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Jessica Manzanares

Jessica Manzanares

Veterinary Technician

Jess attended Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology, and received her Associates in Applied Science. She has been with SHVH since February 2018. Jess chose this career because she wants to make a difference and benefit the world. In this field she can benefit both people and animals, which is kind of great. Jess likes to hike, write, and play volleyball & basketball. Her best time is spent with family. At home she cares for Jax, a Red Heeler mix.

Brandon Phillips

Brandon Phillips, CVT


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Susan Casey, CVT


Has a BS in biology and zoology from CSU. Graduated technician school at Front Range Community College in Fort Collins, CO. She chose to be a CVT because she loves working with animals and helping them to get better. Susan has a cat named Milo - tuxedo cats are the best! When not at work, Susan likes to play video games.

Adam Larimer, CVT

Certified Veterinary Technician

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Barbara Duggan

Boarding Supervisor

Barbara chose this career because she loves to take care of animals. She has been with SHVH since 1998! When she's not at work or re-uniting lost and found pets she likes to go to church and hang out with her family (kids and grand kids). She also likes to pet-sit and go to movies. At home she cares for Samson - a Basset Hound, Brewser - a Frenchie and Haley a Lab/Beagle mix.

Audra Saunders, CVT


Audra attended Bel-Rea Institute and graduated 2010, with an AAS in Veterinary Technology. Audra joined Seven Hills in 2016 as the purchaser but began her career as an Emergency Technician. When she's not at work she likes to garden, hike and spend time with her kiddos. She has two rescue dogs Jack and Ziggy, and Steve, a Mini-Australian Shepherd.

Jessie Roths

Jessie Roths, CVT


Graduated from Appalachian State University with a BA in Psychology and Central Carolina Community College (CVT). Jessie does this because of her love of animals. When not at work she knits, does DIY projects, camps and kayaks.

Taylor Larkins

Taylor Larkins


Taylor graduated from Bel-Rea with an associates degree in Animal Science. She chose this profession because she enjoys being able to keep patients and clients smiling, happy and healthy. At home she shares her time with her dog Ziggy and bunny (Netherland Dwarf), Bella.

Desiree Orr

Desiree Orr, CVT


Desiree joined us in July of 2016. She started out as a CSR while attending Bel-Rea Institute to become a veterinary technician. Desiree completed her education, passed her VTNE and is now working for us as a Certified Veterinary Technician! She chose this career because she believes animals are what makes the world a better place and they deserve the best. Desiree likes to build things, read, hike and take road trips. She has several pets at home; Cooper a Catahoula Mix and Jasper a terrier mix. She also has two cats, Pirate and Dwight K Schrute.

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Graciela Monroy, CVA

Certified Veterinary Assistant - Technician

Graciela joined us in October 2017. She graduated from Pima Medical Institute as a veterinary assistant. She is working toward her DVM. Graciela chose this career because she's always loved animals and from a young age she knew she was going to be in this field. She has two dogs; Luna a Labrador mix, Oliver a long haired chihuahua. She also has two cats, Samira and Gigi.