Melissa joined Northern Veterinary Clinic in the fall of 2010. She brings with her an extensive background of animal knowledge and experience. Her prior education and experiences include a B.S in Animal Science-Livestock Management from Montana State University, helping customers as a team leader in animal health supply stores, as well as hands-on experience on large working horse and cattle ranches. She lives in Cut Bank with her daughter, spending her spare time working on the family ranch. She has a collection of animals including dogs, cats, horses, chickens, and cattle.
Melissa enjoys helping on her family’s farm and ranch, riding horses, fishing and being outside.
Lauren started with the Northern Vet team in November 2015. She comes from a veterinary family in Michigan, having several DVM family members. Lauren brings over 3 years of practical experience to the qualified group, working in a mixed practice setting. She has a science degree from Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming.
Lauren lives in Cut Bank with her husband Jason, a BNSF bridge inspector, their 3 children, 4 chickens, and a crazy dog named Chip!
In her free time Lauren can be found with her family enjoying raft trips near Glacier National Park, camping, or snowboarding in the winter. She loves the outdoors!
Rachel joined Northern Veterinary Clinic in August of 2018. She is originally from Arizona and made the big move to Cut Bank Montana in the spring of 2018. Rachel is currently enrolled in Penn Foster online college working toward obtaining her Veterinary Technician Degree. She has always had a passion for working with animals, being raised around horses and dogs her entire life. She looks forward to finishing her Vet Tech degree and working with not only small animals, but horses and cows as well. Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband Harrison, along with their 3 dogs and 2 cats. She loves doing just about anything outdoors, and is excited to put down some roots and experience what the great state of Montana has to offer!
Sunny Salois joined Northern Veterinary Clinic in August 2020. She has loved animals from a very young age, having grown up on a farm east of Cut Bank with pigs, chickens, horses and even a salamander! Sunny lives in Cut Bank with her twin sister, Rielle. She left the area after high school but returned to the area in 2008 using her caring efforts doing in-home care for the elderly as well as owning and operating her own cleaning business with her sister. She is very excited to join the team at Northern Vet! Sunny loves spending time with her two and four-legged family. Her passions include travel, golf, cooking, and of course cleaning!