Indira Gross

Veterinary Assistant

She takes care of your fur-babies while you are away!

Indira started working in the kennels at AAMC in 2011. During 2020 Indira began to train in the hospital as a veterinary assistant and has excelled at her role. Her passion for animals and dedication to patient care is demonstrated daily at work. “I have seen a lot, but I continue to learn and grow with each passing year. Each new dog or cat that comes to stay with us presents an opportunity to discover what makes them happy to be here!”-Indira

A little about Indira: She is 34 years old, born and raised in the woods of SW Virginia. People are often interested to find out that she was named after Indira Gandhi, the second prime minister of India (after they gained independence from Great Britain). She is married and has an 8-year-old son. She loves hiking and spending time in nature. Her hobbies include writing poetry and short stories, amateur bird-watching, and baking tasty goodies for her family and friends.

Favorite quote: “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. ” -Rumi


Kerrinza

Veterinary Assistant/Kennels

Kerrinza started working at AAMC as a vet assistant and kennel attendant in June of 2020. Growing up in Southwest Virginia, she developed a love for animals while playing in the local woods. She aspired to be like her childhood heroes, Jane Goodall and David Attenborough. Following those dreams, she attended Lees-McRae College in North Carolina where she received her bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology. While there, she also worked hands-on with native wildlife at the May Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.

Kerrinza currently lives with her fiancé, their two cats, one dog, and green iguana. “I am excited to be working with such a dedicated and passionate team to bring the best care possible to your pets!