Kaitlin started at Westwood as a receptionist while in school. She returned in 2014 as our receptionist and bookkeeper. She has been our office manager since 2022 when our longtime employee, Stacey Moore, retired. Kaitlin is a 2008 graduate of Oklahoma State University with a B.A. in Psychology. She is Dr. Aldridge’s oldest child and her daughter, Elora, is often seen running around the clinic.
Certified Veterinary Assistant
Brooklyn came on board in 2020 as a kennel attendant. She started her program to become a registered veterinary nurse at San Juan College with Dr. Aldridge as her preceptor and Westwood serving as her OCCI in 2022. Brooklyn loves learning and is a quick-study. She has been working while studying and expects to earn her degree 2024. She has a deep love for animals and has two kitties (Dallas and Sokka) and two dogs (Kota and Baker.)
Registered Veterinary Nurse
Chassi is a graduate of the Murray State College Veterinary Technology Program in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. She joined our team in 2018 while still earning her degree. Chassi is a mother of two adorable boys (Hayden & Landon). She has a house full of fur babies; a rescue Chihuahua (Lucy), and four crazy cats (Ginger, Oliver, Scarlett, & Sophie).
She’s had a passion for caring for animals for as long as she can remember. She wants to provide the best care for her patients and keep them as comfortable as possible during every stage of life.
Jayme joined our team as a kennel attendant in January of 2016 and became our receptionist when Kaitlin went on maternity leave in 2020. She and her husband own a cattle ranch and her favorite pastime is raising bottle calves. Jayme graduated from East Central University with a B.A. in Biology in 2015. Her dogs, Wylie, Charlie, and Bean, can be seen napping behind the front desk most days.
PT Kennel Attendant
Aryana is a current student at Lone Grove High School and our most recent addition to the team, joining us in July 2023.
FT Kennel Attendant
Sophia graduated from Lone Grove High School and is currently studying to become a veterinary nurse. She joined our team in July 2023.
FT Kennel Attendant
Jennifer started at Westwood in 2014 as our kennel attendant. She left to have her son in 2018 then rejoined our team in 2019. Her family lives in Ardmore, with their six cats and six dogs; cats-Abra, Daisy, Georgie, Onnie, Orange Shurbet, Pennywise; Dogs-Angel, Bonnie, Cloudy, Ducki, Frostbite, and Sunny.
Jennifer loves animals deeply and so does her family. Her son Gen2’s first word was “kitty.”
Jennifer is engaged to Brian Kadlez. They have two beautiful children, Gen2 and Lucille, who are the loves of their lives.
Bio coming soon.