Meet Our Veterinary Staff

The veterinary staff of Park Grove Pet Hospital is one of a kind! They keep our hospital humming and provide the support our veterinarians need to provide the very best of care to your pets. Learn about them below!

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Certified Veterinary Technicians


Jess H., CVT, Inventory Control Tech

Jess has been with the Park Grove family since 2004. She graduated with an associate in applied science degree from Argosy University in 2004.


She resides in Western Wisconsin with her husband, Hugh, and son, Graham. She enjoys softball, bingo, and spending time with friends and family.

Veterinary Assistants


Melanie G., VA

Melanie has been a CSR and vet assistant with Park Grove since September 2016! Her favorite part of her position is getting to meet new kittens (and their owners, of course), and taking care of our clinic cat, Teddy. Melanie has two cats of her own, Winston and Oliver. Whether at the front or taking your appointment, Melanie will always greet you with a smile, ready to help!


In her free time, you might find her riding horses, going out to eat, or spending time with her family and friends. Her favorite channel on TV is TLC. She enjoys traveling and volunteering in places like Turks and Caicos, Galapagos Islands, and Leech Lake Legacy.

Customer Service Representatives


Nicole M., Lead CSR

Nicole joined Park Grove in February 2019 and is our lead CSR. Nicole enjoys talking with our clients and seeing your pets daily.


In her free time, she loves spending time with her two amazing kiddos, Donovyn and Gionni, and their three cats, Tigger, Shadow, and Jazzy. She is a Cottage Grove native and plans to stay that way. She enjoys camping and cabin time with family and friends when the weather allows. Her guilty pleasures are snacks, Dr. Pepper, and watching True Crime.