Kerri became ALVC's first receptionist in 1994. Originally from Canada, she has lived in Mexico, Indonesia, and several other places in the United States before landing in south Louisiana. She is married and has two daughters. Her furry family includes Missy her senior Black Mouth Cur and Jasper & Ella the cats. She feels very blessed to work at ALVC but it is even better that she gets to work with her twin sister Corrine. Her kids keep her busy, and she also teaches Wednesday night kids classes at church and a preschool class on Sundays in the Awana kids club. In her spare time, she likes to read and relax in the backyard.
Kerri's favorite parts about working at Azalea Lakes are, 'No two days are the same! It's never boring. I love interacting with our clients and their pets. Love, love, love the staff and vets here.'
Wendy began working the front desk at ALVC in April 2007. She attended LSU and took classes in animal science as well as mass communications. She is married and has several pets at home, including 2 dogs, 3 cats and 2 rabbits that are 'ambassadors' for Magic Happens Rabbit Rescue which she founded in 2004. In addition to her own pets, she also fosters several adoptable rabbits and sometimes guinea pigs and hamsters as well. She also spent over 10 years with the Girl Scout horse program at Camp Marydale, and still enjoys horseback riding when she has the chance. When she's not working or running the rescue, Wendy enjoys photography, crafting and spending time outdoors.
Wendy's favorite part of working at ALVC is, 'Helping people with their pets and meeting so many friendly faces - both furry and human!'
Patsy is our kennel manager and one of our receptionists. She has been working at ALVC since May of 2011. She graduated from Louisiana State University in 2009 with a B.S. in Animal Science. When she's not working with animals at the clinic, she is usually horseback riding and tending to her own animals, which include the horses, dogs, cats, ducks, chickens, goats, and pot-bellied pigs. Patsy enjoys the outdoor life and if she does get to get away, it's always to the beach!
Patsy's favorite parts about working at Azalea Lakes are, 'Kittens and the occasional farm animal.'
Breanne started working at ALVC in December 2018. A graduate from Dutchtown HighSchool, she enjoys hanging out with friends, reading, and supporting local pet groups such as walking dogs at CAA and attending special events by Cat Haven. While she doesn’t have any pets at home currently, she loves to love on the cats here at the clinic and can often be found interacting with them on her breaks. Breanne’s favorite part about working at ALVC is the camaraderie with her coworkers.
Morgan began working at ALVC in December 2018. She works as a technician most days, but also occasionally fills in as a receptionist when needed. Morgan attended northwestern University and LA Tech where she studied animal science and their veterinary technician program. She and Mike have a son, Hunter, and one more on the way. She also has a cat – Rasputin – and dogs Copper and Layla. In her spare time, she enjoys painting, cooking (& eating!), and long strolls through Hobby Lobby and TJ Maxx. Her favorite part about working at ALVC is that no day is ever the same as the next.