Stephanie – Practice Manager
Stephanie has been working with and caring for companion animals for many years. She and her husband share their home with two dogs, Newton and Cutie Pie, and one cat, TomTom. When not at the clinic, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, traveling, and reading.
Callie Jo has been a licensed technician since 2010. She joined the North County team as lead technician in July 2018. What she most enjoys as an LVT is the endless learning opportunities that come with veterinary medicine. Callie Jo, her husband, three boys, two dogs and three cats live in Kelso. She loves the Pacific Northwest for its proximity to both the coast and the mountain.
Taylor has been working in the veterinary field since 2018. She has always had a passion for animals and knew as a kid she would work with them one day. She has four cats and a dog at home. If her free time, she enjoys exploring the PNW or trying out new recipes at home.
Halen has been in the veterinary field since 2019. She has two fur babies at home: a 3-year-old orange tabby full of character and a Syrian hamster. Both love to interact with each other. Halen was born in Arizona and moved here with her family in 2012. She has always wanted to work with animals and plans to continue her career with animals in the future.
Emma (She/Her/Hers) is a PNW-born and raised Veterinary Assistant. She has worked in veterinary medicine for about five years now. Here at North County, Emma has the role of assisting with daily appointments as well as surgical & anesthetic procedures. She has two dogs at home, Cassio and Pumpkin. Cassio is a Black Labrador Retriever/German Shorthaired Pointer mix, and Pumpkin is a Chihuahua/Pomeranian mix. Her interests include exploring the Oregon coast, antiquing, camping, reading, live music, and hiking with her dogs. Emma is thrilled to be here at North County and excited to meet you and your fur babies!
Amber has been in the veterinary field since 2013. She finished her schooling in 2023 and plans to be licensed by 2024. Amber’s love of animals started when she was young, and she loves what she does. Amber has lived in several other states but was born in Kalama and feels it was where she was meant to be. Her family includes her spouse, two children, a dog named Jaxon, and several rescue cats. On her days off, Amber likes to hang out with friends and enjoy time with her kids. In the winter, she likes to snowboard, and the ocean is her happy place in the summertime! Amber considers your fur babies her own and strives to take the best possible care of them.
Darby has worked as a veterinary assistant since 2019. Since childhood she has always loved dogs and now loves working with dogs, the bigger the better! Darby and her fiancé have 3 daughters, 3 dogs, and a cat. When not working she enjoys being in the mountains or at the beach while spending time with her kids and dogs