DECADES OF KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE BEHIND YOUR PET’S CARE.
Dr. Patrick Broshar
Originally hailing from Iowa, Dr. Broshar owned his own practice there for 12 years. He then spent a couple of years practicing in North Carolina. In 2014, missing the change of seasons and falling in love with the Boise area brought him to Ada Veterinary Hospital.
Dr. Broshar, his wife Sherri, and their 3 dogs enjoy all of the outdoor activities that Idaho has to offer.
Dr. Broshar enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine. His philosophy is to bring you the very best veterinary care at a reasonable cost. He also likes to educate clients so that they are actively involved in treatment plans for their pets.
Dr. Tom Betts
Originally from Everett, Washington, Dr. Betts graduated from Washington State University with a BS in Neuroscience then went on to earn his Veterinary Medicine degree in 2015. He joined Ada Veterinary Hospital in June of 2015. Dr. Betts brings a fresh new approach to Ada Veterinary Hospital with the latest techniques in veterinary care.
Dr. Betts enjoys the outdoors; his hobbies include snowboarding, biking, and playing soccer. Dr. Betts’ family includes his wife Heather who is also a veterinarian, and their canine kids!
“I like Ada Veterinary Hospital because we are all family who give our best for the animals.”
Nina – Veterinary Technician
Nina first joined the Ada Vet staff as a veterinary technician in 2008. She has a house-full of pets of her own and often takes in foster animals, even bottle fed kittens that need to eat every 2-3 hours!
In 2014, Nina went abroad for several months to get a new rescue group and animal hospital set up in Bermuda!
Nina’s heart and compassion for animals is beyond compare and we are so happy to have her back!
Laura- Certified Veterinary Technician
Laura has been a member of our team since June 2012.
Laura graduated from Brown Mackie College in the spring of 2012 with an associate’s degree in Applied Science of Veterinary Technology and passed her certification exam in April of 2013. Her interests within the practice are physical therapy and rehabilitation.
Outside of work, Laura enjoys hiking, floating the river, and spending time with her two children.
Stephanie- Veterinary Technician
Stephanie gained an interest in veterinary medicine at a very young age thorough seeing her mom (also a vet tech) at work.
Stephanie came to work at Ada Vet in 2013 after working in veterinary medicine for 6 years. She loves to work here because: “all of my co-workers are fun to work with and everyone here loves and appreciates animals, like me.”
Her favorite animal is the elephant and she would love to be involved with elephant rescue in the future.
Amanda- Veterinary Technician
Amanda came to Ada Vet from sunny San Diego, California. She loves working as a veterinary technician because she has always loved animals. She really enjoys raising and showing animals.
Her favorite animal is the white tiger and for fun, Amanda likes to float the Boise River and spend time in the outdoors with her Husky/pit bull mix Akela.
Heidi- Veterinary Technician
Heidi was born in Northern California and moved to Idaho in 2010. She first started working in the veterinary field as a kennel assistant. From there, she worked her way up and became a veterinary technician.
Outside of work, Heidi loves spending time with her family, being outdoors, laughing and eating great food.
Mandy is from right here in the Treasure Valley, Meridian. She graduated from Andrews University with a degree in animal science and biology. She has worked at various animal care facilities including boarding facilities and zoos.
Mandy enjoys writing, drawing, crafting, and video games. Her family includes her husband Isaac and her cat “Cali”.
Margaret- Veterinary Assistant
An Idaho native, Margaret grew up in Boise and McCall and has been with Ada Vet since February 2013. She decided that veterinary medicine would join her interest in medicine with her love of animals, so she pursued an Associates of Science degree in Veterinary Technology from Brown Mackie College.
Margaret is also a talented artist and crafter; she creates wearable art as well as beaded boxes, pillows, and bags. In her free time, she is also a volunteer minister.
Margaret loves working at Ada Vet because the staff is positive and works together to benefit our patients.
Susan- Veterinary Assistant
Raised in eastern Idaho, Susan originally went to school for massage therapy. She has experience working as a Veterinary Technician when she was a young adult, due to her passionate love for animals. This doesn’t detract from her love of people, however, which is her favorite part of her job.
Susan loves to spend time with her husband and 10 lovely kitties! She also enjoys movies, eating lunch with her friends, and crafting mosaic pots.
Jamie Borge, CVPM- Practice Manager
Jamie Borge is our Practice Manager and has been a member of the team since 2010. She grew up on a farm in eastern Oregon and attended the University of Oregon. (Go Ducks!)
She has worked in the veterinary field since 2004 and enjoys working for a locally owned clinic because we are really a part of the Boise Bench community. She recently received her professional credential as a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager from the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA).
Jamie and her husband, Dave, had twins in 2014, and outside of work they tend to be her primary focus. She has two dogs and a cat at home, as well.