Dr. Paul Toniolli

Dr. Paul Toniolli grew up in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He has wanted to be a veterinarian since junior high school. When he was asked by a school counselor what he wanted to be he said a veterinarian, so the school counselor helped him learn how to spell it. Dr. Toniolli went to Utah State University and earned a degree in Bioveterinary Science. He met his wife Julianne there and together they went to Washington State University in Pullman, Washington where he received a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.  Dr. Toniolli recently finished his certification in Canine Rehabilitation from the University of Tennessee and is now a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner(CCRP).

Dr. Toniolli has worked in this area since 2003 and has loved every minute of it. He truly loves his work and the people he interacts with, along with their pets that he gets to meet and treat. He has a strong interest in prevention medicine and a strong interest in veterinary dentistry.

Dr. Lisa Kleist

Dr. Kleist earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Oklahoma State University in 1991. Growing up with one foot in the city and one on a small ranch, she aspired to become a doctor caring for the animals.
Fueling her dream as a child, she often would read the All creatures series by James Herriot and even the Merck Veterinary Manual.
Dr. Kleist is active in her state veterinary association and is currently serving on the Education Evaluation Committee for the UVMA. She brings to Antelope Animal Hospital 25 years of experience in medicine and surgery.
During her career she has worked with wildlife, military working dogs, police dogs and, of course, and can’t wait for the privilege of working with your dog and cat family members.
Since graduation, Utah has been her home. Enjoying all the great outdoors activities this state has to offer, Dr. Kleist and her family enjoy hiking, fishing, camping and cheering each other on in ice hockey. She currently has one pet, Sota (short for Minnesota), a black Labrador Retriever with the energy of two dogs packed into one!

Dr. Amber Da Silva

Dr. Da Silva was born and raised in Utah. She attended Westminster College for her undergraduate education, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She then went to veterinary school at Colorado State University. After graduating from vet school, she returned to Utah. She joins Antelope Animal Hospital after working at a multi-doctor practice in Salt Lake for the past six and a half years. Dr. Da Silva enjoys preventive care and internal medicine. She hopes to improve the quality of life of all of her patients and solidify the bond between the clients and their beloved pets.

In her free time, Dr. Da Silva loves to spend time with her husband and two sons, preferably outdoors. They love cycling, camping, hiking and playing soccer. Dr. Da Silva is an avid reader, plays piano in her church band, loves to travel and speaks Spanish, Portuguese and American Sign Language in addition to her native English.

Dr. Camille Milligan

Dr. Camille Milligan graduated veterinary school from St. George’s University in Grenada and completed her clinical year of school at Oklahoma Veterinary  School in January 2018.  She got a bachelors degree from Weber State University in Zoology.  Dr. Milligan is interested in dentistry, soft tissue surgery and client education.  She has dreamed of being a veterinarian since she was 4 years old and went to the vet with her dog.  She lives with her awesome husband, 3 dogs, Powell the beagle, Cheech and Chong Grenadian street mutts called Pot hounds.  she enjoys rock climbing, snowboarding and having lazy days.

Sarah LaMay, Certified Veterinary Technician, Hospital Administrator

Sarah started working for VCA in September 2004. She has a degree in Applied Sciences of Veterinary Technology from Utah Career College. She has a passion for all animals and has helped all kinds varying from large to small to exotic to wild. She has 2 horses Little Man and Tex, 2 Husky mixes Frank the Tank and Kyle Jr, a Beagle mix Lucy and 2 cats, George the Groper and the Pepper Cat.

She is married and has 3 beautiful children, Hannah, Lexi and David. She loves to spend time outside with her animals and family boating, hiking, camping and a new found love of gardening.

Tabitha Bernard, Certified Veterinary Technician

Tabitha is a licensed veterinary technician who graduated from Carrington Career College in Northern California in 2011 with an Associates of Science in Veterinary Technology.  Her husband is in the Air Force and they have a little girl named Naia.  Tabitha and her family moved to Utah in 2014 and she loves every minute of it.  She loves to snowboard, camp, fish, and spend time with her family and friends!  She has two playful cats at home, Noodle and Whiskey, which she adopted shortly after moving to Utah.  She loves her job as a veterinary technician and all of the perks that come with it!

Erica Morgan, Certified Veterinary Technician

Erica moved to Utah from Minnesota at the beginning of January 2017 with an associated degree in Veterinary Technology. When she moved here she brought with her a cat that she adopted through school named Mr. O’malley. Since living here, she has also adopted a Rottweiler puppy named Ella Mae. Growing up Erica helped take care of many different species of animals with her family on their small Hobby Farm. She has always enjoyed being outdoors and helping take care of animals throughout her life. Now she is excited at having the opportunity to help take care of other people’s fur children!

Jennifer Bowers, Certified Veterinary Assistant

Jennifer moved to Utah in January of 2018. She comes from a family of military members and has had the opportunity of living in different areas of the country. Her husband is in the Air Force and together they have two dogs, Flash and Cooper, and a Green Cheek Conure named Uccello or “Cello” for short.  She has a true passion for animals and loves her job as a veterinary technician.  Jennifer and her husband love the outdoors and can’t wait to continue exploring the beautiful outdoors that Utah has to offer.

Jessica Purkie, Certified Veterinary Assistant

Jessica is a certified veterinary assistant who earned her certification from Animal Behavior College in December of 2016. She moved to Utah in August of 2018 with her husband who is currently serving in the Air Force. She was born and raised in east Tennessee.  Animals have always brought so much joy to her life and played a big part in her decision to peruse a career in Veterinary field.  Her hobbies include painting, going on hikes, and spending time with family her two dogs Bella (German Shepard mix) and Roxy (Border Collie Mix). She is excited to start her new adventure here in Utah.

Shadee Sowell,  Veterinary Assistant

Alison Farris, Receptionist

Alison was born and raised on Merritt Island, Florida.  Her family made the big move to Utah in June 2015 where they now call Clearfield their home.  Her family, which consists of her husband, 3 children and 2 German shepherds, all love Utah and can’t wait to enjoy the outdoor life offered here.  Alison loves to watch her daughter play softball and tumble and watch her son play baseball and lacrosse.  Their oldest is serving our country in the USAF currently stationed in Alaska.  Alison has a strong passion for animals and is very excited to work with your furry friends.

AJ, Receptionist

AJ came to us from South Ogden, Utah.  She has a cat named TT and a conure named Razor.  She has a love for life and animals, and she is excited to be working with your furry families.

Katie Sullivan, Receptionist