Our Staff

Assistant Technicians – Shelby, Robin, and Miranda!

Misty RVT, Ashley RVT and Jennie RVT

Brenda Patient Coordinator, Katie RVT and Katie RVT

Receptionists – LaVonne, Abbie, and Maggie!

Katie Receptionist, Tristin Kennel Maintenance, and Maria Assistant Technician.

Learn more about our amazing team!

Sue has been with Colonial Terrace for over 30 years, and has served in many roles. She has been the practice manager for 18 years. Sue has two active spaniels, Poppy and Remi, that are her faithful companions. She enjoys canine obedience, agility, and rally competitions with them. Sue has also enjoyed teaching puppy kindergarten for the past 20 years, where she uses positive reinforcement to help bring out the best in puppies. In her free time she enjoys quilting, gardening, and spending time with her many grandsons and one granddaughter.

Robin has been at Colonial Terrace since 1989 as a Veterinary Assistant. (she was only 14 years old at the time!) Over the years she has had many pets obtained through working at the clinic. Her current pets include 3 dogs, Mojo, Suzie, and Charlotte, and 3 cats, Little Bear, Dutchee, and Peppermint. She has had the honor of caring for many families generations of pets through in her time here. She is active with her family in Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, and is a paraprofessional at her church. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her family and friends.

Brenda has been with us since 2002 as a Veterinary Technician. She is currently our Hospital Patient Care Coordinator and Feline Advocate. She and her husband have a small family farm in Wisconsin, with their two children, Nicholas and Eleanor. In her free time, she enjoys cheering them on in basketball, softball, and Special Olympics Track, along with reading and gardening. Her furry family includes 2 dogs (Marinka and Ruby), 3 cats (Joeypie, Flower, and Tulip), 3 rabbits (Clover & Co.), and a pet beef cow (Fanny).

LaVonne has been a receptionst here since 2005, and is also one of our Feline Advocates. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially her three handsome grandsons, and her three handsome cats, Cosmo, Gizmo, and Tabby. She is passionate about helping animals find forever homes, and is licensed to transport pets from rescues to foster and/or forever homes. In her free time, she enjoys long country drives and making dog bows.

Misty has been at Colonial Terrace since 2009 as a Registered Veterinary Technician. She and her husband are proud pet parents of two dogs, Cheech the Pug, and Angus, the English Shepard mix, and three cats, Stewie, Evelyn, and Cricket. She graduated from Kirkwood Community College with a degree in Veterinary Technology in 2007. In her free time, she enjoys reading, music, and watching the Green Bay Packers.

Theresa has been with us since 2009 as a receptionist. She and her husband of 38 years enjoy spending time with their large family, including their grandchild, Addyson, and their dog, an adorable mixed breed named Casey. In her free time, she enjoys crafting seasonal wreaths and swags, summer flower planting, and taking walks.

Katie has been with Colonial Terrace since 2011, and fills multiple roles, both as a veterinary technician and a receptionist. She also has a talent for design and event planning and has been responsible for our clinic decor and in charge of our annual Halloween Open House. She has her “princess,” Jemma (Toy Yorkie), and feisty Corgi Mix named Gus, two cats, Tinker and Hommer, and many horses. She graduated from Muscatine Community College with her Veterinary Technical Degree. In addition to riding and training horses, she enjoys hanging out with family, friends, and her pets in her free time.

Shelby has been with us since 2011 as both a veterinary assistant and receptionist. She has a Schipperke named Tank, and Buddy, a Border Collie at her family farm. In her free time she enjoys helping out her family with farm work and their multitude of animals.

Tristan has been at Colonial Terrace as a kennel attendant since early 2014. He has a Golden Retriever named Kulu, and two cats, Nila and Patchie. In his free time, he enjoys skateboarding, snowboarding, mountain biking, hunting, and fishing.

Maggie has been with us since 2015. She graduated from NICC with her associates in business in 2014. She has a dachshund named Coozie and loves spending her free time with her family, young daughter and being outdoors.

Jan has been with us since 2014 as a medical record keeper. She has a young Aussiedoodle puppy that has stolen her heart, named Noodles. She enjoys reading, baking, Bible Studies, Gift basket creating, and sharing her pool with friends and family during the summer.