Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Kate, CVT
    Veterinary Tech School: Mt. Ida College

    Kate has been with VCA since 2007. 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 enjoys spending time with her family and 3 cats, Sunny, Artie, & Chuck.

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Michele C
    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

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Melissa K
    Veterinary Tech School: Mount Ida College

    Melissa graduated in 2014 from Mount Ida College with a Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Technology.  She started working at VCA Valley after graduating and received her certification in the summer of 2015.  After her latest trip to Japan, she fell in the love with the idea of traveling the world and plans on visiting more countries in the future.  Her hobbies include reading, dancing, playing the ukulele, and spending quality time with her two rescue dogs, Jasper & Beckett.

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Lindsay S
    Veterinary Tech School: Mount Ida College

    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.

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Sam S
    Veterinary Tech School: Becker College

    Sam started working at VCA Valley in April 2014.  She graduated from the 4 year veterinary science program at Becker College and earned her certification in August of 2014.  She has a beagle named Katy and a cat named Marzipan.  Some of her favorite things are traveling, cooking, and going to concerts.

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician


    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.

  • Technician

    Ely D

    Ely went to UMass Amherst where she graduated with a B.S. in Animal Science in February 2012.  She has been a veterinary technician since 2011 which helps in taking care of her 2 dogs Chiqui and Polly.  Recently she became a certified EMT and volunteers at Bloomfield Volunteer Ambulance.  She is also a member of a Big Brothers Big Sister program and loves cooking, baking, watching movies, and hanging out with family and friends.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    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.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Scott F

    Scott joined our team at VCA Valley Animal Hospital in 2011. While volunteering at the hospital, he completed the  Veterinary Assistant program at Manchester Community College.  Scott and his wife are proud owners of four cats and one dog, Chewy, Hooch, Cassidy, Nemo, and Dixie.