Co-Owner, Practice Manager
Scott grew up in Portland, Oregon, where he loved playing hockey and spending time with his childhood dogs. Little did he know that he would one day co-own a veterinary practice and work to better the lives of pets every day! Scott is thankful for the opportunity to serve the pets and animal owners of the area here at Linwood Animal Clinic.
When Ivan’s rear leg was hurt in a hit-and-run car accident in early 2004, he was brought here to Linwood Animal Clinic for treatment. Dr. Barbara Cain saw Ivan’s potential, and decided to take him in permanently. Although Ivan’s leg ultimately had to be removed, it hasn’t slowed him down one bit. He’s been here ever since!
After 20 years of working in the retail and bartending fields, Carol Ann was ready for a change. When her husband gave her an amazing opportunity to go back to school, she jumped at the chance! After plenty of hard work and perseverance, Carol Ann is now living her dream as a Certified Veterinary Technician here at Linwood Animal Clinic.
Jamie has adored animals since she was a young girl—she even recalls keeping a diary in which she would log the personalities and activities of all the stray cats, raccoons, and birds in her neighborhood! For Jamie, a career in the world of veterinary medicine simply makes sense.
Although she began her post-high-school education in the marketing and graphic design industries, Kristin felt herself intrinsically drawn to the medical field over time. It didn’t take her long to realize that her long-time compassion for animals and her extensive history in customer service made one career path the perfect choice: veterinary medicine! Now, Kristin is a here at Linwood Animal Clinic.
Lead Veterinary Assistant
Growing up in the small farm town of Chehalis, Washington, Trisha had everything from dogs and cats to ducks and rabbits as a child. Her early experiences with pet care left no doubt in her mind—she was destined to work in the veterinary field one day!
Amanda was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, where she earned her degree in equine science at Scottsdale Community College. She secured her first veterinary job in 2006, when she started working for a small-animal practice that specialized in avian care. Amanda was then fortunate enough to work at Arizona’s largest equine care facility, where she performed outpatient care alongside a lameness specialist.
Brandi didn’t always know that she would pursue a career in veterinary medicine. She started at Linwood Animal Clinic because she thought it would be a rewarding job—little did she know that she would stick around for well over a decade and enjoy a passionate and fulfilling career in animal care! Brandi is the hospital’s lead receptionist.
A native of New Zealand, Karyn would often visit her aunt and uncle’s sheep and dairy farms while growing up. Seeing the animals cared for made a permanent impression on her—she’s known that she wanted to work in the veterinary world from a very young age! Now, Karyn gets to better the lives of pets daily as a member of the Linwood Animal Clinic family.
Client Care Representative
Tim grew up in the Sacramento Valley with his parents, sister, and numerous dogs and cats. For him, animal care has always been a natural part of life!