Parkside Animal Care Center's Dedicated Team
Our team of veterinary professionals is dedicated to delivering the best customer service and compassionate care to you and your pets.
Amber Rinehard-Lotter — Hospital Manager
Amber joined the team in November 2015 as a client care specialist and was promoted to Hospital Manager in 2019. She loves working at Parkside because of the close-knit staff, clientele, and the ability to work closely with rescues. Amber has a particular fondness of senior dogs and hopes to one day run her own senior dog sanctuary.
Amber resides in Green Bay with her husband, Adam, her son, Jager, and her three rescue pups, June (a Bichon), Holly (a Beagle) and Gidget (a Maltese.)
Molly N., CVT — Lead Veterinary Technician
Molly is a 2009 graduate from the veterinary technician program at Moraine Park Technical College & obtained her license shortly after. She has been with Parkside Animal Care Center since it first opened in 2009.
Originally from Medford, WI, she currently resides in Green Bay. She shares her home with her husband, Chris, two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Scully and Bruce Wayne, two Domestic Shorthairs, Dexter and Clarice, and a Bangal, Marla.
Her special interests include feline medicine, anesthesia, & laboratory work. Away from the job, she enjoys going to rock concerts, movies (especially superhero movies), playing games with friends, and spending time in the Northwoods.
Molly says the favorite parts of her job include laboratory work, surgical and medical nursing, feline medicine, and especially dentistry. Off the job, Molly enjoys music, concerts, movies, playing cards with the family, and spending peaceful time up north at her family's cabin in Boulder Junction.
Amber W., CVT — Veterinary Technician
Amber started at Parkside Animal Care Center in 2012 after graduating with Honors from Globe University-Green Bay for Veterinary Technology. She has been a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) since 2013. Her veterinary interests include dentistry, laboratory procedures, working with non-profit animal rescues (especially Green Bay Animal Rescue), and feline health education.
Amber is a De Pere Native and currently lives in Green Bay with her boyfriend Andy, two children, Teagan and Rhett, and three cats; Bob, Todd and Patrick. In her free time Amber enjoys reading books, going to concerts, spending time with her children, walking and instructing dance at the YMCA.
Kellie J., CVT — Veterinary Technician
Kellie joined the Parkside Animal Care Center staff in January 2016. She attended Globe University-Green Bay and graduated in winter of 2012 with a degree in Veterinary Technology. Kellie has been a certified veterinary technician (CVT) since spring of 2013 and brings three plus years of experience to the team. Her veterinary interests include radiology, laboratory work, and helping clients provide the best care possible for their pets.
Kellie is a Shawano native, but currently lives in Allouez with her husband, Ryan, her two standard poodles, Prince and Hodor, and two cats, Alphonse and Jay-Jay. When not at work, she enjoys spending time outdoors, especially in her garden, spending time with family and friends, and baking.
Leah C., CVT — Veterinary Technician
Leah joined the Parkside Animal Care Center staff in January of 2017. She graduated from Stautzenberger College in Maumee, Ohio, in 2011 with a degree in Veterinary Technology. Leah has been a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) since 2011 and brings five plus years of experience to the team. Her veterinary interests include Phlebotomy, lab work, and surgery.
Leah is originally from Green Bay, and after living in Ohio for ten years, she is happy to back in the area. When she is not working, Leah enjoys reading, bicycling, watching movies, and spending time with family.
Emily D. — Veterinary Assistant
Emily joined the Parkside staff in September 2017. She is a veterinary assistant that brings 6 plus years of experience to the team. She likes assisting with whatever she can and really enjoys learning new things around the clinic.
She has had a life-long love for animals and a passion for working with and helping them. She has always especially loved dogs. However, working here alongside Green Bay Animal Rescue, she is quickly turning into a cat person and has adopted a Feline Leukemia Positive cat from them.
Emily was born and raised in Green Bay and has a daughter named Alaina, an Australian Cattle dog/Blue Heeler named Hank, and two cats, Waylon and Willie. She enjoys spending time with friends and family and doing anything outdoors such as going up north, hiking, kayaking or anything that involves animals!
Jaimie S. — Client Care Specialist
Jaimie joined Parkside as a Client Care Specialist in 2016. She graduated from St. Norbert College in 2013 with a Business Administration degree. She currently resides in Green Bay with her fiancé, Will, and their two pets- Hank and Wiggles.
As a long time animal lover, Jaimie is excited to work with animals on a daily basis. During her spare time, she enjoys going for walks/runs with Wiggles, cooking, and updating their new home.
Amanda T. — Client Care Specialist
Amanda joined the Parkside crew in August 2017. She has had an interest in working with animals from a young age, and has several years working in the veterinary profession since 2014, including pet boarding and grooming. Her favorite part of working at Parkside is being a resource for a variety of different clients and patients, and getting to know their unique characteristics over time.
Amanda has lived in Green Bay most of her life, and a few years in Door County, but currently lives in De Pere with her Labradoodle Odysseus (Odi). When not at work, she enjoys hiking on various outdoor trails with Odi, attending concerts and music festivals, cooking, reading and traveling.
Katie P. — Pet Groomer
Katie is a certified professional dog stylist at Parkside Animal Care Center. She graduated from Golden Paws Grooming Academy in September 2009, where she learned to groom all breeds of dogs and cats. While in 4-H, Katie also gained experience grooming rabbits, as she owned and showed an angora rabbit and other breeds, too. She feels the best part of her job is communicating with pet-parents to style their pet to what they want.
In addition to being a certified groomer, Katie is also a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science. While attending college, Katie did an internship at Walt Disney World, where she met many friends that live all over the country and world. She was a seasonal cast member until 2009 and loves catching up with her friends by phone or traveling for a visit.
Katie resides in Pulaski with her mother and her fur babies: Rudy, the old man, is a chocolate lab; Otis, the young, ball-crazy boy, is also a chocolate lab; and Gabbie, the baby and princess, is a Chinese Crested Powderpuff. Katie loves spending her time off with the fur babies. She also has two rabbits – Sweet Pea, a Californian, and Lillian Rose, a Holland Lop.
Rebecca E. — Groom/Kennel Assistant
Rebecca joined Parkside Animal Care Center in August of 2018. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Humanistic Studies and Environmental Policy from UW Green Bay. As a grooming assistant, Rebecca bathes and dries pets. She also walks hospitalized and grooming dogs out for potty breaks and assists the medical staff in various ways. Her work interests include learning about animal behavior/communication, anatomy and physiology, and the art of grooming.
Rebecca is a long-time resident of Green Bay. She has two mutts (her favorite breed of dog), Zoey and Rayna, and a small army of gerbils. Outside of work, she likes to cook and bake, read and watch all kinds of sci-fi and fantasy, play video games, attempt (sometimes unsuccessfully) to garden, and travel, especially after visiting Jordan and Russia.