Staff


 

Megan McElroy, D.V.M.

The clinic has remained in the family with the purchase of the business by Dr. Megan McElroy.

Doctor Megan McElroy graduated from Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in May, 2002. She is Dr. Pat O’Dea’s daughter. She is married to Jim who works in the accounting field, and they welcomed their son James to their family in January 2017! She has special interests in cardiology and treatment of cancer. In her spare time she enjoys reading, gardening, and outdoor recreation. They share their house with their spunky Labrador Pepper, crazy Drahthaar Petra and their adventurous cats Duke and Daisy!


Joan Vendramin, D.V.M.

Dr. Joan Vendramin received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from WSU in 1983. Dr. Vendramin has a special interest in senior pet medicine, as well as feline medicine and surgery. She shares her home with her wonderful Bombay kitty named Banshee who loves to live up to her name!


Anna Pfeiffer, D.V.M

Anna Pfeiffer decided she wanted to become a veterinarian after growing up in a small town in Alaska with no local veterinarian. She followed her dream to Washington State University where she graduated in 2012. Go Cougs! She has had a wide range of experiences in veterinary medicine including large animal, small animal, exotics and wildlife. Her favorite things about veterinary medicine are surgery, emergency medicine, reproductive medicine and helping teach the next generation of veterinarians and technicians. In her spare time, Anna enjoys riding her Peloton, cooking, gardening and spending time with her husband, new baby and corgi. 


                 Cheryl – Veterinary Assistant             

Cheryl has been working at Heart Arrow Veterinary Service since 1989! She enjoys spending time with her family and is a very proud Grandma to Hayleigh and Brody! She has a little Pomeranian mix named Lyric who loves to make her laugh! 

Leah – Certified Veterinary Assistant

Leah was born and raised in Reading, Massachusetts then moved to New Hampshire at the age of 13, before leaving for college in Providence, RI. Leah graduated from Johnson & Wales University in 2009 with her degree in Equine Studies. She then moved to the west coast in 2013 to pursue her love for horses, and worked at a horse farm as an assistant trainer for 3 years. Leah loves to spend her free time with her wild and wonderful little boy Brody, and twin sister. Leah has a dog named Rocky, 2 cats- Grey and Peach and 2 guinea pigs named Dunkin & Donut. 

Laura – Veterinary Assistant

Laura is originally from Anchorage, Alaska but spent most of her life growing up in Moscow, Idaho. She recently graduated from the University of Idaho with a B.S. in Animal and Veterinary Science. She moved up north to begin her career in the veterinary world and hopes to further her career by becoming a licensed technician in the future. She enjoys the outdoors, camping, and spending time with her husband and family. She has four kitties at home, Onyx, Blinx, Holstein, and Skellington.

Cheyenne – Veterinary Receptionist

Cheyenne was raised in Omak, WA before moving out to Spokane, WA. Cheyenne always had a passion for animals and started volunteering her free time to a vet clinic in Omak during high school. Cheyenne has started college to further her career in Veterinary medicine. In her freetime Cheyenne likes to spend time with family and friends. Take her dog, Daisy for fun activities or hang out at home with Thomas the cat and watch movies or play video games.

Danielle – Kennel Assistant

Danielle was born and currently resides in Spokane WA. She has experience organizing a dog walking club in her neighborhood. Before obtaining her Kennel Assistant position, she began by volunteering at Heart Arrow Veterinary Clinic in September of 2022. She plans on attending veterinary medicine courses at a local university when she finishes high school. She enjoys spending time with her best friend a tabby cat named Rascal and a chiweenie named Akamaru.

Lori – Veterinary Receptionist

Lori is originally from Montana but has lived in Spokane, WA for 20 years. Lori has two children both in college who she loves very much. She has always had a deep love for animals but currently does not have any. Lori enjoys spoiling her daughters dog whenever they’re home from college. Lori one day hopes to move back to Montana with a ranch of dogs!

Reyna – Veterinary Assistant

Reyna was born and raised in California for 20 years. She moved to Texas to explore the city of Dallas, but the west called her name again and she decided to settle her life in Spokane, WA. Reyna has a perfect little troublemaker Tabby and a spoiled princess German Shepard. She has a passion for animals and has donated her time to many shelters and rescues over the years. When she is not caring for animals she is playing video games, cross stitching, and tending to her plants. Reyna has wanted to become a veterinarian for most of her youth and is now taking the steps to make it a reality!