Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team.

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Parrish Creek in Centerville. We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets.

Our Doctors

Doug Folland, DVM, Diplomate-ABVP Avian specialty


Dr. Doug Folland is the founder of Parrish Creek Veterinary Clinic. He has loved animals and enjoyed various pets most of his life. He graduated from Utah State University and received his DVM degree from Oregon State University in 1983. In 2016, the clinic was sold to Blue River Pet Care. Although the ownership of the clinic has changed, the day-to-day operation and the principles upon which it was founded, integrity, high-quality care, exceptional service, and attention to our clients’ and patients’ needs, remains. Dr. Folland retired in February 2019 to pursue other interests including full-time missionary service in New Zealand for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He is grateful for the many loyal clients and friends he has enjoyed over the years. It has been exciting and fulfilling to provide care to so many awesome pets and animals. He is particularly indebted to his loyal staff who have worked so hard to make Parrish Creek Veterinary Clinic a success. Parrish Creek Veterinary clinic remains committed to providing you the highest quality veterinary medicine you have grown to expect.

M. Scott Echols, DVM, Diplomate-ABVP Avian Specialty


Dr. Echols has been an animal lover since a child and has worked with or cared for many species of companion, private collection, endangered wildlife, and zoo animals. Scott, his wife Layle ( also a veterinarian), and their daughter Alaina share their home with several animals including Italian greyhounds, a cat, and an African grey parrot. He graduated from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995 and completed a residency in avian medicine and surgery at the Medical Center for Birds in Oakley, California in 1999. In addition to being a frequent internationally recognized author and lecturer, Dr. Echols has been awarded the TJ Lafeber International Avian Practitioner of the Year and Texas Non-traditional Species Practitioner of the Year Awards. Dr. Echols serves as an Adjunct Professor for Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine as well as a Visiting Professor for many universities in the US and abroad. Dr. Echols co-founded Mobile Avian Surgical Services to help meet the consultation and surgical needs of bird and exotic animal patients throughout the US. His company, Avian Studios ( www.avianstudios.com) was formed to create digital media that helps caregivers improve the lives of captive birds. Dr. Echols is a past president of the Association of Avian Veterinarians, a reviewer of scientific papers and has worked with numerous veterinary organizations in different capacities. While Dr. Echols works internationally, he and his family live in Utah and he most frequently works at Parrish Creek Veterinary Clinic.

Jennifer Shuck, DVM


Dr. Jennifer Shuck has been passionate about animals and learning as long as she can remember. She graduated from Utah State University in 2008 with a degree in biochemistry. She attended veterinary school at The Ohio State University and graduated with her DVM in 2012. She lives with her husband, three children, three dogs ranging in size from 7 to 140 pounds, and two ferrets. Her family has lived in several states since graduation and are happy to be back home in Utah. Dr. Shuck is excited to be working at Parrish Creek Veterinary Hospital & Diagnostic Center, where she can provide care for all types of animals in need and the humans who love them. When not helping animals of all shapes and sizes, she enjoys spending time with her family outdoors, cooking, reading, gardening, and playing board games.

Our Staff


Practice Manager

Ashlee has always been a huge animal lover and has enjoyed working with all types of animals. She spent most of her childhood hanging around her mother's grooming shop, often bathing dogs and cats. She even started grooming at age 14. She continued to groom until her mom retired and sold the shop. She loves to volunteer for different animal rescue organizations. One day, she would like to manage a veterinary clinic and have her own rescue group. In her free time, she enjoys running, cooking, camping, and spending time with her family. At home, she entertains three dogs, one cat, a veiled chameleon, two teenagers, and one foster daughter.


Front Office Manager



Amanda is a recent transplant from Arizona where she was born and raised. She has always loved animals and over the years has cared for and fostered many different species. She has worked in the animal field for over 10 years and hopes to one day have her own animal sanctuary. At home, she has 5 dogs, an argentine tegu, a blue tongue skink, and a tree frog. In her spare time, she loves hiking, camping and cooking.



Jenna worked in the pharmaceutical industry prior to joining our team. Although she enjoyed her position at the pharmacy, her calling has always been to work with animals. She experienced firsthand how to care for a sick animal after she cared for her own beloved cat Bow. After providing consistent care and rearranging her schedule to provide him with the longest life possible her passion for animal care grew and she knew she needed a career change. Jenna followed her heart and is fulfilling her dreams by expanding her knowledge of all animals here at Parrish Creek.


Veterinary Technician

Hailey has been passionate about animals her whole life. She was born in Oregon and moved to Utah when she was 11. She just recently finished her Veterinary Technician schooling and is hoping to sit for her VTNE soon. When she isn't cuddling chinchilla's at Parrish Creek she enjoys spending her time outdoors!


Veterinary Technician

Rebecka was born in Utah but grew up in a military family where she moved often. She even got to spend five years of her life in Europe. She has had a love for animals from the age of eight, walking through her neighborhood knocking on people's doors to walk their dogs. In 2017 she got her Veterinary Assistant certification through Animal Behavior College. During school, she spent her free time fostering Neo-Natal kittens and volunteering at several animal shelters in California. In 2018 Rebecka moved back to Utah. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with her daughter. At home, she entertains her adorable daughter and German Shepherd. Her love for exotics, especially snakes has grown and she is excited to learn more about them here at Parrish Creek!


Veterinary Technician

Jules is originally from Vancouver, Washington and now resides in Salt Lake City, Utah! She initially attended Westminster College for nursing but her passion for animals was stronger, and she graduated from Broadview University in 2018. Jules loves to travel & has visited 14 different countries! She most recently spent her summer in Italy sculpting. She enjoys art of all types and sculpts in bronze, marble, and ceramics. At home, she has a Goldendoodle named Willow. You will not find her far from Willow because she is the coolest dog she knows! Jules has been at Parrish Creek since September 2018.


Veterinary Technician

Loving and comforting animals is Kassidy's life passion. She is currently attending Broadview University and will be graduating in a couple of months with a degree in Veterinary Technology. After graduation, she is hoping to continue her education in animal behavior. At home, she has a cute Dachshund mix named Lazlo and two rats named Mike and Ike. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, water rafting, camping, and really anything outdoors.



Jack has loved animals his whole life, growing up with two Labradors, a cat, and a Snorkie in Farmington, Utah. He's been working with animals ever since his senior year of high school and is attending the fall semester at the University of Utah. In his free time, Jack enjoys meeting new people and anything to do with the outdoors including, climbing, hiking, camping, fishing, etc. He thoroughly enjoys wildlife photography and a good conversation about animals, the outdoors and really anything in between.