Client Care Coordinators


Sara Anderson    |    Ashlee Bell   |   Kary Bishop


Client Care Coordinator
Office Manager

Sara joined Risius Family Veterinary Service in October 2007 as a veterinary assistant, Sara is now the Office Manager; she really enjoys helping animals and meeting new people. After taking online classes she obtained her veterinary assistant certificate, her true passion is helping clients and pets with nutrition and weight management.

Sara’s family includes her husband Jeff, daughters Sadie and Taylor,  and their Yorkie Isabelle. Outside of work Sara enjoys photography, playing golf, and watching football and basketball.

Working at a family-owned practice is important to Sara; she likes to make sure clients know that our care is not only for pets but also for people.

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Client Care Coordinator

Ashlee joined Risius Family Veterinary Service in January of 2013 after working in various forms of customer service for her entire professional career. Working for the clinic fit Ashlee perfectly as it combined her love of animals with her passion for helping and working with customers.

She grew up in LeClaire, graduated from Pleasant Valley in 2004, and then earned her Associates of Applied Science in Agricultural Business from Kirkwood Community College.

Ashlee’s family consists of her husband Lance, son Lawson, daughter Myra, their lab Keno, and horses Ringo and Stanley. In her spare time Ashlee enjoys helping out with the family Black Angus cow/calf herd, riding her horses, and learning all there is to know about her eclectic chicken flock.

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Client Care Coordinator

Kary joined Risius Family Veterinary Service in May 2016 after many years in customer service and the dental field.  She has always had a love for animals and has really enjoyed the career change.

Her favorite part of working here is the knowledgeable and hard working doctors and staff.  She enjoys the friendly environment and getting to know the clients and their pets.  She enjoys learning something new every day.  

Kary’s family includes her daughter, Amiah, and Lucy, her chocolate Chihuahua.  In her time outside of work, Kary enjoys spending time with family and creating string art.  

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