Office Manager

Retiring after 25 years as an attorney in private practice, Jean has returned to her first love for animals as Office Manager at Northland Animal Hospital. Before her career as an attorney, she raised and trained Rottweilers for AKC competition. Her dogs have attained both Championship titles in conformation and obedience titles. She and her husband, Joe, were also active in Schutzhund. You can still find her Tuesday evenings teaching Puppy Manners classes with the goal of teaching new puppy parents how to raise their puppies using positive reinforcement techniques to replace bad behavior with good behavior. Jean is an active volunteer at KC Pet Project, the city’s no-kill animal shelter. She lives in Kansas City with her husband, Joe, and their dog, Bella, a five-year-old Rottweiler, an alumnus of KC Pet Project. In her spare time, she enjoys working in the memorial garden of her 1920s Arts and Crafts bungalow and she is a published quilter and jewelry designer.



Hollie has been with Northland Animal Hospital since February, 2019. She and her family relocated to the Kansas City area from Portland Oregon 4 years ago. When in Oregon, she spent 14 years working for the local police department as a Records Specialist. Hollie enjoys spending time with her family and her three dogs, her Shih Tzu Patty, English Bulldog Ruckus and Chihuahua mix Diddy. She enjoys greeting clients and their pets as they enter the clinic. She has learned that caring for pets is more than just annual vaccinations, but that the process is so rewarding. Hollie is accomplished in the art of crocheting and has created several significant projects of which she is very proud. Her daughter, Olivia, is a high-school student and keeps Hollie jumping. She lives in Kansas City with her husband Sean, Olivia and her pets.



June has been grooming at ACBS for 24 years. She enjoys pampering our client’s pets. She refers to her appointments as “a day at the spa”. When she is not at work she enjoys spending time in her barn with her family and friends.


Veterinary Assistant/Surgical Nurse

Jamie joined our team in 2010 with previous veterinary experience. She brings a variety of skills to our team. Making your pet feel as comfortable as possible is her main goal. Her favorite part of her job is making sick animals feel better. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 dogs.


Veterinary Assistant

Kathy started with the Northland Animal Hospital in 1999 as a kennel attendant. After gaining experience she later moved to the Veterinary Assistant position where she excels at caring for our patients. Her favorite part of her job is helping animals recover from surgery. Kathy is passionate about her job and loves helping others. When she is not working she is taking care of her 3 Pomeranians, 1 Boston terrier, 3 kids, and a husband. She is always busy.

Lisa K.

Kennel Technician

Lisa joined ACBS in the summer of 2013. She brings a great positive attitude to our hospital. She has a passion for helping to care for our client’s animals. Her favorite part of her job is making the animals feel as much at home as possible. When she is not at work she enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors.


Kennel Assistant

Haley joined our team in March of 2018, she came to us with three years of kennel experience. She really enjoys the hands-on work that comes along with working in the kennel. Her main goal is to make our patients happy and safe. Haley is currently studying psychology and hopes to get into the animal psychology and behavior field.

She lives with her three dogs, five cats, a snake, a hamster, and a few fish. In her free time, she competes in TaeKwando tournaments, reads, and likes to draw.


Kennel Assistant

Megan began working at Northland Animal Hospital in July 2018 as a Kennel Tech. Megan grew up in Kansas City and graduated from Park Hill High School with honors in May 2019. She lives with her parents, 3 dogs (Hooch, Lilly, & Winnie) and 2 cats (Tarzan and Jane). She is also very close to her older brother, Austin, who is attending college at Mizzou.

Megan is very passionate about all animals and a huge supporter of animal rescue associations. She is planning to begin her college career at MCC this fall, majoring in Veterinary Technology.