Many of the same health problems that affect us, including hearing loss, also affect our pets. Fortunately, most pets adapt very well to the disability with a little help from their owners.View Article
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Meet Our Team
Chris graduated from Vatterott College with her degree in Veterinary Technology. She started at Rockbrook Animal Clinic in 2004. Chris spends her free time with her husband, Rick, daughter, Kim and son, Ryan. Chris has two cats and two dogs.
Dana graduated from Iowa Western in Council Bluffs with her degree in Veterinary Technology. She has been with the clinic since January of 2007. She and her husband, Adam, currently reside in Council Bluffs with their two sons and daughter. She also has three dogs, a cat and a guinea pig.
Melissa is originally from Lincoln and started with Rockbrook Animal Clinic in 2002. She graduated from Vatterott College with her degree in Veterinary Technology. She then completed her bachelors degree from UNL in Veterinary Technology and Business. Melissa enjoys her time at home which is spent with her husband, Joel, son and daughter. Melissa has three dogs and one cat at home.
Jake began working at the clinic in June of 2011. He graduated from Vatterott College in 2010 with his degree in Veterinary Technology. Jake has a dog, two cats, a ferret and a snake.
Alicia is a graduate of Iowa Western Community College and started at the clinic is 2015. She has three dogs, Mia and Mya, & Duke and currently resides in Council Bluffs. Alicia enjoys being outdoors and going to the zoo.
Jessie is a graduate of Omaha College of Health Careers in Veterinary Technology. She is a full time veterinary technician and has been working at Rockbrook Animal Clinic since 1999. Jessie enjoys spending time with her two children. She also has three dogs and two rabbits.
Kathy (Kat) Lypsys
Kat is a graduate from Vatterott College class of 2005. She started at the clinic in August of 2017. She resides in Louisville with her daughter and son. She has one dog "Briagh", 2 cats, "Faelen" & "Prego". & 2 bearded dragon "Declan" & Jumani".
Cindy started at the clinic in January of 2005, and is a former employee of the Nebraska Humane Society. She and her husband James spend their free time with their five children, six grandchildren and two dogs and 1cat at home.
Marge started at the clinic in 2013. She enjoys spending time with her husband Jim and three children and three dogs.
Jennifer started working at Rockbrook Animal Clinic in September 2008. She enjoys spending time with her dogs, Tyson and Missy, working at the clinic and doing activities outdoors.
Tiffany began working at the clinic in December of 2015. She lives in Omaha with her husband and two cats, Louie and Gizmo, & foster kitten Olivia. She enjoys crafting, fishing with her husband, Scott and spending time with family.
Desirea began working at the clinic in September of 2016. She lives in Omaha with her fiance, Charles, children Mason & Skyler, and her dog Oj & cat Remmy. In her free time she enjoys hunting, fishing, & spends time in her garage welding horseshoe art together.
Natalie is currently attending UNO for a Bachelor of Science in biology and neuroscience. In her free time she likes to ride horses and volunteer. Natalie has one dog and a cat at home.
Alexis started at the clinic in 2015. She is a 2016 graduate of Millard West and plans to attend college in Omaha.
Olivia started at the clinic as a volunteer and moved to a staff member in 2016. She works at the clinic during the summer and attend college in Colorado.
Alisha is currently attending Iowa Western Community College and will major in Veterinary Technology. She spends her free time going on adventures with her two dogs, cuddling with her cat and hanging out with her crested gecko.
Katie began working at the clinic in 2013. She graduated high school in 2015 and currently attends UNL, majoring in Pre-Vet and Animal Science.
Francine began working at the clinic in September of 2015, and is currently a senior at Westside High School. In 2017 she will become a student at University of Nebraska-Lincoln as a veterinary sciences major. She loves volunteering at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo and spending time at home with her family & two dogs.
Mike began working at the clinic in 2017. He is a student at the University of Nebraska Omaha and will be attending Veterinary school in the fall. At home he spends time with his wife, two children, & three dogs.
Jo began working at the clinic in August of 2016. She has spent her entire career working at vet clinics, zoos, & cat sanctuaries. She spends her free time with her pets, family, & taking pictures.
Vet Assistant & Receptionist
Kristin began working at the clinic in August of 2017. She was a cake decorator for 3 years before coming to the clinic. She spends her free time with her very spoiled persian "Boo".
Napoleon joined the clinic as the feline representative in 2013. He is a friendly orange tabby, whose favorite hobby is eating. He also enjoys taking naps in the sun and having his belly rubbed for short periods of time. You may catch him curled up in one of the bay windows at the clinic.