North Windham Animal Hospital's Dedicated Team
Our team of caring professionals is devoted to you and your pets!
Linda — Hospital Manager
Linda has been with North Windham Animal Hospital since 1993. She loves working with people, their pets, and the staff.
Outside of work, Linda enjoys working in her perennial garden. She lives with her husband, Walter, and their three dogs, two Golden Retrievers, Dallas and Allie, and a Welch Terrier named Radar.
Steve — Head Veterinary Technician
Steve is a Rhode Island transplant who recently moved to Connecticut with his wife and their three dogs, six cats, and three-legged bearded dragon. Before he found his passion in veterinary medicine, Steve was an E-6 in the Air Force and Army for 12 years where he worked as a medic and electronic countermeasures technician. Between deployments to Afghanistan, Germany, Guam, and Diego Garcia, he attended several colleges and earned his associate's degree in applied science with a focus on Avionic Electronic Systems, his bachelor's degree in psychology, his EMT-basic certification, and, as of 2016, his bachelor's degree in biology.
As an avid musician, cinephile, cook, and gamer, Steve spends his free time watching movies, anime, collecting comics, and playing drums, guitar, and Xbox controllers.
Kelly — Head Receptionist
Kelly joined our team in October of 2015. She is a certified dog trainer.
In her spare time, she loves to hike all around New England and read. She lives with her husband and two daughters. She also shares her home with her lab/hound mix, Josey, as well as her two cats, Tahiri and Luna.
Jessica — Veterinary Technician
Jessica is a veterinary technician at North Windham Animal Hospital. Since she was little, Jessica always had a deep affinity for animals and has been working in the veterinary field since 2006.
At home, she lives with multiple pets including her dog, Koda, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. In her spare time, she loves fishing and being outdoors.
Kristen — Veterinary Technician & Receptionist
Kristen was born and raised in Mansfield where she still lives with her husband and their three dogs, seven cats, rabbit, turtle, and tortoise - all of whom are rescues in some way! They live close to her four young adult children and plenty of extended family.
Originally a nurse for human patients, Kristen has combined that knowledge and experience with her love and concern for animals to become a veterinary technician. She is particularly interested in learning about, and implementing, fear-free and low stress approaches to animal care. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, dog walks, gardening, and reading.
Lizzy — Veterinary Technician & Receptionist
Lizzy has been working with us since early 2016. She has always wanted to work animal and couldn't picture herself doing anything else. She plans to go back to school to become a certified technician. All of her pets, Lilly Ann, Jenny, Princess, Chloe, Toby, Daisy and some African Cichlids are rescues that live with her.
In her spare time, she is a self-taught artist, drawing, paints, crafts, likes bird watching and training and spending time with her new rescue puppy, Lilly Ann.
Paula — Veterinary Technician & Receptionist
Paula began working at North Windham Animal Hospital in January of 2018. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2013.
In her spare time, Paula enjoys all things outdoors. Her favorite things to do are kayak, hike, and horseback ride on her horse, Jazzy. In addition to Jazzy, she has a cow named Chester, two cats, Martin and Boots, and a new puppy, Louie.
Christie — Veterinary Technician & Receptionist
Christie is currently an animal science major on the pre-veterinary track at the University of Connecticute (UCONN). She began her career at North Windham Animal Hospital as an intern and was offered a part-time position in August.
When not at the animal hospital or studying for her classes, she enjoys riding horses and skydiving. She is a member of both UCONN’s equestrian team and skydiving team. She is also an ambassador for UCONN's College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources. Christie is a member of the Sigma Alpha Eta chapter at UCONN, serving as their horse show chair this year. She is also the event coordinator for the skydiving team.
Danielle — Receptionist
Danielle is a receptionist, who happily joined our team in the beginning of May of 2014. Danielle has had a variety of pets throughout her life.
She is very adventurous and really enjoys being at the beach or in the woods in her Jeep! Danielle shares her home with three cats, Mit Mit, Chauncy, and Bentley, a bird named Hary, and her dog, Bootsie.
Jamireliz — Receptionist
Since she was a young girl, Jami always wanted to work with animals. She plans on going back to school to become a certified veterinary technician.
Jami has a bearded dragon named Ozuna and a French Bulldog named Jake. In her free time, she enjoys reading, poetry, and going on long hikes with friends.
Pam — Post Surgical & Hospital Cleaning
Pam has been keeping North Windham Animal Hospital's surgery rooms and equipment clean and in top shape for 13 years.
In her spare time, Pam works in her gardens, plays with her grandson, and spends time with her family. She has a cat and a Pomeranian Shih-tzu mix.