Allie Stephens, Vet Tech at Independence Animal Hospital, was born and raised in Independence, KS. After graduating from Independence High School, she attended Baker University for two years, where she played tennis. After two years at Baker, Allie decided to follow her dream of working with animals, and enrolled in Veterinary Technician Program at Independence Community College in 2011, graduating in May of 2013. Allie's education included an intership with Independence Animal Hospital and she officially joined the IAH staff following her graduation.
When she is not working at the animal hospital, Allie enjoys hunting, fishing, playing basketball and tennis, and being with family and her own pets. Her pet family includes Boozer, a Bassett Hound, Lucky, a lab and Klow a cat. Since working at IAH, Allie extended her animal faimly with 3 more cats Myles, Stormy, and Flip.
Allie has wanted to work with animals all her life and fortuitously decided to become a vet tech right before the ICC program began. Allie says, "I am very much enjoying being part of the Independence Animal Hospital family. I am learning more every day, and appreciate the opportunity to meet and get to know our clients and their special animals. I am grateful to be doing what I have always wanted to do!"