- Management Team
- Veterinary Nurses/ Nurses Assistants
- Kennel Attendants
- Administrative Assistants
- Craig Pet Boutique
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 Island to Island Veterinary Clinic in 2013. In her current position as a Hospital Administrator, she is usually behind the scenes. 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 has handled dogs over the past 15 years 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 3 rescue cats Auto, Mad Max, and Nancy. In her down time, she enjoys the outdoors, stand-up paddle board, kayaking, and making jewelry and crafts.
Lead Veterinary Nurse
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.
Janice Hernandez Santos
Janice is a Veterinary Assistant at Island to Island Veterinary Clinic. She was born and raised in Puerto Rico and came to Ketchikan after graduating college. She enjoys her work since she finds it easier working with animals and being able to work with her second family. Janice also likes teaching and educating people and loves seeing the progress on her laser therapy patients. Janice’s family consists of her husband (Carlos), her daughter (Elena), her dog (Havaba), her cat (Antigona), and they are expecting a new baby this summer.
Emily is a Veterinary Nurse here at Island to Island Veterinary Clinic. She enjoys the daily challenges and constant learning opportunities when working with animals. She also likes being able to help those in need as well as interacting with our clients and building relationships with pet owners and their pets.
Emily lives with her husband Jeremy and their two pets, Millie and Auggie. They enjoy hiking and the year round activities that the island has to offer. They also enjoy fishing and being out on the boat and laying on the beach.
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 everyday 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 is all the hands-on learning and getting to positive improvements 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)
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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 the 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.
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.
Melanie is a kennel attendant and mainly watches the dogs and plays with them to make sure they aren’t being too rough. She helps with feeding, cleaning kennels, laundry, and more. She likes playing with the puppies that come in and also enjoys seeing the clinic cat. Her family includes her parents, two younger siblings, a dog named Summer, and two cats (Podo and Kodo).
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Jessica is a kennel assistant who makes sure the boarders are well taken care of, both physically and emotionally. She enjoys meeting all the animals and getting to know their personality. She also likes learning new things.
Jessica’s family jokes that her house is a carnivorous zoo because she has three cats and two dogs (a German Shepherd/Husky mix named Zev and a German Shepherd named Neika). Outside of work, Jessica likes community events (such as the Blueberry Arts Festival) but she spends most of her free time at the beach with her dog, often photographing the sunset or sunrise.
Teri began working at the clinic in the summer of 2018. She started as a Receptionist and was in that position for just over 2 years. She moved into an Administrative Assistant position in the Fall of 2020. Teri assists management by doing a variety of administrative duties. Because she full-time employment elsewhere, she is only able to work at the clinic on Saturdays.
She really enjoys being able to go back and forth between Reception and Admin jobs. She loves seeing the patients and owners and being able to carry on those relationships. She also enjoys the administrative side of things. Knowing that she can contribute, even in a small way, is very satisfying.
Teri shares her home with her husband, Jerry, and her 2 dogs, Duke and Mickey. Her son, Paul, and grandson, Josiah, also currently live with them while they save up for a house of their own.
Outside of work, Teri coaches the Special Olympics Swim Team. She has been the coach for the past 7 years and has enjoyed taking the team to compete at the State Summer Games every summer in Anchorage. Her daughter, Anya, is a member of the team and they enjoy being able to spend this time together. She will be accompanying her to compete in the 2022 USA Special Olympics Games in Orlando, Florida in June, 2022.
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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.
Stephanie graduated from Mt. Edgecumbe high school in 2014, a boarding school in Sitka, Alaska. After graduating she went to work to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. She is currently enrolled in an online career program to become a certified veterinary technician. Stephanie is Fear free certified and also is a certified groomer.
She currently has two cats, Brego and Ollie. Brego was rescued from the local shelter in Sitka and Ollie was born at the clinic Stephanie worked for previously as a cesarean section baby, it was love at first site! When Ollie was old enough to wean from his mother he went straight home with Stephanie.