Our Staff

Administrative Team

Practice Manager

Kim and Dr. Placke have been married since October 2008 and they met working at a clinic together in 2004. They opened the practice together soon after they got married. Kim has been a veterinary technician since 2001. She has worked at many different hospitals in both Missouri and Kansas. She brings many years of experience and schooling to the hospital. Her favorite thing about managing Raintree is keeping tabs on the interesting cases and watching pets get better. She enjoys her two dogs (Braskie and Husker), Chinchilla (Nemo), Cat (Aspen), Green-Cheeked Conure (Mango), 21 cattle out on her pasture, and spending time with her two children Tagen (daughter) and Bennett (son). She is also a member of the Kansas City Veterinary Managers Network (KCVMN).

Madi R.

Bio coming soon.

Mikayla H.

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Remmy H.

Remmy joined our team in October of 2015. She started out as a kennel attendant, and then moved to receptionist in November of 2017. She is going to Longview Community College currently, and transferring to UCM next year to pursue her dreams of working in the Criminal Justice field. She has two dogs (Marco and Henry). Her favorite part of the job is watching sick animals become healthy again.

Veterinary Technician and Assistants

Josh V.C.
Veterinary Technician

Josh joined our team in March of 2016 as a kennel attendant while he was finishing EMT and Fire Fighter school. He is currently in Paramedic school, and will someday work for a Fire Department, but would continue working part-time here with us. Josh has a cat named Commander, and deaf white boxer named Yeti. Josh loves to hike and climb in his spare time. His favorite part of the veterinary field are emergencies and orthopedic surgeries.

Katrina M.
Veterinary Technition

Bio coming soon.

Amanda W.
Veterinary Student

Amanda joined our team in May of 2017 as a Veterinary Technician. She graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences. She is hoping to get into Veterinary School at the University of Missouri in the fall of 2018. Amanda’s favorite thing about veterinary medicine is being able to assist in surgeries. She has a cat (Lilly) and a Pug Mix (Jenny). She loves reading and running in her spare time.

Dayce B.
Veterinary Assistant

Dayce joined our team in July of 2017. She is currently a freshman in college and has a dream of becoming a veterinary technician. She is the proud owner of a Siberian husky (Sandy). She has grown up around many animals including horses, dogs, and cats. In her freetime she enjoys hiking, rock-climbing, and horse-back riding.

Boarding and Grooming Team

Alexis C.

Alexis became a part of our team in August of 2016. She started as a kennel attendant, but has now worked her way up to being the kennel manager, as well as our groomer. She loves being able to pamper your pet and making them look immaculate! Alexis is engaged and will be getting married in June of 2018. Alexis has two Golden Retrievers (Willow and Milo), a Toy Poodle (Faith Hill), Chihuahua (Boomer), and three cats (Bristol, Daytona, and Binx). She loves bringing new additions to her family home.

Kaylee B.
Kennel Manager

Bio coming soon.

Madi C.
Kennel Attendant

Madi joined our team in September of 2017. She is currently a senior in high school. Madi plans on going to nursing school in the future. She has a Havanese and a boxer (Saki).

Ava H.
Kennel Attendant

Bio coming soon.

Megan D.
Kennel Attendant

Bio coming soon.

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