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Walnut Creek Veterinary Clinic

11336 S. 96th Street Ste 106
Papillion, NE 68046



Walnut Creek Veterinary Clinic- Papillion, NE- StaffAdam
Director of Operations

Adam has a degree in Operations Management from Kansas State University. He currently manages 3 clinics, Ridgeview Animal Hospital in Omaha, Walnut Creek Veterinary Clinic in Papillion, and our newset addition to the veterinary family, Skyline Veterinary Clinic in Elkhorn. He is married to Joanne, who is owner of Ridgeview Animal Hospital in Omaha. They have 5 children: Jack, Lucy, Vivien, Jay, and Eddie. Their family pets are a cat- Mellie, and a Bord
er Collie/ Shepherd mix named Tex who was rescued from a shelter in Dallas, and Angus the cattle dog, adopted from Heartland German Sheperd Rescue.

         Practice Administrator

Shannon is a licensed veterinary technician, graduated from NCTA and has been with us since 2001. Her technical skills are incredible! She is knowledgeable and friendly. She transitioned into the administrative role in our practice in 2012. Dr. Gaines and Shannon worked together prior to opening Ridgeview. She has a dachshund; Stella. She and her husband, Jay, have three sons; Gavin, Malik, and Braden.  Shannon is the Practice Administrator for Ridgeview, Walnut Creek Veterinary Clinic, and Skyline Veterinary Clinic.

        Clinic Manager 



Walnut Creek Veterinary Clinic- Papillion, NE- StaffSarah
Veterinary Technician 

Sarah received her degree from Vatterott College in Omaha. She is married to Ketrick and resides in Glenwood, IA with their adorable son, Keaden. They have 3 dogs-Diesel, a Rottweiler, Angel, a cute little Maltese mix rescue that needed open-heart surgery and Annie, a Pomeranian, is also a rescue dog that follows her like a shadow. Sarah also has 2 cats, Squeak and Little Mew.  


Walnut Creek Veterinary Clinic- Papillion, NE- StaffMegan J.
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Megan joined our team right before the new year and brought with her not only her friendly smile but also a wide skill set she acquired during her time at Vatterott. Her and her husband, Daniel, have four dogs- Cooper, a Golden Retreiver, Gunnar, a German Shorthair Pointer, Little One, a Yorkie mix and Drake, a wirehair pointing griffon. Megan also has a passion for horses and owns one herself; his name is Fred- a handsome Palomino Quarter Horse. 

Walnut Creek Veterinary Clinic- Papillion, NE- StaffJess
Veterinary Technician

Jess comes to us from Salt Lake City, Utah. She is a Vatterott graduate from the 2015 spring class and is a great addition to our team with her knowledge and background with animals. Jess and her husband, Fernando, have two Siberian Huskies named Lobo and Luna, who they enjoy taking out on long walks.


Walnut Creek Veterinary Clinic- Papillion, NE- StaffKelly
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Kelly is from Omaha and received her degree as a Veterinary Technician from Iowa Western Community College in 2015. She started her internship with us in 2014 and has been part of the team ever since! She has two dogs, Macey a Jack Russell Terrier and Larry a Weimaraner. 

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Kerry joined us in March of 2017, She has been a licensed technician since 2005 and brings a lot of experience with her.  Kerry and her son, Aiden, share their home with a wide variety of pets.  They have a pack of rescued dogs and cats, a tortoise and 2 bunnies, Snips and Captain Rex.  



 Walnut Creek Veterinary Clinic- Papillion, NE- StaffDaurian
Client Care Specialist

Daurian, originally from Texas, brings 2 years of veterinary assistant experience to our team! Her and her fiance Tyler have two beautiful children Kyiden and Rayina that keep them busy at home. She also has a young Pit Bull named Norma who is always happy to make new friends.



Client Care Specialist

Alicia was born in Denver, and grew up in Southeast Iowa. She is married to Josh and they have 2 kids Kolby (4), Thea (2). They also have a Vizsla named Cooper, and two cats named Luna and Mali. She enjoys spending time with family, traveling, teaching Cooper new tricks, and the Minnesota Vikings!!



Client Care Specialist

ChelseaWalnut Creek Veterinary Clinic- Papillion, NE- Staff
Client Care Specialist

Chelsea joined us the summer of 2016. An Omaha native who graduated from Skutt High School. Enjoys her time outside, such as hiking, going to the beach, and building a warm fire to cuddle next to during the cold. She currently has no pets but is looking to fill that spot next to her on her hikes.

Jessie M.Walnut Creek Veterinary Clinic- Papillion, NE- Staff
Flex Client Care Specialist

An Elkhorn native, Jessie graduated from Elkhorn South High School. Her interests include painting, listening to music, and watching The Office. Jessie has two dogs named Doc Holliday, a Beagle/Bulldog mix and Lois Lane, a Pitbull mix . Jessie joined our team Summer 2016.

Walnut Creek Veterinary Clinic- Papillion, NE- Staff Michaela
Certified Veterinary Assistant

Starting her work experience with animals at our clinic, Michaela is one of our newest team additions. She received a veterinary assistant certification through the Animal Behavior College and spent a little bit of time at Iowa State University. Michaela and her fiancee have a cat named Kallie and they enjoy spending nice days outside doing things like hiking, horseback riding, and fishing.      

Client Care Specialist

Violet joined the team at Walnut Creek in the summer of 2017. She was born and raised in Omaha, spending most of her life turning her house into a menagerie. Her current partner in crime is a goofy Cattle dog mix named Sophie; the two of them wreak havoc by curling up on the sofa with a good book

Veterinary Technician

Briana is a 2017 graduate of  Iowa Western and received her Veterinary Technician Degree. She has two Pit Bulls named Primrose and Nymeria, and a kitty named Tyrion. When she's not studying she enjoys spending time with her husband, building furniture, and watching Netflix.