Veterinarian Staff

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Melinda Fowler, Practice Manager 

Hi there, I have had the pleasure of being the Practice Manger at Quail Ridge Animal Hospital since Aug. of 2006. My husband John & I have the joy of sharing our home with our furry family in the beautiful Carson Valley & we are lucky enough to have our daughter Sydney and granddaughter MacKenzie living close by so we can share in all their special moments. What originally drew me to Quail Ridge was the sense of compassion as well as quality of care exhibited by the Drs. & staff as I rushed my little Chihuahua, Marley, in for emergency care so many years ago. I knew then as a client, that this is where I wanted to grow my professional career. A Veterinary Hospital built on pride and compassion, in a professional setting. I brought with me a strong background & education in business management, public relations, positive leadership, and a belief that a successful business can be managed with compassion, empathetic views for clients & team members in a fun environment.

Our family (two & four legged) & friends are very important to us, so we like to spend our extra time together. During the summer you can find us at Lake Tahoe boating, kayaking, golfing, shooting or just hanging out BBQing with friends. We are truly blessed.

 
     
     
     
Jessica Smith

Jessica Smith - My name is Jessica Smith, and I have been a veterinary assistant at Quail Ridge animal hospital for over a year. I have been living in Dayton NV for the past 16 years and share a home with my boyfriend, Skeet. My family is very important to me and includes my father Matthew, my older sister Miranda & my little brother Matthew. I have 2 bearded dragon, Draco & Mavis. We call them our little piranhas. I spend my free time hiking, kayaking, writing, and drinking coffee, no matter the time of day.

     
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Alyssa Lopiccolo - Hi there! My name is Alyssa Lopiccolo and I have lived in Carson city most of my life. I moved to Maui my sophomore year and graduated from high school a year early as a junior. I have two dogs of my own, a one year old husky mix and a four year old pitbull mix, both of which are my world. I live with my boyfriend Ikaika, who I have been with for almost 2 years. 

I just recently started at Quail Ridge Animal Hospital and I absolutely love it. Working with animals is my passion and what I want to do for my career. I’m hoping to become a veterinary technician and this is a great way to start my career. I have already learned so much in the past few months of working here and I feel so privileged to be on this team.

 

 

Marggret Mauricio - Hello, My name is Marggret and I am a senior Veterinary Assistant at Quail Ridge Animal hospital and I have been working in veterinary medicine for almost three decades. I have worked in general practice as well as emergency/critical care. My family is very important to me and consist of my husband John, son’s drake & Derek. We have 2 horses, 2 dogs, 2 cats and a goldfish.

 

 

 

 

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Dani, Front Office Receptionist - Hello, my name is Danielle, (Dani for short). I'm a receptionist here at Quail Ridge. I've been here since July 2017 and I absolutely love it! I couldn't ask for a better job or a job that fits me more. I have four chocolate labs, Lilly, Achilles, Kashmir and Hunter and a cat (Datsun) that rules the house hold. When I am not at work you'll find me and my husband Steve in out rock crawler, camping, out with the dogs or out in the garage working on our next truck.

 

     
     
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Kalyn Campbell, Administrative Assistant - Hi, my name is Kalyn Campbell. I am the Administrative Assistant here at Quail Ridge and I absolutely love my job. When I’m not at work I’m hanging out with my family and my three kitties. I love sushi and traveling.

 

     
     
 Lauren Cumings

 
Lauren Cumings, Veterinary Technician - Lauren cumings is our newest edition. She is a licensed veterinary technician that graduated from Truckee Meadows Community College in 2006 but has been in the veterinary field for 16 years and has taught for the tech program for the last 5 years. Her special interests include stem cells, anesthesia and pain management and emergency critical care. Her family consist of her husband, two boys, Mason and Koston and four fur babies 2 cane corso's a Rottweiler and a Labrador retriever. Her hobbies include learning more about the advancements in veterinary medicine, running, hiking and anything outdoors in the beautiful Carson Valley area.