Technician SupervisorAllison G
Ali's interest in veterinary medicine began during her senior year in high school while volunteering at the Humane Society. In 2003 she began her career at VCA New London Animal Hospital as a Receptionist and the worked her way into a technician position. "Ali's" passion is animal dentistry and as a result became certified as a Veterinary Dental Technician by the American Society of Veterinary Dental Technicians.
In February 2009, Ali easily became our Technician Supervisor.
Certified Veterinary TechnicianKristin P
Kristin graduated from the Portland Community College Veterinary Technology Program in 2002 in Portland, OR. She has worked in veterinary hospitals since 1999 in Oregon, Maine, Alaska and Connecticut. Kristin has been with VCA since September 2012. Her pet family currently includes 2 dogs, 1 fish and 2 chickens.
Cindy was a hospital manager in a small one-doctor practice in Maryland for ten yrs. She worked at a VCA hospital in PA for 6 years, and has been at New London for over 9 years. Cindy reports that she loves what she does and finds it very rewarding. Cindy got her cat Cody when he was 12 hours old from a farm where there were lots of feral cats. Her intention was to foster him and his brother, but, of course she kept them! Cody is now 15 years old.
Veterinary Tech School: SUNY Ulster Community College
Shelly graduated with a BS in biology from SUNY Albany in 2005 and received her S.S.S. in Veterinary Technology from SUNY Ulster Community College in 2009. She has worked as a licensed veterinary technician in specialty and general practice clinics since 2009. Shelly has two pit bull rescue dogs: Meeka and Benny at home.
Kelly grew up primarily in the Mystic/Groton area, and lives there currently with her daughter, Kayla, and her 6-year-old Rottweiler mix, Mia. Kelly studied Agricultural Science at Ledyard High School, focusing on Animal Sciences in particular. In 2005 she received training on the job as a veterinary technician, at several local veterinary hospitals. Kelly worked as a vet tech for 8 years and was trained as a dental/surgical technician as well, from 2006 to 2009. Kelly began her career at VCA New London in November 2013. Kelly’s hobbies include singing in a local community chorus, painting, and recently she began playing the flute again after more than 15 years.
Amie came to VCA New London Animal Hospital in 2010. Her love of animals started at a young age and carried her to a change in careers back in 2003. After Graduating from Veterinary Technician school in Denver, CO, Amie quickly found her passion for emergency/ critical care, large and small animal medicine, along with client education. Her passion allowed her to be a part of “Developing Nations”, a program where veterinary professionals travel to underdeveloped parts of the world and educated locals on population control through spay and neutering, vaccines (small and farm animals), and preventative medicine. She has worked in Colorado, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts in either a specialty and general practice or volunteering and teaching at the local animal shelter. Amie’s pack consists of 4 rescue animals: 2 dogs Gabi and Lily (pictured), and 2 cats Libi and Lucy.
Jen joined our VCA Waterford team in June 2014, but has been a vet technician for almost 10 years. Her pet family includes a toy rat terrier named Linus and her two new kitten additions; Oswald and Harriet.