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  • Susan Christian
    DVM
    Veterinarian and Surgeon

    After 25 years of being with Marina, I enjoy performing surgeries and wellness exams every day. At home, I enjoy gardening, fishing, and playing hand bells for my church. I have several pets, Nova the English Mastiff, Hazelnut a French Bulldog, Pip the Terrier Mix, Frog and Toad the cats, and Rio a Mexican Red Head Parrot.

  • April York
    DVM
    Veterinarian

    I love being at Marina, it’s been 14 years since I first came to join the family. I have a lot of pets at home too, Bella, Lizzy, Casper, Buzz, Peanut, Keto, Fred, and last but not least Coco. I enjoy being able to help prevent diseases and seeing others recover and go home happy and healthy. I also enjoy spending time with my family and watching my kids during their activities, as well as participating in CrossFit and running.

  • Steven Slusher
    DVM
    Veterinarian

    I’ve been here for 11 years now. I like the challenges from complicated cases that aren’t often seen. My wife and I currently have no pets at home. Away from work, I enjoy exercise, shooting, boating, fishing, and traveling.

  • Chrystal Gregg
    DVM
    Veterinarian and Surgeon

    I’ve been with Marina for 4 years. I like performing surgery on all of our furry patients. I have 4 cats at home, and enjoy reading when I’m not at the clinic.

  • Nicole Mason
    DVM
    Veterinarian

    I will have been here for 5 years and enjoy seeing all the interesting cases that we have come in. I have several pets; 2 dogs, Shadow and Baxter; 2 cats, Cricket and Shadow; and 1 horse, Debut that lives with my parents in Kansas. Away from Marina, I enjoy spending time with my family, running and have even completed several marathons.

  • Katharine Monnet
    DVM
    Veterinarian, Board Certified Specialist

    I am 1 of 2 board certified specialists in canine and feline general medicine in the state of Oklahoma. I’ve been here for almost 3 years. I love birds, and have 5 of my very own, all cockatiels, Brensy, Sunshine, Bettes, Emster, and Mr. Handsome. I like seeing all the different patients that come in to see me. I like reading a wide variety of books at home.

  • Pippa Simmons
    DVM
    Veterinarian

    After graduating from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, I began working at Marina in April, 2017.  One aspect of my job that I enjoy is dermatology.  I especially enjoy providing relief for the itchy or uncomfortable pet and giving peace of mind to the worried owner.  In my free time, I enjoy traveling around Oklahoma since I am still a new resident.  At home, I have 4 dogs: Adam, a  Scottish terrier mix; Lee, a Boston terrier mix; Joe, a Rottweiler mix; and Maximus, a German Shepherd.  I also have one cat, Titus, a tuxedo, who generally likes to keep to himself! We just added one more to the family, Please welcome Monica the gray kitten!

  • Mariann Haggerty
    Office Manager

    I’ve been with Marina for 27 years, where I enjoy taking care of the patients as well as the clients’ needs. I have several dogs, Trynnitee the English Bull dog, Jynnttrree the English Mastiff, Teennee the Shih Tzu, Raynnee a Yorkshire Terrier Mix, and Leennkynn a Great Dane, Chip the Pitbull, and 2 cats Sasha and Gremlin. When I’m not at work, I enjoy spending time riding horses for barrel racing, driving my 2010 V8 customized Camaro, or riding my Harley.

  • Heather Potter
    RVT
    Manager, HR, Registered Veterinary Technician

    I’ve been with Marina for 25 years. I enjoy helping all the sick and injured patients. I have several pets at home including 3 dogs, Hippie the Labrador Mix, Mavis the Chinese Crested, and Bella the Chihuahua; as well as a few cats, MeowMeow, Monster, and Willie the Sphynx. I enjoy watching my children’s wrestling and baseball activities and spending time with my granddaughters.

  • Theresa Panther
    Veterinarian Assistant, Veterinary Technician Student at San Juan College

    I’ve been with Marina for 16 years. I have several pets at home, including Gaby, a Miniature Poodle; Gracie, an Australian Shepherd; Faith, a Chihuahua; and my cats Tiny, Tommy Boy, Willie, and Stormey. I enjoy taking care of all the patients at the clinic, and taking x-rays, assisting in C-Sections, and placing IV catheters. I enjoy watching movies, when I’m at home.

  • April Judd
    Certified Veterinarian Assistant

    After 12 years, I have a lot of favorite things about my job; especially assisting with C-sections and newborn care. I have a Maltese named Becky, and cats Boo and Fiona. When I’m not here, I like spending time with my children, taking naps, sewing, painting, and listening to music.

  • Jennifer Randolph
    Certified Veterinarian Assistant, Veterinarian Technician Student at San Juan College

    I’ve been with Marina for 13 years. I love what I do and getting to help all the patients. I have 1 cat, Banana; and 2 dogs, Emma and Pika. When I’m at home, I enjoy spending time with my family, watching the Cowboys play, crocheting, and anything and everything outside like camping, traveling, or especially off-roading our Jeeps.

  • Peggy Isbester
    Veterinarian Assistant, Veterinary Technician Student at Penn Foster

    I’ve been with Marina for 5 years now. I like the feeling of helping an animal in need and learning new things every day. I have 3 pets; a 2 year old Bloodhound, Andre; and and 2 Sphynx's named Ember and Weezer. I enjoy Yoga, taking long walks, hiking, camping, and fishing.

  • Stefani Aguilera
    Receptionist, Bilingual

    I recently had the joy of having my first child, and I love him so much! I’ve been here for a little over 3 years. I love Pit Bulls and enjoy being an advocate for them. I like seeing the regular clients and their sweet Pittys every day.

  • Brandi Arnett
    Kennel Manager, Receptionist

    I'm very excited to say that I have recently accepted a management position here at Marina. I've worked here for almost 2 years, I spend every day giving patients the care they deserve. I love my dog Buckley, a golden retriever. I also enjoy cooking delicious meals and crafts of all kinds.

  • Ginger Meeker
    Receptionist, Manager

    I enjoy keeping pets and clients happy when they come to Marina, I’ve been here for about a year and recently earned a promotion to manager. Caesar, Brutus, Priscilla, and Stoney are my pets at home. When I’m not here, I enjoy traveling and Zumba classes.

  • Jesse Witt
    Kennel Attendant

    I’ve been at Marina for 3 years. I enjoy seeing and caring for all the Rottweilers that come into the clinic. I have several dogs at home too, CJ, Jack, Lucy, and Harley. When at home, I enjoy playing all the latest video games and hanging out with my dogs.

  • Clarisa Gonzalez
    Kennel Attendant, Bilingual

    I enjoy meeting new dogs every day and loving all the different patients and newborn puppies. I’ve worked here for 3 years, so my coworkers are like my family. When I’m not at work, I spend time with my 2 dogs, Sunny, she’s a Labrador retriever and Dobby, a Chihuahua. I like writing, drawing, crafting of all kinds, as well as playing video games, or just binge watching TV. I just love building relationships with patients, to have trust and help them feel at home during their stay here at the clinic.

  • Deja Ogle
    Registered Veterinarian Technician

    I have two cats, Clip and Mag. I have always liked spending my free time outside, especially at the lake with friends, but I also enjoy fishing, traveling, and attending concerts. I find pride in saving sick patients but also grateful when I'm able to help save them and make a difference in their lives.

  • Lacy Rankin
    Kennel Attendant

    I’ve been here for about 3 and a half years. I like getting to see all the cats that come in and helping to take care of them. I like playing with my own pets at home Vader, Troubles, and Mia are my cats, and Heidi, my dog. I love spending time with my daughter, when I’m not working, and traveling out of state.

  • Edwin Cruz
    Veterinary Assistant, Bilingual

    I enjoy being able to work with all the different animals, my coworkers, and always learning new things like placing IV catheters and drawing blood. When I’m not at work, I like working out, playing guitar, hanging out with friends, and my cat Meelah. I’ve been at Marina for 2 years, where I’ve been trained from a kennel attendant to a veterinary assistant.

  • Janie Harges
    RVT
    Registered Veterinarian Technician

    I enjoy hugging and kissing all the pit bulls. I have Jack the cat, Bond the dog, and 2 horses Teddy and Callie. Away from the clinic, I love riding horses, running with my dog, crocheting, drawing, cooking, and spending time with my boyfriend and family.

  • Marcella Ostapowich
    Documentation

    Marina has been a part of my life for several years now, I use to be a receptionist and enjoyed greeting all the clients that come in, but now I help with other things like sending out reminders and sympathy cards when pets pass away. I have a little Chihuahua named Lucy, who is my heart. I like cooking for the rest of the staff at the clinic and watching how much they enjoy it too.

  • Rylee Tate
    Veterinarian Assistant

    My coworkers are so kind and fun to be around. I enjoy learning about dogs since I came from an all feline clinic. I have 3 cats; Calypso, Ashes, and Kratos; then 1 dog, Paxton. On my days off, I enjoy spending time with my friends and exploring Tulsa.

  • Moriah Smith
    Kennel Attendant

    I like learning new things everyday and being able to care for a ll the fur babies that come into see us. I have an Am Staff at home, Levi, he's 2 years old. I like hanging out with friends, watching television, and fishing.

  • Letti Onofre
    Veterinarian Assistant

    I’ve been here less than a year. I have 3 dogs, Stella, Holly, and Archibald and 2 cats, Mr Papaya and Ursula. I like meeting and helping all the animals. Outside of work, I like hiking and painting.

  • Meri Sanford
    Veterinary Assistant, Veterinary Technician Student at Penn Foster

    I enjoy drawing blood and placing difficult catheters. I have 3 dogs at home, Dylan the Border Collie/Corgi mix, Colt the German Shepherd, and Sid the Dachshund/Jack Russell mix. I love horses. I have one mare named Drift. She's registered APHA/AQHA. Drift and I enjoy competitive barrel racing together and team roping.

  • Paul Gilbert
    Kennel Attendent

    I’ve been here about 10 years. I currently have no pets of my own, but I have family that owns and operates a Boxer breeding company. The best part of my job is looking back over the day at all of the dogs and cats I helped. Away from the clinic, I enjoy catching up on my rest and playing video games.

  • Alex Wehe
    Veterinary Assistant, currently a student at Penn Foster

    I have a dog named Zen, who's a Border Collie Mix. I enjoy being artistic, tattoo art, spending time with my family, reading. Everyday at Marina is a new opportunity to gain more knowledge than the day before.

  • Autumn Jones
    Kennel Attendant

    I love my 7 dogs so much, that I came to work at Marina. I live on a farm with just about any farm animal you can think of. When I’m not working on the farm or at the clinic, I enjoy barrel racing and working on cars.

  • Madison Salach
    Kennel Attendant

    I have a 9 month old German Shepard, he’s name is Nova. I love riding horses on my days off, and I enjoy entertaining all the sick patients when I’m at Marina. I’m also in the United States Army Reserves. 

  • Dakota Gage-Oxford
    Kennel Attendant

    I have three cats, Benjamin, Jett, Kingston and one dog Waylon. I like DIY projects, the outdoors, and cooking, as well as hanging out with my friends and fur babies in my free time. The favorite part of my job is seeing the difference my coworkers and I make, in the lives of the patients that walk into Marina.

  • Kate Martin
    Kennel Attendant

    My favorite part of my job is getting to learn about animals and seeing patients recover and go home happily to their families. At home, I have two cats: Stark and Rhodes. They have such big personalities and love relaxing with them. I also enjoy spending time with friends, reading, and exploring new places around Tulsa.