Amber S., CVT
Amber Suckow joined the team at St. Michael Veterinary Clinic in December 2001. She went to Ridgewater College in Willmar, MN and has an AA Degree in Veterinary Technology. Amber has a love for small animals and pocket pets. She loves spending time with her family, 2 dachshunds (Abby & Emma) and 2 cats (Jack & Jill). In her spare time, Amber enjoys scrapbooking and gardening.
Sarah joined the Saint Michael Veterinary Clinic team in September 2018. Sarah has a love of animals small and large, but she has a special place in her heart for rabbits. Sarah has five rabbits: Theodore, Anthony, Thelma Lou, Daisy Mae, and Luna. She also has a dog, Duke. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors, fishing, reading, and playing the violin and piano.
Nicki Varner started working as an intern through Minnesota School of Business and joined the St. Michael/ Big Lake Veterinary team shortly after graduation in 2014. She has enjoyed learning new techniques and experiences with such a gifted team. Nicki is very passionate about building client relationships to provide the best care for your pets. She loves spending her free time outdoors, going boating, fishing, and watching live outdoor music. She and her longtime boyfriend have 2 long-haired dachshunds, Odie and Cooper whom they love to spoil!
Dahkota Chilson has been with St. Michael Veterinary Clinic since graduating from Ridgewater college with his AA degree in veterinary technology in 2018.. He enjoys welcoming clients and taking care of patients. He loves to take his corgi, Emma and kitten, Gingy on walks with his wife Samantha. In his spare time he loves to go kayaking and spending time with friends and family.
John Kessler joined the St. Michael Veterinary Clinic team in May of 1997. He graduated not long before in 1996 at Medical Institute of Minnesota with and AA degree in Veterinary Technology. He enjoys caring for animals, as well as working with the owners. He enjoys being outdoors and spending time in his garden, but spends most of his free time with his wife, 2 boys and their 2 cats Jelly Bean and Isabella.
Karah Nelson started working as a certified veterinary technician at the St. Michael Veterinary Clinic in January of 2012. She graduated with her AA degree in Veterinary Technology from Ridgewater College in 2011. She loves working with all of the animals on a daily basis and challenging herself by learning new things. At home she loves to spend time with her husband and son. She also enjoys spending time with her cats Stubby and Grace and her dogs Maxwell and Averie. In her free time she likes to be outside and to spend time riding her horses.
Beth Harrison joined St. Michael Veterinary clinic in August 2019. She graduated from Ridgewater College in Willmar, MN in 1999 with an AA in Veterinary Technology. She has worked as a technician in St. Paul, Oakdale and Grand Rapids MN, which is where she has resided the past 17 years raising her son. She moved to STMA area and has been happy with her time here. She enjoys dining out, watching football and spending time with her beloved pets, Tiggie, the chihuahua, and her 3 cats Linus, Lucas and Benny.
Amber F., CVT
Amber Ferrian joined the St. Michael Veterinary Clinic in September 2020 shortly after graduating from Ridgewater college with her AA degree in Veterinary Technology. She enjoys caring for animals and learning everyday from her fellow technicians. At home she spoils her Chihuahua, Mia and her Corgi, Josephine. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and spending time outdoors.