Corey, Manager – Stafford Location

Stafford

Corey joined our team back on day one with over 15 years of experience in the veterinary field. Corey obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from the University of Connecticut and is a certified veterinary technician (CVT). She is always willing to lend a hand both on and off the clock. For years she […] READ FULL BIO

Katelyn, Practice Manager

Tolland

Meet Kate, Practice ManagerKatelyn joined our team in August 2019 with over 9 years of experience in the veterinary field. She has been passionate about all animals from a very young age. In her spare time she loves being outdoors and particularly enjoys rock hounding. Her fun loving demeanor has brought a new level of care to Fenton […] READ FULL BIO

Crystal, Front Desk Supervisor

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crystal-customer-service-supervisorCrystal has always had a strong love for animals and an outgoing personality. After earning an Associate’s Degree in Animal Science from the University of Connecticut, she started her career in veterinary medicine. She has since worked in the field for over 15 years, including at the CT Humane Society and was a big part […] READ FULL BIO

Alexa, Technician Director

Tolland

Alexa joined Fenton River In March of 2020. She has over ten years of experience in the veterinary field, having previously worked at an emergency practice and a avian and exotic practice. Outside of work she enjoys hiking, camping and traveling. She shares her home with her Newfoundland Franklin, small terrier mix Roxanne, as well […] READ FULL BIO

Susan, Office Manager

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Meet SusanSusan joined Fenton River Veterinary Hospital in August 2019 as our bookkeeper, administrative assistant and business manager. She has been in an accounting/business management role for over 20 years. Outside of work, Susan enjoys spending time with her husband, son and their horse Bullwinkle, dog Camden and 2 rescue cats Sampson and Abigail. READ FULL BIO

Cheryl, Receptionist

Tolland

Meet Cheryl Our ReceptionistCheryl grew up in Massachusetts, and formed a love for animals at an early age. As an adult, she worked in an animal shelter, a veterinary hospital and the Bronx Zoo. While working at the zoo, She fulfilled a lifetime dream of working with elephants, bears, tigers and gorillas. While working in a zoo was […] READ FULL BIO

Jaimie, Receptionist

Jaimie, Customer Service RepresentativeJaimie joined us in August 2020 with 3 years of experience in the veterinary field as a customer service representative. Her passion for animals has allowed her to excel in helping families provide the best care for their pets. Jaimie moved to Stafford, CT from Massachusetts with her husband, Joe and baby, Maverick in June […] READ FULL BIO

Kecia, Receptionist

Stafford

kecia-receptionistKecia joined our team bringing over 20 years of veterinary experience and is excited to use her skills at our hospital, focusing on building exceptional client relationships. Having worked full-time as both a receptionist and a technician at general practices and emergency hospitals, she knows the importance of being compassionate with pet owners during their […] READ FULL BIO

Stephanie R., Receptionist

Stafford

Steph has loved animals as long as she can remember and it is a dream come true getting to work with them.  Steph graduated in 2019 with a veterinary assistant degree from Asnuntuck Community College, she loves all animals but definitely has a soft spot for rabbits! When she’s not working she enjoys spending time with her husband,  […] READ FULL BIO

Melissa, Receptionist

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Meet MelissaMelissa joined us in February 2021. She grew up in Stafford and has always had a love for animals since a young age. She graduated from Rockville FFA majoring in Animal Science and Ag Mechanics. She loves spending time with her dog Dixie and her cat Bella. When not working you can find her camping […] READ FULL BIO

Caitlin, Veterinary Technician

Tolland

Caitlin grew up in Vernon where she was an active member of the Willington Willing Workers 4-H club. She participated in showing dogs, rabbits, and horses. She continued her passion for animals at the University of Connecticut where she was an active member of the UCONN Morgan Drill Team and graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science. […] READ FULL BIO

Christina, Veterinary Technician

Tolland

Christina Ciampa graduated from the Rockville High School’s Vocational Agriculture Program in 2019. She has been a member of the Willington Willing Workers 4-H club in Tolland County 4-H since she was seven years old, having projects in rabbits, chickens, sheep, and horses. She is currently an undergraduate studying biotechnology and chemistry at Westfield State […] READ FULL BIO

Kristen, CVT

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kristen-certified-veterinary-technicianKristen joined our team in April 2018, bringing five years of experience as a veterinary assistant. She graduated in 2016 from Becker College where she majored in Veterinary Technology. Kristen is a Certified Veterinary Technician and her dedication to patient care is amazing! In her spare time, she loves being outside and doing anything that […] READ FULL BIO

Melanie, CVT

Stafford

MelanieMelanie joined our team in September 2020 with over 10 years of experience. Her passion for learning about animals started while attending an agricultural high school in eastern Massachusetts where she grew up. She then earned her Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine from Becker College in 2010, and became certified in 2015. She has worked […] READ FULL BIO

Elisa, Supervisor- Surgical Services

Tolland

Meet ElisaElisa has been in the veterinary field for 20 years, and has been certified for almost 13 years. She graduated from Northwestern CT Community College in 2007 with an associate degree in Veterinary Technology. In addition to her husband their 3 children she has 3 dogs, 7 cats, 2 fish, and 7 chickens! She also […] READ FULL BIO

Katie, CVT

Tolland

Katie graduated from Becker College with a degree in veterinary technology and later passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam and became a CVT. While attending college she was an active member of the equestrian team, tutored fellow students and also worked at the college hospital kennel as well. . Katie comes from an emergency medicine […] READ FULL BIO

Danielle, Large Animal Supervisor

Stafford

danielle-veterinary-technicianDanielle joined our practice in early 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from the University of Connecticut. She comes with almost 15 years of experience working with large animals in 4-H and in her personal life. Outside of work, Danielle enjoys running 5Ks and half-marathons with her family and is a 4-H leader […] READ FULL BIO

Mary, Veterinary Technician

Stafford

mary-veterinary-technicianMary joined our team in September 2015 with over 5 years of experience as a veterinary assistant and a strong interest in large animal care. She grew up in Coventry and was involved in 4-H for 12 years, showing dairy goats, dairy cattle, and horses. Mary loves riding her retired race horse, Rose, working with […] READ FULL BIO

Alicia, Veterinary Technician

alicia-veterinary-technicianAlicia has had a passion for helping animals her whole life. She obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Technology from Mount Ida College before starting off her career with us in June 2017. Alicia is working to obtain her CVT credentials and we have no doubt that she will get them!  She is well rounded […] READ FULL BIO

Vaughn, Veterinary Technician

Vaughn joined The Fenton River Team in September of 2020, bringing 22+ years of experience in the Veterinary Field. He also brought his wife with him who also has over 20 years of Veterinary experience, together they are a great team and work extremely well together. Vaughn brings excellent customer service with him, he enjoys […] READ FULL BIO

Samantha, Veterinary Technician

Samantha, grew up in Mississippi and lived in Connecticut for almost 6 years. Her Career as a veterinary assistant started 7 years ago, she has certificates in “Fear Free” practices and CPR training! In her free time, she likes likes to travel, snowboard, and to spend time with her furry friends, a golden Retriever named […] READ FULL BIO

Amanda R., Veterinary Technician

Meet AmandaAmanda grew up in Suffield, CT and attended the Suffield Vo-ag program, graduating in 2008. She has worked with animals since 2008 starting off as a kennel assistant and attending college to graduate from a veterinary technician program. Amanda has a high interest in exotic animals, reptiles and emergency cases. She has 2 Staffordshire bull terriers […] READ FULL BIO

Jennifer, Technician Supervisor

Jenny started in the field when she was 15. She has dogs and cats at home. She participated in the Glastonbury FFA in high school (graduated in 2012). She moved to Florida where she worked at a veterinary emergency hospital for a couple years. She loves all animals but has a soft spot for cats! […] READ FULL BIO

Sharell, Surgical Administrator/Rescue Coordinator

Meet SharellSharell grew up on a farm and her passion for animals has been her life. She graduated from the vocational agricultural program in Suffield with a special interest in animal science. As much as she loves animals she also really enjoys making a connection with people which is what has lead her to her position […] READ FULL BIO

Chelsea, Receptionist

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Meet Chelsea ReceptionistChelsea joined our team in 2021 to continue to follow her passion with animals in the veterinary field for the past 14 years.Her special interests include client education, along with knowledge of preventative care, and oral health.In her spare time she enjoys anything outdoors including hiking, gardening, cooking, spending quality time with her fur babies, […] READ FULL BIO

Ryan, Veterinary Technician

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Meet Ryan, Veterinary TechnicianRyan is from Newtown ct and has always loved animals. She grew up riding horses and working on a farm with sheep and cows. She has a BS in animal science from uconn and spent the past four years working at a high end horse farm. Ryan lives in Vernon and enjoys spending time with […] READ FULL BIO

Erin, Veterinary Technician

Stafford

Staff Coming SoonErin Grew Up in Falconer, NY. Growing up she was an active volunteer at her local humane society. In December of 2017 she graduated from SUNY Cobleskill with a degree in Animal science. Erin completed her internship at Hanover Shoe Farms in the summer of 2016 where she adopted her cat named Theo. Erin also has a Great Pyrenees named Xander and a French bulldog named Maizie. Erin enjoys spending time with her pets and husband, Nate. During the summers Erin enjoys going to the […] READ FULL BIO

Mia, Veterinary Technician

Tolland

Meet Mia, Veterinary TechnicianMia is a 2022 graduate of E.O. Smith highschool and currently attends UCONNs Ratcliffe Hicks Animal Science program. In high school, She was the secretary and vice president of her local FFA chapter, simultaneous with her presidency of the Willington Willing workers 4-H club for two consecutive years. She shows poultry from a county to national […] READ FULL BIO

Krista, Veterinary Technician

Tolland

Meet Krista, Veterinary TechnicianKrista grew up on a small farm in wester Massachusetts where she raised sheep and participated in 4H as a kid. Krista attended UMass Amherst and has a Bachelor Degree in Animal Science. She has always had a great interest and love for all animals, especially cats and now lives with two orange cats, Ronald […] READ FULL BIO