Past Interns

Past Interns

Dr.'s Emily Hadaway, Megan Knoell, & Haley Safnuk 2015-2016

  • Dr. Hadaway accepted an associate's position in her hometown of Georgia at a mixed animal practice.
  • Dr. Knoells headed back to New York where she accepted an equine associates position.
  • Dr. Safnuk returned home to Canada and is pursuing an equine associates position.

Dr.'s Elyse Durket, Alison Forbes, & Catherine Ziegler 2014-2015

  • Dr. Elyse Durket was accepted at The University of Florida for a Surgical Internship and we have just found out recently that she has not been accepted to a Surgical Residency position at Iowa State University.
  • Dr. Alison Forbes accepted an equine ambulatory position in the Mississippi.
  • Dr. Catherine Ziegler is pursuing her acupuncture certification.

Dr.'s Shane Dennis and Dr. Erin Hisrich 2013-2014

  • Dr. Dennis has decided to pursue another surgical internship and pursue a residency for 2015-2016.
  • Dr. Hisrich has taken a position in a private practice in Northern Arizona.

Dr.'s Tyler Sweeney and Darla Moser 2012-2013

  • Dr. Sweeney moved back to Virginia where is is originally from and is currently working at his hometown practice.
  • Dr. Moser moved to Oklahoma to start her Surgical Residency and move towards becoming a Board Certified Surgeon.

Dr.'s Jennifer Burroughs and Bridget Bourke 2011-2012

Dr.'s Elyse Dunphy and Kristen Caslowe 2010-2011

Dr.'s Katie Harrington and Martha Ullman 2009-2010

Dr.'s Tiffany Schmidt and Lauren Jacobsen 2008-2009

Dr.'s Tiffany Schmidt and Amy Maddin 2007-2008

Dr.'s Erica Wallace and Gordan Vergason 2006-2007

Dr. Stacy Tinkler 2005-2006

After completion of her internship Dr. Tinkler went to work for a equine ambulatory practice for a few years then went into a Large Animal Internal Medicine residency and became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2011.

Dr. Kimberly Gryl 2004-2005

Dr. Gryl is a 2004 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. She joined our facility Chaparral Animal Hospital in June 2004 (now Chaparral Veterinary Medical Center), where she completed a 1-year Internship in Equine Medicine and Surgery and has been one of our associate veterinarians ever since. Dr. Gryl enjoys all aspects of Equine practice and has a special interest in dentistry including extractions and fillings. She loves the Ambulatory side of practice where she can visit with the animals and see them in their home environment

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​​​​​​​"We have a commitment as a team to improve ourselves both personally and
professionally so that we may better serve our patients by providing quality
veterinary care."

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​​​​​​​"Partners for Life"

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​​​​​​​"Expect Excellence"

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