Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Joy Balas, C.V.T.
    Veterinary Tech School: Lehigh County/Northampton County Area Community College
    School: Cedar Crest College, B.S.

    Joy graduated from Cedar Crest college in 2006 with her B.S. She decided to attend Lehigh County/Northampton County Community College to obtain her certification in Animal technology. Joy graduated and became a Certified Veterinary Technician in 2006. Upon graduation she started at VCA Northside and got promoted to Technical Supervisor in 2008.

  • Technician

    Allison Webb
    Veterinary Tech School: Northampton County/Lehigh County

    Allison has been working as a veterinary technician for VCA Northside since 2004. She graduated from Lehigh Carbon Community College with an Associates Degree in Applied Science for Veterinary Technicians in 2005. She has a Shetland Sheepdog, Nikki, and two cats, Bobbie McGee and Cooper.

  • Technician

    Kristin Choate


  • Technician

    Nicole Smith
    School: Penn State University, B.S.

    Nicole has been working in the vet industry for 19 years. She graduated from Penn State University in 1996 with a B.S. in Animal BioScience. She has been working at VCA Northside for 11 years as a vet tech. She lives in Upper Macungie Township with her husband, Bill, and daughters Lillian, 8, and Victoria, 3. Nicole also lives with a Rottweiler named Magnus, a cat named Maxx and Gobo, a chinchilla.
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