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Dr. Tracy Wight, DVM CVCP-Owner

Dr. Wight is the owner of McClintock Animal Care and has been with the practice since 1990. She grew up in Tempe, attending McClintock High School before setting off to the University of Arizona in Tuscon. In addition to seeing patients and overseeing the practice, Dr. Wight attends over 75 hours of continued education every year. These seminars allow Dr. Wight to stay up to date with the latest education on quality patient are and customer service. Dr. Wight enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter and loves her two Maltese/Havanese dogs, Novi and Sparkles. Her favorite part about being a veterinarian is being a part of the client-pet bond and to keep that bond as strong as possible throughout their life.

Education and Interests

  • U of A, CSU: Year Started in Practice: 1989
  • Internal Medicine, Feline Medicine, Cardiology, Dermatology

Dr. Karen Claus, DVM CVCP

Dr. Claus is an associate doctor at McClintock Animal Care. She moved to Tempe in 1986 to enjoy the desert and joined us in 1997. She is also a certified Chiropractioner. Dr. Claus has a wonderful black cat named Lucky. She shares her home with her husband and 2 children.

  • MSU: Year Started in Practice: 1986
  • Surgery, Dentistry, Pocket Pet Care

Dr. Marnie Duplissis, DVM CVCP

Dr. Duplissis joined the practice in 2001 as an associate veterinarian. She also grew up in Tempe, attending McClintock High School. In addition to being a certified Chiropractioner, Dr. Duplissis is most fond of helping patients and their owners experience comfort and relief from ongoing issues. Her furry family includes Tico, a black/white cat, and two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Scout and Charlie. Dr. Duplissis and her husband enjoy spending time together with their son and daughter and going on trips together.

Education and Interests

  • ASU, CSU: Year Started in Practice: 1998
  • Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Pain Control, Geriatric Care

Dr. Rebecca Matchette, DVM

Dr. Matchette joined the practice as an associate veterinarian in 2016. She is an Arizona native and grew up in Phoenix. She has one cat named Kukui and an Aussie mix named Leila. Dr. Matchette enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, son, their families and close friends. In her free time she likes to read, travel, and watch ASU sports. Her favorite part of being a veterinarian is educating pet parents in all stages of their pet’s life.

Education and Interests

Arizona State University – Colorado State University

  • Year started in practice: 2000
  • Pain management
  • Internal & Geriatric Medicine
  • Hospice Care

Dr. Sarah Nelson, DVM

Dr. Nelson joined the practice in 2017 as an associate veterinarian. She grew up in Minnesota and before moving to Arizona, she lived in Portland, Oregon. She enjoys preventive care and building relationships with pet owners, watching newly adopted pets grow is her favorite part of being a veterinarian. In her free time Dr. Nelson enjoys playing volleyball, hiking, reading and spending time with her two cats, Wally and Layla.

Education and Interests

  • University of MN: Year started in practice: 2016
  • Preventive Care, Surgery, Dentistry, Feline Medicine, Ophthalmology 

Caroline

Caroline joined us in 2009. Tired of the weather in her hometown of Syracuse, NY, she moved here for the sun and heat. Her passion for animals led her to pursue a career in the veterinary field. As well as being a nurse, Caroline is also the Hospital Administrator for us. Caroline and her husband share their home with four dogs: a Lab mix rescue Maddie, a Great Dane Ender, a Basset Hound mix rescue Tandum, and a Chihuahua mix River. When not working she loves to be in the sun and pool with her fantastic dogs.

Hospital Administrator

  • Year Started in Field: 2009
  • Graduated with a B.S. in Entrepreneurship in 2007
  • Enjoys learning current info. about chronic diseases and how to manage them.
  • Loves being a part of the healing process and watching our patients feel better.

Tammie

Tammie is part of our front desk team, she joined our team in 2010. She moved to Arizona from New Jersey, and was previously a stay-at-home mom to her two adorable boys, Dominic and Anthony. She lives with her husband and two sons. Her fur family includes one cat Kawi, as well as Romeo, Brutus and Lola, her blue Pit Bulls. When not at work, she enjoys spending her free time with her family by going to the movies, visiting the local attractions and bike riding.

Client Care Specialist

  • Year Started in Field: 2010
  • Assists with insurance claim transmission
  • Loves meeting our Pit Bull patients

Brittany

Brittany was born and raised right here in Phoenix and has been with us since 2010. She knew at a very young age that she had a strong passion for caring for animals. This passion has channeled into becoming one of our surgery nurses. She enjoys seeing our large breed patients and in her free time loves to catch up with family and traveling!

Surgical Nurse

  • Year Started in Field: 2008
  • Supports surgery patients during after care and helps keep them comfortable

Dani

Dani is another one of our Arizona natives. She joined our nursing team in early 2012.. She and her husband, Preston, welcomed their first daughterl, Kennedy, in December of 2016 and have welcomed their second daughter, Reagan in June of 2019. They have three dogs; Kahlua, Stoli and CC, and a Sphynx cat named Stella. In her spare time, Dani enjoys trying new restaurants and spending time with family and friends. At work, Dani loves meeting our scruffy terrier patients.

Veterinary Nurse

  • Year started in Field: 2009
  • Graduated from Pima Medical in 2009
  • Assists with hospital inventory management and stocking

Alison

Alison joined our nursing team in the summer of 2014 and has been actively working in the veterinary field since 2006. Alison has advanced from her nursing position to helping others within our organization. She assists during our new hire training process as well as coaches our experienced nurses in all aspects of patient care. Alison was born and raised right here in Arizona and couldn't imagine living anywhere else! She lives in Gilbert with her husband, her son, and her two Chihuahuas-Jack and Wally. In her free time she enjoys crafting and hanging out with family and friends, she is well known for her homemade decorative cakes.

Employee Development Coordinator

Education and Interests

  • Year Started in Field: 2006
  • Advocates a fear free environment and stress free visits for patients
  • Supports in personal development of employees

Lindsey

After growing up in Southern Arizona and living in New Hampshire for a short while, Lindsey moved to Tempe and joined the McClintock team in 2014. She has a degree in Creative Writing from The University of Arizona and enjoys proper grammar and syntax as well as cooking. When not at work, she can usually be found at home with her boyfriend and two kitties, Grey Cat and Black Cat.

Client Care Specialist

Education and Interests

  • Year started in the field: 2014
  • Especially enjoys interacting with our feline patients
  • Nerd for the written word

Lauren

Lauren moved to Gilbert in 2014 from Flagstaff where she attended NAU and earned a degree in Visual Communications. During her free time Lauren loves drawing and painting pets for her family and friends. She enjoys archery, hiking and camping up north with her husband and two Shiba Inus, Aria and Sansa. When she does stay in the valley, she can be found walking her dogs throughout Gilbert, trying new restaurants or watching re-runs of The Office.

Client Care Specialist

Education and Interests

  • Year started in the field: 2015
  • Creates visual graphics and promotions for clients
  • Loves learning about prescription diets for patients and their specific nutritional needs

Sydney

Sydney joined our team in August of 2015. She is currently attending classes at ASU and is working towards becoming a veterinarian. Sydney shares her home with her Lionhead rabbit, Mr. Bun Bun, Lab mix, Molly, and Labrador Retriever, Beau. In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends, horseback riding, and exploring nature.

Veterinary Nurse

Education and Interests

  • Year Started in Field: 2015
  • Current student at ASU: BioScience
  • Loves meeting our Labrador patients

Hannah

Hannah moved to Arizona from northern California in 1999. She rescued her German Shepherd mix Jasper and they have been inseparable ever since. During her free time she enjoys going to baseball games, reading and spending time with her family. Ever since Hannah was a little girl she has wanted to work with animals; this is her calling and can’t imagine herself doing anything else!

Lead Veterinary Nurse

Education and Interests

  • Year started in the field: 2012
  • Adores our German Shepherd and other large breed canine patients
  • Leads all new nurse training and supports continued education within the clinic

Cassie

Cassie was born and raised in Chandler, Arizona. Growing up, she would spend every summer on her Grandma's ranch in Nebraska. Ever since then, she knew she wanted to help people and their pets. She shares her home with a Belgian Malinois named Daphne, a tailless cat named Nubbz, her second cat named Fun, and two different types of frogs. She spends her spare time trying to find way to drain the energy out of Daphne, and likes spending time with friends and family.

Veterinary Nurse

Education and Interests

  • Year Started in Field: 2016
  • Our go-to laboratory supervisor
  • Oversees medical treatments and monitoring of hospitalized patients

Riley

Riley was born and raised in Australia and moved to the United States in 2011. She grew up around animals and has volunteered at various shelters since she was young. In her free time she enjoys reading and being adventurous with two basset hounds Maia and Tripp. They are often found hiking or walking through their neighborhood parks. Riley’s appreciation for art led her to receive a degree in Graphic Design & Multimedia.

Veterinary Nurse

Education and Interests

  • Year Started in Field: 2017

Ashleigh  

Ashleigh grew up in Mesa, and graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree and hopes to become a veterinarian; she hopes to specialize as a surgeon when she is done with school. She loves spending time with her two dogs Bentley and Rory, her cat Auri and her ball python named Chilly. In her spare time she enjoys reading fantasy novels, going on hikes, and eating great food.

Veterinary Nurse

Education and Interests

  • Year Started in Field: 2017
  • Graduated from U of A: Veterinary Science with a minor in Biochemistry
  • Educates and supports clients with pets on hospice care

Claudia  

Born in Southern California, Claudia moved to Mesa, Arizona with her family in 1994. She shares her home with her husband and their three dogs Sampson, Kiruris, and Backham; and a kitty named Pandora. Claudia loves to be surrounded by animals and hopes to have her own mini farm someday. In her spare time she loves to cook, try new recipes, read, dance, and runs away to Disneyland every chance she gets.

Client Care Specialist

Education and Interests

  • Year Started in Field: 2018
  • Can’t get enough of our Shih-Tzu patients
  • Ensures happy visits for clients and their pets

MaryAnn   

MaryAnn has a love for all animals, but really enjoys working with big dogs and exotic pets. At home, she loves to read and/or watch movies with her husband Jon. They have 2 dogs, Harley Quinn and a newly adopted puppy named Ruby who keeps everyone in the house busy. MaryAnn also enjoys outdoor hobbies include hiking or walking and observing nature.

Veterinary Nurse

Education and Interests

  • Year Started in Field: 2018
  • Adores senior pets and helps keep them acting like their younger selves

Lizzy   

Lizzy was born and raised in Mesa, Arizona. She has graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in Veterinary Science, and a Masters in Animal Industry. Lizzy grew up with a passion for animals and hopes to become a veterinarian one day. In her free time she loves running with her dogs Bambi and Jasmine, and when not doing that she enjoys hiking, traveling and eating sushi.

Veterinary Nurse

Education and Interests

  • Year Started in Field: 2018
  • Graduated from U of A in 2018
  • Aspires to be involved with surgery or work with large exotic wildlife

Sheri   

Sheri was born right here in the Phoenix valley. She previously owned her own restaurant in Scottsdale for 15 years and found her calling the veterinary field after selling her business. As a child, she was known for bringing home all sort of critters, from stray dogs and cats to ducks and chickens. Sheri enjoys gardening, reading books, and baking. She is also a practitioner in yoga, she exercises daily and visits weekly classes.

Veterinary Nurse

Education and Interests

  • Year started in the field: 2010
  • Experienced nurse for pet dental & surgical procedures
  • Advocate for alternative medicine and treatments

Emily   

Emily was born in Kansas and moved to Arizona at a very young age. She is currently attending Chandler-Gilbert Community College as a part-time student and when she is not in school Emily enjoys traveling with her family to their home in Sedona. Hiking is her favorite outdoor activity and she has frequently visited the trails in both Sedona and Flagstaff. Some of her other hobbies include watching drama TV series on Netflix and baking; her most popular dessert is her replica Harry Potter birthday cake.

Veterinary Nurse

Education and Interests

  • Year started in the field: 2018
  • Especially excited to meet our not-so-ordinary feline breed patients

Jasmin

Jasmin moved to Arizona from California in 2001 and she currently resides in Gilbert. She loves spending time with her 4 year old chihuahua named Benji. Her favorite activities include spending time with her friends on the weekends, going hiking during our not-so-hot seasons and relaxing while tubing down the Salt River. Jasmin is a graduate from the University of Arizona with a degree in Veterinary Science and she aspires to be a veterinarian.

Veterinary Nurse

Education and Interests

  • Year started in the field: 2019
  • Graduated from U of A in 2018: Veterinary Science
  • Can’t get enough Chihuahua love and is looking forward to working with all small dogs as a veterinarian

Jennifer

Jen was born in Colorado and moved to Arizona when she was 13 years old. She has lived here long enough now to be considered a native. She married her high school sweetheart and they have one son. She has a bachelor’s degree in Applied Biological Sciences from ASU and an MBA in Human Resources from the University of Phoenix. She has 2 dog children at home; Beauty is her old lady whippet and Sparkle is her younger boxer mix pup. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her family and friends.

Client Services Manager

Education and Interests

  • Year started in the field: 2000
  • Graduated from ASU and the University of Phoenix: Applied Biological Science and Human Resources
  • Excited to meet all existing and new clients with their pets; ensures a pleasant visit for everyone!