Sarah Kuhlman

Lead Veterinary Technician

Sarah was raised right here in the heart of West Des Moines where she attended elementary, middle, and high school. During high school her favorite activity was archery.

Chelsea Musick

Veterinary Technician

Chelsea is back! She first worked with us from January 2020 to late August of 2021, and now she is back as of April 2022 as part of our Veterinary Technician team.

Emma Neiderheiser

Veterinary Assistant

Meet Emma! Emma has been working with us here at Family Pet since early May of 2022. She came to us as a Veterinary Technician with previous experience as a kennel assistant and a veterinary technician intern.

Laura Sullivan

Veterinary Assistant

Laura is a fun-loving, hard-working girl who brings so much joy to the clinic! She started with us in May of 2022 and came from a previous job with making pet allergy medications. She grew up in Scottsdale, AZ and moved to Iowa in 2015 for college.

Dr. Emily Linscheid


Dr. Emily grew up in Johnston, Iowa and graduated with a Biology and Spanish degree from Central College in Pella. Afterward, she earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University.