a healthy lifestyle. Currently, Jenny is the proud cat mom to “Lyra” and “Jillie,” and she’s hopeful to one day adopt a dog as well.
Lauri joined the Pet Clinic in 2013 after going back to school as a non-traditional student at Vaterott College, to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a veterinary technician. She’s originally from North Platte, but she relocated to Omaha with her husband, Larry, to be closer to his National Guard unit. Lauri is a certified firefighter, and enjoys gardening and crocheting. Lauri has many furry and spikey kids, including “Mr. Bojangles” the cat, “Raven” the dog, “Serena” the cockatoo, “Patty O’Malley” the chameleon, “Sergeant Walter Prikley Pants” the hedgehog and “Max” the beta fish.
Carly is a licensed veterinary technician originally from North Bend, Nebraska. She graduated from Northeast Community College in 2012, and moved to Omaha to become part of The Pet Clinic family, and since moving to Omaha, she’s found her fiancé. She decided to become a technician due to her desire to help animals. She says looking back, she can’t imagine doing anything else with her life. Carly loves bike rides, bowling, spending time with her family and friends, and also loves to travel. Carly recently became a new Mom welcoming a son into the world. Carly has three cats, “Lacey,” “Oliver,” and “Zelda,” two dogs, “Ginger” and “Toby,” three guinea pigs, “Pip,” “Oreo” and “Hazel,” and she has numerous fish.
Ramsey joined The Pet Clinic as a veterinary assistant in 2012. He brings 4 years of experience from The Humane Society of Oceanside, CA, 3 years with a local vet and almost two years at a local boarding facility to our hospital. He loves cats, and all of the “bully breeds.” He’s participated in many conformation shows with his own dogs. Ramsey helped form an organization called O.N.E. Rollers, which is the first official hip-hop roller skating group in this area. His passion in life is to be the best father he can be to his daughter. His long term goals are to further his knowledge of animal behavior, and go back to school for a degree in business management. Ramsey has two dogs, “Nigel” and “Grizzly,” and three cats, “Oreo,” “Fluff Daddy,” and “Little Bit.”
Rebecca is a veterinary assistant who has a strong passion for animals. Her second passion is people, which has allowed her to obtain a BA in Spanish and an MS in Human Resource Strategic management. She’s originally from Nebraska, but did quite a lot of moving around between Missouri, Arizona, and Washington. When Rebecca is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and best friend of 7 years, and her two children. She’s an instructor trainer with the American Red Cross and a coach with the Special Olympics. Her home has so many pets they consider themselves a mini zoo, and they love them all.
Lauren is a veterinary assistant going to school for a degree in business, but at one time she was considering going to school to be a veterinary technician. Lauren loves working with animals, and has a particular interest in horses, especially the saddlebred variety. She has been riding since she was 2 years old, and has shown horses for 12 years. Her mom introduced her to the big fuzzy creatures, and she’s been hooked ever since. Lauren has a 37 year old horse named “Stormy” a Husky mix, “Zuri,” who’s turned out to be the best running partner ever, and a German shorthair pointer named “Gator!”
Adam was born and raised in Omaha. Much like his mother, who had a strong influence on him joining The Pet Clinic, he enjoys working with animals. Adam is a competitive bass fisherman, which allows him to relax, but also get in touch with his competitive side. He loves dogs, especially his Rhodesian Ridgeback mix, “Yogi,” who sleeps by his side every night. Both his mother and father, as well as his brother and sister, work at The Pet Clinic.
Will is a veterinary assistant who was born and raised in Omaha. Besides the fact that his mother works here, he is interested in the medical field. He’s enjoyed having the experience around the profession that he is potentially looking into pursuing. He enjoys seeing people happy and has learned that when you help a person’s animal, it’s one of the happiest times you can see them. Will is a huge fan of basketball, both playing and watching. His two dogs, “Annie” and “Yogi,” are always keeping him entertained.
Kelsey is a veterinary assistant who is a true animal lover. She’s spent many summers shadowing her mother, Dr. Hanna, and she’s always enjoyed working with animals and people. She’s passionate about animals, music, and the performing arts. These interests all began at a young age. Kelsey’s whole family works at The Pet Clinic. Kelsey has 10 pets, including two dogs, “Yogi” and “Annie,” three cats, “Frannie,” “Poppy” and “Mezzie,” “Pixie” the chinchilla, and “Helga” and “Gertie” the guinea pigs as well as two geckos, Kronk and Yzma.
Chris is a client service coordinator and has been with The Pet Clinic since 1985. The loves in her life include her two cats, “Chama” and “Tucker,” and two birds. Chris is responsible for the care and good health of the clinic’s extensive selection of indoor plants. In her free time, Chris loves to go on medical mission trips, especially to Belize and Uganda.
Debbie is a true animal lover, there’s no doubt about that. She has 4 dogs and 5 cats, all of which are rescues! She wanted to combine her love of animals with her love of helping people. She attended South Dakota State University and graduated with a BA in Art & History. She’s a member of the A.S.P.C.A. and the proud mother of a beautiful daughter. In her spare time, she loves knitting, crochet, landscaping and walking her dogs.
Christy joined The Pet Clinic after being a long time client. Besides spending time with the two legged members of her family, she loves being with her horses, cats, sheep, but most of all, her border collies. Herding is her passion with agility training a close second.
Nichole is a client service coordinator at The Pet Clinic. Before working here, she worked in the medical field and decided she wanted to involve animals into her interest in medicine. Nichole has a particular interest in yellow labs, and in her free time, she likes to knit, sew and attend car shows. She’s engaged to her high school sweetheart and has a yellow lab and a cat.
Bev is a client service coordinator at the Pet Clinic. Originally, she’s from Tecumseh, NE and moved to Omaha for a job with Wheeler’s Farm Store. Bev comes from an extensive background in customer service and knew that working with animals and using her skill set would be the perfect job for her. In her spare time, Bev loves to read, crochet, bake and spend time with family and friends. She and her husband just celebrated their 25th anniversary, and together, they have three children, along with a grandson. Soon they’ll be expecting their first granddaughter. Bev has two granddogs, “Zoey” and “Buddy.”
Tatum is a client service coordinator who hails from Anna Maria Island, Florida. She ended up in Nebraska to be closer to her family, and is now pursuing a degree in International Business Management and Business Leadership, with an emphasis in Global Strategic Studies from the University of Nebraska. She chose to earn her degree from the University of Nebraska Omaha’s campus in order to continue her knowledge of the Arabic language. Tatum joined The Pet Clinic due to her love of animals, though it boils down to being obsessed with cats. Her passions include professional video gaming, bargain hunting, and coffee mug collecting. Tatum competes regularly in worldwide Call of Duty tournaments. She lives with her fiancé, her dog “Baudelaire,” and three cats, “Jemima,” “Adrian” and “Daniel.” They are all the loves of her life, and she enjoys spending all of her free time with them!
Ross is a jack of all trades, working as a client care coordinator and a kennel attendant. He is originally from Fayetteville, North Carolina, and moved to Lincoln, Nebraska with his family when he was young. Three years ago, he moved to Omaha to be with his best friend, who has since then turned into his fiancé. Ross has a strong interest in felines, and has three of his own, “Jemima,” “Adrian” and “Daniel,” as well as one dog, “Baudelaire.” Outside of animals, Ross has a passion for economics, accounting and finance. He’s pursuing a degree in finance and accounting, and intends on obtaining his CPA.
Jill joined the The Pet Clinic family as a kennel assistant due to her desire to work with animals. She attended the Metropolitan Community College to obtain a degree in Business Management. On her days off, she enjoys fishing, as well as watching baseball and football. Another thing Jill loves it to show her two labrador retrievers, “T-bone” and “Ruby.”
Ariel is a true animal lover. She’s a kennel attendant here due to her love of working with animals. Originally, she’s from Jacksonville, Florida. Her personal interests include nature, art and invertebrates. Ariel is the proud pet mom of “Junebug” the pitbull mix, “Bungee” and “Willow” the cats, as well as many birds, tarantulas, guinea pigs and fish.
Gunner is the clinic kitty, and he’s quite the ambassador for The Pet Clinic. He loves to socialize with clients who are visiting on the weekends, and help doctors while they’re at the computer, by laying his head across the mouse. His passions are food, eating, and sleeping. Gunner’s claim to fame around here is being known as the most expensive free cat we’ve ever had! Everyone at the clinic loves him for one reason or another. He helped Ramsey to become comfortable with cats, and since then, Ramsey is the proud dad of three cats! For Riva, he’s the only cat she can have since her husband is allergic to cats. Gunner’s top skills are drinking water from the sink, tolerating affection, and eating everyone else’s food.
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I use Dr. Curry at the Pet Clinic. She's very sincere and seems to really care about my dog. I appreciate the fact she ALWAYS makes a point to call me back the day that I call the clinic. Even if she has to call after hours I can always rely on her to contact me. She's very patient with the animals and seems very knowledgeable.
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