Merriam is a veterinary assistant and is responsible for assisting veterinarians, techs, CSRs, and caring for your pet during their visit. Merriam has been with the ACPCW team since July 2020. Previously, Merriam worked as a clinic assistant at a feline clinic and was an intern at the St. Louis Zoo in St. Louis, Missouri. Merriam has three cats at home, but loves all animals! She is currently a senior at Augustana studying biology and pre-veterinary sciences. She is also a member of the Augustana women's swim team! Merriam gathers inspiration from seeing sick and hurt animals get better every day. She is motivated by getting to interact with patients and helping with appointments is Merriam's favorite part of her job! Merriam contributes to the customer experience by trying to make you and your pets as comfortable as possible during your visit.