Dr. Jennifer Schurrer joined East Central Veterinarians in February 2015 as the Practice Manager. Dr. Schurrer graduated from the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. The following year she obtained her Master of Science degree also from the University of Minnesota while conducting swine research. Prior to joining the East Central Veterinarians staff, Dr. Schurrer was the Resident Veterinarian for the Veterinary Technology program at Minnesota School of Business’ Elk River campus. She also worked in small animal practice, where she especially enjoy rehabilitation and ophthalmology. She has a passion for learning and frequently attends veterinary continuing education courses. Dr. Schurrer is currently the chair of the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association Small Animal Continuing Education Committee. This committee helps to provide an opportunity for Minnesota Veterinarians improve their knowledge and skill to care for their patients. Dr. Schurrer shares her home with her husband, daughter, and two Quarter horses. She has a soft spot for all Golden Retrievers. She likes to spend her free time with her family, gardening, cooking, and horseback riding.
Heidi began working at East Central Veterinarians in March of 1996. She received a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science in 1990 and spent a number of years training horses before returning to school. She received an Associate in Applied Science in Veterinary Technology in 1993. She has been working as a Certified Veterinary Technician since.
Jan has been here for over 30 years. She started out as a tech / receptionist and remembers fondly her days traveling with the large animal vets in the country. Jan has been our purchaser for the past 15 years. In her spare time she loves to camp, ride 4 wheelers, horseback ride and travel to her dear old England where she grew up.
Jenny grew up living in a state park on the North Shore (where her father was a park manager) which probably led to her love of the outdoors and animals. She has worked in the veterinary field since 1989 and has been with ECV since 2002 working as an assistant and receptionist. Her hobbies include breeding and raising horses, and she has, (in the past) also raised many exotic species. She also enjoys 4 wheeling, gardening, and spending time with her 3 children (including twin daughers who really keep her busy).
Vera has been a receptionist with East Central Veterinarians since May of 1996.
Ginny has the two best jobs in the world! She is an Educational Paraprofessional working with kindergarteners in the morning. Then in the afternoons she becomes a vet assistant here at East Central Veterinarians (since Jan 1999). Then she mixes it all together as the leader of a large 4H club! Ginny loves what she does but when she has 'spare time' she enjoys traveling, deep sea fishing in Mexico with her husband and kids, spending time with her two grand daughters, doing A.l. with the family Angus herd, raising and showing sheep and beef, spending time with friends and reading!
Lynn has been a technician at East Central Veterinarians since 1996. She is a 1993 graduate of the Medical Institute of Minnesota's Veterinary Technology Program. Her interests include nursing care of hospitalized patients, radiology, hematology, and surgery. Some of her favorite patients to work with are the seniors. She has a special place in her heart for Labradors, which she is the proud owner of two. In her spare time she enjoys spending time wtih her husband and daughter, creating new recipes and gardening. She also earned a Culinary Arts Degree in 2008 and enjoys cooking for parties and special events.
Christine has been a certified Veterinary Technician since 1994, with a specialty in exotic wildlife medicine. She worked for 7 years at an amazing 3000 acre wild animal park in Texas. Christine moved back to home to Minnesota to be closer to family. She was hired by East Central Veterinarians in 2002, quickly learning the differences between wildife and small animal medicine. You can find Christine at the clinic 3 nights a week and a few weekends a month. Her favorite part of small animal medicine is doing lab work and diagnostic tests, as well as learning about the behavior of cats. Outside of work she enjoys in-line skating, kayaking, making things with yarn and hanging out with two precious little girls.
Walk into our Cambridge location of East Central Veterinarians and you just might see Melissa's bright smile. Greeting her old and new friends, four legged and two-legged, is something she really enjoys. She started with us in 2008, after having a wide variety of experience in the human and animal medical fields. Outside of work, Melissa and her husband enjoy their menagerie of pets on their hobby farm, as well as other outdoor activities.
Jen joined the team at East Central Veterinarians in 2001. She graduated from the Medical Institute of Minnesota's Veterinary Technology Program in 2000. At work she has a special interest in Laboratory procedures, surgery and working with puppies, kittens, and their owners. She is a great asset when it comes to behavioral concerns for pets. When she is not at work, she enjoys horseback riding, camping, fishing and spending time with her son.
Tina is a 1994 graduate of MIM (Medical Institute of Minnesota). She has been a technician at ECV since 1996 with special interests in surgery and radiology. She fills her spare time with family, raising and showing rabbits, gardening and being a 4-H leader.
Rebecca is a certified veterinary technician who works at both our Mora and Cambridge offices. She did her veterinary technician internship with us and just couldn’t stay away. In 2010 she completed her training and received her veterinary technician certification. Her interests include emergency care of patients and the occasional fostering of those four-legged creatures that are in need of a temporary home. Outside of work, Rebecca can be found riding her horses or working the great outdoors at their “work in progress” family farm.
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Often “quiet as a church mouse”, Kayla easily transitions her role from reception to veterinary assistant on a regular basis. She can be found in our Mora or Cambridge location and is always willing to help out. She did her veterinary technician internship with us and has been here since 2014. She finds she has a special place in her heart for cats, but loves all creatures we see at East Central Veterinarians.
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