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Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!


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Penny and Brynne are on the frontline. It is their job to greet you and make sure you get the best service available. These ladies know how to multi-task and are the true face of Midvalley Animal Clinic.

Meet the veterinarians & team of Midvalley Animal Clinic in Salt Lake City! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 801-269-1213 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!


Meet Our Doctors

  • Dr.
    Paul Haderlie

    Dr. Paul Haderlie grew up in American Falls, Idaho and graduated from Utah State University. He then went on to complete his education at Washington State University. Dr. Haderlie has been employed at Midvalley Animal Clinic since May of 2011. We appreciate his subtle sense of humor, calm demeanor, and surgical abilities all sprinkled with a strong dose of common sense. Dr. Haderlie purchased Midvalley Animal Clinic from Dr. Kelly Milligan in June of 2016.

  • Dr.
    Jennifer Flynt

    Dr. Jennifer Flynt hails from the southern states. She was born in Texas and grew up in Louisiana. Dr. Flynt completed both her undergraduate degree and veterinary degree at Louisiana State University. To our good fortune Dr. Flynt shook the heat and humidity, not to mention fleas, from her boots and landed at Midvalley Animal Clinic in September of 2011. Dr. Flynt is as warm hearted, as you would expect from someone who grew up in the Deep South. Clients and pets appreciate her kind and caring demeanor. She also brings years of experience and sound medical and surgical skill to our clinic.

  • Dr.
    Kelly Gehlhaus

    Dr. Kelly Gehlhaus grew up in Horsham, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Bucknell University, she decided it was time for a grand adventure. Her adventure started with an internship in wildlife rehabilitation followed by employment as a veterinary technician for two years. Finally ready to leave Pennsylvania, she traveled all the way to Edinburgh, Scotland to complete her veterinary degree at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. Continuing her adventure, she has decided to join the team at Midvalley Animal Clinic, hauling her mutt “Ozzie” all the way across the country. When she is not helping furry critters, she can either be found running, horseback riding or drawing. She even has her own pet portrait business.

  • Dr.
    Heather Moreau

    Dr. Heather Moreau (habla español) spent her childhood in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts before heading to the University of Maine at Fort Kent for a degree in Biology and to compete on their alpine and nordic ski teams. Shortly after graduation she and her husband relocated to Utah where Dr. Moreau began assistant coaching a junior nordic ski program. Through mutual friends she got her start at Midvalley Animal Clinic as a veterinary technician and remained for two years before attending veterinary school at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. Dr. Moreau is very excited to be returning to Midvalley Animal Clinic full time after her Scottish adventure. When away from the clinic, she can be found enjoying some friendly competition with her husband Julian on their many road cycling, horseback riding, and skiing adventures.


Meet Our Team

  • Cindy L. // Office Manager

    Cindy worked as a veterinary technician for 5 years prior to finding her home at Midvalley Animal Clinic in June of 2001. She was our lead technician for 3 years before being promoted to Office Manager. Without Cindy we could not continue to function and offer the medical services you have come to expect. Cindy is a true lover of all animals and uses her expertise to make sure Midvalley Animal Clinic runs smoothly and everyone from staff, to clients, to pets are taken care of.

  • Shirley H. // Inventory Manager/Lead Technician

    Prior to finding her home at Midvalley Animal Clinic, Shirley studied veterinary technology at Salt Lake Community College and Utah Career College. While attending school, she interned at the Utah Hogle Zoo, Tracy Aviary, and our own Midvalley Animal Clinic. Shirley has been at Midvalley Animal Clinic since 2003. Not only is Shirley one of our most experienced and expert technicians she also has the thankless job of doing all our orders. If there is something missing from the shelves or too much it is always her fault!!!! If you need a special order or product, Shirley will find it for you and get it taken care. She is often the first one to volunteer to take home our weak rescues and nurse them back to health. Shirley is a member of the Great Salt Lake Training Club. She enjoys attending the Mountain Man Rendezvous and doing crafts. She is the one responsible for the crocheted hats that often make their rounds around the clinic cats.

  • Penny J. // Receptionist

    Penny has 25 years of experience in the animal care industry. She has filled many positions in the veterinary field including receptionist, technician, and office manager. Penny found her home at Midvalley Animal Clinic in January of 2012. Penny is an essential part of our team. Her organizational skills and sunny disposition are a necessity in our often busy office. Penny is an active member of B.A.C.A (Biker’s Against Child Abuse). She contributes many of her free hours volunteering in our community.

  • Brynne P. // Receptionist/Technician

    Brynne Graduated from Broadview University in 2014. She had two years of professional animal care experience including local veterinary work and volunteer work for the Salt Lake City Kitten Nursery. Brynne joined our team in August 2016.

  • Aimee C. // Technician

    Graduated from Broadview University in 2013. Aimee joined the Midvalley Animal Clinic family in February of 2016.

  • Candi H. // Technician

    Candi completed her veterinary technician training with the Jordan Applied Technology Center. She was hired in July of 2007 immediately after completing her internship with Midvalley Animal Clinic.

  • Haley R. // Technician

    Haley completed her veterinary technician training at the Animal Behavior College in 2015. She joined the Midvalley Animal Clinic family in November of 2015.

  • JoDee (Jo) S. // Technician

    “Jo” completed her veterinary technician training at Jordan Applied Technology in 2005. She had 7 years of in-clinic experience prior to finding her home at Midvalley Animal Clinic in May of 2012.

  • Jodie H. // Technician

    Jodie H. has the record for longest employment at Midvalley Animal Clinic. She started working with Dr. Barbe in l994. “I brought my cat in for a spay and left with a job.” Jodie has seen it all and is one of our best employees in dealing with behavioral problems in both cats and dogs. She dedicates some of her off time to fighting breed specific legislation and is a member of the Salt Lake Terrier Association and the Great Salt Lake Dog Training Club. Our clients have benefited over the years from Jodie’s patience and understanding in dealing with a multitude of issues. If you have a question or need support Jodie will be there for you.

  • Lacey C. // Technician

    Lacey has worked in the veterinary field for 16 years. She joined the Midvalley Animal Clinic in June of 2015.

  • Sara K. // Technician

    Sara graduated from Broadview University in March of 2014. Sara has been with Midvalley Animal Clinic since May 2016.

  • Teresa P. // Technician

    Teresa has almost 20 years of experience in the veterinary field. She has also spent countless volunteer hours at Woodland Park Zoo, Sarvey Wildlife Rescue, and Salt Lake County Animal Services. Teresa joined our family in November of 2013.

  • Krista G. // Technician

    Krista grew up on a small ranch in the southern Utah town of Blanding. After graduating high school she moved to the big city to pursue her passion for working with animals. Krista joined our team in August of 2016.

  • Rochelle S. //
    Technician

    Rochelle’s career began in Las Vegas, NV as a full time kennel technician and a part time large exotic animal care giver. Some of those animals included a coatimundi, lemur, bobcat, wallaby, several parrots, snakes, a serval and yes... even a tarantula. She quickly realized how much she loved all aspects of the veterinary field began applying herself to master in other areas of the field. She was advanced to a veterinary technician position in the same hospital. She likes to say, “This was the beginning of the rest of her life.” Since 2005, Rochelle has worked all positions in a veterinary hospital from a veterinary technician, receptionist, kennel attendant and even worked her way up to hospital manager. She spent a large portion of her career managing two part time, small animal practices and created their first rescue program helping to remove adoptable animals from the kill list at the local shelter. She worked tirelessly finding perfect and forever homes for over 50 animals. In the summer of 2008, Rochelle realized her love and passion for helping rescued animals was so great that she furthered her career by managing the shelter clinic at a no-kill animal shelter for 4 years. She was and is still a part of the nonstop mission to end overpopulation and the unnecessary euthanasia of healthy, adoptable animals. Rochelle Joined Midvalley in February, 2017. When her family decided to relocate to Utah. She is still trying to figure out this snow thing and why people like it. When she's not working, you can find Rochelle snuggled with all of her chihuahuas (Pablo, Diego, Jensen, Joshy, and Tip Tip) and one pitbull who might as well be a chihuahua (Zoso).

  • Dian G. // Technician

    Dian completed her veterinary technician with the Jordan Applied Technology center in 2014, she continued her schooling and graduated with her Associates of Science in December 2016. She has done volunteer work in-between school and family life. When not at work you can find Dian and her husband and son out riding horses, shooting or playing with their Australian cattle dog, Kody as well as her many other animals. Dian Interned with Midvalley Animal Clinic while completeing her education so she was a perfect fit when she joined the Midvalley team at the end of January 2017 and she could not be more excited.

  • Keegan O. // Technician

    Keegan completed her veterinary technology training at Jordan Applied Technology. Keegan was hired after her first year of internship with Midvalley Animal Clinic. She joined our family on September of 2014. Keegan is currently going to collage in hopes of returning to Midvalley as a Veterinarian in the future. She spends her collage breaks helping our team.

  • I-Lean // Mascot

    I-lean was brought in to Midvalley Animal Clinic in August of 2008 after being hit by a car. The trauma caused some spinal damage that took away her ability to walk on her front legs but she was able to “lean” (I-lean). Dr. Milligan worked her magic and I-lean was successfully walking again in no time. She is often seen staring off into the abyss while holding down the front desk.