Certified Veterinary Technicians

Jamie

I joined the Den Herder team in October 2022. After working in Veterinary Medicine in several years, I decided to go back to school to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Along with my husband Justin and our 5 boys, we live on a form in the tiny town of Clutier, Iowa. Our current pets include:…

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Kalynn

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Jordyn

Started at Den Herder Vet: 2019Where I’m From: Waverly, IowaFamily: Mom and Dad (Ron and Jean Shaw) Three older sisters (Laura, Lindsey, and Rebecca) and an older brother (Michael) and THIRTEEN nieces and nephews!Past Pets: I’ve had countless pets over there years, some of the best ones include Sunny my very first dog, Jerry, Libby, and Frankie…

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Natalie

Started at Den Herder Vet: 2016 Where I’m From: Janesville, Iowa Family: My parents, Dan and Wendy Brace and two older brothers, Luke and Tyler. Current Pets: Currently I have 3 dogs: Merlin, a 10-year-old Terrier mix. Raye, a 3-year-old Shih Tzu, and Jack a 6-year-old (very) mixed breed. I also have one cat, a…

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Harley

Started at Den Herder Vet: 2014 Where I’m From: Hudson, IA Family: I am newly engaged to my best friend, Jacob. Planning to be married in 2022! Current Pets: We have a four year old Rottweiler mix, Rosco, and a almost two year old Greater Swiss Mountain dog, Kora!  One Piece of Pet Advice: Socialize! Socialize! Socialize! I have loved…

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Kendall

Started at Den Herder Vet: 2017 Where I’m From: Nora Springs Family: My parents Kevin and Anne and my two brothers which include my twin Cameron and my older brother Colby, and my husband Colin. Current Pets: I have a 2.5 year old black lab, JJ, and a 1 year old yellow lab, Pete. One Piece of Pet Advice:…

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Jeana

Started at Den Herder Vet: 2006 Where I’m From: Waterloo, Iowa Family: I married my high school sweetheart, Mark Brandes in 2008. have 3 wonderful kids, Blake born in 09’, Brock born in 2014, and Brook born in 2016 Past Pets: Yankee-a husky/lab mix, Keno-a poodle mix, Dyson- he is my labradoodle I acquired through…

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Tracy

Started at Den Herder Vet: 2004 Where I’m From: Originally from Arlington IA, currently live in Jesup Family: Husband Matt (married in 2006) daughters Isabelle and Charlotte, and son Noah Past Pets: Britney a basset hound, Cosmo a cat Current Pets: Piper a golden retriever One piece of pet advice: Be sure your lifestyle fits…

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Charity

I grew up in the Cedar Valley and graduated from Hudson High School. I started on kennel staff at Den Herder Veterinary Hospital in 2006. In 2012, I became one of the Registered Veterinary Technicians. My husband Daniel and I live in Waterloo, with our daughter Adeline, and dogs, Simon and Jax. In 2018, my husband…

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