Dr. Erin O’Donnell, DVM-Medical Director/Owner
Dr. Erin O’Donnell is originally from Colorado and she attended Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating in 2000, she moved to Mesa, AZ to complete an internship in small animal medicine and surgery.
Shortly after her internship, Dr. O’Donnell moved to Tucson and worked as a relief veterinarian for a variety of general and emergency practices. Dr. O’Donnell joined the Northwest Pet Clinic team full-time in 2005.
Today, Dr. O’Donnell along with her husband Gary, own the practice. She loves all aspects of veterinary medicine but has a particular interest in behavior, feline medicine, internal medicine, and geriatrics.
Dr. O’Donnell and Gary enjoy desert living with their “blended family” of 5 dogs, 1 cat, and a variety of turtles and tortoises. She enjoys cactus gardening, driving and hiking in the Arizona desert, traveling, scuba diving, and visiting the annual Tucson Gem Show.
Dr. Kasey Jackson, DVM-Assistant Medical Director
Dr. Kasey Jackson is a Tucson native who grew up just a few blocks from our clinic. While completing her undergraduate degree at the U of A, she obtained clinical experience by working as a veterinary assistant with Northwest Pet Clinic.
In 2011, Dr. Jackson graduated from Colorado State University and returned home to enhance her education by completing a small animal internship at the Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson. During this time she developed a particular interest in neurology, critical care, and behavior.
Dr. Jackson is married to her high school sweetheart Colt, a paramedic/firefighter for the Northwest Fire District. Together they enjoy spending time with their three dogs (Jane, Kate, and Cody), cat (Tom) and horses (Rose and Nala).
When she’s not working you will find Dr. Jackson either horseback riding, camping, or at the lake.
Dr. Lesley Ash, DVM
Dr. Lesley Ash is a Tucson native and received her undergraduate degree at the University of Arizona. She then moved cross-country to attend veterinary school at Tufts University in Massachusetts.
After graduating in 2014, Dr. Ash spent a year at a mixed animal practice in rural North Dakota. There, she enjoyed working with a variety of animal species, from leopard geckos to American bison, and all sizes in between. Her primary interests are soft tissue surgery and internal medicine.
Dr. Ash is excited to be back in warm and sunny Tucson. When she is not working, she is continuously entertained by her two sassy felines (Layla and Orion). She also enjoys rock climbing, photography, and exploring the Arizona scenic outdoors.
Dr. Audrey Christensen, DVM
Dr. Christensen was raised in Roswell, NM. She attended and graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering. After graduating she worked in the oil industry for 5 years. During that time, she met her husband and realized she should pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a veterinarian. In 2002, she graduated from Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine and she and her husband moved to Tucson, AZ.
When not practicing Veterinary Medicine, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, two cats, a dog, and their horses on their five acres. She also enjoys relaxing with a good book.
Dr. Daina Iman, DVM
Dr. Iman was raised in the panhandle of Oklahoma. She attended undergraduate school at Kansas State University and was an early admit into Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating from veterinary school in 2015 she gained experience for two years at a mixed animal/emergency clinic in Shawnee Oklahoma. Dr. Iman enjoys small animal/exotic pet wellness. She is also passionate about emergency medicine, internal medicine, and soft tissue surgery.
Dr. Iman moved to Tucson in September 2017 to enjoy the beautiful landscapes and many activities available for her, her husband, and her three children. When she is not working, she loves to spend time with her family and their many pets including three dogs, four cats, four horses, and a goat!
|Dr. Ebarb was raised in Tucson and attended the University of Arizona, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science. To further pursue her dream, she moved to St. Kitts, located in the Leeward Islands, to attend Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. After spending 2 and 1/2 years enjoying the island and it’s beauty, she attended the University of Florida to complete her clinical training and graduated in 2016. Shortly thereafter, Dr. Ebarb moved to Houston, TX to begin her career in small animal medicine. She recently moved back to Tucson to be closer to family and further advance her career.
Outside of veterinary medicine, Dr. Ebarb enjoys spending time with her family and two cats (Lily Grace and Mabel Mae). She also enjoys outdoor adventures, camping, scrapbooking, tennis and traveling.
|Dr. Rachel Engard is originally from Downingtown, PA. She is a proud graduate of Penn State University where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Animal Sciences. After graduation, she moved across the country to sunny Arizona to be a member of Midwestern University’s veterinary class in Glendale.
While enjoying all areas of veterinary medicine, Dr. Engard has a particular interest in dermatology and preventative medicine. She is excited to be a part of the Northwest Pet Clinic family.
When she is not working, Dr. Engard enjoys spending time with her fiancé, Dane and her rabbit (Pipp). She also enjoys reading, marathons (of the Netflix variety), cheering on her Penn State Nittany Lions and exploring the beautiful Arizona desert.