Jacleen, Practice Manager

jacleen-hospital-managerJacleen started at Fenton River Veterinary Hospital when we first opened as our receptionist, technician, surgical technician and pretty much anything else the hospital needed. She has been in the veterinary field for 20 years, acquiring a wealth of knowledge and experience in positions such as Head Technician and Practice Manager. Jacleen is passionate about […] READ FULL BIO

Corey, Manager – Stafford Location

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, Assistant Manager

Katelyn 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

crystal-customer-service-supervisorCrystal has always had a strong love for animals and an extremely 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 […] READ FULL BIO

Alexa, Technician Supervisor

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

Emily, Supervisor – Surgical Services

emily-small-animal-supervisorEmily joined our team in September 2016, bringing three years of experience as a veterinary assistant. She graduated from the University of Connecticut with her Associate’s Degree in Animal Science as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture and Natural Resources. As our Head Technician, Emily is responsible for managing patient care at the hospital. […] READ FULL BIO

Susan, Administrative Assistant

Susan 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

One of our newest front desk associates, Cheryl 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 […] 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

Karry, Receptionist

Karry’s roots are in dairy farming with a particular love for Brown Swiss cows. After graduating from E.O. Smith High School Vo Ag program she became a Certified Nursing Assistant and shortly after took on an administrative roll in Health Care for the next 26 years. She and her husband own and operate a Tree […] READ FULL BIO

Kecia, Receptionist

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

Kim, Receptionist

kim-veterinary-technicianKim is a Tolland native that joined our team with almost 15 years of experience as a veterinary receptionist. She spent her youth as an active member of 4-H, which lead to a career in the veterinary field. Kim lives in town with her husband and 2 boys, Kyle and Cody. They have a small […] READ FULL BIO

Stephanie M., Receptionist

Stephanie is so brave to join us during a pandemic! She graduated Asnuntuck Community College, with a veterinary assistant degree in the summer of 2019. Although she is just starting out her career in veterinary medicine, her passion for animals has always been a part of who she is! She has 2 cats, Asuks and […] READ FULL BIO

Melissa, Receptionist

Melissa grew up in Stafford. She’s always loved animals since a young age. She graduated from Rockville High School’s Agricultural Program in 2014 where she majored in Animal Science and Ag Mechanics. Her dream has always been to work with not only the animals but the people too! When she’s not working she’s spending time […] READ FULL BIO

Caitlin, Patient Hospitality Specialist

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, Patient Hospitality Specialist

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

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

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, CVT

Elisa 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

Amanda, CVT

Amanda joined our team in February with 15 years experience as a veterinary technician. Amanda is an avid lover of Pitbulls and Doberman Pinschers. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family which includes one cat named Leia, and camping when ever possible. She also enjoys spending time outside, horseback riding, or really […] READ FULL BIO

Katie, CVT

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

Stephanie, Veterinary Technician

stephanie-veterinary-technicianStephanie graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science. Prior to starting with us in March 2017, Stephanie had previous experience working at both an animal daycare and another veterinary hospital. She has a dog named Cody and three cats named Toby, Max and Rhody. She also has two […] READ FULL BIO

Danielle, Veterinary Technician

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

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

Karl, Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician at Fenton River Veterinary HospitalKarl earned a Bachelor’s Degree in biology from Eastern Connecticut State University in 2016 and started working in the veterinary field shortly after. He joined our team in January 2018 and enjoys working with all types of animals – big, small and anywhere in between. Karl may be a big guy, but there is a […] READ FULL BIO

Megan, Veterinary Technician

megan-cvtMegan has been with us since we first opened in August 2015, but we’ve probably known her for over 20 years! She started working in the veterinary field back in 2006 and has a strong background in 4-H, where she showed and raised multiple species of livestock. She now works full-time just up the road from […] READ FULL BIO

Brianna, Veterinary Technician

Born and raised in North Providence, RI, Brianna moved to Florida after graduating and attended the Florida Institute of Technical Arts. She graduated from the Veterinary Technician program in 2012. She then moved back to her home state and started her career as a Veterinary Technician. She worked as an ER technician and was also […] READ FULL BIO

Jessica, Veterinary Technician

Jessica (Jess) was raised in Middlefield, CT, and discovered her passion not only for ALL animals, but horses especially when she was just 4 years old. She began riding at the age of 5 (hunter jumper, hunter pacing, and dressage). Jess attended Eastern CT State University from 2009-2014 and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Art […] READ FULL BIO

Amanda E., Veterinary Technician

Amanda is one of our surgical technicians. She graduated from an AVMA accredited program with a degree in animal science and technology in 2014. She has worked in emergency medicine as an emergency and critical care technician for the last 6 years and is excited to share her skills and knowledge with the Fenton River […] READ FULL BIO

Shar, Veterinary Technician

Shar joined the Fenton team in August of 2020 alongside her husband, Vaughn. They met at work in the veterinary field 21 years ago and have been working together ever since. Shar is trained in just about every position in the hospital but has been focusing on the lab, pharmacy and surgery for several years […] 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

Bailey, Veterinary Technician

Bailey has been in the veterinary field for 5 years, working as a veterinary assistant for 2 of the 5 years and working overnights as a technician for 3 years. She started working part time at the CT Humane Society and fell in love with working with rescued animals. She has loved animals her entire […] READ FULL BIO

Samantha, Veterinary Assistant

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 Assistant

Amanda grew up in Suffield, CT and attended the suffield vo-ag program, graduating in 2008. She graduated from a vet assistant program in 2017 and has pursued her veterinary career from there with plans to become a certified technician in the near future. She recently moved to Tolland. She has 2 staffordshire bull terriers – […] READ FULL BIO

Alex, Veterinary Assistant

After graduating from Tolland High School, Alex went to MCC and completed a veterinary assistant program. She has been in the field for over 7 years now and loves the hands-on learning that this profession continually provides. She recently moved back to Tolland after spending the last 3 ½ years in Boston and is excited […] READ FULL BIO

Jennifer, Veterinary Assistant

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 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