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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  • 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. Before raising ...

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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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  • 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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  • Nicole Taraldsen

    Nicole Taraldsen

    Assistants -


    Nicole started with RRAH in July 2017 and works as a vet assistant. She is an undergraduate student at the Uni­versity of Minnesota studying animal science and when she completes her degree she plans to apply to veterinary school. Before studying in her current area, Nicole was pursuing a ...

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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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  • Matt Duff

    Matt Duff

    Rockford Road Animal Hospital Veterinarians - Medical Director, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine


    Dr. Matt Duff, the Medical Director at RRAH, takes pride that every team member at the clinic has a true pas­ sion for every pet that visits the clinic. "We strive to provide the best possible care for everyone," he adds. "We have a culture of true compassion. Every team member- from doctors to ...

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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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  • 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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  • MJ Marzullo

    MJ Marzullo

    Technicians -


    M.J. is the newest addition to the RRAH family. She started here in September of 2017 as a veterinary technician. M.J. loves working with animals and has over a decade and a half of experience with extensive training in emergency and critical care. She enjoys working with the staff at RRAH and ...

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