Meet our amazing team!
The Vancouver Veterinary Hospital team treats all patients like family. We look forward to seeing you!
Roy Velardi, DVM
Holley Crooks, DVM
Dr. Crooks and her husband are very involved in the local and national roller derby community. She skates and he referees, and they enjoy traveling throughout the US to participate in roller derby tournaments.
Dr. Crooks has a pack of three dogs and four cats, ruled by a spunky Chihuahua named Lentil and a well-educated brown tabby called Dr. Handsome.
Amanda was born and raised in Lexington, KY. She worked for a Veterinary Clinic in Kentucky for over 16 years before moving to Vancouver, WA in 2014. She started working at Vancouver Veterinary Hospital in July of 2014. Amanda has a Veterinary Assistant degree from The School of Animal Science, Professional Career Development Institute. She also has a certificate reflecting that she successfully completed an educational course as a Hill’s Veterinary Nutritional Advocate.
Amanda has owned Shetland Sheepdogs, an American Cocker Spaniel, Zebra Finches, Rats, a Box Turtle and since 2010, she and her husband have Australian Shepherds.
In September of 2015, she added a new addition to her family and adopted a middle-age Aussie from Western Australian Shepherd Rescue named Raylan from the T.V. series Justified.
Lead Veterinary Assistant
Jacquelyn joined us August of 2016. She is one of our in-training veterinary technicians. She is a cat-loving, country-loving kind of woman. As a child, her biggest dream in life was to become a dolphin trainer but instead, she found an even bigger love working with small animals. She has one fur baby, a cat named Dilly. He is an all grey fluff ball with a lot of personality. On her day off you can find her hiking, hanging out with her family, or at the local spots downtown Vancouver.
When he’s not in the hospital he enjoys spending his free time with his wife and 2 children. He also enjoys horticulture, rockhounding, and food culture.