Christine has been with us since 2004. In her free time she enjoys doing agility with her border collie, Jett and scrapbooking. Christine is owned by 3 cats and 1 dog
Rachel has been greeting clients at Mountain View with a smile since April of 2015. Rachel helps make sure we get patients cared for and into a room as soon as possible alone with helping our doctors stay organized and on time.
She has been with Mountain View since 2014. She is married with one son and owned by 1 cat named Davey. In her free time she enjoys scrapbooking, spending time with her family or anything outdoors.
Kelly is originally from Big Spring, Texas, but has been at Mountain View since 2000. As our kennel assistant she starts early in the morning walking, feeding and making sure every pet has a clean rest area with lots of comfy blankets! In her free time, she likes to read, watch movies and go out to eat with friends.
Kaela has been an assistant at Mountain View since September of 2015. In 2021 Kaela has become the head assistant, she helps train new hires and takes on the leadership role very well. Kaela maintains a positive attitude and is well liked by our clients and her fellow team members. She is currently owned by 2 cats, Evan and Buchanan.
Nathan has grown up in the Lacey area since he was 5 years old. His family has always had various types of pets while growing up, fish, hamsters, birds, and dogs. Before working at Mountain View, Nathan ran a very successful pet sitting business, mainly for friends and family. It was only natural that he was excited to apply for the role as Veterinarian Assistant. Nathan enjoys helping the doctors and technicians by holding on to the pets while they get their treatments, and helping the pets feel safe and comfortable. Nathan is owned by 1 dog named Arrow, a cuddly Vizsla. In 2021 he was adopted by a feral kitten named Oh Grr, that was rescued by the Mountain View staff. When he's not working, Nathan enjoys going on adventures with his wife Elizabeth and Arrow, hiking, and traveling, or even staying home to watch TV and movies on the couch. He enjoys working at Mountain View because it is a great chance to learn new skills, work with caring coworkers, and meet all sorts of cute pets.
Desiree has been a member of the Mountain View family since February of this year and she has come so far in such a short time. When she started, she was green to the field and had a strong drive to learn. She always had loved animals and was interested in helping pets in need. When Desiree is not hard at work here, she spends time with her two cats (Pumpkin Bash and Milo) and her boyfriend. She enjoys relaxing at home, drinking iced coffee, and watching movies. She especially loves the Harry Potter films. She also enjoys spending time with her friends when time allows. One of her favorite things about the hospital is the dedication the clinic has to ensuring the best care for our patients.
Ciprianna has been part of our assistant team since the Summer of 2020. She is consistently eager to learn and pours her heart into every patients’ care. She plays a large part in making sure the patients stay comfortable and happy. She also helps with day-to-day treatments and surgical procedures. Just recently, she has begun cross training to help our reception team. When Ciprianna isn’t at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and her pets. She also enjoys gardening and exploring nature in her free time. Ciprianna is owned by 2 cats (Zeze and Enzo) and 2 dogs (Hiro and Koa).
Cody originated from a small village in Nebraska, he settled down here locally after leaving the military and meeting his wife. Cody has always had a love for animals and knew he wanted to work with them professionally. His goal is to eventually become a licensed Veterinary Technician, he is currently working at Mountain View as a Veterinary Assistant in order to gain hands on experience to further his chosen career. Cody appreciates many types of animals and is owned by many pets. Two dogs a German Shepard, Andromeda, and Sirius, a German Shepard/Lab, a cat named Craze, a hamster called Astrid, and a pair of lizards, Drax a Chinese Water Dragon, and Ozzy, a Blue Tongue Skink. Cody’s personal hobbies include taking care of his reptiles and learning more about them, gaming, and going on outdoor adventures. What Cody thinks is the best thing about our hospital, “is how much everyone cares about the patients. It is more than just a job to them.”