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Jennifer Whitbeck, DVM
Dr. Whitbeck believes in partnering with pet owners, listening to their concerns, and educating them about their pet's health. She attended Veterinary School at Colorado State University, receiving the prestigious Health Professions Scholarship through the United States Army. After graduating Veterinary School in 2007, she spent 3 years on active duty stationed at Fort Huachuca, AZ. As part of the Public Health Command she provided medical care to Soldiers' pets as well as hundreds of working dogs and horses belonging to the Military, Border Patrol, Forest Service, and Secret Service. The military provided Dr. Whitbeck the opportunity to train with specialists in veterinary surgery, anesthesia, internal medicine, dentistry, and emergency medicine meaning Dr. Whitbeck is up to date on the best medicine available to animals. Dr. Whitbeck lives on a small farm with her husband, two dogs, three cats, and four horses.
Amanda Ervin, DVM
Dr. Ervin was born and raised in Murray, Kentucky. She earned her Bachelors of Science in 2004 and Masters of Science in 2005 from Murray State University. She graduated Cum Laude from Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. Dr. Ervin practiced in Evansville, Indiana and Springfield, Tennessee before coming to Sango Veterinary Hospital. She spends her time outside of work with her husband, two children and two dogs.
Dr. Rebecca Michalski is originally from northern Virginia, but came to us all the way from Fargo, North Dakota! She graduated from North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017 with a doctorate in veterinary medicine. Since then she has practiced small animal medicine in Maryland and North Dakota. She has found that her areas of interest are dermatology, preventative medicine, and client communication. She also loves to sit in on exotics appointments with the other docs and continue to expand upon her knowledge of all things slithery and feathery. She has one old man dog and 3 young children. When she’s not working or caring for her family, her hobbies include hiking, biking, reading, embroidery, and exploring new places!
Dr. Wert comes from a military lifestyle and is new to the Clarksville area in 2020. She graduated from Purdue University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science. She earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from Kansas State University in 2014. Dr. Wert is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and has previously practiced in Colorado, Iowa, and Kansas. Dr. Wert is passionate about public health, preventative medicine, client education, and dentistry. Outside of work, Dr. Wert enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter along with their two pets (cat and dog). She also enjoys crocheting, reading, running, and exploring the outdoors with her family. Dr. Wert is excited to uphold the Sango Veterinary Hospital standards of providing excellent care for your pets.
Chuck Whitbeck, Veterinary Practice Manager
Retired from the US Army after 22 years of service, Chuck needed to find a new endeavor to stay busy. He's always had an interest in the medical field and initially joined the military as a medic. He later went on to flight school and finished his successful career with unmanned aircraft (drones). Chuck enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his grown children and grandchildren. Chuck also enjoys building and tapped into his skills to design and build the Sango Veterinary Hospital. The animal clinic was built with comfort in mind and offers a welcoming atmosphere where you can feel right at home.
Tara, Licensed Veterinary Technician
Tara was born and raised on a dairy farm in Northeast Iowa. She has been a military wife for more than 17 years. Tara has three children, two dogs and two cats. She began working as a Veterinary Assistant in 2013 at the Town and Country Animal Hospital in Fairfax, VA. She earned her Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician certification from Northern Virginia Community College in 2017. She also has a BS in Education from Kansas State University. Tara joined the Sango team in January of 2019, she loves all creatures, big and small, and is passionate about caring for animals.
Molly, Veterinary Assistant
Jordan, Licensed Veterinary Technician
Tae is an "Army Brat" with a passion for pets! Always smiling, helpful, and friendly. Atavia has dual training in reception and veterinary assisting. She can usually be found at the front desk assisting our clients with questions, appointments, and refills, but can also be seen in the exam room or treatment area helping the doctors.
Cindy, Patient Care
Cindy ensures that your pet is loved, has a warm blanket, food and water, and gets a long walk while they are in our care. She sits with them as they wake up from surgery, blow dries and combs their faces after dental cleanings, and comforts them during procedures. Cindy ensures every furry family member is treated like one of her own. Cindy and her husband share their home with dogs, cats, emus, chickens, and horses.