CVT and Lead Technician

Jess joined Akin Hills Pet Hospital in 2004. She decided to pursue her work with animals as a career path thanks to her passion for the animals and excitement that comes with the ever-changing day to day of the veterinary field. She graduated with her Associate’s of Applied Science degree from Argosy University and became a CVT in the summer of 2013. She has a cat who is her shadow and baby named Max, a crazy yellow lab pup named Bane and a maltese who loves sitting under her desk at AHPH named Kitty. In her spare time she chases after her 2 rambunctious daughters and resides with her husband, daughters and pets in Lonsdale.



Nikki graduated from Argosy in 2011 and joined the Akin Hills team in 2014. She and her husband have a Gordon Setter named Mikko and a senior kitty named Tiger. She enjoys playing video games in her free time and is also a book blogger.



Megan is a 2014 graduate of Argosy University with an Associates of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology. She became a Certified Veterinary Technician in December of 2014, and joined the Akin Hills team in March of 2016. Megan currently resides in Apple Valley with her cat Greta. In her spare time, she enjoys playing kickball and softball, photography, and spending time in the outdoors and at her cabin.



Jen graduated Argosy University in 2014 with an Associates of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology. She originally joined the Akin Hills team in 2013 as a receptionist/vet assistant and was able to gain experience and knowledge before she became a Certified Veterinary Technician. The thing she enjoys most about her job is being able to help improve the lives of animals. She lives in Apple Valley with her 2 Beagle mixes and 2 cats. She loves being outside, rollerblading, disc golfing, fishing, kickball, and reading.



Emily joined Akin Hills in August 2017. She is currently attending Argosy University and will be graduating with a degree in Veterinary Technology in December 2018. She will become a CVT in the summer of 2019. She has always had a passion for working with animals and working here is a dream come true. She has 2 cats named Weezer and Frankie and a dog named Lucy.



Katie graduated from Fort Valley State University in Georgia in December of 2014. She joined the Akin Hills team in March of 2017. She currently resides in Rush City with her husband, 2 kids, 2 cats, 2 Labradors Semi and Phoenix, and a handful of chickens. In he free time, she enjoys the peace of the country. She has recently been accepted into vet school at the University of Minnesota.