Our Animal Doctor Blue Hills Team


Lauren, Registered Veterinary Technician

Lauren joined our Animal Doctor Blue Hills Team over a year ago. She was born and raised in Concordia, Kansas. After, she graduated from Colby Community College in 2021 with a degree in Veterinary Nursing. Currently she is enrolled at Kansas State University in the Pre-Veterinary Program. In her free time Lauren enjoys riding horses and traveling.

Allison, Professional Groomer

Allison was born and raised in Manhattan, KS and lived her entire life. Allison has 2 dogs and 3 cats that she enjoys spending her time with. Also, she has a love for grooming animals and can't wait to provide a caring and compassionate groom to everyones' pets!

Sydney, Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist

Sydney is originally from a small town in Kansas and moved to Manhattan to attend Kansas State University. Following, she graduated with her Bachelors in Animal Sciences in May 2023. Sydney has always known she wanted to work with animals and is still deciding what is next. In her spare time Sydney enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her 3 dogs Cocoa, Aries, & Luna.

Ashley, Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant

Ashley was born and raised in Eastern Colorado. She grew up on a farm so she has always had a passion for working with animals. Ashley graduated in 2017 with a degree in Animal Science from Oklahoma Panhandle State University. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with friends, baking, and working with her dad and brother on the farm. Ashley plans to stay in the veterinarian field and hopes to go to vet school in the future.

Daisy, Veterinary Assistant

Daisy is originally from Smith Center, Kansas, and moved to Manhattan to attend school. She is currently enrolled in K-State’s pre-veterinary program and wishes to continue to pursue a career in the veterinary field. In her spare time, Daisy enjoys baking, hiking, and gardening.

Deanna, Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant

Deanna is originally from Olathe, KS and moved here while her significant other attends KSU for his doctorate in veterinary medicine. Deanna will be attending Purdue's distance learning program in fall 2023 for her veterinary nursing degree. Deanna has two dogs, Scruffy and Audrey.

Emma, Veterinary Assistant

Emma is from a small town in Kansas and moved to Manhattan to be closer to her friends and family. Meanwhile, she graduated from Fort Hays State University in 2019 with a Bachelor's in Biology and is currently obtaining a Master's in Statistics from Kansas State University. However, in her free time she likes to read, bake, and play video games. She also has a lovely dog named Riley and a gremlin cat named Leila.

Penelope, Veterinary Technician

Penelope is originally from El Paso, Texas where she graduated from Pima Medical Institute in their Veterinary Technician program in 2021. Penelope and her husband have been stationed here in Kansas since 2019. Penelope currently has 3 cats and 1 dog. In her free time, Penelope loves to read and play video games.

Nick, Veterinary Assistant

Penelope is originally from El Paso, Texas where she graduated from Pima Medical Institute in their Veterinary Technician program in 2021. Penelope and her husband have been stationed here in Kansas since 2019. Penelope currently has 3 cats and 1 dog. In her free time, Penelope loves to read and play video games.

Cara, Veterinary Assistant

Cara is from Columbus, Ohio and recently moved to Kansas with her husband while he is stationed at Fort Riley. she is currently studying and working to become a registered veterinary technician. She has 3 cats and in her free time she enjoys reading and painting.

Skylar, Veterinary Assistant

Picture coming soon! Skylar is currently attending Kansas State University pursuing a Bachelors in Fisheries, Wildlife, Conservation and Environmental Biology. She has always had a passion for animals, especially exotics. In the future she hopes to become a zoo veterinarian. In her free time she likes to play video games and do anything with nature.