Our Peoria Team

Dr. Dampier – Veterinarian

Dr. Jessica Dampier joined the Pet Dental USA team in January of 2022. She was raised in the Central Valley in California and knew she wanted to be a veterinarian since the first grade. In high school, she began working as a veterinary technician and was also involved in Future Farmers of America (FFA). This is where she raised goats and discovered that they are her favorite animal! She attended California State University, Fresno where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science. Dr. Jess and her husband, Jasper then moved to Arizona for veterinary school where she received a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. Dr. Jess and her husband have made Arizona their home and love going to concerts, hiking, and off-roading in their side-by-side. They have three dogs, Emmy, Sammie, and Wren. Emmy and Sammie were both strays and. Wren was Dr. Jess’s surgery patient during veterinary school. He was adopted from a rescue shortly after his surgery. We are so excited Dr. Jess has joined the Pet Dental USA family!

Dr. Staackmann – Veterinarian

Dr. Bethany Staackmann joined the Pet Dental USA team in January of 2022. She was born and raised in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. She attended Florida State University, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry. While at university, she volunteered at the local animal shelter and worked as a veterinary technician. These opportunities strengthened her desire to pursue veterinary school. Dr. Staackmann received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from Midwestern University in June of 2020. During veterinary school, she was founder and president of the Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Dental Society. Dr. Staackmann believes oral health is vital to ensuring pets have a prolonged, healthy, and comfortable life. She enjoys educating her clients and constantly learning about new dental techniques and technology. When she is not in the clinic, Dr. Staackmann enjoys outdoor activities, such as hiking, running, and biking. She and her dog, Bailey, love to explore and travel around the beautiful state of Arizona. We are so excited Dr. Staackmann has joined the Pet Dental USA family!

Karalin – Lead Veterinary Technician

Karalin has been a veterinary technician for 8 years. She has always had a love for pet dentistry and wanting to help educate others on its importance. While not at work Karalin loves to spend time with her husband and son and caring for her two Border Collies, a Labradoodle, various furry cats and two hairless cats. In her spare time, Karalin enjoys camping, fishing and spending quality time with her family. We are so happy Karalin has decided to join the Pet Dental team.

Michelle – Lead Veterinary Technician

Michelle joined the Pet Dental USA – Peoria team in August 2020 as a receptionist. Michelle was born and raised in Arizona, she has been a veterinary technician since 2013 and has 4 dogs and a sugar glider. Michelle enjoys spending her free time with family, crafting, going to concerts and watching football. We are so lucky to have Michelle on the team and part of the Pet Dental family.

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Denise R. – Veterinary Technician

Denise has been working in the veterinary field since 2018 and joined the Pet Dental USA team in 2022. Denise started in general practice and realized her love for pet dentistry, and that lead her to Pet Dental USA. When Denise isn’t helping animals you can find her spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys the outdoors and loves to hike. She is also Peso Plumas number one fan! We are so happy that Denise joined the Pet Dental family.  

 

Denise P. – Veterinary Technician

Denise had been a veterinary technician since 2017 but has had compassion for animals all her life. She spent her first four years in shelter medicine then found her passion for pet dentistry with Pet Dental USA. When not helping animals Denise loves spending quality time with her family and friends. She also fosters pets from the shelter giving them a safe home. We are so glad Denise chose to join the Pet Dental family.

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Anikka – Veterinary Technicia

 

Adi – Veterinary Technician

 

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Ashley – Lead Administration / Veterinary Technician

Ashley joined the Pet Dental USA team in January 2020. She has been working with animals in general practice for over seven years and has a true passion for helping people with their pets. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys arts and crafts with her young son and going on family adventures, with her husband, son and of course her pets as well. We are thrilled to have Ashley join the Pet Dental team.

Angie – Administration

 

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