Lake Wales Veterinary Hospital

Meet Our Support Staff

Donna May 2017

Donna Desrosier

Practice Administrator

Donna joined the team in August of 2005. With no other veterinary experience, she became a veterinary technician. She then moved to the front office and slowly worked her way up the ladder at Lake Wales Veterinary Hospital. She started training for the position of Practice Administrator in January of 2013, and in November of 2015 that became a reality. An avid animal lover, she has a cat named Bru and a Shih Tzu named Charli. It is her passion to make sure that everyone who comes into the hospital has a warm and pleasant experience from the time they enter the front door until the time they leave. On weekends she can be found with her friends riding their motorcycles and exploring around the state.

Whitney Glockner - Business Manager

Whitney Glockner

Business Manager

Whitney joined the team at Lake Wales Veterinary Hospital in May of 2006. She started out as a technician, later relocated to the reception area and recently became our Business Manager. She loves taking care of animals - rehabilitating baby animals is one of her passions.She currently owns 3 dogs, 5 cats and a horse. In her spare time she enjoys relaxing, reading, crafts, horseback riding, and spending time with her husband and 2 children.

Erin McCarthy - Front Office Manager

Erin McCarthy

Front Office Manager

Erin joined the team at Lake Wales Veterinary Hospital in 2004. She has experienced all areas of the hospital from kennel to veterinary technician to receptionist. She has worked her way up and is currently our Front Office Manager. She loves her job and could not be more thankful to be working in a field that she is so passionate about. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her daughter Jordyn, relaxing with family and friends, riding horses and spending time outdoors. They have 3 dogs, and 2 horses.

Sara Straub - Inventory Manager

Sara Battaglia

Inventory Manager

Originally from Eslov, Sweden Sara started working at Lake Wales Veterinary Hospital in 2002. She started as a technician and in 2007 moved into the position of Inventory Manager. She has been an animal lover her whole life and currently has 5 dogs, 2 cats and a pig. In her free time she enjoys spending  time outdoors and relaxing with her husband and 3 children.

Meighan Claburn - Technician Manager

Meighan Claburn

Technician Manager

Meighan joined our team as a kennel technician in 2012. She had no experience but knew that all she wanted to do was work with animals, so she learned, and eventually, became a veterinary technician. Years later she is now one of our supervisors and that passion for helping animals has only grown even brighter. 

Her greatest goal in life is to one day open a shelter of her own so she can help even more animals who just need a loving heart. 

Meighan has a dog of her own named Riley. He is a 7 year old Schnauzer mix and is the light of her life. When she isn't working she can be found at the gym weightlifting or at home with her dog. 

Anabel Roig - Technician Manager

Anabel Roig

Technician Manager

Anabel was born in Havana, Cuba and came over to the United States when she was 8 years old. 

She joined our team in September of 2012 as a technician after graduating Veterinary Tech school, and has recently become one of our Vet tech supervisors. 

She has two dogs, Rambo who is a 9 year old boxer and Tabby who is a 14 year old shih tzu.

On her time off she enjoys kayaking, going to the beach with friends, binge watching Netflix and painting. 

Amanda Mohrbach - Suite Dreams Boarding & Grooming Manager

Amanda Mohrbach

Suite Dreams Boarding & Grooming Manager

Amanda started at Lake Wales Veterinary Hospital in 1998 and has literally grown up here. She started out as support staff in our kennel and worked her way up to veterinary technician. She recently accepted the position of Manager at Suite Dreams Boarding & Grooming.

She enjoys spending time with her two boys, two dogs and two cats.

In her spare time she loves being at the beach and trying new things.

Tina Bench - Groomer

Tina Bench

Groomer

Tina has been an animal lover since she was a little girl and that love is still going strong. She grew up on Long Island where during her high school years she attended and completed a 2 year small animal course. She also worked part-time cleaning kennels at a local Boarding/Grooming facility. In 1987 she moved to Lake Wales with her family and completed high school. After graduating she worked at several facilities as a kennel and veterinary technician. In 2003 she went to work for a local grooming facility to learn the art of pet grooming. In April of 2005 she was offered a position as a groomer at Lake Wales Veterinary Hospital. Soon after, the construction of Suite Dreams Boarding & Grooming started and in 2007 the doors were opened. She has been here from the beginning and still loves it. Working with animals is and has always been her greatest love and passion.

Holly Murren - Groomer

Holly Murren

Groomer

Bio Coming Soon!

Debbie McCartney - Groomer

Debbie McCartney

Groomer

I have been grooming since 1983. I owned my own business until approximately 2011. After a lot of consideration I sold my business and started working as a groomer for Suite Dreams.

I groom all breeds of dogs including full scissor work and some show clips. I also groom well-mannered cats. The safety and well being of your valued pet is top priority, and I always do my best to give your pet the haircut you will be proud to show off.

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Amy Pletcher

Groomer

Bio Coming Soon!

Brad

Brad Copley

Crematory Manager

Brad joined our team in January of 2016. he has been around and owned animals his entire life. Previously, Brad spent over 23 years in the sports and theme park industry which helped to give him the passion he has for quality service and work. In his free time Brad enjoys being outdoors and spending time with his wife and their dogs.

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