Megan is a senior at Olathe East. She is on the dance team. She plans to attend K-State next year to major in animal science and plans to be a Veterinarian someday.


Anna has decided to devote her early 20’s to traveling. At the top of her list of travels is Tokyo, Japan. When she isn’t in Camp Hawthorne or assisting the kennel staff, you can find her: dog/cat sitting for other families, at home painting portraits or spending quality time with her friends, family, and two cats, Chloe and Celery.


Tessa is our morning daycare attendant/kennel assistant where she enjoys gaining more hands on experience with animal behavior. Hoping to accomplish her dream of taking care of animals as a career, she is currently enrolled in the Penn Foster Veterinary Technician program. In her spare time she loves to be with her two dogs Nellie and Stella and her sweet kitty Henry.


Samantha is a senior at Blue Valley North West High School and has a love for animals. She has two dogs, a dachshund and a boxer, and has wanted to work with animals since she was small. She started in the industry as a kennel attendant at another animal hospital. We are lucky to now have her here as a member of our team.


Alexa has been working at Hawthorne Animal Hospital for over 1 year. She has always enjoyed working with animals and has previous experience from animal shelters and doggy daycares. She is a senior at Olathe East High School. She has a dog Ellie, and 1 cat named Diesel. She is planning to attend Pitt State in the fall of 2019.