Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Hilda Walters

    Hilda has been with Oneida Animal Hospital for 23 years providing excellent patient care as a Licensed Technician, purchasing medical supplies and fulfilling an important role as our resident baker!  A lifelong resident of Oneida, Hilda enjoys gardening in addition to baking.  Her family includes her Boxer, Eli.  She has taken continuing education courses that include pet nutrition and behavior, two of her work-related interests.  What does Hilda like about her job?  Every day brings new challenges and rewards; no monotony in this job!


  • Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Kristen Rudnitski

    Kristen was welcomed to Oneida Animal Hospital in 2015 after graduating with an Associates in Veterinary Science.  Her family includes her dog Rudolph, a gerbil and a mouse!  Kristen enjoys going on hikes, training her dog and helping our veterinarians make sick patients better.  What are Kristen's goals?  "Treat every patient as if they were my own" and to higher her education with a Bachelors that will further her ability to benefit her patients.


  • Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Jennifer Waldron
    Veterinary Tech School: SUNY Delhi

    A native of Glenfield, Jen joined Oneida Animal Hospital over 6 years ago and takes wonderful care of our patients as a Licensed Technician.  Her family includes her dog named Ellie and 2 cats, Bonita and Winston.  Jen enjoys hiking, mountain climbing, camping, traveling, spending time with family and friends and working on arts and crafts projects.  Her professional goals include becoming more knowledgeable in emergency medicine and becoming certified as a Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner.  What does Jen like most about her job?  "The rewarding feeling that the job brings returning a pet that was sick or injured back to their family, and my co-workers of course!"


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Mel Taylor

    Mel has been with Oneida Animal Hospital for 18 years and working in the field for 29 years.  Born and raised in Oneida, Mel is a familiar face to many of our clients having worked as a veterinary assistant and in reception over the years.  He has a Golden Retriever named Candy and enjoys working outside, taking walks and spending time with family, especially his grandchildren!  What does Mel like most about his job?  "I still enjoy seeing all of the pets and clients that come in."

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