Meet Denise: When you call Mountain View to make an appointment most likely the voice you will hear on the other end is Denise a client care specialist here at Mountain View & Team Member of the Week!
Q: Tell me about yourself?
A: I was born and raised in Reno. I have 5 siblings and 17 nieces and nephews. I have been married to my wonderful husband for 5 years.
Q: What made you want to work with animals?
A: When I was growing up, I wanted to be a nurse. I went to college for administrative medical assistant. I worked at at a doctor’s office and then decided I wanted to work at an animal hospital. So I started working with animals in 2015 (also growing up with dogs and rabbits, played a part in my decision.
Q: What interests you most in your career?
A: After working with sick patients when I worked at a doctor’s office I wanted something more exciting, so I looked into getting in at a vet hospital. I feel like I found my calling. I LOVE working with animals!
Q: Do you have pets of your own?
A: Yes! I have a yorkie-poo named max he is 7 years old. I got him when he was 4 months old, he is my baby.
Q: What are your hobbies outside of work?
A: I love spending time with family & friends, also like doing arts and crafts and I love playing soccer.
Q: What or who inspires you?
A: My dad. He was diagnosed with 2 types of cancer in a 2 year period and still managed to beat it both times. He is such a strong and caring person. He taught me to never give up no matter what struggles you are going through.
Q: If you could be an animal what would it be?
A: I love sea turtles, they can stay under water for long periods of time. I would like to be a sea turtle and just swim freely anywhere in the world.
Q: What is your favorite task of your job?
A: I like being able to help our clients with their pets when they are not feeling well and getting them in for appointments. I also love learning about holistic pet care and what helps the patients get better.
Q: What does your ideal future career look like?
A: I have no idea, but hopefully I am still here with my Mountain View family, I love everyone here!
Don’t forget to check back next week, for the next Team Member of the Week!