Our Careteam

Kelly

Certified Veterinary Technician

Kelly grew up in Philadelphia with plenty of cats and dogs, and always knew in her gut that she was meant for a career in animal care. She’s been working in veterinary medicine ever since she was old enough to secure employment! Now, Kelly is a Certified Veterinary Technician here at the Animal Hospital of Richboro.

Kelly began her animal-care career as a dog and cat bather, working her way up to a Veterinary Assistant position from there. She attended Manor College to earn her Associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology, and became a Certified Veterinary Technician in Pennsylvania in 1999. Having previously worked in emergency medicine with Dr. Jennifer Kramer, Kelly was happy to join forces with her again as a member of the Animal Hospital of Richboro team. Here at the hospital, Kelly particularly enjoys drawing blood for samples, taking X-rays, and helping out with surgeries.

Kelly lives locally with her son and the family cats.

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Kara

Senior Receptionist

Before she was an employee here at the Animal Hospital of Richboro, Kara was a client. She often fostered kittens during her summers, and mentioned to Dr. Kramer that she would like to continue fostering animals when autumn arrived as well. The very next day, Dr. Kramer called Kara and asked if she would be interested in a job!

Kara grew up in Yardley, Pennsylvania, where her childhood pets first sparked her love of animal care. Now, she feels incredibly fortunate to tend to the needs of pets and animal owners every day as the Animal Hospital of Richboro’s Senior Receptionist—her favorite part of the workday is talking with pet owners and witnessing the fascinating bonds between humans and animals.

In her time away from work, Kara enjoys gardening, collecting sand dollars and sea glass at the beach, listening to music, and spending time with friends and family. She and her husband of 26 years, Pat, have two wonderful children: Ryan, who will soon graduate from Bloomsburg University, and Erin, who studies at the University of Pittsburgh. The family shares their home with six loveable cats named Snickers, Cuddles, Murphy, Beaners, Lilly, and Tucker.

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Juliana

Receptionist

For as long as she can remember, Juliana has been drawn to helping others, whether it was animals, children, friends and family members, or complete strangers. Having the opportunity to use her nurturing side on a daily basis to better the lives of not only pets, but their loving owners as well, is a dream come true! Juliana is a proud member of the hospital’s reception team.

Juliana hails from Louisiana, where she grew up as the middle child in a family of five. She knew a local veterinarian there ever since she was a young girl, and started working at his clinic right after Hurricane Katrina devastated the area in 2005. Juliana would continue to help pets there throughout her college years and even as she began her teaching career.

After six years spent teaching children in Louisiana, Juliana relocated to Pennsylvania and decided to return to her roots in the veterinary world. She joined the Animal Hospital of Richboro team as a front-desk receptionist, and couldn’t be happier to help the area’s pets and animal owners. She particularly loves the way the whole team comes together to better the lives of the clinic’s four-legged patients!

Away from work, Juliana is interested in science and photography, and also likes reading, swimming, and practicing her photography skills. She has three pets at home: a male tuxedo cat, Milo; Olive the female tabby cat; and a Black Labrador named Riddick who tends to forget that he’s a dog.

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Aubrey

Veterinary Technician’s Assistant

Aubrey is a Richboro native, and she and her family have been coming here to the Animal Hospital of Richboro since Aubrey was very young. When she started volunteering her time to the clinic, she knew she’d found her calling—now, Aubrey works to better the lives of pets every day as a Veterinary Technician’s Assistant!

After graduating with her undergraduate degree, Aubrey joined the hospital family as an employee in June of 2015. She’s thrilled to gain invaluable experience for her ultimate goal: applying to veterinary school. Around the clinic, Aubrey enjoys drawing blood and testing samples. She also loves to go the extra mile for a pet, whether it’s offering a soft bed or giving a patient their favorite toy in order to make them more relaxed.

In her time away from work, Aubrey enjoys playing basketball, crafting and knitting, cooking, and spending time with her own two pets, Marmie and Charlie.

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Jackie

Veterinary Technician's Assistant

Jackie was fascinated with dogs ever since she was a little girl; her parents finally caved when she was six years old and brought home a Labradoodle, Champ. When the dog became sick, Jackie was a firsthand witness to the compassion and determination demonstrated by the various veterinary professionals that tended to Champ. Ever since, she knew that she would love to be just like them!

Jackie grew up on a farm property and started riding horses in the third grade. By age 15, she was working in a feed and supply store—it was there that she started to learn about animal nutrition, igniting her curiosity about the medical side of the pet-care world. She attended Manor College to earn her degree in veterinary technology, passing her board examinations to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She hasn’t looked back since!

Here at the clinic, Jackie particularly likes doting on the puppies that visit the clinic. Most of all, she loves to chat with new pet owners and meet their adorable companions on a daily basis.

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Cindy

Veterinary Technician

Cindy has felt an innate connection with the earth’s creatures for as long as she can remember. Growing up, she found herself feeding strays, building shelters, and rescuing as many critters as she was able to. She’s always made it her goal to help as many pets as she possibly can, and that passion hasn’t wavered since childhood! Now, Cindy is thrilled to help both pets and animal owners as a Veterinary Technician.

Cindy is originally from northeastern Philadelphia and first began caring for animals back in 1996, when she started volunteering at her local Humane Society. She dedicated her Saturdays to the facility for four years before signing on as a kennel employee in 2000. Next, Cindy became a Kennel Associate at a pet store, giving her even more hands-on experience with animal care.

After a few years of odd jobs, Cindy decided to return to her true passion: caring for animals. That’s when she decided to jump headfirst into the veterinary world! She became a member of the Animal Hospital of Richboro family in November of 2018 and has been enjoying every moment since. Cindy especially likes that each and every case keeps her on her toes, and she loves knowing that she’s made a true difference at the end of every day.

When she’s not here at the clinic helping pets to live happier, healthier lives, Cindy can be found listening to music and spending time with her family and pets at home. She and her boyfriend live in Croydon with two dogs—a Pit Bull/Labrador mix named Milo and Nayla the Akita/Husky mix—as well as four parakeets named Judas, Priestess, Bomber, and Tyrant.

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Jess

Veterinary Assistant

Jess grew up in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, where she always loved spending time with and caring for the family dog. She always suspected that she would enjoy working hands-on with animals as a member of the veterinary field! Now, Jess gets to exercise her passion for pets on a daily basis as a member of the Animal Hospital of Richboro’s Veterinary Assistant team.

Jess attended Harcum College to study animal care, and found an opening here at the Animal Hospital of Richboro while scrolling through the school’s online job board. She emailed Dr. Kramer right away, and was thrilled to secure an interview shortly afterward! Jess has been a member of the clinic family ever since, and especially likes getting to see a wide variety of pet breeds every day and learning new things on a continuous basis. In the future, Jess hopes to continue her education and become a Certified Veterinary Technician, expanding her knowledge and skillset within the world of veterinary care even further.

Most of Jess’s free time away from the office is spent with her family and her own pet, Coco, at home. Coco’s favorite pastimes include sunbathing and eating cheese, and she’s a true diva in every sense of the word-she loves to cry when she’s not receiving enough attention, and demands to sleep in Jess’s room every night.

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Ronnie

Veterinary Assistant

Ronnie has owned pets all her life, so she doesn’t take for granted those throaty purrs and wagging tails that greet us after a long day. She knows just what the animal companions of Richboro mean to the community’s families—that’s why Ronnie is dedicated to bettering the lives of pets on a daily basis! She’s a proud member of the Animal Hospital of Richboro’s Veterinary Assistant team.

Ronnie grew up in northeastern Philadelphia and moved to Bucks County when she was a little older. She first entered the veterinary profession while in college, when she signed up to work at a small wildlife center. After graduating with her undergraduate degree, Ronnie took a job at another animal clinic as a receptionist, but soon realized she wanted to have a more hands-on experience with pets. When an opportunity arose for her to join the team here at the Animal Hospital of Richboro, she jumped at her chance!

Around the clinic, Ronnie is fond of helping during surgical procedures, and getting to see the progress over time at patients’ annual exams. Her favorite part of her job, though, is getting to see the look on pet owners’ faces when their pets feel comfortable and safe here at the hospital.

When she isn’t here at the clinic, Ronnie enjoys working out at the gym and visiting the park. She’s in the process of training for a half-marathon! Ronnie also loves to dote on her own pets at home. She has two cats, Momo and Koda, as well as a Black Lab named Black Bean Chili (Chili for short).

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Sonia

Veterinary Assistant

Bio coming soon!

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Gabriella

Bio coming soon!

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Masai

Veterinary Technician

Masai was always struck by the patience and kindness shown to her first adopted dog, Chester, at the vet’s office. Eventually, her pooch even started to look forward to his office visits. Masai knew that she wanted to help others’ animal companions in the same way—that’s why she decided to become a veterinary professional herself. Now, she’s a Veterinary Technician!

Masai attended the Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to study veterinary technology. After graduation, she secured a job at a busy emergency and referral clinic in Langhorne, developing her skillset and real-world experience even further. Next, Masai worked at another nearby veterinary clinic for a short time before joining the Animal Hospital of Richboro family in April of 2019.

Aside from her interests in the veterinary world, Masai loves great music and movies, and she also likes to curl up with a good book. She lives in Ambler, Pennsylvania and shares her life with two Pit Bull mixes—the aforementioned Chester and the food-motivated, happy-go-lucky Barkley—and a cuddle-loving cat named Denzel.

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