Meet the Team

Animal Care Team Leader

Shannon

Animal Care Team Leader​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Shannon was born and raised in Wheaton, Illinois and moved to Florida in 1973. She attended Seminole State for Business and Marketing Management, as well as the Michael Ellis School for Dog Trainers. Before joining us here at Lake Emma Animal Hospital, Shannon was a client of Dr. Dee’s for over 20 years. Shannon has been married to her husband, Troy, for 32 years, and they share a 20-year-old daughter, Skyler. Currently, Shannon has 5 dogs and 4 cats. Shannon volunteers for Easterseals, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, her church, and Canine Companions for Independence. Her hobbies include photography (our employee pictures are courtesy of Shannon!), spending time with family and friends, attending concerts and dog shows, visiting the beach, and dog training.

Animal Care Technicians

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Melanie

Animal Care Technician​​​​

Melanie is originally from Missouri and attended both Harding College and Memphis State. Melanie has worked in the veterinary field since 2009 and would like to continue to volunteer in the field when she retires. She shares her home with Buddy, a Red Bone Coonhound mix, and Charlie, a Cockatiel. In her spare time, Melanie likes to visit the dog park, scavenge garage sales, read, and spend time with friends.

Alex

Animal Care Technician​​​​

Although Alex has been in Florida for the last 15 years, he has roots in Wisconsin and California. Alex has many interests and has studied in film, private investigation, paralegal, and surgical technology. He is just beginning his career in veterinary medicine as of 2017, but Alex brings an upbeat attitude and enthusiasm for learning to Lake Emma Animal Hospital. Alex is currently training for several marathons and enjoys sketching in his free time.

Jessica

Animal Care Technician​​​​

Jessica joined our team in May 2018. Bio coming soon…​​​​​​​

Sabrina

Animal Care Technician​​​​

Sabrina joined our team in May 2018. Bio coming soon…

Kimberly

Animal Care Technician​​​​

Kimberly joined our team in April 2018. Bio coming soon…

Grace​​​​​​​

Animal Care Technician​​​​

Grace joined our team in July 2018. Bio coming soon…

Elliana​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Animal Care Technician​​​​

Elliana joined our team in August 2018. Bio coming soon…

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