Paige started working for us in the summer of 2018. She is a Veterinary Assistant and is earning valuable experience for veterinary school and her favorite part of the job is positively impacting animals’ lives. She shares her home with a grey cat-Miss Pickles. For fun, she enjoys spending time with friends, volunteering at animal shelters and painting.
Zayna joined us as a Veterinary Technician May 2018. She graduated from the Vet Tech Institute and has been a Certified Vet Tech since 2015. Her favorite part of being a Vet Tech is cuddling puppies and kittens but most importantly taking care of client’s companions. She shares her home with Ivy-a charcoal lab, Luna-a Persian, Lilly-a Scottish Fold and her parents. Zayna enjoys fishing, kayaking and getaways to the beach. Her favorite place to be is her camp on the Allegheny spending time with family and friends.
Erica has been a Veterinary Technician at Animal Medical & Surgical since 2006. She has a passion for education clients and is especially interested in puppy training and behavior. Erica shares her home with 2 horses-Major and Sammie JR, 11 chickens, 2 dogs-Rusty and Rudy and 11 cats-Sammy SR, Leo, Ladybug, Mama Clara, Tom-Tom, Dixie-Rue, Mindy Lu, Sierra Jane, Fern Gully, Daisy Duke, Gavin (AKA Possum) and her husband. She enjoys hiking, painting, playing bass, reading and horseback riding.
Patty started working with us in 1980. She is a very jovial technician who brings laughter to everyone’s workday. Patty loves getting to know the clients and their pets. She shares her home with a cat (Blondie). When Patty is not working, she enjoys listening to music, crocheting, playing computer games, reading woodworking books and magazines and watching woodworking and DIY programs.
Ruth has been with us since 1977. She is well known in the community and loves interacting with the clients and their pets. Ruth enjoys working with her team to provide the best care possible to our patients. She shares her home with two cats (Roadie and Juju Smith Schuster). When Ruth is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her grandkids, watching the Steelers, relaxing on her porch, taking walks, lawn work and reading.
Jessica has been with Animal Medical & Surgical since June 2019. She loves working as a team for the welfare of all animals and meeting their pet parents. She has been working in the vet field since 2017. She has two cats (Chase & Thomas) and one dog (Zeke) a lab mix rescued from Washington state. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, camping, taking walks with Zeke and reading. Originally from Cincinnati Ohio, Who Dey!
Kim has been with Animal Medical & Surgical since 2021. Her favorite part of the job is learning new skills and seeing/meeting new patients. Her family includes her husband, a Pitbull mix (Gunner), rescued from the Lawrence County Humane Society, a Domestic Shorthair (Astrid aka Turd), rescued from Pittsburgh CAT, and a red and blue Beta fish (Booberry). She likes to go fishing, take nature walks, finding new waterfalls, binge watching tv series, watching marvel movies, and reading.
Chloe joined our team as a veterinary assistant in the fall of 2021 to gain experience for veterinary school. She is currently a student at Westminster College. Her favorite part of the job is learning more about veterinary medicine and caring for our patients. She enjoys being outdoors, traveling and spending time with friends and family. Chloe shares her home with two Vizslas (Oakley and Remington). A mixed breed (Arlo) and a rescued calico named (Ayla).
Anna has been with Animal Medical and Surgical since May of 2022. She graduated from Vet Tech Institute in 2020 and has been a licensed technician since 2021. Her favorite part of the job is taking care of the hospitalized patients (and seeing all of the golden retrievers!). Anna and her mom share their home with 5 fur babies, Maple the golden, Ginger and Buster, Stella the cat, and the infamous Ferndoodle. She enjoys hiking and paddleboarding with the dogs and going to rodeos on the weekends.