Shepherd works the way you do

Who we are

We're a software company, but we're in the veterinary business. We've been there for the dewormings, the vaccinations, the 2 a.m. barn calls for a laboring mare, the angry pet owners, the overjoyed pet owners, the exhausted pet owners, and the wriggling litters. We've seen it all, and we're here to remind you: You deserve joy.

What we believe

Vets deserve joy. Joy is why you got into this work in the first place. Remember? It wasn't because...

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At Shepherd, we believe vets deserve joy.

Joy is why you got into this career in the first place. Remember? It wasn't because you love staying up late to finish your records or balance your books. It was because, even before you ever understood what a career was, you wanted to help animals. You wanted to be the one to tell a family their best friend is going to be okay, and the shoulder to cry on when it's time to say goodbye. You understood that the bond between a human and a pet has a magic that makes the world a happier place. Being a guardian over that bond is what drives you.

But oftentimes, that joy gets lost in the chaos of running a productive practice. Spending hours catching up on paperwork. Working late to fit in every patient, even when your schedule is already full. Celebrating a new life just moments after witnessing the end of another. Your days start early and never really end because you're constantly wondering what you could have done better, how you could have done more. And somewhere along the line, you forget about you.

You give up so much to be the caregiver you are. Time with family, your emotional health—not to mention paying off student loans. And it's too often you feel you have nothing left to give, yet you tell yourself this is how you should feel. We're here to tell you: it doesn't have to be this hard. Running a business doesn't have to eclipse the love you have for your work. In the midst of the unavoidable lows and overwhelming highs, it's still possible to rekindle your joy.

You deserve to get as much as you give. You deserve to feel peace at the end of the day. You deserve to take home more stories and less stress.

From vet to vet, we're here to remind you: You deserve joy.

Hello!

Meet our founder

Dr. Cindy Barnes is an experienced emergency vet and medical director of the first 24/7 emergency animal hospital in Northern Arizona.

Shepherd works the way you do
Shepherd works the way you do

Dr. Cindy Barnes,
DVM, CVSMT

Founder
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Dr. Cindy Barnes

Dr. Cindy Barnes knows how difficult it is to run a veterinary practice, provide the best care, and, on top of it all, try to savor life too. With 20+ years in the field and experience as the Medical Director of the first 24/7 emergency animal hospital in northern Arizona, she saw how administrative inefficiencies and clunky software programs worked against her—causing her to spend hours after each shift finishing the day's medical records—instead of for her. Plus, they were wildly expensive.

She knew that there must be a better way and that being a vet—being able to improve the lives of pets and their people—should bring a whole lot more joy.

So she started building Shepherd: veterinary practice management software that intuitively matches how vets and technicians actually operate.

Founder Dr. Cindy Barnes
Product and Customer Care

We're driven by making the best vet software out there and making sure you're always supported

Amber P.

Head of Product

Amber P.

Head of Product

HOBBIES

I love just anything outdoors - kayaking, hiking, backpacking, camping. I enjoy daydreaming about home renovations because let’s face it, I am a messy painter and terrible carpenter. I also enjoy a good netflix binge watching day. Oh, and I have been “working on” a 1972 camper renovation for about 634 days… there goes the day dreaming and terrible carpentry skills again ;)

FAVORITE THING ABOUT SHEPHERD

Is “everything” an answer? Honestly though having worked in a practice I know the struggles of the day to day and I love how Shepherd strives to improve their lives as a whole, in and outside of software. Vets (and teams) deserve joy, right?

PETS

Two dogs, but don’t tell one of them I called her a dog. She really is a princess. The other one is a hero dog who saved my son from being bitten by a rattlesnake when he was little. Oh, and like 100 yard birds who eat way too much bird seed.

HOMETOWN

Prescott, Arizona

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Yes, about 10 years in practice. And enough tech experience (minimal) to know I never want to express anal glands again.

SUPERPOWER

To snap my fingers and have dinner cooked #adultlife

Andrew T.

Data Analyst

Andrew T.

Data Analyst

HOBBIES

Play video games with my wife and friends. I also enjoy cooking and practicing photography outside

FAVORITE THING ABOUT SHEPHERD

I love that everyone on the team has veterinary industry experience; starting a company with a foundation like that gives it a solid base

PETS

One 5-year-old cat named Chloe 

HOMETOWN


Sunnyvale, California

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

I graduated from the Western University of Health and Science College of Veterinary Medicine

ANIMAL THAT CLOSELY MATCHES YOUR PERSONALITY

A friendly cat 

DREAM PET


Chloe, my cat 

SUPERPOWER

To be omniscient

Anna R.

Data Migration Coordinator

Anna R.

Data Migration Coordinator

HOBBIES

Traveling (exploring Boston/New England since I moved here 8 months ago), dancing (line dancing recently), exercising (group fitness classes, kickball rec league), volunteering (currently at a cat rescue/shelter in my neighborhood)

FAVORITE THING ABOUT SHEPHERD

So far, the passionate team and the focus on improving quality of life and quality of care in the veterinary industry

PETS

Two cats that live with me - Zorra and Wink, and one family cat who lives with my parents in Washington - Zoe

HOMETOWN

Poulsbo, Washington

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

A total of about 3 years in general practice clinics, a little bit as a receptionist and primarily as a veterinary assistant

SUPERPOWER

Teleportation, to be able to live, work, and travel wherever I want at any time

Conor G.

VP of Growth

Conor G.

VP of Growth

HOBBIES

I raise bison and heritage breed Mangalitsa pigs on my family’s 350 year old farm in Southern Maine. I enjoy spending time with my wife and two young kids- ski bums in the winter, beach bums in the summer.

PETS

Two very friendly mousers and a bunch of laying hens.

HOMETOWN

North Berwick, Maine

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

10+ years of experience

SUPERPOWER

Pyrokinesis

Christine H.

Senior Product Advisor

Christine H.

Senior Product Advisor

HOBBIES

I just had my baby boy a few months ago, so my husband and I have had so much fun hanging out with him (even in the wee hours of the night!!) and bringing him to new places.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT SHEPHERD

The collaborative work environment. I came from a company of over 42,000 employees (yes, you read that right. 42,000!!!), so to be a member of a team that seems more like family than coworkers is really something special.

PETS

2 dogs and a cat: Meeka, Moo and Beans

HOMETOWN

Charlotte, NC

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

7 years in clinic, 2 years in sales

DREAM PET

Toothless from How to Train your Dragon

SUPERPOWER

Easy. Teleportation.

December S.

Account Manager

December S.

Account Manager

HOBBIES

Finding antiques and working with my animals.

PETS

1 Horse, 2 Dogs, 3 Cats, and 16 chickens

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

5 years as a Veterinary Technician, 13 years in veterinary communications/Software, 2 years Hospital Practice Management

HOMETOWN

Greenwich, NJ

Evan K.

Lead Data Migration Coordinator

Evan K.

Lead Data Migration Coordinator

HOBBIES

I have a mobile recording studio that I use to record bands (mostly rock bands). I also play drums and guitar!

HOMETOWN

Cove, OR

15 MINUTES OF FAME

I was almost in an Oscar Meyer weiner commercial (“Oh I wish I were an Oscar Meyer weiner, that is what I’d truly like to be….”) when I was 3. The minimum age was 4 and the casting director tried to get my mom to lie about my age so that I could be in the commercial (at least that’s what she claims). But she had to stick to her values and refused.

Jessica H.

Chief Product Advisor

Jessica H.

Chief Product Advisor

HOBBIES

I like to cook, spend time with my family, and kayak. I also love anything on Bravo TV!

FAVORITE THING ABOUT SHEPHERD

Our team is incredible! There is a true sense of family here! We all have the same goal - to help pets, pet parents, and veterinary professionals. I also love that Shepherd can help give teams more time in their day and can support a happier environment!

PETS

I have a Maltese mix named Manolo and a pug mix named Gwendolyn. They are both my secretaries and frequently sleep on the job!

HOMETOWN

Houston, Texas, but my parents are from Colombia! Super proud to be a first generation, born in Texas!

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

About 16 years in the industry including veterinary technician experience, practice management, and practice ownership and helping support practice owners with telemedicine, wellness plans, and software!

SUPERPOWER

I would love to be able to adjust someone’s mood. I love it when I can make someone happy!

Jessica T.

Account Manager

Jessica T.

Account Manager

HOBBIES

I love plants! I spend way too much time messing with them. My kids even created a couple TikToc’s picking on my plant obsession…My kids wanted to help with this section so the following are their words “Mommy loves to sleep, but is cranky when she wakes up. She also watches too much of Friends.” So I guess when I’m not sleeping and watching too much of Friends the TV Show, I also enjoy family game nights, attempting painting, Traveling/vacationing

PETS

1 Pittie named Chandler Bing, 1 Mini Schnauzer named Marshall from the paw patrol, 1 Axolotl, 3 cats, 1 rat

HOMETOWN

Ocala,FL

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

A little over 5 years in vetmed. I have been a veterinary assistant, Veterinary Technician, Lead surgical Veterinary Technician, Travel Veterinary Anesthesia Machine Technician. I also Mentor with Mentor Vet Tech and Mentor tech students in the Penn Foster program.

SUPERPOWER

Perfect Recollection, to never have to make notes or reminder lists or have 1000 sticky notes…Ahh wouldn’t that be nice..

Julia T.

Product Advisor

Julia T.

Product Advisor

HOBBIES

Baking, writing, yoga, and tarot reading

PETS

I have several different types of egg laying hens and silkie hens. My two Roosters are Machine and Menace and their noise lives up to that name. My dogs are both cattle dog mixes Loki and Sierra. My cats are all female. My tabby is Charlie, my orange tabby is Aria, and my black is Freyja.

HOMETOWN

I am from a town called Battle Creek in Michigan. We were known as the cereal capital of the world and home of the world record longest breakfast table (yes that is a thing). I’d wake up waiting for the school bus to the sky smelling of Fruity Pebbles or Lucky Charms.

SUPERPOWER

I think the ability to refill or unfill any container with any object is my go to. Thirsty boom water, hungry boom pudding, empty piggy bank boom MONEY.

Kate B.

Account Manager

Kate B.

Account Manager

HOBBIES

Netflix binges, coffee snobbery, fossil hunting, beach days, fishing (fresh and saltwater), and traveling.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT SHEPHERD

The team

PETS

My husband would say too many… but I have a leopard gecko, crested gecko, leucistic Texas rat snake, a corn snake, a gerbil, a syrian hamster, a Betta fish sorority tank, a fiddler crab tank, a jumping spider, and a rescue cat (with the cutest, little back feet).

HOMETOWN

Tyrone, Pennsylvania

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Yep, I was a vet tech for just over a year before coming to Shepherd.

DREAM PET

Black headed python, any tegu, fennec fox, skunk, rainbow boa, red-wing black cockatoo, cheetah, and web-footed / Namib sand geckos

ANIMAL THAT MOST CLOSELY MATCHES YOUR PERSONALITY

Wombat!

SUPERPOWER

Telekinesis - I mean, everything is atoms, right?

15 MINUTES OF FAME

I won the John Phillip Sousa award in high school. I played flute, piccolo, alto and tenor sax.

Kelsie R.

Account Manager

Kelsie R.

Account Manager

HOBBIES

Reading (mostly fiction), crocheting, various arts and crafts, aerial sports (Lyra), listening to music, attending concerts, and spending time with my family.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT SHEPHERD

The body maps!

PETS

2 cats and 1 dog

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

10yrs working as a CVT in ER/ICU critical care

SUPERPOWER

Teleportation

DREAM PET

Mew!

Kristy S.

Account Manager

Kristy S.

Account Manager

HOBBIES

I enjoy hiking, swimming in the river. Spending time with family and friends, going to local concerts/events with my daughter

PETS

Two black cats Duffus and Spicy, and whatever critters my daughter finds in the yard. Currently a long nosed snake and several tadpoles

HOMETOWN

Scottsdale Arizona, been in Prescott Valley for 21 years

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

8 years mostly general practice

ANIMAL THAT MOST CLOSELY MATCHES YOUR PERSONALITY

Definitely a cat

SUPERPOWER

Shapeshifting

Kyle E.

General Manager

Kyle E.

General Manager

HOBBIES

Snowboarding as much as possible and wherever possible

FAVORITE THING ABOUT SHEPHERD

All of the incredible people working here tirelessly to help improve the lives of veterinarians. 

PETS

1 dog (Naya) and two fish

HOMETOWN

Fairfield, CT

SUPERPOWER

Ability to fly

Laura L.

Account Manager

Laura L.

Account Manager

HOBBIES

Reading, long walks with the dog and…….Legos. I’ll never grow up!

PETS

Hobbes the wild and crazy Brittney and Calvin the equally wild and crazy orange tabby

HOMETOWN

Born and raised in the suburbs of Philly but I have lived in the Bay Area for over 25 years.

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

21 years in clinic as an RVT and I spent the last 4 years in the Veterinary Telehealth field.

DREAM PET

I would love a pet raccoon!!

Lauren J.

Veterinary Strategist

Lauren J.

Veterinary Strategist

HOBBIES

I love all things outdoors, especially off-roading (Jeeps!) and kayaking. I am a yogi wannabee, music lover, and sports enthusiast - especially football. Go Steelers!

FAVORITE THING ABOUT SHEPHERD

I love the never-ending pursuit of improvement. The Shepherd team always cares and listens to hospitals to continue making the user experience better and better.

PETS

We have a silly and adorable bearded dragon named Bruni.

HOMETOWN

I am from West Chester, Pennsylvania, and currently live in Scottsdale, Arizona.

VETERINARY EXPERIENCE

I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. Since then, I have owned two veterinary hospitals, growing and transitioning both from paper records to Shepherd. I still own and operate one hospital with a rockstar team of vets and vet techs!

SUPERPOWER

I would choose the ability to speak to animals - imagine the possibilities with my patients!

Linda W.

Account Manager

Linda W.

Account Manager

HOBBIES

Mountain biking, alpine excursions, climbing, kayaking, travel, camping

FAVORITE THING ABOUT SHEPHERD

I am excited to join Shepherd Veterinary Software because I am passionate about contributing to improving pet care and pet ownership and look forward to joining a team that feels similarly. In nearly 10 years of in-clinic veterinary medicine experience, I’ve learned small actions can make big differences, and the positive contribution and differences Shepherd Veterinary Software makes for veterinary practices is something I am excited to be a part of

PETS

4 cats - Eggroll, Doomsday, Lewis Hamilton, Pickles

HOMETOWN

Colorado Springs, Colorado

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Nearly 10 years of practice management and veterinary technician experience

ANIMAL THAT CLOSELY MATCHES YOUR PERSONALITY

The Bloodhound!

DREAM PET

Tortoise

Lourdes M.

Customer Care Associate

Lourdes M.

Customer Care Associate

PETS

Three dogs. A six year old Chihuahua named Mocha, a five year old German Shepherd named Sheba, and a two year old Husky named Ghost

HOMETOWN

I was born in the Philippines, grew up in Sudi Arabia, and moved to Texas in 2001

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

I worked two years as a kennel attendant, seven years as a veterinary technician, and two years as a veteirnary software implementor

Madison B.

Shepherd Pay Representative

Madison B.

Shepherd Pay Representative

HOBBIES

I enjoy baking, going to dog shows, and traveling around the world.

PETS

I have a cocker spaniel and hoping to add another soon.

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

I started as a kennel tech with the full intention of becoming a veterinarian. After a year of working hard while in school, I became the office manager and eventually area manager of 3 practices. Doing so, I realized I love the veterinary world but it wasn’t my calling to step in as a veterinarian myself.

DREAM PET

My dream pet would be a manatee. They’re vegetarian, ​social, and adorable!

Matt V.

Customer Care Associate

Matt V.

Customer Care Associate

FAVORITE THING ABOUT SHEPHERD

I love that I am able to be part of the veterinary industry again, but from a different and less physical aspect. Being part of such an amazing, friendly, and compassionate team is also a huge plus!

PETS

1 dog, 1 hedgehog, 1 turtle, and many many shrimp

HOMETOWN

Staten Island, NY

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

I was a vet tech for about 6 years

DREAM PET

Giraffe and a few Great Danes

15 MINUTES OF FAME

Was on VH1’s website for the “Top Ten Best Big Ang Halloween Costumes”

Megan B.

Account Manager

Megan B.

Account Manager

HOBBIES

Chill in my log cabin with my dog pack, where I farm chickens, garden, and watch storms roll in during monsoon season.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT SHEPHERD

I love that it was made by a vet and is super simple and user-friendly. Supporting vets and their teams is at the core of who we are! And the Shepherd team is pretty incredible, too!

PETS

6 dogs (Basset hound, American Bulldog, 2 Pitbulls, Maltipoo, Australian Cattle Dog), 20 chickens, 1 Egyptian Uromastyx

HOMETOWN

Born in Visalia, CA and raised in suburbs of Phoenix, AZ

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Vet tech- GP & ER (6ish years)

DREAM PET

Mermaid (Owning one might be considered slavery, so I guess I would settle for meeting one!)

SUPERPOWER

All the abilities of Mary Poppins! (Dog poop picked up, floor mopped, dishes done with a snap of my fingers!)

Rose L.

Product Manager

Rose L.

Product Manager

HOBBIES

I love going to live events, watching and playing sports, and watching reality TV shows

FAVORITE THING ABOUT SHEPHERD

The passionate team members, the company mission, and the team of veterinary professionals I can learn from

PETS

One dog, Piper

HOMETOWN

San Diego

DREAM PET

Elephant

SUPERPOWER

Teleportation

Sadie W.

Account Manager

Sadie W.

Account Manager

HOBBIES

I love to read, bake, and spend time with my family and friends. In the summer you can find me anywhere close to water!

FAVORITE THING ABOUT SHEPHERD

I love how dedicated and focused the team is. I feel right at home with this flock!

PETS

I have one dog, Dove. She is a 9-year-old australian shepherd.

HOMETOWN

Madrid, Iowa (Go Tigers!)

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

I spent over 6 years at a boarding facility before breaking into veterinary software during college. I am coming to Shepherd from a corporate veterinary group where I focused on automations, client communication, CSR training and the use of digital tools.

ANIMAL THAT CLOSELY MATCHES YOUR PERSONALITY

Dog - hands down. Some days I harness my inner border collie and others I align more closely with a couch-potato french bulldog.

DREAM PET

When I was a kid I dreamed of owning my own hippogriff. As an adult… I still want a hippogriff!

SUPERPOWER

I would love the ability to talk to animals. (Let’s be honest - who wouldn’t?)

Sydney S.

Marketing & Communications Manager

Sydney S.

Marketing & Communications Manager

HOBBIES

I spend time with family and friends. I am frequently found exercising my dog Finn who is a Border Collie mix. I also enjoy trail rides with my horse, Joseph, down gravel roads or taking the family 4-wheeler out for a spin. On Sundays, after church, you will find me cheering on the Dallas Cowboys during football season and spending time with my nephew.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT SHEPHERD

I love how the Shepherd team is truly so focused on improving the lives of veterinary professionals by making their software as seamless as possible, alleviating the stress of managing a business while really trying to enhance patient care.

PETS

I have three pets. One dog named Finn — a Border Collie mix that loves to run and play fetch. I also have one breeding-stock Paint horse named Joseph and one Quarter cross named Cashew.

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

I previously worked at a company that sold wearable canine health monitors to veterinary professionals to automate the monitoring of patient vitals post-surgery.

SUPERPOWER

Teleportation. I mean flying is cool, but come on.

Tawnie E.

Customer Care Associate

Tawnie E.

Customer Care Associate

HOBBIES

Number one favorite hobby of all time is fishing! We just moved from Northern Utah back to AZ and the sport fishing out there is incredible and I miss it everyday! If I am not fishing or hiking, my husband and I are usually just hanging out with our daughter and soaking up the newborn/baby stage!

FAVORITE THING ABOUT SHEPHERD

It is so incredibly veterinary user friendly!! For those that have previously worked in any hospital know how crucial it is to have a good software system to not only enhance your practice but to make your life easier and many software systems love to overcomplicate such simple tasks!

PETS

I have two akitas (Tia Mae and Kuma)

HOMETOWN

Born and raised in Las Vegas but spent over half my life in Arizona!

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

I’ve been a Vet Tech for about 8 years! I have worked with small practices (1-2 doctors) and larger practices (5-6 doctors) and many relief doctors. I have just about done everything in a clinic setting! (front desk, inpatient and outpatient care, routine surgeries/dentals, emergency surgeries, end of life care, house calls, farm animals, etc). Dentals were my all time favorite thing to do as a Vet Tech, there is nothing more satisfying than cleaning up a tartar filled mouth and giving those furbabies a fresh start

ANIMAL THAT MATCHES YOUR PERSONALITY

I would say a horse.. I think lol. I am very stubborn but also a free spirit… also I am a huge foodie and would eat all day if it didn’t catch up with me!

DREAM PET

My dream pet is a horse! I used to have 3 but had to rehome them due to financial issues. But I have been obsessed with horses my entire life and can’t wait to get another one.. or two… or three :)

SUPERPOWER

The ability to travel with having to drive/fly, just snap my fingers and be in my destination :)

Tori S.

Product Analyst

Tori S.

Product Analyst

HOBBIES

My hobbies have become digging in the dirt, building towers, crushing towers, and other fun toddler activities, but I also enjoy training my dogs and board games.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT SHEPHERD

The intricate logic & customization (spoken like a true product analyst without in clinic experience)

PETS

Gobi -6yo Beagle Mix, F and Franklin (?) 2yo ACD Mix, M …surprise

HOMETOWN

Victor, NY

VETERINARY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

10+ years of spending lots of money on pet care, 5 years in pet health care plans, and a year or so in veterinary practice management software. That counts, right?

SUPERPOWER

I would love to be able to have a chat with animals of all types.

DREAM PET

A tiger or an orca whale, assuming neither would eat me.

ANIMAL THAT CLOSELY MATCHES YOUR PERSONALITY

Squirrel – easily distracted, moves quickly, can be a bit of a nuisance, food.

Developers

These folks make Shepherd (better) — and make it run smooth as a puppy's belly

Alen S.

Developer

Alen S.

Developer

FAVORITE COLOR

Green

HOBBIES

I enjoy nature

NEVER LEAVE HOME WITHOUT

Cap

WEIRDEST FOOD EVER EATEN AND WOULD YOU EAT IT AGAIN

Bull eggs. Never again.

PETS

Cat

FAVORITE ZOO ANIMAL

Panther

Amer Z.

Developer

Amer Z.

Developer

FAVORITE COLOR

Blue

HOBBIES

Most often I go to the gym

PETS

I have three cats

DREAM PET

Dog (Husky)

FAVORITE ZOO ANIMAL

Lion

ANIMAL THAT MOST CLOSELY MATCHES YOUR PERSONALITY

Cat

Anja V.

QA Analyist

Anja V.

QA Analyist

FAVORITE COLOR

Green

WEIRDEST FOOD EVER EATEN AND WOULD YOU EAT IT AGAIN

Sea asparagus. I would eat it again.

ANIMAL THAT MOST CLOSELY MATCHES YOUR PERSONALITY

Dolphin

SUPERPOWER

Time travel

Ante R.

Developer

Ante R.

Developer

FAVORITE COLOR

Green

HOBBIES

Basketball, TV Shows, Gaming

DREAM PET

Whale

FAVORITE ZOO ANIMAL

Monkey

ANIMAL THAT MOST CLOSELY MATCHES YOUR PERSONALITY

Monkey

SUPERPOWER

Time travel

Danijela D.

Project Manager

Danijela D.

Project Manager

FAVORITE COLOR

Blue

HOBBIES

Enjoy time with my family. I love to be active: long walks, cycling, running. Drinking a lot of coffee.

NEVER LEAVE HOME WITHOUT

Lip balm

WEIRDEST FOOD EVER EATEN AND WOULD YOU EAT IT AGAIN

Snails. Absolutely no

PETS

2 dogs, Hachi and Oliver

FAVORITE ZOO ANIMAL

Tiger

ANIMAL THAT MOST CLOSELY MATCHES YOUR PERSONALITY

Fox

SUPERPOWER

Have summer always with me, wherever I go!

Dario B.

Senior Developer

Dario B.

Senior Developer

FAVORITE COLOR

All shades of blue, turquoise blue when feeling playful and full of energy, dark blue when sleepy and ready to fly in my dreams.

NEVER LEAVE HOME WITHOUT

A lunchbox, or to be precise, a lunch bag. My wife is an excellent cook and I always bring homemade food to work. Missing it makes my day go all wrong.

Domagoj S.

Senior Developer

Domagoj S.

Senior Developer

HOBBIES

Play guitar in a band, play video games and play in general

ANIMAL THAT MOST CLOSELY MATCHES YOUR PERSONALITY

Chimpanzee

SUPERPOWER

Immortality

Elma S.

Developer

Elma S.

Developer

FAVORITE COLOR

Black

HOBBIES

Study

NEVER LEAVE HOME WITHOUT

Phone

DREAM PET

Cat

Fran J.

Developer

Fran J.

Developer

FAVORITE COLOR

Navy Blue

NEVER LEAVE HOME WITHOUT

Phone, earphones and of course my wallet.

PETS

One angry little Tibetan spaniel

FAVORITE ZOO ANIMAL

I am always fascinated by giraffes' long necks.

Ivan D.

Developer

Ivan D.

Developer

FAVORITE COLOR

Blue

HOBBIES

Music listening and gaming.

PETS

One cat

Krunoslav A.

Senior Developer

Krunoslav A.

Senior Developer

FAVORITE COLOR

Green

HOBBIES

Working on pet projects, driving my quad bike, enyoing craft beer and hanging with friends

NEVER LEAVE HOME WITHOUT

Keys to my home :)

PETS

None but I’d love to own cat and dog when I get a place of my own

DREAM PET

Ferret

FAVORITE ZOO ANIMAL

Lion

ANIMAL THAT MOST CLOSELY MATCHES YOUR PERSONALITY

Squirrel

SUPERPOWER

Ability to manipulate time

Mario K.

Developer

Mario K.

Developer

FAVORITE COLOR

Black

HOBBIES

Watching soccer

NEVER LEAVE HOME WITHOUT

Phone

WEIRDEST FOOD EVER EATEN AND WOULD YOU EAT IT AGAIN

Blood sausage. No.

DREAM PET

Dog

FAVORITE ZOO ANIMAL

Snake

ANIMAL THAT MOST CLOSELY MATCHES YOUR PERSONALITY

Dog

SUPERPOWER

Time travel

Marko S.

UI Developer

Marko S.

UI Developer

FAVORITE COLOR

Black

HOBBIES

Playing & Creating Video Games, Snowboarding, Reading sci-fi books.

NEVER LEAVE HOME WITHOUT

Earphones, powerbank, laptop & wallet

PETS

One russian blue cat

DREAM PET

Arctic fox

FAVORITE ZOO ANIMAL

Earless seal

ANIMAL THAT MOST CLOSELY MATCHES YOUR PERSONALITY

Sloth

SUPERPOWER

Elemental control

Matea V.

QA Analyst

Matea V.

QA Analyst

WEIRDEST FOOD EVER EATEN AND WOULD YOU EAT IT AGAIN

A salad made of iceberg lettuce, diced feta cheese, honey, a hint of apple vinegar, sliced almonds, cherry tomatoes and chopped tangerines. Whoa! I’d eat that again definitely

PETS

My adorable cuddly and playful Dachshund Lola

SUPERPOWER

Being able to teleport and as a result visit lots of different places on this incredible planet.

Matej V.

QA Analyst

Matej V.

QA Analyst

FAVORITE COLOR

Royal Blue

HOBBIES

Just give me a stack of books and fridge access and there’s a good chance won’t be hearing from me for a few weeks.

NEVER LEAVE HOME WITHOUT

I would say ‘keys’ or a ‘wallet’, but unfortunately that would be a lie :)

WEIRDEST FOOD EVER EATEN

Ostrich. Probably not as it’s super gamey and tough.

PETS

Cats, three of them. Best things come in threes, right?

DREAM PET

A Shetland Sheepdog or a Husky.

FAVORITE ZOO ANIMAL

A llama, of course, the quintessential zen animal.

SUPERPOWER

The ability to not stub my pinky toe on random furniture.

Customer care team

Led by experienced vet techs, the Shepherd customer care team has been there and done that. (In other words, after they answer all your product questions, you'll want to pour a drink and swap war stories.)

Available every weekday from 9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. EST to answer any questions, help solve problems, provide additional training, and let you know you're not alone.

Shepherd team member Amber and onother Shepherd team member on the tree
Clinically experienced team
83% trained veterinary
technicians
Years of clinical experience
100+ years clinical
experience
Customer service
175+ years customer service experience

Entire team = 100% animals lovers

(And we have the pets to prove it.)

  • 30 dogs
  • 15 cats
  • 37 chickens
  • 4 horses
  • 1 hedgehog
  • 2 geckos
  • 1 snakes
  • 1 degus
  • 1 hamster
  • 21 fish
  • 1 crab
  • 1 shrimp tank
  • 5 frogs
  • 2 bearded dragons
  • 1 egyptian uromastyx
  • 2 turtles

Try Shepherd and see for yourself

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