Large Animal Team

Shayla-Bristow

Shayla Bristow, Large Animal Technician

Born and raised in Tombstone, Arizona, Shayla is a Junior at the University of Arizona majoring in Veterinary Science. She has plans of attending Veterinary School and hopes to open her own mobile practice some day. Shayla enjoys exercising, going on hikes with her dogs, horseback riding, and spending time with her friends and family.

Kelsey Thoms, Large Animal Technician

Kelsey is a licensed veterinary technician from Reno Nevada. She moved out to Tucson, Arizona in May of 2023. She grew up around horses and started riding when she was about 8 years old. Her love for horses inspired her love for veterinary medicine and she decided to go follow that path. Her main interests include neonates, critical care, and anesthesia. She has devoted her time and training to becoming an anesthesia technician and loves learning about the many different aspects of that field. She is most passionate about the patients and making sure they are always cared for to the best level. In her free time she enjoys hiking with her dog Bentley, fishing, and riding her horse Griz. She competes in ranch sorting and is also starting to do some breakaway roping. Kelsey can’t wait to see what Arizona has to offer and she is very excited to be a part of the Jackpot Veterinary team.

Brittany Gouger, Large Animal Technician

Brittany grew up in Sierra Vista, Arizona and moved to Tucson in 2011 to attend Pima Community College on a cross country country scholarship. She went on to continue her education at Pima Medical Institute. She started at Jackpot Veterinary Center in February of 2018. In her free time she enjoys all of her adventures with her family and friends, 5 dogs and 2 horses.

Jeanette Felix, Large Animal Technician

Jeanette was born and raised in Tucson and is proud to call herself a true animal lover at heart. She always knew she wanted to work with animals and loves to interact with clients and their horses. When she isn’t caring for clients and animals at Jackpot, she likes to hang out with friends, team rope, breakaway rope and occasionally head to the ranch with her husband.

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