Dominique – Practice Manager
Dominique started working at Harper Animal Hospital in 2009 and finds the job very rewarding. She loves interacting with the patients as well as the clients. Dominique started riding horses when she was six years old and knew from then on that she wanted a career working with animals. She shares her home with her adorable mutt dog Kismet and a spirited Amazon parrot named Spatz. She also has a Paint mare named Blue. In her spare time Dominique enjoys riding horses, going to the shooting range, cooking and spending time with her family and friends.
Susan – Certified Veterinary Technician
Susan has been a Veterinary Technician since 1977 and came to work at Harper Animal Hospital in 1982. She has loved animals for as long as she can remember, leading her to graduate from Madison Area Technical College in 1974 with an Animal Technician Degree. Susan enjoys the medical aspect of this job and looks forward to attending continuing education seminars. She lives at home with her husband, Paul and her daughter, Abby. Susan’s hobbies include trail riding on horseback, puzzles, and crosswords.
Tara – Veterinary Technician
Tara joined the Harper team in early 2020. She has a BA in Psychology from Roosevelt University with a focus on animal assisted therapy. Tara has had many different jobs working with animals including: grooming, working at a shelter, and veterinary technician. Her favorite thing about her job as a vet tech is getting to work with senior pets and pets who have special needs. She and her husband share their home with a variety of animals including dogs, cats, birds and reptiles. When she has downtime, Tara enjoys reading, knitting, and roller skating.
Cassidy – Certified Veterinary Technician
Cassidy has always loved working with animals. She received her veterinary technician license in 2020 and joined the Harper team shortly after. Her favorite part about working in the veterinary field is getting to see and learn new things every day! Outside of work Cassidy enjoys spending time with her friends and family, being outdoors, and traveling.
Brittany – Veterinary Technician
Brittany has been at Harper Animal Hospital since July of 2022. She has experience as a Veterinary Technician in general practice and emergency care since 2010. Her compassion for animal shows is what pushed her into the field, and it is evident in the care she provides to all the patient she sees. When she isn’t at work, Brittany loves to relax at home with her two cats, Crawford and Davie and her scruffy dog Oliver. When not at work, Brittany enjoys bird watching and traveling with her husband.
April – Veterinary Technician
April has been a veterinary technician for over a decade. She got my start in shelter medicine and then found her way to general practice and ER. Right now, she has the least amount of animals in her home that she has ever had! Only two doggos, Luke and Chowder. When shes not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, listening to music, hiking, and she loves food!
Teri – Receptionist
Teri has been happily employed at Harper Animal Hospital since 2009. After many years in the travel business, a change of pace was just what she wanted. Her love of pets and people make her position as a receptionist the perfect fit. When Teri’s not at the animal hospital she spends her time cooking, reading, and gardening. The newest addition to her family is an adorable young pug named Myrtle.
Michelle – Receptionist
Michelle has been working at Harper Animal Hospital since 2016. Before she started working in receptionist positions at animal hospitals, she used to teach Child Care-Preschool age. Working here has been exciting. She really enjoys talking to the clients and meeting the special pets in their life. She is married to her high school sweetheart Steve. They have two beautiful young adult girls, Nicole and Kristi, and their handsome German Shepherd Thunder. In her spare time she likes to do DIY projects, relax on the couch, going for nightly walks and of course playing catch with Thunder.
Elizabeth – Receptionist
Izzy just joined the Harper Animal Hospital team in October 2019. She spent the past 13 years as a dog groomer. Expecting her first baby soon, Izzy needed a less physically demanding job but wanted to use her vast knowledge and love of animals landing her here at Harper. Izzy and her husband just welcomed a new puppy to their little family. In her free time Izzy enjoys helping others plan their vacations being a licensed travel agent. And when she won’t have her hands full with a newborn and puppy you can find her traveling the world herself and crossing things off her bucket list.
Yomaira – Receptionist
Yomaira joined the team in the fall of 2017. She received her Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and Psychology. She has been working with Dr. Grabowski for a year before she came to Harper, and is excellent with Client Services and Management. She enjoys seeing all the different animals that come into the clinic. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and pets.