Veterinary Support

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Melanie B

    Melanie joined the VCA Westboro team in May 2015. She also works in the emergency room at BluePearl Emergency Pet Hospital.  When she is not at either hospital, Melanie enjoys spending time outside hiking or running and hanging out with her rabbit, Don Vito.


  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Amanda G

    Amanda is a Certified Veterinary Technician and joined us in March of 2012.  She has been a wonderful addition to an already great team.  Amanda is shown with "Luke Skywalker" her three legged chinchilla. She also has two cats, "Breezie" and "Zeus".


  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Kate M
    Veterinary Tech School: Mt. Ida, Newton, MA

    Kate has been with VCA Westboro Animal Hospital since 1999. She left for a few years to have her children and returned in 2004 to work part time.  Kate is pictured with her dog "Leroi" and enjoys spending time in her garden with her two children.


  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Larissa M

    Larissa has been with VCA Westboro since 1995. She now works part time to pursue her dream of human nursing.


  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Valentina P

    Tina is a Certified Veterinary Technician and has been with VCA since 1992. She started at VCA Rotherwood in Newton and we were lucky to have her come to us in 2005.  Tina is pictured with her Australian Shepherds, "Robbie" and "Jake" who enjoy spending time in the garden with Tina.


  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Sara W
    Veterinary Tech School: Becker College

    Sara started with us doing her externship from Becker College.  During that time we saw her great enthusiasm and work ethics which prompted us to hire her as a Part Time Kennel Tech and Technician Assistant.  Sara has continued to grow in the field and is now a Certified Veterinary Technician.


  • Technician

    Emily C.

    Emily joined our hospital in August of 2016 as a Veterinary Technician. She graduated from Mount Ida in May of 2016 and is planned to obtain her CVT certification in the fall of 2016. Outside of work, Emily enjoys hiking, cooking, and shopping. She has one pet; a Dachshund named Molly.


  • Technician

    Erinn O

    Erinn joined VCA Westboro in the fall of 2013 and brought with her over 9 years of veterinary experience.  She has two animal companions: Seamus: her co-pilot and Boston Terrier X and Horatio: an amazing man-cat.  Outside of work, Erinn enjoys spending time with her friends and family, eating food that other people have prepared, traveling, attending music shows, and hiking. 


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Rachael B
    School: Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

    Rachael joined the VCA Westboro team in May of 2015. She graduated from Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine with a degree in Animals and Public Policy. She also teaches dance class and raises puppies for Guiding Eyes For the Blind. We are so happy to have her as part of our VCA family!


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Nicole B.

    Nicole joined our hospital as a Veterinary Assistant in July of 2016. She has a B.S. in Marine Biology from the University of New Hampshire. Nicole's goal is to become a Certified Veterinary Technician and to continue gaining as much medical knowledge as possible in the veterinary field. Outside of work and school, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, hiking, going to the beach, and traveling. Nicole has two cats; Felix, a Maine Coon and Penny, a Domestic Short Hair Calico.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Lyndsey G

    Lyndsey joined us in April 2016 as a Veterinary Assistant. She is currently attending Penn Foster for her certification in Veterinary Assisting.  Outside of work Lyndsey enjoys hiking with her two rescue dogs, Brady and Sophie.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Michelle K

    Michelle joined our team in September of 2014 as a veterinary assistant, after attending Franklin and Marshall College and completing her undergraduate degree in animal behavior. Michelle is pictured with her dog “Birdie” she also has another dog at home named “Sammy” and a cat named "Smokey".


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Michelle M

    Michelle joined us as a Veterinary Assistant in May of 2016. She has a B.S. from the University of Notre Dame and is currently attending Tuft's Veterinary School, entering her second year, to become a Veterinarian. Michelle has two Lionhead Rabbits; Sherlock and Watson. She loves music and plays the saxophone and piano.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Clarissa S

    Clarissa joined us as a Veterinary Assistant in May of 2016. She graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science and is currently attending Tuft's Veterinary School, entering her second year, to become a Veterinarian. Clarissa has two pets; Rosey, a pitbull terrier mix and Jaime, a red-eared slider.

    Outside of work and school she enjoys cooking, running, and reading.

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