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Staff

Kaya

Kaya
Practice Manager

Kaya started working at The Bluffs Pet Clinic as a receptionist in 2004 and was promoted to office manager in 2010. What she enjoys most about her job is spending time getting to know clients and their pets. She lives in Cannon Falls with her husband, 3 cats (Syd, Duncan, and Alfred), and her German Shepherd X Great Pyrenees, Lennon. In her free time, she enjoys reading, gardening and spending time with her family.

Katie

Katie
Certified Veterinary Technician

Katie has worked for The Bluffs Pet Clinic since April of 2005. She is a graduate of The Medical Institute of Minnesota with an Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology in 2000. Katie has 3 dachshunds named Hunter (aka Mr. Wieners), Emma Jean, and Dash (aka Dashman) and a cat named Batista at home. Emma Jean and Dash are her rescue dogs. When she is not helping pets here at the clinic, she enjoys spending time at the cabin and wheeling with her husband and two children.

Dawn

Dawn
Certified Veterinary Technician

Dawn has worked at The Bluffs Pet Clinic since 2010. She has a Bachelor Degree in Biological Science from the University of Maryland, and an Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology from Argosy University. She lives in Cannon Falls on a farm with her 3 cats: Junior, Suzie, and Darla and her 3 sheep: Lily, Lola, and Wesley. She loves aquatics, especially sharks and hopes to be able to work with them one day.

Jessica
Veterinary Technician

Jessica has worked at The Bluffs Pet Clinic since November of 2019.  In May of 2019, she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Neuroscience with minors in Chemistry and Psychology from the University of Wisconsin—River Falls. She lives with her boyfriend, his son, and two handsome rescue cats: Regal and Merle. Outside of work, she enjoys gardening, crafting, and brewing wine with her dad. She is a lifelong learner and is hoping to continue her education to advance her medical career in the next few years.

Kylie

Kylie
Veterinary Technician

Kylie Barningham has been working at The Bluffs Pet Clinic since 2014. She recently graduated from University of Wisonsin-River Falls with a Bachelors degree in Animal Science with an Equine emphasis and a Minor in Chemistry. She lives in River Falls with her energetic Redbone Coonhound, Winnie. In her free times she enjoys fishing, hunting, and horseback riding.

Shelly
Receptionist

Shelly has worked at The Bluffs Pet Clinic since 2018.  She grew up in the Midwest but has also lived on both the east and west coast.  She currently lives in Red Wing and has 4 children.  In her free time she enjoys photography, spending time with her children, exploring the outdoors and travelling. 

Melissa
Receptionist

Kelly
Veterinary Technician

Kelly has worked at The Bluffs Pet Clinic since February 2020 and has worked in the veterinary field since 2016. Kelly graduated from Iowa Central Community College in 2012. She shares her home with her senior dog, Mauer, who she rescued in January 2020. Outside of work Kelly enjoys reading, spending time with friends, and going to concerts.

Shanna
Receptionist

Kasey

Kasey
Veterinary Technician

Kasey has been working at the clinic since she moved to Red Wing in 2020, but has been working with pets all her life. She graduated from Bethany Lutheran College with a Bachelor's in Theatre, focusing on stage management. When not behind the scenes at the clinic or theatre, she spends most of her time cuddling with her coonhound, Kuna, and her cats, Nora and Finnegan. Kasey feels very fortunate to be able to work on both her passions as much as possible.

Alexa
Certified Veterinary Technician

Alexa graduated from Argosy University with her degree in Veterinary Technology and became a Certified Veterinary Technician in 2018. Alexa has worked at The Bluffs Pet Clinic since 2020.  In her free time she loves exploring the Red Wing area, reading, and painting. Alexa shares her home with two fur-babies, Rajah and Luna.