- Management Team
- Veterinary Nurses/ Nurses Assistants
- Office Assistants
- Craig Pet Boutique
- Kennel Assistants
Dr. Marna Hall, DVM & Don Hall
Island to Island Veterinary Clinic was founded by Dr. Marna Hall in 2011. Dr. Marna completed her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science, and then graduated from Colorado State University Professional Veterinary Medical Program.
Dr. Marna’s medical philosophy focuses on superior care, preventative medicine and client education. She is passionate about the veterinary profession and is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Dr. Marna loves animals.
Marna’s husband, Don, made the plunge into Island to Island the day he met Marna. Don’s experience in animals goes all the way from compassion to cat scratches. Don is a major help at the clinic, lending his handy-man experience whenever we need it, running errands, and he always does it all with a smile on his face. Don’s willingness to help makes the clinic run like a well-oiled machine. Don likes fishing in the rain during his spare time.
Dr. Jolene Pflaum
Dr. Jolene Pflaum is a recent graduate from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. She was born and raised in Ketchikan and has always had a strong love for animals. She completed her undergraduate degrees at the University of Idaho which included music performance and biology. At Ross University she integrated herself into the community by forming a swine club, teaching and performing music, all while keeping up with her studies. Her final clinical year was spent in Ireland where she studied under a variety of clinicians and both small and large animal practices around the world. Before graduation she completed a certification in veterinary medical acupuncture through the Curacore Integrative medicine and education center. She has always wanted to come back to Ketchikan and work with the community that inspired her journey.
Dr. Ann Marie Dehnz
Dr. Ann Marie Dehnz was born and raised in Sterling Heights, MI, a suburb of Detroit, MI. She recently moved to Ketchikan in support of her husband’s military career in 2019. Dr. Dehnz and her husband, Art, are parents of a toddler named Arthur, and are presently expecting soon! Sammi is their furbaby shepherd mix. In her spare time, Dr. Dehnz enjoys traveling, yoga, hiking, paddle boarding and skiing.
She attended Olivet College, a small, private school, where she graduated with honors as a double major in biology and biochemistry. She also played soccer and ran track for Olivet. Dr. Dehnz then pursued her lifelong dream, earning her doctorate of veterinary medicine in 2012 from the University of Illinois. While attending, Dr. Dehnz was involved with Omega Tua Sigma, a student veterinary fraternity, as well as the wildlife and behavior teams.
Dr. Dehnz is passionate about enhancing the care of animals through preventative medicine, serving their owners with client education and strengthening the human-animal bond.
Selena joined us in 2013, started off as a receptionist, but now works as our Hospital Administrator. Selena has always loved animals, big and small. While growing up, she volunteered at a large animal veterinarian in the summer while she visited her grandparent’s house through high school, and then trained horses while going to college at Texas A&M University. She handles dogs in Conformation & Obedience trials in AKC events.
Selena and her husband, John, who is active duty Coast Guard, have lived in many different places across the US with their 2 cats Auto & Max. When Selena is not working, she enjoys the outdoors, running, SCUBA diving, stand up paddle board and yoga.
Lead Veterinary Nurse
Chrissy joined our team in August 2016. She manages the day-to-day operations of our clinic. Chrissy has always had a passion for working with animals, and after spending 4 years in the United States Coast Guard she realized her calling was to work with them. She managed 2 different Animal Shelters before her love of animal medicine brought her to her first Veterinary Hospital in Rhode Island. There, she trained as a receptionist and later, as a Veterinary Assistant. As an active-duty military spouse, Chrissy relocated every few years, enabling her to work at other Veterinary Hospitals around the country. Her most recent job before taking her position with Island to Island Veterinary Clinic, was a stay-at-home mom to her now 4 year old daughter, Adeline. Chrissy, her husband, Chad, and Adeline are excited to be heading back to Ketchikan, after Chad’s recent retirement from the USCG. They were once stationed in Ketchikan from 2000-2003, fell in love with it, and have always planned to return one day.
Chrissy and her family enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing and camping.
Veterinary Technician Apprentice
Taylor joined our team in April 2017. Born and raised in Ketchikan, she was taking classes to be a Radiology Technician when she realized her passion was animals and working in the Veterinary Field. She has been taking online courses to become a Veterinary Technican. She will be leaving us this winter to do her large animal courses in Colorado. She loves hiking with her dog Dexter, any kind of new adventure and Crocheting.
Veterinary Technician Apprentice
Madison joined our team in 2018 as a kennel assistant, and is now in training for a veterinary assistant. She enjoys discharging patients to their owners, and feeling the excitement within that interaction. Madison has 2 kittens, Alice and Roger. She is known within our clinic as the “cat whisperer”. Madison also works in her spare time during the summer as a tour guide for Adventure Carts.
Janice Hernandez Santos
Janice joined our team in Sept 2015 as a Kennel Assistant, training as a Veterinary Assistant as part of our new Apprenticeship Program. She is a hard worker and caring individual, always helping others. Janice was born in Puerto Rico and moved to Alaska in 2014 with her boyfriend Carlos to find work. She went to college at the University of Puerto Rico for Anthropology and graduated in 2014. She dreams of someday owning her own business with her boyfriend in the Restaurant business. She loves animals and can not wait to someday have furry friends of her own.
Veterinary Technician Apprentice
Maicie Taylor is from Prince of Wales island, and started with us as a volunteer through high school. She has recently started her Veterinary Technician Apprenticeship with us, as she starts her college courses. Maicie is living in Ketchikan, and shares an apartment with a coworker who has two dogs and a cat. She said it helps a lot when she currently does not own a pet of her own! Maicie enjoys helping animals, as she finds it rewarding. She said that meeting all kinds of pets and their owners is a daily thing that never gets old! Maicie enjoys being outside and travel. She enjoys going to POW to spend time with family. Maicie also enjoys scuba diving; being able to experience our vast marine life below the surface. Maicie says that any animal, whether on land or in the sea is her ultimate passion.
Bio coming soon!
As a receptionist at Island to Island Vet Clinic, Adrian enjoys the fast pace and respectful work environment within the clinic. She also thinks it’s a treat to be able to play with a random kitten every now and again.
Adrian lives with her daughter Matilda, and two cats Bumi and Toph.
In her summer down time, she enjoys making Devil’s Club Salve and in the winter she likes making the jewelry all year round.
Aliyah joined our team in August 2015 as part of our front desk staff. Aliyah is the ‘food guru” of the clinic and can assist with your pets’ dietary needs. She has always been an animal lover and has had all kinds of pets all throughout her life.
Aliyah loves hiking, volunteering for KHS, and helping with kids’ gymnastics. At the clinic, she enjoys meeting all of the furry friends who come through our door; and really enjoys that every day is so different than the other and a learning experience!
Aliyah has worked in Customer Service jobs and taught Gymnastics most of her adult life. She has always wanted to work in the medical field and was excited to join the team at Island to Island Vet Clinic. She has a boyfriend, John, a stepson, Hayden, and two dogs, Lola and Danah.
Jacey is an office assistant at Island to Island who also assists with the coordination of cremations.
She enjoys working in the veterinary industry because she sees it as a constant learning experience. She also enjoys being able to grow relationships with fellow staff members and of course the amazing clients and patients.
When she’s not at work, she has two boys, Parker who is two and Coleson who recently turned one. She lost her best friend, a german shepherd named Moose last year, and hasn’t had the courage to own another pet yet. But one day she will own her own corgi!
She can also be found enjoying the outdoors going for walks or to the beach with her family. She also loves to travel, go wine tasting, reading a good book or watching horror films/shows.
Mary, along with her husband, Mike and Labrador Loomis have been residents of Craig, AK since 1998. After traveling to Prince of Wales in the early 90’s to go fishing, they fell in love with the Island and made plans to live here.
Mary retired from a 31 year career as a flight attendant in 2015, and is now working part time at our Craig location as a Veterinary Assistant. Mary joined us in May 2015, although not a ‘new’ face, she was a regular at the vet clinic!
She enjoys fishing, weaving baskets and traveling for leisure in her spare time.
Bio coming soon!
I am a Kennel Assistant at Island to Island Veterinary Clinic and help care for the boarding pets at our facility. The best thing about my job is getting to know different personalities of all the pets that come through our doors, and learning something new every day. I live with my brother and sister-in-law, as well as my twin sister and our husky, Tova. When I’m not at work I love going to the beach with friends and watching the sunset.
Katie is a veterinary nurse here at Island to Island in Ketchikan. She usually cuts nails on T.N.T, provides care for pets that are boarding while their owners are away, which includes feeding, walking and cleaning up after all boarders. She also assists in the recovery of pets after anesthetic procedures such as spays/neuters and dental work, and also restocks every day use items.
She has always wanted to work with animals since she was a kid. She likes working at the clinic because it gives her an opportunity to help animals in need. Parts of her job that she enjoys the most are all the hands-on learning and getting to positive omprovements on clients coming in and out of the clinic,.
Katie lives with her boyfriend of 5 years Arik, as well as 3 males cats (Kirby, Gus and Bean) 1 female cat (Muriel), a 2 year old Formosan Mountain Dog/German Shepherd Mix named Ludo who she and her boyfriend got from a rescue in Washington that saves dogs from meat trade (Taiwan) and dogs in death row at shelters.
In her free time, she enjoys visiting animals at the shelter and going to community art events (Blueberry Arts Fest, Wearable Art Show and Winter Arts Fair)
Clinic Inventory/Kennel Assistant
Kimi assists with the clinic inventory, in our retail boutique, and as a kennel assistant. She has always loved animals, so she enjoys being able to work with and around them. Kimi looks forward to learning new things about how to care for our exotic patients, but also our small animal patients. Kimi treasures the most about her job is watching a skittish pet warm up to the staff, and being on the receiving end of that warmth. She said it is such a rewarding feeling! Kimi is currently attending college locally, working towards her bachelor’s degree.