KASSIE STURM – HEAD TECHNICIAN
Kassie joined the Pet Kare Clinic team in March 2016 – her experience and positive attitude are a great asset! Kassie was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, and migrated to Steamboat Springs in November 2015 to enjoy our mountain lifestyle. She attended Lindenwood University, earning a business degree, and then started working as a canine trainer. Soon after, she worked at a clinic in Missouri as a technician-in-training, and moved on to run various aspects of that clinic. She also has extensive experience in shelter medicine. Kassie recently accepted the position of Head Technician and her calm leadership style is appreciated by all.
Outside of Pet Kare Clinic, she enjoys training police dogs, photography, and hiking with her dog, Hailey, and her husband. She is also an avid biker. You can find her riding the snowy trails on her fat bike all winter long and mountain biking in the summer.
ANNA WILLIAMS, C.V.T.
Anna Williams began working at Pet Kare Clinic as one of our Veterinary Technicians in May of 2014. She received her training at Colorado Mountain College, where she commuted and took classes for two years to obtain her veterinary technician degree. Her favorite part of working here is a tie between the people and the critters (both of which she loves!). She is especially interested in cats and behavior. Anna is a hard worker with a huge heart that brightens the rooms of PKC.
Anna has lived in Steamboat Springs since 2008 and resides with her 3 cats (Bear, Bonsai, and Burton), her Great Dane Bayla, her husband, and her 2-year-old daughter. Outside of work, Anna loves singing, painting, sewing, crochet, and cooking. Anna sings in the Steamboat Chamber Singers and directs for Yampa Valley Singers. Anna was our lead technician for 2 years but recently stepped down in anticipation of her second child, due to arrive in April 2019!
Beth has worked in the vet industry for 8 years and has been with Pet Kare Clinic since 2011 as one of our very valued veterinary technicians. She particularly loves dealing with wound management and behavior issues. She also really enjoys helping to heal our customers’ beloved pets so that they can remain in their lives. We are blessed to have Beth’s beautiful soul on our team.While Pet Kare Clinic is a small-animal-clinic, Beth is actually a very avid horsewoman and showman. She rides and shows reigning horses, and rehabilitates orphaned or injured foals. She is happily married to her husband Jacob and is the loving owner of several horses, 4 dogs, and 3 cats on a wondrous 38 acres in our beautiful Colorado. Beth also has a passion for photography.
Holly joined the Pet Kare team shortly after moving to Steamboat in August 2015. She had been working in the veterinary field for 5 years, mostly as a receptionist, where she was raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was so immediately proficient and knowledgeable at our front desk that she became cross-trained as a vet tech shortly thereafter.
Outside of work, Holly spends all of her time with her vivacious 4-year-old little girl. They enjoy swimming, watching movies, and going to the park. When she gets the chance, Holly’s favorite past time is relaxing. She also enjoys skiing.
Whether charming clients with her bubbly personality at the front desk or running the show with fiery spirit in the back, she has become an indispensable member of our team.
Lyn has been a veterinary technician for over 5 years and recently moved to Steamboat from New Hampshire. Her passion is to help and care for all animals. She particularly likes assisting in procedures and surgeries. To continue her education, Lyn loves to learn and go to seminars or participate in online courses.
Outside of Pet Kare, Lyn enjoys going on hikes, horseback riding, reading, kayaking, traveling with her boyfriend and spending time with her 2 cairn terriers BeBe and Harley.
Megan has worked at Pet Kare Clinic since July of 2013. She moved to Steamboat Springs from Summit County after 20 years in the veterinary field. Her past experience ranges from working as a veterinary technician to front desk and managing. At Pet Kare, you can find her at the front desk or in the back working hard as a technician. Her favorite aspect of working at the Pet Kare Clinic is the upbeat energy of the team.
A self-proclaimed “cat person”, Megan moved to the high country from Delaware in 2000 and never looked back. She lives in Steamboat II with her husband, two boys, her cat Butters, her Chiweenie (Chihuahua/Dachshund mix) Radder, and her Chihuahua, Bella. Megan loves the summer and spends most of her time mountain biking, camping and spending time with her boys. Her cat is locally famous for being one of Steamboat’s only “camping cats”. She also enjoys downhill and cross-country skiing.
Lyta Foulk has been volunteering in various animal hospitals since she was 12 years old. She officially joined the Pet Kare Team fall of 2016 as a high school intern and then was trained as a technician after graduation. She is valued for her dependability, her willingness to jump in and help out, and her ability to pick up new skills so quickly.
Lyta grew up in Steamboat Springs and spends her days outside of the clinic backpacking with her 4 year old Australian Shepherd and skiing. She is even a member of theUnited States Telemark ski team and has won several National Championships in Telemark Racing. She is currently working at Pet Kare while also going to school to get her undergraduate degree. She hopes to continue onto vet school once she is finished with her degree. Wish her luck!!
JANET HAVERLEY, C.V.T.
Janet has worked at Pet Kare a loooong time (over 20 years). We affectionately refer to her as our C.O.T. or Crusty ol’ Tech (Instead of a Certified Vet Tech or C.V.T). There isn’t a job in the clinic she hasn’t done. She has mopped her way to China and back. Janet managed Steamboat Silkscreen “back in the day” before joining Pet Kare in 1994. She officially retired last year but we still call her to fill in shifts when we need help and she keeps saying “yes”. She spends her winters in Florida and her summers in Yampa, riding her horse every day she can. Janet’s pets include birds, cats, dogs, horses, cows (her favorites) and pack rats.
JAMIE SIMPSON, C.V.T.
Jamie was born and raised in Hayden. Her love of animals began at an early age and she was destined to become a certified veterinary technician. Jamie is one of our long-term technicians, having been with Pet Kare Clinic for over ten years. She is skilled at literally everything she does and manages to do it with a quiet and gentle touch. She is known as the “IV catheter queen” because we’ve never seen her fail to get one in. Her professional interests are in dentistry and surgery and she has many years of experience in both. Jamie’s favorite part of working at Pet Kare is being surrounded by such loving and compassionate people who are always willing to go the extra mile. We appreciate that she is one of those people as well!Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family. Home life involves her two young children, her husband Scott, 2 Italian greyhounds, 4 kitties, 2 bunnies, 2 chinchillas, a cockatiel, and chickens! Jamie also enjoys sewing, beading, and gardening.