Practice Manager

Deb Bahr

Deb Bahr

CVT, CVPM, KPA CTP

Deb has over 24years experience in veterinary medicine. She is a 1991 graduate of the University of Minnesota, Waseca with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology. Deb was with Heritage Pet Hospital from 1992-1997 then left to explore other avenues in the veterinary field. She spent six years in Florida in emergency medicine and has been back at Heritage since 2003 as the Practice Manager. Deb earned the distinction of Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) in 2006 by successfully passing the certification exam offered by the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA). Deb graduated from the Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior earning her Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner (KPA CTP) status and she is also Fear Free Certified. She is able to consult with clients at Heritage Pet Hospital for any behavior or training issue Deb shares her home with her husband and their three human boys; two dogs, Cecil and Wilma; three cats, Muddy, Gidget and Gertie and a tortoise named Carol.

Technicians/Assistants

Kathy

Kathy

Certified Veterinary Technician

Kathy is a 1988 graduate of the University of Minnesota, Waseca and has an A.A.S. Degree in Veterinary Technology. She has been with Heritage Pet Hospital since September 1, 1988 and has grown to know many of our clients and their pets very well over the years! She has a passion for her career and believes pets are members of the family that deserve the best care. Kathy enjoys being part of a talented veterinary team and getting to utilize her technician skills every day! Some of her special interests include diabetic patient management and mentoring students from the local veterinary technology programs. Kathy is also Fear Free Certified. Kathy finds it very rewarding to teach and be a positive role model to our clients and students. Kathy shares her home with her husband, Dave and her adult daughter, Lauren. In her spare time, Kathy enjoys vacationing “Up North”, reading books, spending time with family and friends around a campfire and hopes to travel more, eventually.

Cheryl

Cheryl

Certified Veterinary Technician

Cheryl graduated with an AAS degree in Animal Health Technology from the University of Minnesota, Waseca. She has been at Heritage Pet Hospital since 1999, and is our avian “go to” gal. Cheryl’s special interests include avian care, geriatric felines and grooming. At home, Cheryl enjoys cooking, making miniatures, and playing with her two cats and three parrots.

Amy

Amy

Certified Veterinary Technician

Amy graduated from the Medical Institute of MN in 1995 with an Associate in Applied Science degree. She has worked in the Veterinary field for 18 years, and has been with Heritage Pet Hospital since October of 2007. Her favorite thing about coming to work every day is being part of a close knit team, and the satisfaction of working with our clients and helping heal. Amy’s special interests include dentistry and radiology. In her spare time Amy enjoys pool league, camping, fishing, hiking, dog-sitting and participating in the VFW Auxillary. She shares her home with her husband, Dave, her dogs Morgan (a Lab/German Shorthair cross), Bailey (a Lab/Husky cross), Hudson (puggle) and a long haired orange tabby cat named Jack. Amy hopes to someday buy a hobby farm in the country and be able to expand her dog-sitting hobby.

Krista

Krista

Certified Veterinary Technician

Krista graduated from Minnesota School of Business in October 2012 with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology. Upon graduation, Krista joined the Heritage Pet Hospital team right away. What Krista enjoys most about coming to work every day is working with a close, hard working team, educating clients, assisting in surgeries and being able to use all of her technician skills daily. Krista is Fear Free Certified and helps consult with behavior cases in the clinic. In her spare time, Krista enjoys camping, watching movies and spending time with friends and family. Krista shares her life with husband, Jesse; step-daughter ,Mavada; their dog, Brick ; and their cat, Gizzmo .

Customer Service Representives

Jeanne

Jeanne

Office Manager/Customer Service Representative

Jeanne loves her work! She gets to spend the day helping your cute, furry critters and no day is ever the same and is Fear Free Certified. Jeanne often has a funny or touching story to share with her husband, Ed. When she gets home at night, Jeanne loves being a grandma to Martin, Maria, Beatrice and Friedrich. (Ask to see her pictures; they’re adorable!) She also enjoys gardening, watching movies, reading and sampling the fine dining available in Rochester. Jeanne and Ed live with two cats – Abner and Chickadee.

Molly

Molly

Customer Service Representative

Molly lives in Rochester with her husband, Dale and their three children, Connor, Brayden and Alissa. She is proud to be a part of the Heritage Pet Hospital team. The highlights of her work are getting to meet, greet and help all of our patients and clients in every way possible and going home satisfied, knowing that she has made a difference in a pet’s life. She has learned so much while working in a veterinary clinic with the help of the wonderful team-oriented staff!