Shannon—Licensed Veterinary Technician, Practice Administrator
Shannon is a licensed veterinary technician who graduated from NCTA. She has been with Ridgeview Animal Hospital since 2001, and she transitioned into the administrative role at Skyline Veterinary Clinic in 2012. Her technical skills are incredible, and she is extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Dr. Gaines and Shannon worked together prior to opening Ridgeview. She has two dachshunds, Stella and Roxie. She and her husband, Jay, have three sons, Gavin, Malik and Brayden. Shannon is the Practice Administrator for Ridgeview, Walnut Creek Veterinary Clinic and Skyline Veterinary Clinic.
Melissa—Licensed Veterinary Technician, Clinic Manager
Melissa Peterson is a Fremont native and obtained her Associate of Applied Science Degree from Vatterott College in 2009. She completed her externship at our sister clinic Skyline Veterinary Clinic and joined the Walnut Creek staff as a licensed technician in March of 2010 before transitioning to Skyline Veterinary Clinic in January of 2016 as an LVT/administrative assistant. In addition to being a tech, Melissa enjoys fishing, softball and being outdoors. She also is a diehard Husker fan! She currently resides in Omaha with her husband Grant, their son Waylon and their fuzzy kids Daphne, Janis, Roxie and Kitler.
Caitlin—Student Veterinary Assistant
Caitlin is originally from Iowa and is currently working towards getting her veterinary technician degree through PennFoster. Caitlin, her husband and their new baby boy William love spending time with their dog, Kincaid and cat, Suki. Caitlin and her husband also are active fosters with a local rescue, Hands Hearts and Paws. Her hobbies include reading, fishing and spending time with family.
Janine – Client Care Specialist
Janine and her husband, Neal have a house full of pets. They have three dogs – Max, a Chihuahua, and Oliver and Raegan, both Papillions. They also have two cats, Bam Bam and Suki, Siamese cats, and 4 hens- Gretel, Clementine, Rosemary, and Eleanor. Janine came to us from a local practice and is a perfect fit for our team! She started in August 2012 at our sister clinic Ridgeview Animal Hospital and just transferred out to Skyline in August 2016. We are very excited to have her!
Megan—Student Veterinary Assistant
Megan has been a flexible team member lending a hand at the front desk with client care specialist duties as well as caring for patients in the back as a student veterinary assistant. She is currently attending Iowa Western and working toward becoming a veterinary technician. As a pit bull lover, Megan has one of her own named Sebastian and a cat named Cleo. Outside of the office she enjoys playing volleyball.
Adam—Director of Operations
Adam has a degree in operations management from Kansas State University. He currently manages three clinics, Skyline Veterinary Clinic in Omaha, Walnut Creek Veterinary Clinic in Papillion and our newest clinic, Skyline Veterinary Clinic in Elkhorn. He is married to Joanne, who is owner of Skyline Veterinary Clinic in Omaha. They have five children: Jack, Lucy, Vivien, Jay and Eddie. Their family pets are a cat, Melle, and a Border Collie/Shepherd mix named Tex who was rescued from a shelter in Dallas.
Cathy — Client Care Specialist
Cathy recently returned home to Nebraska after residing in Georgia for nearly 20 years. She lives with her 2 dogs, Moxie and Pixie, her cat Alley and her rabbit Binky. She has 2 daughters, 1 grandson and 1 granddaughter. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.