Courtney Kuhagen, Office Manager
Courtney is our office manager here at Advanced Pet Care Clinic. She is a Cedar Falls native, growing up the oldest of five girls and one brother. She enjoys fishing, camping, hiking and anything outdoors is where she likes to be. Courtney and her husband, Kris, live with their Husky Collie mix, Mia, and their two cats, Merlin and Lenox.
Kelcey Srp, Receptionist
Kelcey graduated from North Iowa Area Community College in May 2016 with her Associate’s Degree. She recently moved to Cedar Falls from her family farm in Southern Minnesota. In her free time she enjoys reading and hanging out with friends. She absolutely loves animals; she has a Golden Retriever named Mercy and 2 guinea pigs, Lucy and Bandit.
Cheyan Stover, CVT
Cheyan Stover grew up just north of Rochester, MN outside of the small town Mazeppa. She knew she wanted to work in the veterinary field since the 3rd grade. Cheyan had a variety of pets growing up and started working with animals at a boarding facility during high school. She attended Rochester Community and Technical College, graduating in 2005 and has been working as a Veterinary Technician ever since becoming certified in 2006. She relocated to Iowa and lives in Waterloo with her husband, Scott. She has 3 dogs, (Sassie, Nika and Kilo), a ferret, 3 guinea pigs and 2 parakeets.
Kelley McNamara, Head Technician
Kelley attended Hawkeye Community College for the Veterinary Assistant program, Animal Science and graduated with her Liberal Arts Degree. She is continuing her education to become a Certified Veterinary Technician and will graduate in December 2017. Kelley enjoys fishing, camping, being on the Mississippi river whenever she can, and spending time with her nieces. Kelley lives in Cedar Falls with her boyfriend, Mitch where they have 2 cats, Copper and Milo as well as 2 dogs, Penny and Hank.
Katlyn Eidness, Veterinary Assistant
Katlyn graduated from Hawkeye Community College in May 2017 with a Degree in Animal Science and a Diploma in Veterinary Assisting. Her goal in the future is to become a certified Veterinary Technician. Katlyn loves caring for your animals and making sure they are at their best well-being. Katlyn enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, and being outside. Currently, she has one cat named Felix that she loves and adores.
Samantha Wireman, Certified Groomer
Samantha graduated with a Veterinary Assisting Degree from Hawkeye Community College in 2006 while working at a local vet clinic. She worked there for three years assisting the veterinarians and as the supervisor of the kennel staff. She then went on to work at Pet Smart in January of 2008. She attended grooming academy in Milwaukee Wisconsin returning to start her new career. She's been grooming since then, and truly enjoys working with animals. Samantha has lived in the Elk Run / Evansdale area all of her life. She and her husband, David, own a Yorkie Bichon named Ellie, a Lab Husky mix named Tippy, a white cat named Sugar and a black cat named Mavis. Samantha@AdvancedPetCareClinic.com
Carrie Wirtz, Certified Groomer
Carrie grew up in Jesup, Iowa. At 19 she moved to Florida and began her work with animals in a pet store finding a passion for all types of animals. Two years later, she moved to Maine and once again worked in a pet store as well as a veterinary clinic. During this time she acquired 4 snakes, several birds, cats, and dogs. She moved back to Iowa in 2005 and in 2006 her son was born. Carrie decided to move back to her hometown and go to Grooming Academy in Chicago. She gained her experience at Pet Smart as a groomer and manager. Carrie has 1 black lab named Tank, two pomeranians named Hawkeye and Roxxie, 3 cockatoo’s named Kiwi, Mango, and Rio and also 2 cats named Maybel and Whiskers.
Tamiko Kelly, Assistant
Tamiko is attending Iowa State University to study animal science. Her goal is to attend the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State. Tamiko has 3 cats and 3 dogs. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Tamiko is currently living in Cedar Falls, but is moving back to Ames in August to continue school.