Canterbury Tails Veterinary Clinic

Our Team

Jennifer- Practice Manager & Head Veterinary Technician

Meet Jennifer! Jen joined our team in March 2020. She is a Connecticut native who graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2009 with a B.S in Animal Science and a minor in Sociology. She comes to Canterbury Tails with over 15+ years of experience as a Veterinary Technician and a Veterinary Technician Coordinator. Jen is a lover of  basset hounds and parrots. In her free time she enjoys county fairs, card crafting, and spending time with her nieces. Jen is the proud owner of rescues Loki, a tortoiseshell cat, and Ophelia, a Giant American Chinchilla rabbit. Pictured with her is her beloved late Basset Hound, Lemon. 

Shan​non- Surgical Veterinary Assistant

Meet Shannon! Shannon joined our sister location, Belchertown Veterinary Hospital, in November of 2019 and joined us at Canterbury Tails Vet in January 2021. She came to us with 4 years of experience as a Veterinary Assistant in Troy, New York, where she grew up.  Shannon oversees the care for all of our surgical patients. Her meticulous attention to detail, and superb bedside manner is appreciated by her patients and clients alike. In her free time she enjoys reading, gardening, and exploring the great outdoors. Shannon is pictured with her sweet rescue pup, Pigeon.

Liz- Veterinary Technician

Meet Liz! Liz joined our team in December of 2019. Liz grew up in Southborough MA. She has always had a love and desire to work in the animal field. In 2016, she graduated from Becker College with a B.S in Veterinary Science and A.S in Veterinary Technology. While attending Becker College, she also worked at Southborough Veterinary Hospital as a veterinary technician, and after graduating continued to work there for 9 more years. Liz now lives in North Brookfield with her husband Ryan, her elderly Shih Tzu Sasha, and Labrador Retriever Waylon. In her free time, she enjoys baking and spending time with her family. Pictured with her is the adorable Waylon.

Samantha- Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist

Meet Samantha! Samantha joined our team in August of 2020. Sam is a native of Ware. She brings with her 6 years of combined customer service & supervisory experience, including working in reception at local emergency veterinary hospitals and in banking. Sam loves spending time with her family and pets and hopes to adopt a German Shorthair Pointer someday. In her free time, Sam enjoys the great outdoors, including riding quads, ice fishing, and camping throughout New England. 

Sarah- Veterinary Assistant

Meet Sarah! Sarah joined our team in March 2021. Sarah is a Connecticut native who moved to Ware in 2019, where she resides with her partner Zach. She attended Manchester Community College where she earned her A.S. in General Studies with a concentration in life sciences in 2017. She brings with her 10 years of customer service experience. She is the proud owner of 2 rescue cats, Bear and Yoda, and a German Shepherd, Jäger (and misses her beloved late GSD Sadie). In her free time she enjoys ice skating, boating, and walking her dogs. Pictured with her is her beloved Jäger.

Christine- Receptionist

Meet Christine! Christine joined our team in December 2021. She comes to us with over 20 plus years of experience in the banking industry and a B.S from Penn State in Behavioral Science. Christine and her husband are residents of West Brookfield. She is wonderful mother to her three kids and three dogs. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach and attending concerts. 

Jenna- Veterinary Assistant

Meet Jenna. Jenna joined our team in March of 2022. Jenna grew up in New Jersey and moved to Belchertown MA in 2020. Jenna graduated from County College of Morris with a degree in Biology. Jenna was drawn to veterinary medicine after spending a year working at The Raptor Trust, a wild bird rehabilitation center in New Jersey. In her free time she enjoys hiking, kayaking, and birdwatching with her partner- and spending time with their rescued deaf senior kitty, Ivory!

Jordan- Veterinary Assistant

Meet Jordan! Jordan joined our team in March of 2022. She resides locally here in Ware. She is a 4th year Veterinary Technician student at UMASS. She knew veterinary medicine was her calling from a young age. Jordan comes to us from Leicester Animal Clinic. She is the proud owner of a Golden Retriever named Bailey, and Domestic Shorthaired  named Tek. In her free time she enjoys collecting Pop Figures, and Marvel memorabilia

Contact Us


Phone: (413) 967-4545

Fax: (413) 967-5205

[email protected]


40 East Main St Suite 10

Ware, MA

01082

Office Hours


 Monday: 7:30am-6:00pm

Tuesday: 7:30am-8:00pm

Wednesday: 7:30am-6:00pm

Thursday: 7:30am-8:00pm

Friday: 7:30am-12pm (every other week)

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed