Maryland Avenue Pet Hospital

96 East Maryland Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55117

(651)489-8011

marylandavepethospital.com

 

Marisa, Veterinary Technician - St. Paul, MN 55117  - Maryland Ave Pet HospitalMarisa, Veterinary Technician

Marisa grew up in Apple Valley, MN. Her love for animals began as a child and she spent lots of time bringing home stray cats to her parents to patch up and find homes for. When she graduated high school, Marisa knew she wanted to continue to make a difference in the life of animals and began her education at the Minnesota School of Business. In 2007, she graduated with her Associates in Applied Science in Veterinary Technology.

After graduating, Marisa worked at a kitty-only clinic for 6 years before joining Maryland Avenue Pet Hospital in January 2013. As a Veterinary Technician, Marisa enjoys all aspects of the job including dentistry, radiology, assisting in surgery and being a resource for client’s questions regarding their pets.

Marisa currently lives in South Saint Paul with her husband and their daughter. The newest member to Marisa’s family is Drogo, a 7 month old Pointer Mix, who is living up the puppy life and has quickly become best friends with Marisa's daughter Claire!

In Marisa’s free time outside of work, she enjoys watching her daughter grow and spending time with friends and family. She also enjoys gardening, photography and couponing!


 

 Rachel, Veterinary TechnicianRachel, Veterinary Technician - St. Paul, MN 55117 - Maryland Ave Pet Hospital

Rachel grew up in Cottage Grove, MN.  As a kid she spent all of her time in the gym doing gymnastics.  Although she has always been a big animal person, it wasn't until after high school that she decided she wanted to become a Veterinary Technician.  Right after Rachel graduated from high school she enrolled into Argosy University to start her journey in working with animals.  In 2015 Rachel graduated with her Associates in Applied Science in Veterinary Technology.

Rachel joined Maryland Avenue Pet Hospital in 2016.  As a Veterinary Technician Rachel enjoys interacting with clients and educating them on how to give their "fur babies" the best care and keep them healthy!  Rachel also has a special interest in assisting with surgical procedures.

Rachel currently lives in Cottage Grove with her very spoiled 6 year old Siberian Husky named Niko.  Niko especially enjoys playing with his toys and running circles in the back yard.  Winter is Niko's favorite season, but in the summer Niko and Rachel like to hang out by the pool and relax.

In Rachel's free time she likes to hang out with friends and family.  She spends most of her time with her boyfriend Kyle watching sports.  Rachel also loves food!

 


 Cynthia | Maryland Ave Pet Hospital | St. Paul, MN 55117 | VeterinarianCynthia, Veterinary Technician

Cynthia grew up in South St. Paul.  Cynthia has had a love for animals from a very young age.  One of her favorite memories as a child is the neighborhood dog Muffin who would walk her to and from school!  Cynthia knew at a young age she wanted to work with animals.  She graduated from Globe University in 2003 with her Associates in Applied Sciences in Veterinary Technology.

Cynthia came to us at Maryland Ave Pet Hospital in April of 2017 with more than a decade of experience.  As a Veterinary Technician she enjoys all aspects of her dog and sincerely appreciates the ability to help pets and their owners live a healthy and happy life together!

Cynthia lives with her 2 80 pound lap dogs, several "purrkids" and even a corn snake! In her free time Cynthia loves to curl up with her babies and enjoy a good movie or listen to music, she is also a connoisseur of coffee and loves gardening! 


 Josh, Veterinary Technician

Josh grew up in New York!  Josh has always felt a strong connection with animals from a young age and takes great pride in caring for them! Wanting to pursue a career caring for animals Josh enrolled at the Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburgh!

After graduation Josh moved to Florida and worked as a Veterinary Technician in a small animal hospital near Orlando.  Josh joined our team in June of 2017.  Josh enjoys all aspects of being a Veterinary Technician, especially making the process of coming to the clinic as enjoyable as possible for our patients!

In his spare time Josh enjoys the outdoors, fishing and camping, cooking, writing poetry, video games, practicing marital arts and getting in a good work out!

Kristen, Veterinary Technician

Kristen grew up in West Fargo, ND. She had a love for animals at a young age. Her grandma and aunts took in animals that needed homes and she quickly had a love of caring for animals like they did. She attended Duluth Business University for Veterinary Technology and worked at  Animal Allies Humane Society while attending school.  Kristen joined our team in September of 2017. After not working in the veterinary field for many years, she is enjoying getting back into it and helping owners best take care of their furry children.

Kristen lives in St. Paul with her husband and daughter. They have 2 dogs, Dexter and Dozer, and 2 cats, Todd and Olive.  In her free time she loves  to travel, camp, hike, be with friends and family, and go to her family lake cabin. She also enjoys watching and attending football and hockey games, especially the Vikings, Wild, and North Dakota State Bison.