Jennifer- Practice Manager & Head Veterinary Technician
Jennifer is a Connecticut native who graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2009 with a Bachelors 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 niece's. Jen is the proud owner of tortoiseshell cat Loki, and an American Chinchilla rabbit Ophelia. Pictured with her is her beloved late Basset Hound, Lemon.
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. After high school, she attended Becker College and graduated in May 2016 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. Liz continued to work at Southborough Veterinary Hospital for 9 more years. Liz now lives in North Brookfield with her husband Ryan, her elderly Shih Tzu Sasha, and puppy Labrador Retriever Waylon. When not working, she enjoys baking and cooking as a hobby.
Angela- Certified Veterinary Technician
Meet Angela! Angela joined our sister location, Belchertown Veterinary Hospital in September 2020 and spends time both there and at Canterbury Tails. Angela is a native of Belchertown and graduated from UMass Amherst in 2002 with a B.S in Pre-Veterinary Science. She worked as a technician after school at various hospitals and became a Certified Vet Tech in 2014. She has experience in small, exotic & large animals, and holistic veterinary medicine. In her free time, she likes spending time with her 6 cats (Smeagol, Darla, Raisin, Annabel, Simon and Sabra) and misses her soul kitty Luna who lived to be 19 years old. She also loves to spend time with her family, going outdoors, reading, & playing piano.
Shannon- Veterinary Technician
Meet Shannon! Shannon joined our sister location, Belchertown Veterinary Hospital in November of 2019 and now works at our Canterbury location starting in January 2021. She came to us with 4 years of experience as a Veterinary Assistant in Troy, New York, where she grew up. She moved to Western Mass in 2014, and spent several years as a dog-walker, going on long outdoor adventures with her pack. She loves reading, gardening, and being outdoors with her rescue dog, Pigeon.
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 significant other Zach. She attended Manchester Community College where she earned her associates degree She is the proud owner of 2 cats, Bear and Yoda, and a German Shepherd, Jager. She misses her beloved German Shepherd Sadie as well. In her free time she enjoys ice skating, boating and walking her dogs.
Samantha- Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant
Meet Samantha! Samantha joined our team in August of 2020. Sam is a native of Ware. She brings with her 6 years of customer service 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. When not a work, Sam enjoys the great outdoors, including riding quads, ice fishing, and camping throughout New England.
Fiona- Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant
Meet Fiona! Fiona joined our team in October of 2020. She graduated in May 2021 from the UMass Amherst with a B.S in Ecology & Conservation and is currently in school for to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. As you can see Fiona is a lover of goats. She has experience in agriculture & conservation, such as working on a Dairy Goat Farm, banding protected Osprey chicks, & working as a groom for a Horse Show Stable, all in Essex County MA where she grew up. She now resides in the Pioneer Valley with her adorable rescued short-haired Boudicca. When not working, she loves to go rollerblading, ice skating, and swimming in the local lakes and ponds.
Friday: 7:30am-12pm (every other week)