Edinburgh Pet Health Center


Kathy Carpenter, CVT

Certified Veterinary Technician

Kathy Carpenter is a Certified Veterinary Technician who has been with Edinburgh since the beginning. Kathy works behind the scenes managing the hospital inventory and also works part-time performing technician duties. Kathy and her husband, Scott, have a Boxer, Allie, and 3 geriatric pets (a mixed breed dog, Tory, and cats, Sprite and Tugger). In her spare time she enjoys going for family walks, reading, and volunteering at her daughter’s school. 

Betsy Elvester, CVT

Certified Veterinary Technician

Betsy is our newest Certified Veterinary Technician. She graduated from Ridgewater College in 2007 and really enjoys the surgery side of her technical duties. She finds working with owners and their new puppies as they grow up very rewarding as well as helping our sick patients recover and return with wagging tails. She has four dogs-Charlie-a Pointer/Boxer mix who is an amputee; Blitz-a Boxer; Chester-another Boxer and Koda-a Husky. All of them are very good snugglers and love racing around the yard. She enjoys reading, baking, cooking, gardening and going to the zoo with her daughter.

Christina Yang

Veterinary Assistant

Christina is our new veterinary assistant. She will be attending North Hennepin Community College this fall and is hoping to study biology and zoology to prepare for a career in the veterinary profession. She has two dogs, KC and Tiny, and one cat named Akita. She enjoys a wide variety of activities including drawing, design, sewing, sports and interacting and playing with her pets.

Marissa Rennock

Veterinary Assistant

Marissa is our newest veterinary assistant. She is attending Argosy University to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. Her favorite subject in school is microbiology. She is enjoying learning about animal care behind the scenes. She has a cat, Tibet, who is leash trained; and a Beagle-Dachshund Mix named Hope she likes to take to the dog park. She likes hiking, playing with Hope and Tibet and also doing projects and crafts. 

Keirsten Boettcher

Veterinary Technician

Keirsten is our newest veterinary technician who graduated from Argosy University in September and finished her internship with EPHC in December of 2018.  She was previously our veterinary assistant and we are delighted she will remain here in this new role. She has three cats-Ombre, Mocha, Junior and a dog, Kali. She enjoys reading, walking Kali and snuggling with her pets.