Barbara, Practice Manager

Barbara has been with the clinic almost since it opened in 1985.  In fact, her father-in-law and brother in law helped with the first remodel for Dr. Rehn.  Barbara initially started volunteering, and Dr. Rehn then hired her as a full-time employee.  Barbara has worked her way up in the clinic from cleaning kennels to assisting with surgeries to her job now as Office Manager.  At home, Barbara enjoys reading, sewing, and spending time with her husband.  She has 2 sons, 1 daughter-in-law, 3 granddaughters, 1 grandson, 1 Great Dane, 1 Golden Doodle, and 2 Cats.  Barbara has also provided homes for horses, Angus cattle, guinea pigs, and even a few rats. 




Maria, Lead Receptionist         

Maria joined All Creatures Veterinary Clinic in 2010, while simultaneously completing the Veterinary Assisting program at UAA Mat-Su College. She grew up in Maryland, but due to her husband’s career, has also lived in Delaware and Georgia. Her furry family includes two corgis, Martini and Dekuyper, and two cats, Pendleton and Tanqueray. In her spare time Maria enjoys reading, cooking, gardening, and entertaining. She is looking forward to retirement in a warmer climate in a few years.




Deb has been in Alaska since 2001 and joined the All Creatures family early in 2017.  She has a passion for Flat Coated Retrievers and competes in many field / hunting trials and tests.  Deb is a very active outdoor enthusiast.  Her home life includes a husband, two daughters, 7 dogs, 1 cat and 4 snakes.  She is currently enrolled in UAA Mat-Su College furthering her education in the veterinary field.




Miranda is from Florida, but has been in Alaska most her life. She joined All Creatures Veterinary Clinic in 2019. She has one dog, Maya. She hopes to have a kitten or two in the near future. In her free time, you can find her doing anything that involves the outdoors and her family.




Crystal was born and raised in Alaska. She joined All Creatures Veterinary Clinic in 2019. She has one dog, Bentley an Alaskan husky and two cats, Queen Bee and Cookie. In her free time, she likes to help with rescues, spend time with her own pets, and explore the outdoors. She looks forward to furthering her education in the veterinary field.       




Anna has lived in Alaska for 15 years, but has lived in the Valley since 2013. She started working at All Creatures Veterinary Clinic in 2015 as a veterinary assistant, but left for a few years to pursue other interests. She returned in 2020 as a receptionist. Anna and her husband live with their three retired sled dogs, Tractor, Scotch, and Elway and two cats, Gremlin and Gizmo. When not working, you can find Anna working with her church youth group or enjoying her favorite Alaska locations.                      




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