Staff of Stone Veterinary Hospital

StaffLisa, Practice Manager

Lisa joined Stone Veterinary Hospital in 2007. As the practice manager, her responsibilities include client service, insurance processing, scheduling, inventory, and accounts receivable. "Stone Veterinary Hospital is truly the most compassionate place for both our clients and their pets," she said.

She particularly loves working with clients and their pets and helping people find new pets through her involvement with local animal rescue groups.

Lisa has over 25 years in the field and is a member of the Veterinary Hospital Manager Association. She also is actively involved with a number of animal rescue groups, including Flora's Pet Project, Poodle Rescue, Hope Spay Neuter Clinic, and Friends of Cheshire Ferals.

Lisa's interests outside work include gardening, reading, animal rescue, and history. She has two Siamese mix cats, Eli and Peyton.

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StaffJessica, Surgical Technician

As a surgical technician with Stone Veterinary Hospital since 1998, Jessica's responsibilities include surgical prep, anesthesia, and patient care. She especially appreciates "working with some of the best veterinarians in the area" and the new technologies that are available at the hospital.

Jessica earned her bachelor's degree in animal science and her associate's degree in veterinary science from the SUNY Delhi and SUNY Cobleskill. She has a horse named Argento.

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StaffKate, Veterinary Technician

Kate joined Stone Veterinary Hospital in 2011 and cites the welcoming environment, wonderful doctors, and high-quality veterinary care as the reasons she loves coming to work. As a veterinary technician, her responsibilities include assisting with exams and surgery, taking x-rays, maintaining the hospital, educating clients, dental exams, and laboratory procedures. She finds particular satisfaction being an advocate for animals and comforting sick and injured pets.

Kate is currently pursuing a degree in veterinary technology. She has two pets at home: Lucy, a pug, and Dexter, a cat.

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StaffKaren, Veterinary Technician

Karen joined Stone Veterinary Hospital in 2006. As a veterinary technician, she particularly enjoys providing support and comfort to patients, especially those who are confused or in pain, as well as their owners.

"I have the greatest boss in the universe," she said. "All the doctors and staff are committed and care and so easy to work with." Karen has a bachelor's degree in fine art and an associate's degree in veterinary technology. She shares her home with seven cats: Eddy, Cora, Eloise, Pugsley, Loretta, Ubee and Brooster.

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StaffSherry, Certified Veterinary Technician

Sherry joined Stone Veterinary Hospital in November 2012, bringing 16 years of veterinary experience, her outgoing personality and her compassionate nature to the practice. As a certified veterinary technician, her responsibilities include prepping patients for surgery, IV placements, blood draws, x-rays, and recording patient histories. Sherry received her certification from the American Veterinary Medical Association.

"The entire staff is very friendly and fun-loving," she said. "The veterinarians are extremely knowledgeable and compassionate."

Outside work, Sherry enjoys hiking, music, painting, drawing, poetry, movies, and yoga. She has four pets: Breeze, an Australian shepherd mix; Sham, a French bulldog; Harvest, a domestic shorthair cat; and Mushy, an exotic shorthair cat.

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StaffJessica, Receptionist & Veterinary Technician

Jessica joined Stone Veterinary Hospital in September of 2015. She brings 10 years of experience as a Client Care Coordinator and Veterinary Technician to the practice. Jessica splits her skills between receptionist two days a week and technician two days a week. "I love the mix between front and back, it gives me a feeling of fulfilment that just one area doesn't."

"I love that I am learning from these doctors and technicians," she says. "Everyone has a lively spirit and diverse education. There's something to be said for being able to learn from such a great group of people."

In her spare time, Jessica spends her days with her fiance Joe and their two Pit Bull mixes, Turkish and Wrigley; and two Siamese mixes, Nova and Blu. She also loves to bake and cook, and spends her Fridays taking care of her niece and nephew in Sandy Hook.

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StaffLindsay, Receptionist

Lindsay joined Stone Veterinary Hospital in September of 2015. Her nine years of customer service experience have helped her fit right in at the front desk. Lindsay enjoys working with people and animals.

"Before this, I was a manager at Petsmart," she says. "I loved being able to work with animals then, but being in this hospital environment now is so much more rewarding. I haven't been here long, but every day I'm eager to learn and help however I can."

In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys hiking, cooking, and painting. She lives with her boyfriend Matt and her two cats, Miss Lady and Kiddin.

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StaffStefanie, Veterinary Technician

Stefanie, or Stefy, started at SVH in the fall of 2013. She has been working with animals since she was young and has continued ever since. Having worked continually with exotics (specifically reptiles) for over 15 years and wildlife for over 10 years, she brings her caring touch and skills in environmental education, conservation, and handling.

You will often find her coming out to visit patients in the waiting room, helping them recover after surgery, and assuring them and their owners how much we at SVH love them. Her co-workers often call her Mrs. Fixit and the Earth Mother.

Stefanie enjoys spending her spare time with her husband and children, along with their fur babies Capone, a Pit Bull mix; Pickles McQueen, the DSH; and Princess Peach, the ferret. She has enjoyed photography since she was a child and is an active wildlife rehabilitator and board member for Connecticut Wildlife Rehabilitator Association.

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StaffKati, Veterinary Technician

Kati joined Stone Vet in November 2017. As a veterinary technician she enjoys all aspects of her job but her major interests are surgery and client education. She spends her home life with her husband Jeremy and her adorable son Dominic. She currently has two rescues a cat named Cami and a new dog Jackson.

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StaffBridget, Veterinary Assistant

Bridget has been working at Stone Vet since March of 2016, while studying at NorthWestern to earn her degree in Veterinary technology. Outside of work she spends most of her time with her son Adam and hiking.

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