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Our Veterinary Specialists


Our Lead Veterinary Technician:


Debra started as one of our veterinarian technicians in September 2004, and has worked her way to the top. She is now our lead veterinary technician.

She married her best friend in October of 1999, and is the proud mother of two beautiful daughters who have taken after her deep love for animals. Debra is our clinic's Dr. Doolittle and has many critters of her own. Two dogs (Dino and Ashes), two gekos, one cat, and one snake are just a few that rely on her compassionate nature and big heart.

Outside of work she enjoys spending time hiking with her family, camping, sight seeing, and making crafts of any kind.

Debra loves all the animals that come into the clinic, and enjoys helping owners understand any procedures or recommendations that we as a staff offer. She loves working alongside the doctors and staff. She says "together we make a great team and a great hospital."

Our Certified Veterinarian Technicians:


Codie Jo:

Codie Jo is our smiling technician who has been with us since June 2004. She has loved animals her whole life and has been working with them for over 16 years.

Codie Jo went to school at Utah Career College (now Broadview University), completed her schooling, and became a Certified Veterinary Technician in 2006.

During her free time Codie's favorite thing to do is spend time with her family. Her husband and two beautiful daughters are Codie's whole world. Codie's furry kids, Tiki (cat/DSH) and Shooter (chocolate lab), round out the family. She has an unbreakable passion for the ocean and being outdoors. Other passions include: music, tropical places, animals, walking, swimming, boating, and getting the most out of life.

Codie Jo loves that the doctors here at Burch Creek are just as concerned and caring as she is for the animals. She also loves that the staff at Burch Creek are fun, happy, and it's an amazing work environment.

Our Veterinarian Technicians


Laci came to us from the great state of Idaho. She has been a member of our vet tech team since June of 2013, shortly after graduating from Broadview University. She has always had a deep love for the medical field and all the wonders it holds. Her love for animals of all sizes and kinds started at a very young age.

She is a proud parent of three happy mini schnauzers (Indy, Anna, and Rooster) that are the light of her life.

When she isn't working or loving her puppies, Laci loves to be out in the great outdoors. She loves to hike, camp, wakeboard, skydive, snowboard, and just be out enjoying nature. She also enjoys music of all kinds, movies, and traveling.

Laci loves working alongside her coworkers here at Burch Creek and loves making them laugh!


Maggie moved to Utah in 2015 from Wilmington, North Carolina, with her dog Emery. Maggie has been working with animals for 16 years and has worked in some capacity of Veterinary medicine for the past 11 years. She has over 5 years of experience working in specialty and emergency medicine.

In 2008 Maggie earned an A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology. In 2011 she earned her certification as a Veterinary Dental Technician, and is also a Certified Pet-Nutrition Consultant. Some of Maggie's special interests are laboratory diagnostics, dentistry, and radiology. While working on her second Associates Degree, Maggie decided to pursue another passion. Maggie is currently attending Weber State University working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences. She would like to become a Medical Laboratory Scientist.

Maggie immediately felt at home when she started working at Burch Creek, and feels fortunate to work with such an awesome and caring team. Her favorite things about Burch Creek are the caring attitudes of the staff, the willingness to provide client education, and our excellent patient care.

When Maggie isn't working, attending school, or studying, she enjoys being outdoors. She quickly fell in love with Utah's scenery and enjoys its diversity. Some of her favorite activities are hiking, camping, going for walks, and traveling.

Our Veterinary Assistants


Olivia has always had a passion for the Veterinary Science field. She is currently a student at Weber State University and pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Zoology with a minor in Chemistry. She plans on continuing her education onto becoming a Doctor in Veterinary Medicine.

In her free time she loves spending time with her sisters, dancing ballet, shopping at Target, riding horses, and going hiking with her Miniature Schnauzer "Duke."

Olivia's favorite part about working at Burch Creek is helping sick patients on the road to recovery to feel better.


Brittany married her high school sweetheart in May of 2008 and together they adopted their sweet puppy Kody.

Together they spent seven years overseas in Japan; where Brittany started her career in the Veterinary field as a Veterinary Assistant.

She was instantly hooked and is constantly looking for ways to learn more.Outside of work Brittany enjoys Ballet, Contemporary dance, and spending time with her little family.

Her favorite thing about working at Burch Creek Animal Hospital is how compassionate our team is with your pets.


What do Kellogs cereal, Robin Williams, and Samantha all have in common??? They all came from the Great Lakes state of Michigan.

Samantha packed up her car, her trusty Coonhound Tucker, and relocated across the United States to seek adventure in the breathtaking Utah mountains.

She joined our team here at Burch Creek in September of 2016.

Samantha Started as a veterinary assistant at Animal Medical Center in Marquette, MI where she was eager to learn all she could and to sharpen her skills in the veterinary field. She thrives with our in-house and hospitalized patients and has amazing client communications skills.

When she is not at work Samantha loves being in the great outdoors and being one with nature. She loves blazing new trails and seeks out adventures with Tucker. Samantha also loves to snowboard when the white stuff hits the ground.

Samantha enjoys working here at Burch Creek and loves the energy of our wonderful staff.


Braxton has joined our team