Our Staff


dr tom bettsDr. Tom Betts

Originally from Washington, Dr. Betts graduated from Washington State University with a BS in Neuroscience then went on to earn his Veterinary Medicine degree in 2015. He moved to Boise and joined Ada Veterinary Hospital in June of 2015.

Dr. Betts along with his wife, Heather, who is also a veterinarian, enjoy the outdoors; their hobbies include hiking, camping, paddle boarding, biking, and relaxing in the sun. When not at work or outdoors they are kept busy at home managing 6 dogs (2 Border Collies, 1 Smooth Collie and 3 Pomeranians) and 1 cat.

Dr. Betts enjoys working with people and animals and being available to help when needed.


dr briana malekiDr. Brianna Maleki

Originally from Minnesota, Dr. Maleki graduated from South Dakota State University with a BS in Animal Science. After graduating from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018 she and her husband moved to Boise. Dr. Maleki joined the Ada Veterinary Hospital team as an associate in 2020 and purchased the clinic in 2022. She enjoys seeing and providing for the human-animal bond that owners share with their pets.

Dr. Maleki and her husband, Sam, enjoy the Idaho weather and outdoor life. They can be found hiking, mountain biking, paddle boarding, and backpacking with their two golden retrievers, Izzy and Clara.

See if you can pick up on Dr. Maleki’s Minnesotan accent when you are at the clinic next!

Veterinary Technicians

lindsyLyndsay – Veterinary Technician

Lyndsay, her husband, Brandon, and their 2 kids moved to Emmett, ID from Corrales, NM in 2018. Lyndsay has always had a love for animals, and it shows in her work. She grew up with horses and has been a large part of small animal rescue in New Mexico. Lyndsay’s family spends all their free time at Jr rodeos, playing in the river, or out exploring on the horses! Lyndsay has 2 aussies, 1 heeler, 2 cats, 1 horse and 1 pony.

She has a diploma is medical assisting but her heart belongs in the vet field. Lyndsay joined the team January of 2020 and has really progressed within the clinic.



lexieLexie – Veterinary Technician

Lexie was born is Austin, Texas but moved to Idaho when she was one year old. She lives with my family, 3 dogs, 3 cats, and 5 chickens.

During high school Lexie volunteered at the World Center for Birds of Prey. There she educated guests about endangered raptors. She spent two years at Idaho State University completing general studies while working as a rock wall climbing assistant. During that time, she also went on a two-week sponsored immersion trip to Ballyferriter, Ireland in May of 2017.

She has always had a calling working with people. Being hired as a receptionist at Ada Vet was an exciting step towards fulfilling her career goal helping both people and animals. Lexie works in vet medicine at Ada Vet because of the quality and genuine care standards set by all her coworkers, which greatly benefit clients and patients


roseRose – Veterinary Technician

Rose has lived with her family, great dane “Marco”, lab mix “Maddie” and cat “Peter Parker” in Boise for over 20 years. She is studying animal science at College of Western Idaho while working as a veterinary technician at Ada Veterinary Hospital. Rose spends her free time fostering animals, baking desserts, playing video games and knitting. Fun Fact: Rose worked in Yup’ik village in Alaska for 2 years as a substitute and her favorite animal is a Tanuki!



TrishaTrisha – Veterinary Assistant

Trisha was born and raised in Boise. She is currently attending Boise State University to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She hopes to pursue vet school after graduation! Trisha has been an animal lover since she was a little girl. She is also a foodie, loves video games, and spending time with her family. She is the youngest of 3 boys and 3 girls! Trisha enjoys spoiling the cats spending time in the hotel!.





Ruth – Receptionist

Ruth was born and raised in the great state of Idaho. Working with animals is something she’s always wanted to do, so she’s very excited to contribute here at Ada Veterinary and work alongside a hardworking and compassionate group of people. She started as an assistant but most recently has transitioned to being a receptionist.

She values family time with her parents, older sister, and Mufasa, their pug. Growing up in a bilingual household where Spanish was their first language has really jumpstarted her love for travel. Traveling has been a great way to challenge herself in learning new languages including Arabic. Traveling and experiencing new cultures is something she truly loves!


Missy Allen – Receptionist

Missy moved to Idaho in 2009 around that time she became a young mother and dedicated her time to raising her daughter. She and her daughter currently live in Middleton with her boyfriend, their 2 dogs, and 2 cats that she calls her “zoo.” Missy has had such a love for animals since she was a little girl bringing home strays and wanting to help them. After 10 years of raising her daughter she decided to pursue her dream and work at AVH as a receptionist. She wants to be that example and show her daughter that the sky’s the limit and never give up on her dreams. Missy would love to be a vet tech and learn every aspect of veterinary medicine. This isn’t just a job to her, it is a dream come true. Her other passions in life are the great outdoors; hunting, fishing. hiking, floating the river, snowboarding and learning about wildlife. Her future goals are to have an animal rescue that also provides therapy to military veterans as well as recovering addicts.





Jamie Borge, CVPM- Practice Manager

Jamie Borge is our Practice Manager and has been a member of the team since 2010. She grew up on a farm in eastern Oregon and attended the University of Oregon. (Go Ducks!)

She has worked in the veterinary field since 2004 and enjoys working for a locally owned clinic because, “beyond being a business, we are really a part of the community”. She received her professional credential as a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager from the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA) in 2016.

Jamie and her husband, Dave, had twin girls in 2014 and they keep her busy. She currently has a houseful of rescued pets from Conrad StraysMeridian Canine Rescue, and Idaho Humane Society.


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