Staff

Kendall Moorehead

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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Rachel Shadle

Started at Den Herder Vet: 2013 Where I’m From: Cedar Falls Family: My boyfriend, Cody, and I have been together for 10 years. We enjoy road trips and the outdoors. You’ll find us kayaking, hiking, and hammocking for as long as our Iowa weather allows it. Our dogs also enjoy going and even have a…

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Jeana Brandes, LVT

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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Sandy Grundmeyer

My husband Dan and I grew up in Waterloo, Cedar Falls area and I have been working at Den Herder Veterinary Hospital since 2010. We have been blessed with a wonderful daughter Kaley and son in law Mike. Their three children Logan, Lukas, and Makenzie Make our world go round. Gaga and Papa Are always…

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Tracy Zitelman, LVT

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 Hess, LVT

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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Jackie Nelson

Started at Den Herder Vet: 2012Where I’m From: Dubuque, IowaFamily: Jamie, my boyfriend, and I share our home with the 2 dogs, a cat, 4 birds and a few fish. Roxy, our chihuahua mix, is the matriarch and ruler of our little animal kingdom.Past Pets: My First Dog (capitalized on purpose) was Speckles Marie. She was an Aussie and…

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Deb Tabor, Our Groomer

Started at Den Herder Vet: 2008Where are you from: Raymond, IowaFamily: 2 grown children, 4 grandchildrenPast Pets: Spot and Sully, French Bulldogs (most recent)Current Pets: NoneOne Piece of Pet Related Advice: Never take the love of a good dog for granted.Afraid of any animals? Horses. The size alone takes me back a few steps.The farthest…

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