Aaliyah worked in the veterinary field for 16 years before joining the Longwood team in January of 2010. She graduated from Delaware State University with her Bachelor of Science in Pre-Veterinary Science in 2000. She does a variety of jobs in the hospital, providing nursing care, assisting with appointments and procedures, and serves as receptionist at the front desk. She enjoys watching football, traveling, church, and enjoying life.
Alisa joined LVC in June of 2012. Prior to becoming a Licensed Veterinary Technician in the state of DE, she worked as a canine obedience instructor for 2.5 years. She also has a degree in Environmental Studies from Temple University. Her cats Cecil, Tyler, Leo and Sox are her pride and joy. When she is not working, Alisa enjoys working out, dancing and hiking with friends and family, and beach days with her husband. She looks forward to many more years of helping families care for their furry friends!
Andrea joined the team of Longwood Veterinary Center in October 2010. She spends her days and nights caring for our many wonderful patients. She has taken a special interest in dentistry, radiology, and managing the Canine Blood Donor program. Andrea enjoys the new and exciting challenges her job brings. She lives in Chester County with her husband, son, the best dog in the world Mongo, and her 3 cats: Hoover, Harpua, and BDC.
Ashley has been at Longwood since 2007. She received her Associates degree from Colorado Mountain College. She provides nursing care for our patients and assistance to the doctors during examinations. She especially enjoys monitoring anesthesia during surgeries and procedures. She has an English bulldog named Boomer and 2 Maine Coons, Penny Layne and Fiddy Cent.
Carlie joined the LVC team in November of 2015. She is currently a student at Harcum College in the Veterinary Technology program. She is passionate about working with cats and dogs but also enjoys working with exotics. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, kayaking, and taking cross-country adventures with her special needs dog, Zero. She also shares her home with 3 cats, 2 lizards, and 3 tarantulas.
Dana has worked at Longwood since 2001. She received her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, her Associate degree in Veterinary Technology and is a Certified Veterinary Technician. With her experience, she has stepped into the position of Technician Manager. Her responsibilities include training new staff members, helping to implement new protocols, and staying current on advancements in veterinary medicine. She enjoys anesthesia, dentistry, and oncology.
Dawn has been at Longwood since 1999. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Delaware. Outside of work, Dawn enjoys being in the sun and traveling to warm destinations. She has three cats, all named after Disney characters, and a dog named Panda.
Emily has been at LVC since September of 2013. She completed her degree in veterinary technology beginning at Harcum College and graduating from DTCC. At LVC, she loves the challenge of working with fearful kitties. She enjoys gardening and time spent with her husband Glenn, daughter Ellouise, their 4 kitties (Tehya, Tinsel, Chevy, and Tito), two bunnies and chickens.
Heather has worked at Longwood since 2006. She received her Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology from Harcum College. She enjoys providing nursing care to all our wonderful patients. Heather shares her home with a handsome rescue kitty named Norman.
Jen has been a veterinary nurse since 1998. She has experience in emergency and general practice hospitals. She is a dedicated mom of two girls and loving wife to her husband for 13 years. She has a Boston terrier named Mr. Bohannan and a kitty named Nibbles. Her life has always revolved around animals such as hamsters, fish, guinea pigs, rabbits, horses, dogs, and cats. She has earned her BA in Business. Currently, you can find her business profile, “Helping Paws Pet Care”, on DogVacay.com. Otherwise, you’ll find her enjoying the outdoors with her family!
Katelyn has worked here off and on since 2012 but joined our team full time in 2014. She received her Associates in Veterinary Technology from the Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburgh PA. She loves her job as a licensed technician, providing nursing care to our patients and assisting the doctors in exam rooms. During her days off she enjoys anything outdoors, whether it is running, hiking, or just enjoying nature.
Laura has worked at Longwood since the hospital opened in 1998. She received her Animal Health Technology degree at Harcum College and has worked in the field for 18 years. She enjoys working with all of our patients, especially critical care cases. She has a special knack for working with scared and fearful patients and also for fostering and raising puppies and kittens. She volunteered as a member of the Emergency Animal Response Team in Louisiana during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and in Tennessee assisting in a neglect case of 84 horses. She has 3 dogs of her own. In her free time she enjoys riding horses and running agility with her dog, Bella.
Libby arrived at LVC in the spring of 2012 with over 20 years of experience ranging from specialty surgery groups to obedience training. As a CGC (Canine Good Citizen) evaluator and a member of Schutzhund Club; she enjoys training all pets to enrich their and their human’s lives. She is a licensed veterinary technician in both Delaware and Maryland, obtaining her Associates Degree in Animal Science from CCBC in 2006. Her animals include 3 dogs, 3 cats, and 10 chickens. In her spare time, she enjoys dog training, outdoor activities such as kayaking, camping, boating, long distance running and biking with her husband and children.
Loraine joined our team in October of 2011 after her and her husband, Larry, moved to their Chester County farm. Her love of animals is not only apparent in her day to day care of our patients, but can be seen at home with her many pets, including several dogs- both hunting breeds and rescues, Tennessee Walking horses, barn cats, chickens, ducks and homing pigeons. In her spare time, she enjoys hunting, gardening, horseback riding, as well as cooking and spending time with her grandchildren.
Megan has been at Longwood since 2004. She earned her Associates in Early Childhood Education at Delaware Technical and Community College and received her Associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology at Harcum College. She enjoys working in the area of dentistry and will get your pet’s teeth pearly white. Megan is married with 1 child, 1 dog, and 3 cats.
Tara graduated with honors from Delaware Technical and Community College in 2012, where she earned her degree in Veterinary Technology. She is a Licensed Veterinary Technician in both Pennsylvania and Delaware. Tara joined the LVC team in September of 2012 and took on a variety of responsibilities, some of which include adoption coordinator, surgical anesthetist, ICU nurse and social media director. Her favorite aspects of this profession are bonding with patients and the constant learning environment it provides.
Terry has worked part time at Longwood since 1998. She graduated from Median Allied Health Careers in Pittsburg with an Associate Degree in Animal Health & Science. She received her PA veterinary technician license in 1985. She provides nursing care to our patients during evening and weekend appointments, as well as overnight ICU care for critical cases. She has a full-time position at New Bolton Center, the large animal facility of the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine as a Large Animal Nurse for the department of Clinical Studies. Terry has numerous cats named after classical composers. She is an amateur photographer who spends her spare time light stalking with her Cannon camera.