Technical Staff

All veterinary technicians at Animal Surgical Clinic of Seattle are licensed by the State of Washington, demonstrating their proficiency and expertise.

Teresa Casson

Licensed Veterinary Technician (Lead LVT)

Teresa joined ASCS in 1997 after receiving her AA from Pierce College Veterinary Technology Program in Tacoma, and completing a prestigious year-long internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City.  A Northwest native, Teresa enjoys gardening and sailing, and has raised three puppies for Canine Companions for Independence. She and her husband share their home with Hudson, a feisty yellow Lab who’s working on acquiring his sea legs.

Sari Lieberman

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Sari joined ASCS in 2000 after receiving her AA from Harcum College and interning at the University of Pennsylvania. She particularly enjoys surgical assisting, myelography and critical care of the surgical patient. Sari shares her home with Wendell (a Border Collie cross) and Patty (a feisty Pom mix). She enjoys gardening, bicycling, paddle boarding and yoga.

Jenny Dunn

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Jenny joined ASCS in 2000 after receiving her AA from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in Denver and interning at Alameda East Veterinary Hospital. Her particular interests are radiology and critical care of the surgical patient. She is our in-house Pit Bull expert and she shares her home with Salvador, her handsome Pit Bull rescue.

Sarah Johnson

Licensed Veterinary Technician

After working for five years in general and emergency practice, Sarah came to ASCS as a relief assistant and moved to full-time in 2002. Shortly thereafter, she sat for and passed her boards to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Sarah’s particular interests are anesthetic pharmacology, surgical nursing and client education. She shares her home with her Great Danes, two cats and an assortment of fish and amphibians. In her spare time, Sarah loves traveling around the world, competitive carriage-driving with her Friesian horses and skiing.

Desiree Rickstrew

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Devon Magnusson

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Devon joined ASCS in 2014 after moving to Seattle from Wisconsin where she spent over 10 years working in general practice.  In addition to being a licensed technician she also holds a Bachelor’s degree in business administration.  Her particular interests in veterinary medicine include pain management, critical care of the patient and client education.  Outside of work she enjoys running, yoga, hiking, hanging out with friends and cheering for her favorite football team – the Green Bay Packers.  Devon shares her home with her sweet and sassy calico cat Sammy and her handsome, fun loving yellow Labrador Levi.