Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Dr. Kathy Ponozzo​​​​​​​

Owner / Veterinarian

Dr. Caleb Schmerge

Associate Veterinarian

Caleb Schmerge, DVM is a 2014 graduate from Washington State University. Caleb and his wife live in Uniontown, WA. They enjoy the small town atmosphere. With his wife and two dogs Caleb enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, camping and hunting. He also spends free time working on cars and motorcycles, enjoying shooting sports, and reloading.

Wendy​​​​​​​

Practice Manager

Wendy has worked at Orchards pet Hospital since 2006. Wendy and her family like to spend a lot of time in the outdoors exploring with their dogs.

Emily

Veterinary Assistant

Emily has grown up in Lewiston and started working here in November 2011 . She is currently in school to receive her certification as a veterinary technician. In her free time she enjoys hiking with her dog Elli and spending time with family and friends.

Sonja

Veterinary Assistant

Sonja is from Seattle and moved to Idaho in 1997 to be closer to family. She has worked at Orchards Pet hospital since 2002 and enjoys caring for our clients pet's as they were her own.

Alisha​​​​​​​

Kennel Assistant

Alisha has worked for Orchards Pet Hospital since 2015. She enjoys making sure all of our patients are well cared for while staying with us. Alisha and her family enjoy the outdoors and spend a lot of time at the river.

Allison

Kennel Assistant

Allison has worked for Orchards Pet Hospital off and on since 2014.

Bethaney

Kennel Assistant

Bethaney has been with us since December of 2018. She loves being outdoors and hanging out with friends. She loves working here because she has a great love for animals and enjoys caring for them daily.

Carlee

Receptionist

Bio coming soon.

Jill

Receptionist

Bio coming soon.