Veterinary Staff

Teri – PM

Teri is our Practice Manager and joined Bass Lake Pet Hospital in August of 1989. She was previously a client before Dr. Cameron invited her to join the team.


Teri lives in Corcoran with her daughter, Shaylee. Shaylee adopted a dog from the Humane Society “Niko” who has been a great addition to the family and a wonderful companion for “Moose” their other dog. Many of you know him because he spends lots of time at the clinic! Teri is also very dedicated to working out – she goes to FXB or BBC every morning before work! In her free time she enjoys being out motorcycling, paddle-boarding, or boating.  She also loves 
cooking everything from canning salsa, HOT pickles, and jam to everyday meals! Teri is a Board member of the MN VPMN and a member of the Veterinary Hospital Manager Association.

Tara – CSR

Tara’s love for animals and people has kept her with us since 1998.  She continues to bring happiness and energy to our team. She lives in Maple Grove with her boyfriend Chris and their sweet Mini Australian Shepard, “Leo”. She enjoys traveling, zip lining and boating on the Minnesota lakes.

Lynette – CVT

Lynette came to Bass Lake after getting her associates degree from Argosy University.  Besides working, Lynette likes to travel, go on road trips, or just relax at home.  Fall is her favorite season because of the scenery and football.  She adores her two family pets, Mickey and Pepper.

Crystal – CVT

Crystal graduated from MN School of Business with an AAS in Veterinary Technology in 2014 and a BAS in Veterinary Practice Management in March 2015.  She joined the Bass Lake Pet Hospital team as a CVT in October 2015.  Crystal has two adorable cats named Romeo and Eli.  In her spare time she likes to travel, watch movies, and spend time with her friends.

Carrie – CVT

Carrie has been a Certified Veterinary Technician since 2008. She graduated from Argosy University with her AAS in Veterinary Technology and has spent the last 11 years developing her skills and knowledge at a variety of hospitals and clinics.  After taking a 3 year hiatus from her veterinary career to pursue work in human medicine, she came to her senses and realized it was time to return to the animal world.  Carrie joined the amazing team at Bass Lake Pet Hospital in December 2019 and has never looked back. Her time outside the clinic is shared with family, friends, and her two dogs Bruno and Addy.

Stephanie – CVT

Stephanie graduated from Minnesota School of Business in 2012 with her Associates in Veterinary Technology. She joined the Bass Lake Pet Hospital team in January 2019. She has two cats: Phoenix and Falcor. Stephanie loves spending time outdoors with family and friends.

Erin – CVT

Erin graduated from Argosy University in December 2017 with her AAS in Veterinary Technology. She has always been a client at Bass Lake Pet Hospital and now she is happy to say that she is part of our team as well.

For Erin, becoming a Veterinary Technician and being able to work with animals has been a dream come true. She currently has one dog,  a deaf American Staffordshire Terrier named Whisper.

Amy – CSR

Amy joined our team in November 2017 and continues to grow within our company. She has an A.A.S. degree in Sales and Business Management from Hibbing Community College. Her background is in retail sales, Human Resources, and Administrative Assistance. She lives in New Hope and enjoys summer activities, learning new things, being around family and friends.

Chandra – CSR

Chandra has a bachelor’s degree in Music Business/Management from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Upon graduating, she moved to Los Angeles to start her career in the entertainment industry. Chandra worked for record labels, music publishing companies, and casting for reality tv shows. Once she came to Minneapolis, she found her passion for animals and started her career in the vet field.

Chandra has two rescue dogs: a chihuahua, Riley, and a German Shepherd, Rose. In her spare time she enjoys singing silly songs with her two young daughters, cooking, baking, and taking family trips to the Humane Society to give love and attention to the animals while they wait to find their forever home.

Mandy – CSR

Mandy has been a receptionist here at Bass Lake Pet Hospital since April 2008 and absolutely loves it!  She has three children: Grace-13, Kelvin-7, and Lydia-2. They enjoy going to the park, visiting the zoo, and swimming in the summer. New to the family is their puppy “Zeus” Mandy says it has been quite the experience having a puppy again after seven years!!

Mandy grew up on a farm in South Dakota around dogs, cats, and horses, and cows, but she enjoys working with animals of every size. She is able to visit family in SD often.

Tausha – VA

Tausha started her career in the veterinary world as a customer service representative and quickly realized animals were her passion.  She has worked as a Veterinary Assistant for the past 2 years and has been sharing her talents with the team at Bass Lake Animal Hospital since March 2019.  In her spare time, she loves hanging out with friends and spending time with her cute mini dachshund named Azula.

Mycayla – VA

MyCayla is a Vet Assistant/ Receptionist here at Bass Lake Pet Hospital. She was previously in school to become a Veterinary Technician until it was shut down for good, but that didn’t stop her! What got her into working with animals was having a passion to help, whether it be animals or people in need! She has her own zoo at home which is also what lead her to where she is today. She has a ball python named Chai, a dwarf hamster named Gongi, and two cats named Henry and Nova! A fun fact about MyCayla is that she is a huge foodie. She loves ANYTHING that is food!”

Bailey – VA

Bailey joined Bass Lake Pet Hospital in April of 2019. She has been working in the field as a veterinary assistant for over 3 years. Her favorite things include spending time with friends, family, and her cats and dog at home! She has a passion for helping special needs cats, and loves all animals.