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10 Questions with our Staff

CARMEN

Carmen









1.  What is your role at Petcare Animal Hospital?  Vet Tech & Maintenance

2.  Best vacation you've been to?  Panama City Beach with my Family, the only family that hopes for rain in Florida so we can have a water fight

3.  Favorite Travel Spot?  Panama City Beach

4.  Three words to best describe you?  Honest, Dependable, Loyal

5.  What do you like to do in your spare time?  Cards, Golf

6.  What is on your bucket list?  going to a Notre Dame Football Game

7.  What is your personal philosophy?  Acknowledge, Accept, Let go/Move on

8.  Where is your favorite place to eat?  Taco Casita

9.  If you were a crayon, what color would you be?  Navy Blue

10.  Who inspires you?  My family, friends & God


TRICIA

Tricia

1.  What is your role at Petcare Animal Hospital? Groomer

2.  Before working at Petcare Animal Hospital, what was the most unusual or interesting job you've ever had?  Before working at Petcare my most interesting job was working with adults with Developmental disabilities.

3.  Where is the nest place you've traveled to and why?  The best place I've traveled to... hmm well I have Two. I've been to Guatemala several times on mission trips. Life changing! I also really loved my trip to Maine. Beaches, fresh seafood , long hikes and whale watching. Yes please:)

4.  If you could learn to do anything what would it be?  to play the harp

5.  What is your favorite sport?  Football. Go Irish!

6.  Do you recall any embarrassing moments at work?  I've had many embarrassing moments at work I'm sure.  One I will share is I got to work one morning and worked for a couple of hours before realizing I was wearing my house slippers

7.  What do you like to do in your spare time?  I enjoy spending time with all my kiddos, Hiking is one of our favorite activities.

8.  Who inspires you?  I get my inspiration from God.

9.  What are you passionate about?  I am passionate about being a voice for those who may not have a voice for themselves. (Trafficking victims, foster care)

10.  Where is your favorite place to eat?  My favorite place to eat is at my dining table with my kids. 


TORI

Tori

1.  Before working at Petcare Animal Hospital, what was the most unusual or interesting job you've ever had?  I have a second job working at the Indianapolis Zoo

2.  What is your role at Petcare Animal Hospital?  Kennel Staff

3.  Three words that best describe you?  Adventurous, Happy, Smart

4.  What did you want to be when growing up?  Veterinarian

5.  What is your hidden talent?  I play the violin

6.  What are you passionate about?  helping animals

7.  What is your favorite thing to do?  Photography & Traveling

8.  If you were a crayon, what color would you be?  yellow

9.  Any random facts you could share with us?  I just applied to 8 Veterinary Schools and am hoping to get accepted so I can follow my dreams of becoming a Veterinarian

10.  Where would you like to go on a dream vacation?  Alaska or Canada  (anywhere with snow & mountains)


MACKENZEE

Mack

1.  What is your proudest moment as Petcare Animal Hospital?  being selected as WTWO's inspiring woman

2.  What is your role at Petcare Animal Hospital?  Veterinary Technician / Laser Specialist

3.  Do you recall any embarrassing moment at work?  I got bit in the face twice by the same ferret

4.  Three words to best describe you?  happy, caring, funny

5.  What do you like to do in your spare time?  spend time with my husband and dogs; try new things; or start a new challenge

6.  What is your hidden talent?  catching food in my mouth

7.  What would you do (for a career) if you weren't doing this?  own my own dog business

8.  What are you passionate about?  Veterinary medicine / better lives for people and their pets

9.  If you were a crayon, what color would you be?  blue

10.  Who inspires you?  anyone who keeps trying every day; those who have started from nothing and made somethings of themselves


KRISTY

1.  Any random facts you could share with us?  I was born in Council Bluffs, IA, Pottawattami Co

2.  Best vacation you've been to?  Sanibel Island

3.  Favorite travel spot?  Florida

4.  What book did you read last?  The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis

5.  What is the one thing you can't live without?  My church family

6.  What is your favorite sport?  Hockey

7.  What is your personal philosophy?  Love always wins

8.  Where is your favorite place to eat?  Phillippi Creek

9.  If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?  Sign language

10.  Where's your favorite place in the world?  a horse barn


KAREN

1.  Before working at Petcare Animal Hospital, what was the most unusual or interesting job you've ever had?  wildlife rehabilitation

2.  Any random facts you could share with us?  I love life

3.  If you were stuck on an island what three things would you bring?  water, food, my husband

4.  Three words to best describe you?  high morals, strong ethics, honest

5.  What is on your bucket list?  nothing, my life is very fulfilling

6.  Where is your favorite place to eat?  Cracker Barrell

7.  If you won the Lottery, what is the first thing you would do?  support disabled veterans

8.  What are you passionate about?  animal rescue

9.  If you were a crayon, what color would you be?  red

10.  What is one thing you can's live without?  Love from my family

REGHAN

Reghan

1.  What is your role at Petcare Animal Hospital?  Veterinary Assistant

2.  Any random facts you could share with us? I have two different colored eyes

3.  Best vacation you've been to?  Disney World

4.  Favorite travel spot?  St. Pete, FL

5.  If you were stuck on an island, what three things would you bring?  fresh water, a motor boat, a satellite phone

6.  What did you want to be when growing up?  Veterinarian

7.  What is on your bucket list?  work as an exotic veterinarian traveling the world

8.  If you were a crayon, what color would you be?  purple

9.  Who inspires you?  everyone in my family and each of our Veterinarians

10.  Where is your favorite place to eat?  Cracker Barrell


ELIZABETH

Liz


1.  What is your role at Petcare Animal Hospital?  Receptionist

2.  What is your proudest moment at Petcare Animal Hospital?  during a reception staff meeting, I was told how bubbly and patient I am and that Dr. Scank wants receptionists like that

3.  Any random facts you could share with us?  I love to watch dirt track racing.  I especially love the Late Models and B-Mods

4.  If you were an animal, what would you be?  Panda - they are lazy, eat all the time and adorable

5.  Three words to best describe you?  patient, kind, talkative

6.  What book did you last read?  My Blood Approves by Amanda Hocking

7.  Where's your favorite place in the world?  home with my husband and fur babies

8.  What is your personal philosophy?  the extraordinary is in what we do, not who we are

9.  What's your favorite movie?  Disney's Beauty and the Beast

10.  Who inspires you?  all my friends, family and co-workers, and my husband.  They all inspire me to be a better person


COURTNEY

1.  What is your role at Petcare Animal Hospital?  Kennel Assistant

2.  Best vacation you've been to?  Panama City Beach

3.  Three words to best describe you?  quiet, friendly, helpful

4.  What is on your bucket list?  to visit Disney World

5.  What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery?  purchase homes for everyone in my family

6.  What would you do (for a career) if you weren't doing this?  nothing else! I love my job!

7.  Where is your favorite place to eat?  Texas Roadhouse

8.  What's your favorite movie?  The Little Mermaid

9.  What is your favorite sport?  Basketball

10.  What is one thing you can't live without?  my family


REBECCA (Becca)

Becca


1.  What is your role at Petcare Animal Hospital?  Receptionist

2.  Before working at Petcare Animal Hospital, what was the most unusual or interesting job you've ever had?  when I was an assistant manager at Walmart, I dressed up in costumes on the weekends to raise money for Riley Hospital for Children

3.  Any random facts you could share with us?  my brother and I share the same birthday born 9 years apart

4.  If you were an animal what would you be?  penguin

5.  What do you like to do in your spare time?  I love to sew

6.  What is on your bucket list?  bungee jumping and sky diving

7.  What is your favorite sport?  Football - I love the Colts

8.  What shore do you absolutely hate doing?  putting away laundry

9.  Who inspires you? my Mom

10.  If you were a crayon, what color would you be?  neon pink


LAURA

Laura


1.  What is your role at Petcare Animal Hospital?  Receptionist / Social Media

2.  Favorite travel spot?  Hilton Head, NC

3.  If you were an animal what would you be?  cat

4.  What is one thing you can't live without?  chapstick

5.  What is on your bucket list?  cruise to Alaska

6.  What is your favorite sport?  Demolition Derby

7.  If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?  welding

8.  What are you passionate about?  animals and their well-being

9.  What chore do you absolutely hate doing?  cleaning house

10.  Where's your favorite place in the world? at my Aunt Mary's house


JIMMY

1.  What is your role at Petcare Animal Hospital?  Veterinary Technician & Reception

2.  What is your proudest moment at Petcare Animal Hospital?  when I put a catheter in on my own

3.  What do you like to do in your spare time?  spend time with my Husband and our dogs

4.  What is on your bucket list?  go to Poland to see where I came from

5.  What is the first thing you would do or buy if you won the lottery?  a huge ranch so I could get more dogs

6.  What is your favorite sport?  soccer

7.  Where would be your dream vacation?  Giraffe Manor in Kenya

8.  What is your favorite movie?  Scream

9.  What is your hidden talent?  I am a good bartender

10.  Where is your favorite place in the world?  NYC on Broadway