Meet Our Veterinarians

Dr. Wadstrom

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Dr. Noel

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Dr. Nelson

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Dr. Van Miller

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Dr. Petrich

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Receptionists

Tonya

Tonya has been in the veterinary field for 18 years and loves seeing our clients friendly faces as a receptionist. In her free time, Tonya spends time with her son, rides 4 wheelers, binge watches Netflix (who doesn’t?!) and visits her family in West Virginia! Her favorite part of work is talking to all the clients that she’s gotten to know over the years and playing with their pets. A goal she has in life is to bottle feed a baby cow.

Caroline

Caroline has been in the veterinary medicine field for 4 years! She is cross-trained as a receptionist and assistant. In her free time she enjoys reading and painting and loves seeing and taking care of black cats that come into the clinic. Caroline has her own tabby and black cats and her favorite part of veterinary medicine is providing comfort to owners amidst their anxieties that come along with sick pets!

Madison

Madison has been loving her first year in the veterinary medicine field! She is cross trained as a receptionist and an assistant and enjoys spending her free time with her husband Cole and their pups, River Bo Dean and Lake-N Jade. She loves adventures but also enjoys staying in and napping with her cat, California Ann! Want to know Madison’s favorite animal? It’s a highland cow!

Assistants

Kaitlin

Kaitlin has been in the veterinary medicine field for 7 years and loves to scrub in for surgical exploratories as a veterinary assistant. She has five of her own fur babies including 1 Labrador, 1 teacup Yorkie, 2 domestic shorthair cats, and 1 Shih Tzu! Kaitlin is also part of our office staff as our Staff Manager! Want to know Kaitlin’s favorite animal? It’s a horse!

Sara

Sara is one of our long time veterinary assistants, she’s been with us for 7 years! She is cross-trained as a kennel attendant as well. Sara says the most rewarding part of veterinary medicine is treating sick animals and helping pet owners. Her favorite animals to work with are cats and she has 9 animals of her own! Sara is also attending school to become a veterinarian!

Ashley

Ashley has been in the veterinary medicine field for almost 2 years as a veterinary assistant. Her favorite animal is a dinosaur and she loves to work with your labs and beagles here at the clinic! Her favorite thing to do at work is draw blood. Ashey has 3 animals of her own at home.

Amber

Amber is another one of our veterinary assistants that love seeing your pets walk through the door! She has her own loveable furry sidekick named Dax.

Ariannah

Ariannah is enjoying her first year in veterinary medicine with us at ACCS. Her favorite work task is pulling blood from patients. Ariannah comes to us after her school day and has 18 pets of her own at home!

Vet Tech Students

Allie

Allie is one of our veterinary technician students that loves seeing patients getting better after treatment. She has been in veterinary medicine for 7 years and loves playing video games in her free time. Her favorite animal is a snake and her favorite work activity is taking radiographs!

Peyton

Peyton has been in the veterinary medicine field for 3 years and is one of our hardworking veterinary technician students. Her favorite animal is a tiger but here at the clinic she prefers working with cats or any bully breed of dog! At home Peyton has her own 2 pitbulls and 1 Black Mouth Cur mix.

Vicky

Vicky is one of our veterinary technician students that love seeing your furry friends come into the clinic! Her favorite animal to work with is a cat and she has two of her own at home! Her favorite thing to do at work is comforting sick animals or snuggling sedated cats (the meaner the better, she says!).

Amber

Amber is one of our veterinary technician students that prides herself on helping animals in need here at the clinic, Her favorite work activity is working on dentals! She loves working with the pit bull mixes that come in and actually has some of her own. Her house could double as a mini-petting zoo with the 19 animals that inhabit it! Amber’s favorite animal is a pig! As of December 2023, she has graduated from veterinary technician school with an associates of science.

Kennel Assistants

Lexi

Lexi is one of our kennel assistants that loves our boarders and daycares! She has been in veterinary medicine for 4 years and enjoys watching typically anxious or aggressive dogs open up to be their normal, happy selves! Her favorite breed to work with are hounds and beagles and she even has her own American Foxhound Mix at home. In her freetime, Lexi enjoys drawing, binging TV, and napping.

Cheyenne

Cheyenne is one of our kennel assistants that loves our boarders and daycares! She has been loving her first year in the veterinary field! Her favorite animal is a cat but she loves to play with the dogs at work with their toys. She has 2 animals of her own at home!

Groomers

Jen

Dog Whisperer Extraordinaire, Jen is our fabulous groomer here at ACCS. She’s been in the veterinary medicine field for 15 years and in that time has cross-trained as a kennel and veterinary assistant as well as groomer. Her favorite animal is a tiger and her favorite part of being a groomer is working with pets that other groomers have said cannot be groomed. At home, Jen has her own rescued hounds, ragdoll cat, and rescued domestic cats.

Office Staff

Sherry

Sherry has been at this facility for 30 years – even before Dr.’s Wadstrom and Noel purchased it. It comes as no surprise that she is the go-to person for many of the supporting needs of the clinic. Not only does Sherry handle all of the internal accounting but she manages the office as well. Sherry has 2 sons, a beautiful granddaughter and a grandson; and 2 dogs, Hans and Whiskey. Sherry was born and raised in Salem, and has been married for many years to husband Marty. In her free time, she enjoys crafting. There really isn’t anything in the clinic that Sherry isn’t willing or able to help with so we know how lucky we are to have her!