Since moving from Oregon in October of 2005, Janet has worked in the veterinary field as a Receptionist for 4 years. Before moving to Idaho, she spent 10 years working at Double-C Pet Resort in Klamath Falls, Oregon, managing the retail store and training dogs. Janet lives with her fiancé, Jay, and 2 rescue dogs: Ringo, an Australian Cattle Dog mix, and Lexie, a small Cattle Dog mix. When Janet is not working, she enjoys camping, an occasional NASCAR race, woodworking and spending time with her family.
Eagle Animal Clinic’s experienced support staff of Client Care Specialists, Certified Veterinary Technicians, Animal Health Technicians, and Animal Care Assistants strive to provide personalized, compassionate care for our patients and clients alike.
Becky Dugas, CVT
Becky Dugas, CVT received her license in Veterinary Technology in 1996 and has worked in veterinary hospitals since 1994. She has been employed with Eagle Animal Clinic since its opening in March of 2000, and is currently the Hospital Manager. One of the many things that she has enjoyed while at Eagle Animal Clinic has been the ability to get to know and care for clients’ pets, from kitten and puppyhood into their senior years. Becky grew up on a family farm outside of Weiser, Idaho and has always had a passion and love for all animals. She raised her first bottle kitten at the age of 10, and still enjoys doing it today. She currently resides in Sand Hollow with her husband, Larry, and two daughters, Clara and Grace. Her family lives on a few acres out in the country where they have room for their menagerie of pets that includes dogs, cats, chickens, bunnies, goats, horses, one pony, and one very old, retired 4-H cow. Becky and her family enjoy being outdoors; fishing, camping, hiking, spending time at their family cabin, riding ATVs, riding horses, and even doing yard work. Becky also enjoys volunteering at her daughters’ schools and she’s an avid reader who has fallen in love with her Kindle!
Client Care Manager
Nichole joined the staff of Eagle Animal Clinic in 2008 as a full time Receptionist. In 2013, she was promoted to the role of Client Care Manager. She has over 8 years of experience manning the front desk in veterinary offices, so she’s seen it all! Nichole enjoys visiting with the “regulars” that she’s come to know over the past several years (she likes talking with their people, too!), but also appreciates the opportunity to meet new faces as well. She also continues to enjoy the teaching environment the clinic and veterinary field provides.
Nichole is the proud mom of Parker, a black Standard Poodle and One-Eyed Jack, a crazy cat with only one eye. When not at work, you can find her spending quality time with family and friends or traveling with her husband.
Client Care Specialists
Val moved to Idaho with her family from Connecticut in 2000. Almost immediately, they joined the Eagle Animal Clinic family as clients. A couple of years later, she was asked to join the staff of Eagle Animal Clinic and became a part time receptionist. Val works mostly on the administrative side now, and helps wherever she is needed. Charlie, her loyal canine companion was adopted from the Canyon County Shelter. When not at work, she is exploring new places to walk with Charlie, reading or crocheting.
Animal Health Technicians
Bree has been working as an Animal Health Technician/Client Care Specialist for Eagle Animal Clinic since May 2013. She had four years of previous technician/receptionist experience. Bree and her husband, Josh, moved to Boise in May 2013. They had just graduated from Idaho State University in Pocatello with a Biology degree and a Social Work degree, respectively. Both Bree and her husband plan to go back to school to receive their Master’s degrees eventually, but for now are happy in their new duplex with two kittens from the same litter, Sharptooth (an orange tabby) and Vanellope (a calico).
Hannah began working in the veterinary field in 2000. In 2008, she joined the staff of Eagle Animal Clinic as an Animal Health Technician. While working as a technician, she went to college and received her degree in human nursing, but realized she preferred working with the animals over people. She continues to enjoy the ever changing and evolving field of veterinary medicine and has a special interest in the area of canine and feline pain management. Hannah, a native Idahoan, resides in Eagle with her husband, four children, a blind cat named Braille and a Wirehair Pointer named Beckett. When not working, Hannah is kept busy running to and from her kids’ schools and sporting activities and, in those rare, quiet moments, she loves to relax and unwind with a good book.
Heidi joined Eagle Animal Clinic as an Animal Health Technician in July 2016. Heidi and her
In her spare time, Heidi and her husband enjoy spending time outdoors with their two horses, Clyde and Grease, and their two Australian Cattle Dogs, Roxy and Reba. She is riding member with the Rough Riders Drill Team here in the Treasure Valley, which she enjoys very much!
Jessi was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After moving to Idaho in 1997, she began working in a mixed animal practice (a veterinary hospital that treats cats and dogs, as well as farm animals such as horses and cattle) in Homedale. It was there that she found her love of veterinary medicine. Jessi has a strong passion for patient care and has developed an interest in behavior and training after adopting a border collie that struggles with fear and anxiety. She currently resides in Meridian with her husband, John, two children, Noah and Kiya, two dogs, Pinot and Zima, two cats, Stika and Maui, and one Bearded Dragon. In her free time, Jessi enjoys camping, traveling with family, hiking, and training her dogs.
Kati has been working as an Animal Health Technician since January 2013. She came to the clinic as an intern in November 2012. Kati studied veterinary technology at Brown Mackie College where she graduated with her degree in veterinary technology. Kati grew up on her family’s wheat ranch in Pendleton, Oregon where she had plenty of pets to keep her company. She currently lives in Boise with her 3 cats, Tinka, Taco and Felina Kyle; her love bird, Roy; and her Australian Cattle Dog mix, Staci. In her free time Kati enjoys horseback riding, snowboarding, jewelry making, and spending time with friends and family.
Shy has been working at Eagle Animal Clinic as an Animal Health Technician since September 2016. She previously worked in emergency and general practice as a technician from April 2013 through August 2016. Shy earned an Associates Degree in Applied Science Veterinary Technology from Broadview University in 2014.d
Shy resides in Notus with her daughter and son on five acres with their two horses, two dogs, two cats, two turkeys, two ducks and 13 chickens. She enjoys the outdoor life of camping and fishing, trail riding, and riding four-wheelers with her family.
Relief Animal Health Technicians
Lanae has been part of the Eagle Animal Clinic family since she started working as an after school kennel assistant in 2003. Now, years later, she still enjoys the relationships that have developed with both the patients and clients. Working at Eagle Animal Clinic has given her a desire to continue learning new things. Being a native Idahoan, and raised in Eagle, makes working with her community even more satisfying.
Robyn has been employed with Eagle Animal Clinic as an Animal Health Technician since 2009. Robyn resides in Emmett with her two sons. Together they manage their farm consisting of horses, cows, and dogs. In the off season from farming, she takes time to enjoy the outdoor life of camping, hunting, and fishing. Robyn is currently working on finishing her degree in Large Animal Healthcare.
Animal Care Assistants
Janine grew up on a small farm in Homedale. After graduating from college, she worked for and retired from the Postal Service. She has lived in Eagle for 13 years on a 10-acre farm and raises organic beef cows. Her immediate family consists of four horses, two mules, two dogs, a bunch of cats, ducks, geese and more chickens than she can count. She is currently taking Vet Tech classes through Penn Foster, a distance-learning college. She did an internship at Eagle Animal Clinic, and has been employed at the clinic since September 2011.
Janine is a member of the Squaw Butte Back Country Horsemen of Idaho. In her spare time, she rides horses, packs mules into the back country and helps maintain trails in Idaho’s back country.