Napoleon Vet Clinic’s Veterinary Technicians

Suzi Slight, RVT

Suzi (Go Bucks!) Slight has been with the clinic for over 40 years, the majority of those years serving as a Veterinary Technician. Her duties include lots of client contact, both in and out of the exam room, answering questions for those who stop in to the clinic or perhaps call on the telephone. Suzi assists the doctors in the exam rooms, holding pets and collecting any lab samples necessary.

Suzi and her husband Don have three adult children and eight grandchildren, along with a Boston Terrier named Hazel and a yellow Lab named Butch. Her interests include OSU football during the season, camping and spending lots of time with her grandchildren.

Denise Davis

Denise Davis started working at the clinic July, 1998.  She is the clinic Kennel Assistant, taking care of your pets while they are here.

Married on New Year’s Eve (1997) Denise and her husband Glen live outside of Malinta with their sons Paul, Glen Jr. and Rick.   Movie fanatics, they have an extensive Disney collection.    Sharing their home are their cats, Boots, Ines, Oreo, Sabrina, T.J. and Tiger.

Hope Kiessling, RVT, VDT

Hope Kiessling joined the clinic in April, 2000 as Appointment Secretary, attended Stautzenberger College in 2001 and became a Veterinary Technician. She’s also certified as a Veterinary Dental Technician.  When your pet is here for a teeth cleaning and dental procedures, Hope takes excellent care of them.  She also manages our inventory along with all of her other Vet Tech duties.

Hope lives in Defiance with her four children, Claire, Andrew, Rose and Luke. Their family also includes a cat Princess, a Bloodhound named Lionel, a Lab named Nora and Frenchies named JC, Vivian and Elinor.

In her spare time Hope enjoys camping with her family.

Theresa Hite, RVT, VTS (anes-analgesia)

Theresa Hite is a graduate of Stautzenberger College’s Veterinary Technician program.  She joined the staff at Napoleon Veterinary Clinic in 2003. Theresa was credentialed in 2011 for Veterinary Technician Specialty in Anesthesia.  She spends most of her time taking care and monitoring pets before, during and after any anesthetic procedure.

She has four children, Carter, Colton, Carly and Caden. Other family members include dogs, Rae and Finn along with her cat Wilbur.

Theresa’s  hobbies include reading, horseback riding and scuba diving. She also loves music, sports and being outside.

Melissa Allen, RVT

Melissa is a 2015 graduate of Stautzenberger College and she joined our family in September of 2015.  She helps and monitors our patients who are hospitalized, works in laboratory, x-ray and pharmacy.

Melissa married Brian in 2016 and they live in Malinta with their daughter, Sophia and  dogs, Chloe , Lucy, Chevy and Hank.

Melissa’s hobbies include hunting and fishing.

Hailee Smith, RVT

Hailee graduated from IBC Vet Tech Institute in 2015 and started working with us in March of 2016 as our newest Vet Tech.  Hailee helps and monitors our patients who are hospitalized, works in laboratory,  x-ray and pharmacy.

Hailee has five dogs, Charlie, Emma, Zuma, Arya and Groot along with cats, Lou, Raven and Willow and a bearded dragon.  She loves going on shopping trips and pampering herself to a manicure.

Brooke Abel, RVT

Brooke Abel graduated from Brown Mackie College in 2017 and started her career at  NVC at that time. She helps  monitor our patients who are hospitalized, works in laboratory, x-ray and pharmacy.

She lives in Napoleon with her daughter, Eryn and cat named Loki.  She loves kayaking and playing volleyball and any other outdoor activities.

Emily Helberg

Emily joined our office family in 2018 as a kennel assistant. She has a variety of duties such as  feeding, bathing and exercising animals while at our clinic. She also cleans the clinic from top to bottom as well as assisting the veterinary technicians as needed throughout the day.

Emily lives in Wauseon with her two children. She has a Golden Retriever named Zeke and three cats.