Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Ada Animal Hospital in Boise! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 208-362-5329 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!


  • Wayne Loertscher, DVM


    Wayne Loertscher was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He grew up on a ranch where his favorite…
  • Zoe Baxter, DVM


    Dr. Zoe Baxter was born and raised in the Boise area. She attended Lewis & Clark…
  • Stephanie Permenter, DVM

    Relief Doctor/Acupuncture

    Dr Permenter is a Boise native who grew up working with horses. After achieving her…

    Practice Manager

  • Candy Sherwin

    Practice Manager

    Candy graduated from University of Wyoming in 1991 with a degree in Secondary English…

    Certified Veterinary Techinicians

  • Jennifer Reed, CVT

    Certified Veterinary Techinician

    Jennifer or “Jen” as she likes to be called has been with us since September, 2014.…
  • Toni Fisher, CVT

    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Toni joined Ada Animal Hospital as of June, 2015 as an extern from Brown Mackie College.…
  • Lisa Baker, CVT

    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Although Lisa was born in California, she is an Idaho girl as she moved to Garden Valley…

    Veterinary Assistants

  • Alyson Green

    Veterinary Assistant

    Alyson joined our team in May, 2014. She began as a receptionist has since trained to…
  • Carissa Tullis

    Veterinary Assistant

    Carissa comes from right here in Boise, graduating from Timberline High School. She joined…
  • Mikayla Tovar

    Boarding Caregiver/Hospital Assistant

    Mikayla is native to Idaho and was born in Caldwell. She officially joined our crew in…


  • Jessica Shelton


    Jessica was born in Simi Valley, CA but moved to Northern Idaho in 2004. She moved to…
  • Jeannine Sampo

    Hospital Reception/Boarding Supervisor

    Jeannine is a Boise native, who joined our boarding facility team in May, 2015. Due to her…


  • Sarah Loertscher

    Boarding Caregiver

    Sarah was born in Pullman, WA, coming to Idaho in 2003 when her Dad bought Ada Animal…
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    Josh Swaner

    Boarding Caregiver

    Josh is an Idaho native born in Caldwell. He joined Ada Animal Hospital August, 2017 as a…