• Kelly Hechinger
    - Technician, CN, ACN, Social Media

    2Kelly is a long-term local of 50 years. She lives here in Truckee with her husband and 2 Saint Bernard’s. Oliver, and Waldin.  Waldin is completely blind and also a therapy dog. Kelly has a certificate in Canine Nutrition and has now completed her Advanced Canine Nutrition. Kelly also has a business called “A Peaceful Dog” where she does home grooming, and nutritional counceling and sells commercial pet food for raw and home cooked feeders. She has been in veterinary medicine for approximately 16 years.

  • Sydney - Lead Reception

    Sydney grew up in Grass Valley and Nevada City, where she found a passion for animals and was considered the neighborhood pet sitter. She moved to Truckee in 2016 and currently lives with her boyfriend and their two dogs, Kovu and Kaya. When she isn't working at the clinic, Sydney and her fur-babies enjoy hiking, climbing, snowboarding, swimming, and exploring the beautiful mountains. One day, she hopes to open an animal rescue facility.

  • Kim - Manager

    A Truckee native, raised in Sierra Valley, Kim comes to Sierra Pet Clinic with a background in Accounting and Office Management. Animals have always been a part of Kim’s life, having spent many years on the family ranch and involved with 4H and FFA. Kim is the pet parent of Leo and Cesar the Mastiff brothers and Jax and Gator her Jack Russell Terriers. Kim is a proud mother of 3 grown children and blessed grandmother of one (soon to be two!)! Kim enjoys time with family and the outdoors camping, boating, rockcrawling and miles and miles on the side by side exploring new country!

  • Taylor - RVT / Lead Tech .
    Taylor is a Registered Vet Tech who recently moved from San Diego. She earned her degree in Animal Health Technology in 2014 and her license in 2015. She has been with Sierra Pet Clinic since January 2016. She has one dog, a pitbull named Ruca. In her spare time she loves playing soccer, snowboarding, and paddle boarding.
  • Zac - Assistant Technician

    Zac was born and raised in Campbell, CA and recently moved to Truckee. His passion for animals began young, starting with a strong bond with his childhood dog. He has experience managing a doggie daycare and has been working in veterinary medicine since 2015. He is currently going to school to become an RVT. He lives with his girlfriend and their beautiful dalmatian mix, Zoey. Zac is an avid fisherman, and on his off days, enjoys hiking, snowboarding, and exploring the Tahoe Basin.

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