VCA Valley Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Kate, CVT
    Veterinary Tech School: Mt. Ida College

    Kate has been with VCA for 5 years. Before joining us here at Valley, she worked at the Walt Disney World Resort as part of their College Program. Kate is our resident Disney expert! She graduated in 2009 from Mount Ida College with a bachelor's degree in veterinary technology ,received her CVT certification in 2011; and is now our Technician Supervisor. Kate is owned by 2 cats Sunny & Artie.


  • Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Cheryl

    Cheryl joined our VCA team in 2012, she has been a veterinary technician for 18 years! She has 10 years of experience as an emergency technician.  She is also a certified dog and cat groomer!  Cheryl is a cat lover and has 10 happy and healthy kitties of her own.


  • Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Linda

    Linda joined us here at VCA Valley in 2010. She's been in the veterinary filed for 18 years beginning as an Assistant and has now been certified since 2006. Linda also helps out at a local horse farm. In her free time she enjoys horseback riding, hiking, reading and spending time with her kids and 6 grand-kids. Linda has an adopted dog named Ulysses aka Uly.

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Michele
    Veterinary Tech School: Holyoke Community College

    Michele has been with VCA Valley Animal Hospital for 12 years. In 2001, she graduated from Holyoke Community College and in 2002 received her certification. Michele is in charge of our hospital’s safety. She is an avid lover of the German Shepherd and has one of her own named Brutus

  • Technician

    Lindsay
    Veterinary Tech School: Mount Ida

    Lindsay graduated from Mount Ida College in 2012 with a Bachelor Degree in Veterinary Technology. She is currently working towards becoming a certified veterinary technician. She is the proud owner of a beagle named Dill, and a chocolate Labrador retriever named Riley.


  • Technician

    Nancy
    School: Virginia Intermont College, B.A.

    Nancy joined us in September 2009. She has a B.A. in Horsemanship from Virginia Intermont College and has been a Veterinary Technician for 25 years. Her interests include training her Irish Sport horse in Dressage and musical theater.  She has two cats, including a speedy amputee.   She is an avid Red Sox fan!


  • Technician

    Michelle M

     We are so happy Michelle joined our team after interning here while attending Asnuntuck Community College where she graduated from their Veterinary Assistant program, and recently was promoted to Technician here at Valley.  She has also volunteered at the Humane Society and has fostered dogs for Paws 4 Rescue. She has 2 adopted foster dogs and 5 cats.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Heather
    School: University of Connecticut, BA

    Heather joined us in December of 2011. She graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science in May of 2011. She has a horse, a Yellow-Naped Amazon parrot, three dogs, and a gold fish,  Her favorite activity is spending time outside with her three dogs Annabelle, Boone, and Percy Willis.

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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately.

If it is after hours, Please call East of the River Emergency Clinic at 860-646-6134, or VCA Cheshire Animal Hospital at 203-272-3266

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