Melisa is Veremedy’s most experienced and comedic veterinary technician. Melisa earned her associate’s degree in applied science of veterinary technology from Vermont Technical College in the 1990s. After making her way to the Upper Valley from sunny California, Melisa has been helping to care for dogs and cats for many years. Melisa lives with her husband and their daughter. She also has a challenging young German Shepherd Dog, a couple of sweet Chihuahuas and a few cats to round out her home. Melisa enjoys outdoor activities and spends her free time running, hiking, biking or snowshoeing. At work, Melisa most enjoys being a conscientious anesthetist, the thrills of unexpected emergencies, the joys of young animals and the challenge of animal behavior.
Renee, with her associate’s degree in applied science of veterinary technology from Vermont Technical College serves as another key veterinary technician at Veremedy. Renee did not have to come far from her hometown of Springfield, Vermont to join our team. Renee lives with her husband Randy and their son Lucas. Their home is shared with their easygoing hound dog, Bodhi, and 3 young kitties that keep everyone awake at night with their antics. When she is not working, Renee can be found relaxing on a lake in a Kayak, grooving to some music, or compromising her hearing at a loud music concert. Renee most enjoys her time at work assisting in surgery and diligently monitoring patients under anesthesia.
Hanna joined the Veremedy team in 2009 after graduating with an associate’s degree in applied science of veterinary technology from Vermont Technical College. She particularly enjoys reading labs and assisting with surgery. At home she spends time with her dog, Marlowe, her cat, Ed and tarantula, Hairy. She also enjoys knitting and kayaking.
Katie, like the other veterinary technicians at Veremedy, received her associate’s degree in applied science of veterinary technology from Vermont Technical College. After previous career explorations, Katie found herself most happy helping animals here at Veremedy. Katie lives with her husband Adam, their son Hudson, and their sometimes-cantankerous wonder cat, Lucy. In her spare time, Katie is a fashion guru who can be seen with new and interesting handbags regularly. As the Lab Rat or Queen of the Lab, Katie enjoys her time peering into the microscope and running blood work. We rely on Katie to keep all of the sophisticated analyzers in the lab working properly.
Kristin received her associate’s degree in applied science of veterinary technology from Vermont Technical College that she earned in 1996. Kristin has been working with animals since high school, when she began volunteering at a Veterinary Hospital and found the joys of veterinary work. Kristin lives with her husband and two boys. Kristin brings her love of animals home where she has two Boston terriers Gertie and Millie, one American Staffordshire Terrier Chloe and two cats Rusty and Bella. Kristin’s favorite part of her job at Veremedy is really getting to know the clients and their pets by providing a friendly and caring environment. When not working Kristin enjoys; spending time with her family, taking pictures, Zumba fitness, running, snowshoeing and working with community members to help everyone become more active.
Chelsea earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Veterinary Technology from Mount Ida College in 2012. She grew up in Hartland and after spending four years just outside of Boston while attending college, she decided Hartland is where she belongs. Chelsea most enjoys her time with us assisting in surgery and general patient care. At home she is kept busy with two horses, a rabbit, and her two young cats Yamaha and Suzuki. In her spare time she likes to spend time with her family’s two energetic retrievers and just being outdoors.
Sarah earned her associate’s degree in veterinary technology from Vermont Technical College in 2013 and joined our team in the Fall of 2015. She enjoys assisting with surgery and monitoring patients under anesthesia. Sarah lives in Thetford with her two energetic and affectionate cats. When she’s not working, she enjoys her time reading a book or hiking, look for new places to explore.
We would like to welcome our newest tech assistant, Ashley McKeever.
Bio coming soon.