Our Veterinarians

Dr. Bettencourt, DVM

MEDICAL DIRECTOR
VET SCHOOL:
University of Illinois
GRADUATED:  1999
 

FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING IN THE VET FIELD: I’m blessed to be able to serve people by helping their pets live longer, healthier, happier lives.

 HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF WORK: Enjoy long-distance running, snow skiing, shooting , golf, and spending time with family.
 

PETS: Dog named Tucker and a cat named Nike.

Dr. Fischer, DVM

ASSOCIATE VETERINARIAN
VET SCHOOL: Ohio State
GRADUATED: 1996
STARTED AT CREEKSIDE: 2008
 

FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING IN THE VET FIELD: I love being able to interact with animals every day. I like the challenge of solving the puzzles that animal illnesses present and the ability to interact with all types of animal lovers, from our staff to our clients to local rescue groups.

HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF WORK: Horseback riding

PETS: 5 cats, 6 horses, 1 mini donkey

Dr. MANDAVA, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
VET SCHOOL: College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences at Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, Kerala, India
GRADUATED: 2003, Completed DVM equivalency through American Veterinary Medical Association in 2011
STARTED AT CREEKSIDE: June 2017
 

FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING IN THE VET FIELD: It is the satisfaction I get at the end of the day from helping pets have a better life. 

HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF WORK: I  enjoy gardening, mountain biking and clay modeling/sculpting using terracotta clay. 

Dr. Duncan, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
VET SCHOOL: University of Illinois
GRADUATED: 1997
 

FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING IN THE VET FIELD: I enjoy working with people so that they can give their pets the best care that they can.

HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF WORK: When not at work, I enjoy: hiking, camping, running, cycling, swimming, skiing, windsurfing, kayaking….anything outside.

PETS: A cat named “Ted”

Dr. Glenn, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
VET SCHOOL: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
GRADUATED: 2018
 

FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING IN THE VET FIELD: My favorite thing about being a veterinarian is getting the opportunity to make my patient’s lives better. I love the variety and welcome a challenging case. I learn something new every day. As a veterinarian, I am constantly learning, growing and evolving. I couldn’t imagine being anything else.

HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF WORK: I enjoy riding my horse, running, and going to the gun range  

PETS: I have a 9 year old Heeler named Jewels, a 2 year old Australian Shepherd named Pistol, and a Quarter Horse named Mia.

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Dr. Lan

Associate Veterinarian
VET SCHOOL: Oklahoma State University
GRADUATED: 2020
 

FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING IN THE VET FIELD: I made up my mind to do a job which can help others when I was young and l love animals, too. For these reasons, veterinarian became a perfect choice for me! Trusts from the owners and happy faces from the recovered animals force me to be passionate in this great job!

HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF WORK: I like to play basketball and work out when I have free time. Watching series and playing video games are also my favorite entertainment!

PETS: I have the most adorable cat in the world! Her name is HuanHuan!!

Dr. Mathre, DVM, MBA, RCVS

Associate Veterinarian
VET SCHOOL: Colorado State University, Washington State University
GRADUATED: graduated with a BS in Equine Science in 2004, a DVM in 2008, and a MBA in 2017
 

FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING IN THE VET FIELD: I can help strengthen the human-animal bond throughout the lives of pets and the people that love them

HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF WORK: I enjoy spending time with my husband and son, gardening, reading, and showing Lionhead rabbits with my son.

PETS: I have a German Shorthaired Pointer (Odin), Deutsch Drahthaar (Gutta), two Domestic Shorthair cats (Uggo and Björn), and various Lionhead rabbits.

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Dr. Miller, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
VET SCHOOL: Purdue University
GRADUATED: 2017
 

FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING IN THE VET FIELD: Being able to help animals during an emergency setting. 

HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF WORK: Running, martial arts, and riding horses 

PETS: Jameson (1yr old Heeler mix) and Ghost (5yr American bulldog)

Dr. Burns, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
VET SCHOOL: University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine
GRADUATED:  2019
 

FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING IN THE VET FIELD: I have many favorite things about veterinary medicine but the best experience is working with a sick animal and watching them walk out of the hospital happy and healthy after treatment.

HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF WORK: Outside of working I love playing soccer, shooting my bow, gardening, and running.

PETS: I have a very hyper 9 month old Aussie mix named Ivan, and Kota, a 6 year old Jack Russell Terrier Mix.

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