Brenda started working at AHOD in 1992 and is one of the first original employees. She lives in Falls Creek with her husband, Paxton, two daughters, Kayla and Ali, and five pets, two cats named Mimzy and Iris, and 3 dogs, Skippy, Russel, and Jake, all of which are rescues. Her newest addition is her grandson, Grayson. Brenda enjoys reading, gardening, walking her dogs, and spending time with her family.
Kris was born in South Bend, Indiana and grew up in Culver, Indiana. She began working at AHOD in April of 1996. Kris currently resides in Treasure Lake with her boyfriend Dave. They have three rescue pets, kitties Mina Moo and Tilly Lou, and a dog, Pippy Sue. Kris has volunteered at the Reitz Theatre since moving here in 1996 and has been involved with many productions. In her free time she enjoys making jewelry, listening to music, cooking and spending time with her fur family.
Charlie was born and raised in Punxsutawney, PA and graduated from Punxsutawney Area High School in 2000. He began working at the Animal Hospital of DuBois in November of 2003 and is currently the office manager. He is married to Angela and they have two wonderful children, Elizabeth and Olivia. Charlie resides in DuBois with his rescued pets, Hank a pitbull mix that had his left front leg amputated after being hit by a car, and Cuddles a kitty that lost the tips of her ears and tail due to frostbite. He enjoys spending time with his family, and outdoor activities like hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, and geocaching.
Angela was born and raised in DuBois, PA, graduated from DuBois Area HS in 1998, and from Penn State University in 2008. She started working at AHOD in September of 2007. Angela is married to Charlie and has 2 children, Elizabeth and Olivia. She lives in DuBois with her rescue pets Hank, a three-legged pitbull and Cuddles, a stray kitty. Angela enjoys spending time with her family, shopping, and vacationing at the beach.
Jill grew up on a farm in Penfield, PA. She currently lives in DuBois with her 3 sons. She graduated from DuBois Area High School in 1995. She joined our team in 2011. She has 4 dogs and 1 cat. Jill’s passion in life is to foster dogs (mainly boxers and boston terriers) and help them find loving homes. Besides spending time with family and friends her hobbies include camping, crafting, and listening to music.
Kelsey was born and raised in Clearfield, PA. She studied at the Vet Tech Institute of Pittsburgh where she graduated in 2012 with an associate’s degree in specialized technology. She joined our team in January of 2012 on her externship and has been here ever since. Kelsey currently is married with one son, Wade, and two fur babies, Bobby a sweet feline that she adopted at school and Cashew a golden retriever mix. In her free time Kelsey enjoys camping, fishing, reading and playing darts.
Erica was born and raised in DuBois, PA. She graduated from DuBois Area High School in 2012 and joined our team in February of 2015. Erica is currently engaged. Her and her fiancé are currently looking for their special fur baby. In her free time Erica enjoys riding ATVs, camping, and spending time with her family.
Adam was born in Punxsutawney, PA, but currently lives in DuBois with his wife Brooke and two children, Jaelin and Ian. After being a mechanic for almost 14 years, he decided a change was needed. He return to school and is currently enrolled in the online Vet Tech program through San Juan College. He is often referred to as “The Crazy Cat Guy” for his love of cats. He currently has 4, Colby Jack, Francis and Oliver, and Nala. Though animals are his new passion, he still enjoys “turning wrenches”, as well as, camping, comics, and building upon his useful and “pointless” knowledge.
Alyssa has been part of the AHOD team since 2010. She is from the DuBois area and has two cats. She earned her Veterinary Assisting Degree from San Juan College in 2011. In 2017 she received her Bachelor of Science in Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences. Alyssa enjoys spending time with her cats, friends, and family. She also enjoys reading and traveling, especially to the beach.
Shannon is from Reynoldsville, Pa where she lives with her husband Ricky; two dogs - Ayda and Rocky and two cats - Putter and Sprout! Shannon graduated from the DuBois Area High School in 2011 and then went to the Vet Tech Institute (VTI) in Pittsburgh and got an Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology and graduated in 2013. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family specifically at her Grandpas woods and going fly fishing and hiking with her husband in the wild streams of Pa!
Taylor currently lives in Reynoldsville, PA with her husband and their son. She graduated from DuBois Area High School in 2013. She joined the AHOD team in October 2019. She is currently going to vet tech school online. She has four dogs and one cat. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, and enjoys being outside.
She was born and raised in Punxsutawney, PA. She currently resides there with her dog Styx, which she adopted from the Vet Tech Institute. She earned an Associates degree in Veterinary Technology. In her free time she enjoys being outside with her dog and spending time with her friends.