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Client ServiceLori Gallagher
Lori started working for VCA Columbia at Centre Park in August 2012. Lori and her husband Tim have been living in Maryland for about 20 years. They currently live in Elkridge with their 2 Great Danes Stella and Norman.
"Many things contribute to my enjoyment of a day of work at VCA Columbia Animal Hospital. I love helping not only the animals that come through the door but also their owners in making sure their animal's health is impeccable. The thing I love most about what I do is the fact that I actually do love it. It's not a job if you love what you do, it's a pleasure. I am eager to help all the animals that come thorugh the doors, seniors and youngsters. I cherish every happy face and wagging tail I meet. It's only a greater pleasure to make sure the animals stay happy. I am glad that our clients choose VCA Columbia Animal Hospital because that means that I get to meet a new face and a new four-legged friend. VCA Columbia has given me great experience in my line of work that I will not soon forget."
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Client ServiceRachel Karner
Rachel was born and raised in Baltimore. She has loved animals all of her life and has always wanted to care for them. She grew up with many different kinds of animals ranging from rabbits and birds to cats and dogs. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2007 and joined the VCA Animal Hospital at Centre Park team in April of 2012. She currently has a beagle named and Allie (pictured), a orange tabby cat named Shelby and a bunny named chip.
"Throughout my life, I have had a variety of animals and have always loved being able to help provide care for them. It was a natural progression to join the veterinary field. it is a unique business because not only do we get to do what we love, but we are able to get to know pets and their owners. One of my favorite things about this job is being able to educate our clients about how to properly care for their pets. I thoroughly enjoy my job!"
Client ServiceNina Ullrich
Nina was born and raised here in Maryland and has been interested in the Veterinary Industry her entire life. She joined our team in May of 2016 after spending most of her career with mobile veterinarians traveling all over the DMV area. She is very excited to be apart of VCA team so she can build long lasting relationships with our client's and their pets. Outside of her love for animals, she also has a passion for learning new things. Some of her hobbies include traveling, learning how to play musical instruments and going to local festivals in the area.
"I knew this was the career for me from a young age, I grew up with various types of pets whether it was a fish, a cat and even hermit crabs! I LOVE meeting new people, talking about their pets and giving them love!"