Carrie joined Risius Family Veterinary Service in July 2010 after working in the veterinary field for more than 12 years. Carrie began her veterinary career as a receptionist but she quickly decided she wanted to become a veterinary assistant. Carrie’s fur family includes a golden retriever mix named Reese, a Yorkie named Lily, and cats Tunsis, Tweety, and [...]

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Amanda joined Risius Family Veterinary Service as an intern while she was completing her degree in Veterinary Technology at Muscatine Community College. In April 2012 Amanda joined the staff full time. You can usually find Amanda walking or hiking with her three dogs, Freckles the dalmatian, Sarabi the blood hound, and Nala the chiweenie. Amanda also enjoys her [...]

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Catlin joined Risius Family Veterinary Service in July 2014 after graduating from Des Moines Area Community College with her associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology. Catlin is originally from Henderson, Iowa. She graduated from East Mills High school and went on to get her Bachelor of Science degree at Iowa State University in Animal Science. She then continued on [...]

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Grant is our Eldridge Large Animal Technician. Grant grew up and went to high school in Bettendorf. He then went to Iowa State and received his Animal Science degree. From college, Grant started working at a 15,000 hd cattle feedlot. In Feb of 2021, he started at Risius assisting our Large Animal vets. Grant is [...]

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Natalie joined the Risius family in Fall 2021, with almost seven years of experience in the veterinary field. She came from a Small Animal/Exotic hospital, and loves all things furry, scaled, and feathered. She has known that this would be her career field since she could remember, and says that even on the hardest days, [...]

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Treanna joined Risius Family Veterinary Service in July 2023 and brings with her 17 years of veterinary experience. Treanna started her veterinary career as a receptionist but found her passion as a Veterinary Technician. Treanna followed her passion and decided that she wanted to become a credentialed Veterinary Technician. She joined Penn Foster’s Veterinary Technician [...]

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Jesse joined RFVS in October 2023 as a Large Animal Assistant. She spends her time both in Eldridge & Maquoketa helping the doctors take care of large animal patients. Jesse attended Iowa State University (Go Cyclones!) and received a BS in Animal Science. Jesse has spent the last 10 years working on a cattle/hog farm. [...]

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