Sherri began her career at Northpointe in 1996. She is now the administrative coordinator for the entire practice. Sherri is involved to some degree in almost everything that happens “behind the scenes” at Northpointe Veterinary Hospital. In her spare time, Sherri enjoys spending time with her family and four-legged friends “Miley” and “Marley.”
REGISTERED VETERINARY TECHNICIANS
Kathy has been a part of the Northpointe family since 1998. She received her professional training from the veterinary tech program at Yuba College. Her family includes 5 grown children, 4 dogs, 3 cats and an understanding husband.
She has been with our practice since 2007. She helps to keep the treatment, lab and surgery areas organized, and assists the doctors with surgery and dentistry. Sharon will ensure your pet receives excellent care at our hospital. She enjoys riding four wheelers, snowmobiles, camping and spending time with her husband, daughters and with their Labrador Katie.
She has dedicated 20 years to our hospital. As a technician, her love of animals shows through in her work. Your pet will benefit from her years of experience. Annette helps with performing dentals, obtaining x-rays and assisting in surgeries. Annette also has a passion for horses, which is where you will find her in her spare time. She has a son and two daughters.
She has been at Northpointe since 2009, and helped as we expanded into 24-hour emergency services. Currently, while working full time to help during the daytime hours, she continues to offer support during emergencies when needed. Natalie has a great compassion for animals and will always try to find an abandoned pet a good home. She has several pets on her farm: Ellie, Koda, Maverick and Ryder, just to name a few.
has over 20 years of experience as a registered veterinary technician, and currently works as an emergency technician at Northpointe. She is responsible for the care and monitoring of patients that are brought in through the night. Karen enjoys gardening in her free time and is involved in showing Brittany Spaniels at AKC and UKC dog shows. Atlas, Kherrington and Paris are just a few of the pets that share her home.
She started at our hospital as a volunteer, but she has now graduated from the registered veterinary technician program at Western Career College, passed the California state licensing board exam, and has now become a valuable member of our permanent staff. As a registered veterinary technician, she cares for hospitalized pets, assists in surgery and administers treatments. She also manages our prescription diet program for patients here at Northpointe. In her free time Tiffany enjoys boating with her husband and her four legged kids Sophee and Rubee.
She is a valuable part of our emergency staff, assisting the doctors with all aspects of emergency care. Annina started on our staff as an assistant, but her love of animals drove her to continue her education and she became a registered veterinary technician in 2011. Her current pets are Duke and Vino.
She started out as a kennel assistant at Northpointe years ago, and completed the veterinary technician program at Yuba College in 2012. Because of her extensive experience in our hospital, she works in several departments, but mostly as a licensed technician. Courtney enjoys riding her horses and has a lab named Lexi.
Helena received her Veterinary Technician degree in 2005 from Western Career College. She has over 11 years of experience in the veterinary filed and has a special interest in surgery and emergency medicine. She shares her home with her son, husband and many pets. In her spare time she enjoys barrel racing and helping out with her local 4-H sheep group.
Jenny has always had a passion for animals, science and medicine since childhood. In college Jenny graduated from the Yuba College Veterinary Technician Program, graduating in 2003 with her Associate of Science degree and receiving her California RVT License. She has worked in veterinary hospitals and veterinary emergency hospitals in Sutter and Placer counties, and on post at USAG Rose Barracks in Vilseck, Germany. Jenny has Sherriff, a spunky young cockatiel, to sing to her when she is at home; and Cooper, a Yorkshire terrier who loves to lick everyone – especially her daughter! Jenny looks forward to helping you and your pets enjoy their visits to Northpointe.
Sara has always wanted to work in the veterinary industry and finally had the opportunity to achieve this goal when she moved here 9 years ago. She attended the Yuba College Vet Tech Program and graduated in 2012. She has Shelter experience, general practice experience and has joined our team to increase her emergency skills. When she is not working, Sara enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters and their two dogs “Bandit” and “Salem.”
She started with our hospital in 2004 working as a kennel assistant and helping the technicians when needed. Heather has a great passion for animals and always puts the well¬-being of the patients/boarders first. Like the rest of our staff, Heather loves pets and has a variety of furry friends in her household, including Lily and Daisy.
She had originally been a volunteer at our Northpointe in 2010, and is now a part of our team. Her love for animals and willingness to learn about veterinary medicine inspired her to pursue a career at our hospital. Makynzie is a part of our emergency staff, assisting the technicians and the doctors wherever needed. When not working, Makynzie enjoys outdoor activities, boating, fishing and camping. Her furry friends are Jon Luke and Marley.
She joined our team as a full time kennel assistant, helping in the boarding facility as well as assisting the technicians and doctors when needed. She enjoys taking care of the boarding pets and assuring that all of them are pampered while staying with us when their families are on vacation. Outside of work, she likes drawing and working on her Mustang. She has a cat named Feona and a dog named Curly Sue.
A recent graduate from the Veterinary Technician Program at Carrington College, Kaylene has become a great asset to our hospital. She currently assists with all emergencies and has quickly become familiar with the fast pace environment. She is very involved in our local Sutter County 4-H programs. When away from the hospital she enjoys time with her family, hunting and playing softball, as well as her dog “Tank.”
Born and raised in the Yuba-Sutter area, Julissa has grown up with a love for animals. As a child she would help out on her best friend’s farm, where she learned about taking care of animals. Her goal is to become a veterinary technician. In her free time she enjoys working on DIY projects and spending time with her husband and children. She has three dogs “Evie” “Xena” and “Akilles” and a cat named “Opie-Bob.”
April has many years of experience working with animals, including exotics, and gives credit to her fourth grade teacher for her love of animals. She is currently enrolled in the Penn Foster Veterinary program with the goal of becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician. Outside of work, April enjoys reading, hiking half marathons and spending time with her two dogs “Buster” and “Bubby.”
A new member to the Northpointe staff, Rose is working as a full time kennel assistant. She has a passion for animals and dedicated her time to help care for every animal that comes through our doors. Her dream is to pursue a career as a veterinarian. Currently Rose is attending Yuba College, studying veterinary medicine. In her free time she loves to read and play with her three year old border collie named “Brooklyn.”
Brittany came to us with over three years of previous animal hospital and shelter experience. She enjoys working on our emergency shifts and assisting the hospital wherever she is needed. Her love for animals began when she was young, growing up on a small farm with many types of animals, tending to them and their needs. When she is not working, Brittany looks forward to her time outdoors with her pets and family.
Aubrey joined our reception staff after working in several customer service positions, and she has quickly become an important part of our daytime team. In her spare time Aubrey enjoys outdoor activities like hunting and fishing. She has a yellow Labrador Retriever named “Tank.”
She came to us in March 2009. Her smiling face and outgoing personality are just a few of the characteristics that we enjoy about her. Jennifer has over 20 years of experience working with animals. Some of her four legged friends are Bear, Dora, Samantha and Sammy. She also enjoys riding horses and spending time with her daughter.
She works in our front office as an important part of our emergency team. She is interested in becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician in the future. Taylor lives with a beautiful basset hound named “Piper.”
Terri has been working in the veterinary hospital setting for over 15 years, and is part of our emergency services reception team. She has a large family, with a great-grandchild on the way. When away from the front desk at Northpointe, Terri enjoys woodworking with her husband, camping and train travel-especially to visit family in Illinois.
Christina is part of our daytime reception team, and has many years of experience in the veterinary field. She enjoys client outreach and education. While away from the front desk she enjoys spending time with her family and two bird dogs “Tule” and “Sprig.”
Samantha has more than 5 years of customer service experience, and has always shared a deep love and interest in animals. As a member of our reception team, and she enjoys the personal relationship with pets and their owners, and appreciates the opportunity to assist them. When Sam is not working at Northpointe, she enjoys spending her time outdoors, or an evening on the couch watching movies with family or friends. Sam admits to spoiling her pets, and will be glad to spoil yours when you come to visit us at Northpointe.