All Employees

  • David Brewer

    David Brewer

    Rockford Road Animal Hospital Veterinarians - Doctor of Veterinary Medicine


    In 1988, Dr. David Brewer started Rockford Road Animal Hospital (RRAH) with a vision of how clients would be treated. And today the mission of RRAH hasn’t changed: To treat every client and their pet with that personal touch.“Getting to know the families as well as their pets continues to be a ...

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  • Patti  Van Arsdale

    Patti Van Arsdale

    Management - Practice Manager


    There’s a person at Rockford Road Animal Hospital that you will probably notice her personal touch throughout the clinic, but more than likely you won’t meet her during your visit. Her name is Patti Van Arsdale and she is the hospital manager at RRAH. You’ll notice her touch in everything ...

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  • Deb  Ranney

    Deb Ranney

    Reception - Receptionist


    As the RRAH receptionist, Deb greets guests and meeting new puppies is one of her favorite parts of the job. Deb joined the RRAH staff in January 2007 after staying home and raising her three children. “It seemed like the perfect fit for me. I get to work with pets,” she said. Deb also enjoys ...

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  • Rachael  Lofquist Beehler

    Rachael Lofquist Beehler

    Assistants - Vet Assistant


    She’s greeted visitors at RRAH since 2008 with her caring and warm ways. Rachael started out as a receptionist anc continues today as a Veterinarian Assistant at RRAH. She loves seeing all the patients and getting to know families and their pets. Rachael loves working at RRAH and says that it is ...

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  • Kathy  Svor

    Kathy Svor

    Kennel Staff - Kennel Staff


    Kathy has been with Rockford Road Animal Hospital since 2006!  Her cleaning experience started as a homemaker and continued with the housekeeping she did as a nanny for several years. Kathy takes pride in helping to keep the clinic as clean as possible and enjoys watching the kind and caring ...

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  • Chalaine M Morrow

    Chalaine M Morrow

    Rockford Road Animal Hospital Veterinarians - Doctor of Veterinary Medicine


    Dr. Chalaine Morrow wanted to be a veterinarian when she was three years old. “I never imagined doing anything else,” she says. “I am absolutely doing what I was meant to do,” she adds. Since June 1999, Dr. Morrow has been practicing at RRAH. One of her favorite parts of working at RRAH is ...

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  • Danielle  Massie

    Danielle Massie

    Technicians - Certified Veterinary Technician


    Danielle began working at RRAH in March 1997 as a veterinary technician. Danielle loves working at RRAH and has spent almost half of her working life at the clinic. She considers the staff to be part of her family and has close ties with many of the clients. “I love to see clients bond with their ...

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  • Jennifer L Hanson

    Jennifer L Hanson

    Rockford Road Animal Hospital Veterinarians - Doctor of Veterinary Medicine


    Since 2005, Dr. Jennifer Hanson has loved working with the families and pets of RRAH. “Our top priority is always to provide exemplary care to our patients,” she explains. “We take the time to be thorough and to ensure that owners are well educated and comfortable with the care we provide for ...

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  • Tucker Hicks

    Tucker Hicks

    Reception -


    Her warm, friendly smile greets both pets and their owners as they enter RRAH. As a receptionist at RRAH since November 2011, Tucker loves working at the clinic. The RRAH team and pet owners are great, but the pets are her favorite. "My position here at RRAH has been such a great learning ...

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  • Karen  Jensen

    Karen Jensen

    Technicians - Certified Veterinary Technician


    Karen Jensen, a Certified Veterinarian Technician at RRAH since 1998, loves educating pet owners about the advancements in preventative medicine available that will help their pet live a longer, happier life. Growing up with pets, Karen knew that she wanted to work with animals. After experience ...

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  • Matt Duff

    Matt Duff

    Rockford Road Animal Hospital Veterinarians - Doctor of Veterinary Medicine


    For Dr. Matt Duff, the greatest reward is seeing animals leave the hospital feeling better than when they arrived. He also enjoys the interaction with clients and their pets. Dr. Duff joined the RRAH team in 2011. Dr. Duff brings experience working with clients and their pets and has a special ...

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  • Chad Goenner

    Chad Goenner

    Technicians - Certified Veterinary Technician


    Chad is a Certified Veterinary Technician with RRAH. He joined the RRAH team in 2000 and enjoys the challenges the position provides. He enjoys solving the challenges and issues in helping provide care for pets. He also enjoys working with clients and providing information to owners on the best ...

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  • Jason Zeman

    Jason Zeman

    Technicians - Certified Veterinary Technician


    Jason has been helping care for pets at RRAH since 2000 and loves to see the interaction between an owner and their pet. “I enjoy being able to make a difference in a pet’s life,” he adds. Jason knew in high school that the animal field was for him. He pursued his Veterinary Technician ...

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  • Mary Tiegen

    Mary Tiegen

    Reception -


    Mary Tiegen is inspired by the phrase, “do what you love, love what you do.” Having been semi-retired for a few years, when she heard about the receptionist position available at RRAH, she knew it was her dream job. “Where else do you get to talk to people all day and get to greet their ...

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  • Barbara  Arend

    Barbara Arend

    Rockford Road Animal Hospital Veterinarians - Doctor of Veterinary Medicine


    Dr. Barbara Arend’s lifelong appreciation and respect for animals started on a family farm in southeastern Minnesota. She initially chose a different path, earning degrees from Mankato State University in Marketing and Public Relations. However, after 10 years in the corporate arena, she decided ...

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  • Chrissy Bryd

    Chrissy Bryd

    Reception -


    Chrissy brings the perfect experience to her receptionist position at RRAH. “Being a mother of four grown children has helped me handle all the multitasking that is necessary to be successful as a receptionist,” she explains. Chrissy brings her love of pets to RRAH. She enjoys the challenges ...

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  • Laura  Thies

    Laura Thies

    Technicians - Certified Veterinary Technician


    Since 2008, Laura has been helping clients at RRAH take care of her pets. But, her experience as a Certified Veterinary Technical began in 1989 when she received her degree. Laura said she thought she would try and see what it would be like working at a veterinary clinic, and hasn’t looked back ...

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  • Kate Hill

    Kate Hill

    Technicians -


    Kate began working at RRAH in December of 2016 as a veterinary technician after graduating from Argosy in 2016. Kate brings many years of customer service experience to the RRAH team through retail and nannying. Kate enjoys getting to know the clients at RRAH and developing a relationship with ...

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  • Erin Dufty Mattson

    Erin Dufty Mattson

    Technicians -


    Erin began working at RRAH in August of 2017 as a veterinary technician. Erin has always enjoyed the science behind animal care and has a B.S. in Biology and an AAS in Vet Technology. She brings 17 years of experience to our clinic. Erin also enjoys interacting with our clients and developing ...

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