Meet the Staff
We are a warm, friendly, competent and attentive support staff.
Christy joined our practice in 2011 as a Receptionist. She grew up in Norwalk, CT and has always had a passion for animals. Growing up Christy had many pets including multiple dogs, birds, lizards, rabbits, ferrets, hamsters and fish. Once moving out on her own she adopted a cat and has since acquired a few more cats, including a couple from our practice that were in need of a loving home. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, reading, and watching movies.
Tamara joined our practice in 2012 as a Receptionist. She grew up in Ridgefield, CT and graduated from Western Connecticut State University in 2009. Growing up Tamara’s family owned a local pet store so she has been involved with animals her entire life. She currently lives in Ridgefield, CT with her husband, their new baby, and two cats, a Lovebird and a mini horse. In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Dakota joined our practice in 2016 as a Receptionist. She grew up in Shelton, CT and is currently going to school at Rochester Institute of Technology studying Mechanical Engineering: Energy and Environmental Option. Her and her family have been rescuing bird for most of her life. In her free time she enjoys reading, cooking, and dancing with her birds. Currently Dakota has 4 parrots and a Rat Terrier named Mac.
Our Technical and Kennel Staff and their pets
Christine joined our practice in 2013 as a Veterinary Assistant and is now our Technician. She grew up in Stratford, CT and attended Agricultural school in Trumbull. Christine was a long term volunteer at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport. She has loved animals all her life and was always bringing home strays to the joy of her parents. In her spare time she enjoys getting a good challenging work out in at the gym. She currently has two adorable cats whom she loves.
Hannah joined our practice in 2015 as a Veterinary Assistant. She grew up in Pine Bush, NY and graduated from SUNY New Paltz in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree. She grew up with a love of nature and wildlife and her mother trained Seeing-Eye Dogs for the majority of her childhood. She started horseback riding at a young age and volunteering at the local Humane Society in high school. She worked at doggie daycares and as a dog walker immediately following college graduation and fell in love with the field. She enjoys the outdoors, reading, and traveling. She currently lives in Croton Falls, NY with her fiancé and cat, Mister Mistoffelees.