Our Careteam



Katy has been the groomer at University West Pet Clinic for over 23 years!  If your pet is having a bad hair day, call Katy for a day at the spa.  Dorothy and Jacob are lucky to call Katy mom, along with Buttons a very senior poodle and Willow, possibly the world’s crabbiest cat.  Katy loves going to Jacob’s sporting events and spending girl time with her Dorothy.  She is also busy looking forward to the next adventure with her great group of friends.

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Front Office Coordinator

Deanna has been with University West Pet Clinic for six years as a Front Office Coordinator.  She is a huge Denver Broncos and University of Iowa Hawkeyes football fan.  Deanna even has blue and orange scrubs along with Hawkeye scrubs.  She and her husband enjoy movies and antiquing.  Deanna is the kind of person that seems to be a magnet for the stray animals of the world.  Lucky for them, she will always pick them up and do her very best to find either their current home or a brand new home for them.  Deanna’s cats Panda, Pocket and Ivy share her time with dogs Mocha and Rosie.

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When asked how long she has been with University West Pet Clinic, VJ replied with; “Over half my life.”  We won’t give away a lady’s age, we’ll just say we’re lucky to have had VJ on our team this long and look forward to many more years with her!  Binx and Miss Kitty live the life of Riley with VJ and her husband.  Antique hunting, especially for toys, and genealogy research keep her busy during her off time. 

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Technician and Front Office Coordinator

A year ago we welcomed DJ to our team as technician.  He has a special interest in emergency medicine and critical care. He has recently adopted a Pit Bull Terrier, Layla, who keeps his cats, Stewart and Brady, company.  DJ loves building bonds with our clients and their pets.  Outside of work, DJ likes thrifting, movies, spending time with friends, and napping!

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Charlene Johnson

Front Office Coordinator

Charlene just recently joined the team in 2017. She shares her home with Daisy, a 8 years old dog and 2 cats named Emmy and Echo. When she is not at work, she loves to listen to music , sleeping and attending different concerts. She  enjoys in her spare time watching Netflix and currently she has been watching Forensic Files. She absolutely loves being a Aunt, she has 4 and they are her little sunshines! Some unique things to know is that she is a vegetarian, her birthday is on Halloween, she is OCD and loves to clean. She would say her favorite thing about her job is seeing all the little cuties that she sees everyday!


Front Office Coordinator

For the last six years Cathy has been a bright and shiny face at University West Pet Clinic.  She shares her house with Yagger, a boxer mix, Layla, a pit bull terrier, and Kidder, a long haired kitty cat.  Cathy’s family is her pride and joy.  She is YaYa to grandkids; Bella Marie, Aiden, Trentyn, and Madden.  Cathy feels blessed to work with great doctors and a great support staff.

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Stacy Pound

Practice Manager

Stacy is our Office Manage for University West Pet Clinic. Stacy has been with the clinic for 10 years. She has worked at both Starch Pet Hospital as well as University West Pet Clinic. She started as a kennel attendant and has worked as a Front Office Coordinator as well as a technician.

Her Husband and her share their home with corgis, Yoshi, Ahri, Mushu and Corbin. When asked; What is the best thing about your job?  Stacy replied, “Being able to work with people and animals.  It is great to be able to know you are helping.” If she isn’t at the clinics, she will be at the dog park, practicing her photography skills, watching movies, or working out. She definitely calls herself a crazy corgi lady! 

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Front Office Coordinator

Cicely joined us in 2016 and we have been lucky to have her. You might have seen her at Starch Pet Hospital as well, because she goes between both clinics. When asked what is the best part about her job, ” I love getting kisses from all the animals all day!” When she is not at work she loves to cook, eat and watching netflix marathons.  She has two pets at home, a 6 year old jack russel named Max and a 11 months old cat named Timmy. 

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Front Office Coordinator

In May of 2014 we were excited to have Carla join our team.  She loves meeting new people and their pets.  She also loves learning all about the veterinary industry.  Carla still spends time on the family farm where she helps with their goat herd.  Crafts, camping, and cooking are all hobbies of Carla’s.

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Front Office Coordinator

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