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Receptionists and Other Staff

Mariann Valstar - Office Manager 

Mariann grew up in BC on a dairy farm  and worked in the agriculture feed business. After marrying Jason and moving to Alberta, four kids were added to the family and  Mariann kept busy on the family dairy farm.  The farm was sold in 2014, and Marian worked many years in Rimbey in an administrative position. Mariann started with the clinic in December 2016.  In her spare time she enjoys working at the family business Jemco Feeds in Rimbey, catering and helping out with the families growing beef operation. 

Brady Yavis- Owner 

Brady Yavis currently resides on their new farm in the Winfield area with his significant other Dr. Jas. Since moving to the farm they've added many four legged creatures as well as their little girl Mackenzie and little boy Everett. When he's not at the clinic he runs a large cow calf operation outside of Bluffton. In his free time he enjoys riding horses, and camping.  

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Tara Giesbrecht - Receptionist

Tara grew up in Saskatchewan on a grain farm where she had sheep, horses and Australian Shepard puppies. She moved to Alberta in 1994 where she met her husband Roger. They now have a family farm where they raise sheep and their Ponies of America. 

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Brianna Bridgman - Receptionist/VMA   

Brianna graduated from the Veterinary Medical Assistant program in 2020. She was certified in 2021 for her Equine Massage Therapy from the Canadian Equine Therapy Institute. She moved here from Jasper where she was a wrangler for 3 years. She joined our team in spring 2022. She is currently living in Rimbey with her cat Goose. In her spare time she likes snowboarding, and spending time with her 3 horses in the mountains.

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Chris Wilson - Receptionist

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