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Our Team

Shannon D.

Shannon D.

Shannon lives in Beaverdale with her kids. In her free time, she has a photography business! She enjoys cycling, Ragbrai and obstacle course races. She just got a new border collie names Tally who her kids enjoy taking on walks.  Shannon joined Westfield in 2020

Karen W

Karen W

Kennel Attendant 

Karen grew up in North Texas. She took vet tech classes in high school, became a Certified Veterinary Assistant, and participated in FFA Veterinary Science CDEs. She graduated from Tarleton State University in 2014 with a B.S. in Animal Science and a minor in Biology. In 2015, she moved to Iowa with her cat.

Megan K.

Megan K.

Student Technician

Megan graduated from Johnston High School in 2016.  She is currently studying veterinary technology at DMACC.  Megan joined Westfield in 2019. She has two dogs named Darcy and Scout and enjoys going on hikes with them in her free time.

Raegan B.

Raegan B.

Veterinary Technician 

Raegan started working at Westfield in September of 2019. She was born and raised in southeast Iowa. Raegan graduated from Iowa State University in 2019 with her bachelor’s degree in animal science pre-veterinary medicine. Raegan and her husband, Brian, live in Madrid with their two golden retrievers, Remi and Ruby.

Emily B

Emily B

Veterinary Technician

Emily grew up in and around the Des Moines area, always having dogs and cats at home. She graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Animal Science. She has been at Westfield since 2016.

Diane P

Diane P

Veterinary Technician

Diane has been at Westfield since 2008, but started as a technician in 2001 at another clinic. She was born and raised in the Des Moines area, and married her husband, Rusty in 2008. Together, they have 2 daughters, Abby and Natalie, a French bulldog named Faya, a boxer mix named Remi, 2 cats, 2 goats, 3 chickens, 2 ducks, a bearded dragon and a horse! In her free time, Diane loves spending time with her family and animals outside exploring. 

Amanda H.

Amanda H.

Veterinary Technician

Amanda was born and raised in north central Iowa, She graduated from Humboldt High School in 2012 and attended Iowa Central Community in Fort Dodge for general studies. She started working in the veterinary field in 2014. She joined the Westfield family in 2016. Amanda and her husband, Alex, live in Huxley with their two fur babies.

Alyssa F.

Alyssa F.

Registered Veterinary Technician

Alyssa has been at Westfield since May 2011. She was born and raised in Sioux Falls, SD, but moved to Iowa in 2001 with her family to finish high school. She married her husband, Patrick in July 2010, and they have two daughters, Elena and Riley as well as two Labradors. In her free time, Alyssa loves to be outdoors and spend time with her family.   Alyssa got her Veterinary Technician certification in October 2011, after completing the DMACC Veterinary Technology program and passing her State of Iowa and National boards. 

Josey H.

Josey H.

Registered Veterinary Technician

Josey has been at Westfield since 2008. He was born and raised on a cattle/dairy farm in southern Iowa. Josey graduated from Indian Hills Community College with an A.S degree in Sustainable Agriculture and then graduated from DMACC with A.A.S. degree in Veterinary Technology.  Josey is married to his wonderful wife, Stephany and they have a young son, August, as well as a Labrador named Rogue and a Black & Tan Coonhound named Hattie. In his free time, Josey enjoys woodworking, being outside, and going back home to help on the farm whenever possible.

Hannah M.

Hannah M.

Client Care Specialist

Hannah was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. She graduated from North High School in 2016. In her free time, she loves to take her German Shepherd, Jaz, and Great Dane/Pitbull mix, Zeus, to the dog park. Hannah started at Westfield in January of 2020.

Nicole D.

Nicole D.

Office Manager

Nicole has been at Westfield since March of 2017. She was born and raised in West Des Moines, Iowa. Nicole attended Valley High School and married her high school sweetheart, Patrick, in February 2019 after 8 years together. They bought their first house in August 2019, and share it with a dachshund named Gibby, a happy terrier named Ariel, and a tiny Pomeranian named Stiles. In her spare time, Nicole loves attending hockey games and traveling with her husband. Nicole started as a receptionist, but has now grown into our Office Manager. 

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