Our Staff

Theresa Mitchell

Hospital Administrator
Theresa started at Research Pet and Bird Hospital in December 1997. She started here as a receptionist and after years of seeing pets come in and need help she decided to start in our technician department.

Theresa has many talents and we have utilized those to help us create an environment of excellent customer service, care and concern for every pet that enters our front door. This continues within her leading our team as Hospital Administrator.

She also enjoys spending time with her family as well as her passion as a Chef. She graduated from Le Cordon Bleu in 2009. She shares her home with 2 chiweenies, Shorty, & Bevo and Chihuahua JoJo (Jody Conradt) and her cat Biggio.

Patty Griffith

Staff Administrator, Computer Records Specialist
Patty started here in 1988 as a kennel technician. Within a few months she was promoted to a managerial position as kennel manager. Patty realized that her interest in animal medicine would soon be her permanent career.

She trained as a technician and achieved this after a short period of time. In 2001, as our technician manager, Patty was leading our team to provide the very best care for our clients and their pets. Her passion for client education and excellent patient care has continued throughout the years and is taught to every new employee that comes into our practice.

Patty enjoys time with her family and gardening. Her fur family consists of two German Shepherds, Promise & Sheba. Her feather family consists of a Cockatiel named Joppa and an African Grey named Poncho.

Debra Martinez

Boarding/Kennel Manager
Debra came to us in Jan 2000. She started working in the Kennel and soon decided that this is where she wanted to stay. She enjoys taking care of clients pets. She understands it is more than just a overnight stay.

She is very conscientious of the pets needs. She enjoys spending time with her family. She shares her home with three dogs Wiley,a shepherd mix, Oakley, a Great Pyranese Mix and a Brussels Griffon named BJ as well as a domestic short hair cat named Hemi.

Amy Pigott

Technician manager

Amy has been with us since November of 2010. She began in the kennel but soon the love of the technical side of the hospital drew her towards becoming a technician.

She comes from a family with many years of experience in the veterinary field. She threw herself into learning as much as possible. This dedication and determination lead her to accept the position of Technician Manager.

Amy loves spending time with her family, she loves the water and can be found out on the lake as much as possible during the warmer months.

She shares her home with a rat terrier, Sunny, a Australian shepherd, Kels, a domestic short hair cat named Paulie and Gizzy, a shih tzu mix.

Michelle

Surgery manager