Meet Our Team


  • Ethan Yoder
    Veterinarian Assistant

    Ethan Yoder has been a Veterinary Assistant at Elk Creek Animal Hospital since 2015. He is a native of Sioux City, where he graduated from East High School. Ethan has a Bachelor's degree in Cinema from the University of Iowa. His favorite thing about working at Elk Creek is getting the chance to help heal sick animals. In his spare time, Ethan enjoys hanging out with his cats and watching cheesy horror movies.

  • Maggie Lopez
    Veterinarian Assistant

    Maggie Lopez is a Veterinary Assistant from Sioux City. She is a graduate of Western Iowa Tech Community College. Maggie loves being around animals and learning new things every step of the way. When away from work she loves spending time with her 1 year old baby Leonardo and cuddling with her many dogs. She is also happy to be recently married.

  • Kyndra Tunender
    Receptionist

    Kyndra Tunender joined the Elk Creek team as a Receptionist in July of 2017. She is originally from Madison, SD but has lived in Sioux City since 2016. When asked what she likes about working at Elk Creek, Kyndra said she “loves getting to work with all of the incredible people here, and getting to interact with all of the pets we see every day.” In her free time, she loves to read and spend time with her two dogs Sofia and Morty.

  • Aurora Arevalo
    Kennel Staff

    Aurora Arevalo is a Biology and Chemistry undergraduate at Morningside College. She plans to continue her education in veterinary medicine. When she’s not clocked in at the clinic, she enjoys reading, going on hikes and taking the occasional nap with her cat, Ralphie. When asked what she likes about Elk Creek, Aurora said, “For me, there’s never a boring day here, especially with a great team like this!”

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

7:30 am

5:30 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am

5:30 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am

5:30 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am

5:30 pm

Friday:

7:30 am

5:30 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am

12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

Testimonials

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