Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Debora Flannery

    Debora graduated from SUNY Delhi's Veterinary Technology program in 1995.  She spent all of her life caring for animals, before and after graduation.  One of her passions is dog training.  She won many awards as Junior Handler in the dog shows.  Debora has raised many dogs who have earned their Canine Companions of Independence.  She is looking forward to a long career with VCA Blackstone Valley.  Debora has three children that love helping with their two dogs, "Shug" their Whippet and "Jada" their Sheltie.  They all love to get in on training both dogs and Debora is pleased they are carrying on her passion to help educate owners and care for pets.


  • Technician

    Eleanor McNamara

    Ellie came to VCA after working for another local veterinary practice.  She loves all things animals and is very excited to be a part of the VCA family!  Ellie loves spending time with her rescue kitty named Beastie, furthering her education and all things art. 


  • Technician

    Kim O'Grady

    Kim has come to us from VCA Abbott Animal Hospital, where she worked for 10 months.  She has transferred because VCA Blackstone Valley Animal Hospital is much closer to home.  She brings with her a wonderful client service background and is already a great addition to our team.

    Kim lives at home with her boyfriend, a boxer named "Emma", a Griffon mix named "Aggie", her ragdoll "Lillian" and 2 Nigerian Dwarf goats.  She enjoys hiking with the dogs, soccer, four wheeling and likes to travel.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Alicia Strader

    Alicia studied at Quinsigamond Community College to become a veterinary assistant.  She loves Corgis and pigs.  She owns a Tri-color Corgi and plans to own a teacup pig in the near future.  Alicia also enjoys traveling and photography.

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