Michele, CVT, Practice Manager
Michele is a Certified Veterinary Technician that joined Donegal Animal Hospital in November 2014. She graduated from the Veterinary Technician Program at YTI Career Institute in October of 2014. She is particularly interested in small animal medicine along with exotics. Michele enjoys all aspects of the profession primarily focusing on surgery and anesthesia.
Michele has two cats and one dog. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband.
Dustin, Certified Veterinary Technician
Dustin joined the Donegal Animal Hospital team in July 2016 as a Certified Veterinary Technician. He has been working in the veterinary field for a little over 13 years and prior to starting at Donegal Animal Hospital, he worked at Pet Emergency Treatment Services for 9.5 years.
Dustin earned his Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology and Certification from San Juan College in 2012, along with his Bachelors Degree in Biology from Millersville University in 2015.
He was born and raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where he currently lives with his wife, two cats ( Mr. O'Malley and Izzy) and a German Shepherd (Lexi). In his free time he enjoys hunting, fishing, kayaking, being outdoors, and spending time with his family.
Amanda, Certified Veterinary Technician
Amanda graduated from York Technical Institute's Veterinary Technician program in 2015. She joined Donegal Animal Hospital in August 2016. She loves all of her duties as a technician but has a special interest in laboratory work. Amanda enjoys painting, reading and spending time outside. She has one dog, four cats, and a snake.
Melissa, Certified Veterinary Technician
Melissa joined the Donegal Animal Hospital team in September 2017 after graduation from Manor College’s Veterinary Technician program in August 2017. Melissa earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Millersville University in 2010. She enjoys hiking with her dog , Sasha, and doing other outdoor activities.
Tori, Certified Veterinary Technician
Tori is a Certified Veterinary Technician that joined the Donegal Animal Hospital team in June of 2019. After achieving a degree in Psychology at Bloomsburg University, she realized helping animals was her true passion, and began pursuing her true calling at York Technical Institute's Veterinary Technology program while simultaneously working at a nonprofit organization aimed at spaying and neutering feral cats. She completed the program with her Associates in August of 2016.
Tori enjoys performing all of the duties that come with the Veterinary Technician position, but her main interest is in surgery and emergency care.
Tori has a husky-mix named Tolkien, and a spunky, tabby cat named Hammond. In her free time, Tori enjoys listening to music and attending concerts, as well as hiking and being outdoors surrounded by nature.
Jessica, Certified Veterinary Assistant
Jessica graduated from high school in 2009 and earned her Veterinary Assistant certificate from Lancaster County Career and Technology Center (LCCTC) in 2010. During her schooling at LCCTC, she completed her volunteer and clinic hours at Donegal Animal Hospital, learning and experiencing a lot during those times.
She enjoys working with and helping dogs and cats. She is owned by 4 dogs, a turtle, hermit crabs, and a few fish. Jessica is a native of Mount Joy.
Taylor, Certified Veterinary Assistant
Taylor graduated from Elizabethtown Area High School and the Veterinary Assistant Program, at Lancaster County Career and Technology Center, in 2012. She then joined the Donegal Animal Hospital team in 2012 after completing her internship with us. Taylor is currently taking classes at San Juan College to become a Certified Veterinary Technician.
In her free time, Taylor enjoys working and training her Labrador Retriever, Ruger, for waterfowl hunting, hunt tests, and finding deer antler sheds. She also enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, outdoor activities such as hunting and fishing, as well as learning the ins and outs of wildlife photography.
Jennie, Client Care Specialist
Jennie joined the Donegal Animal Hospital Team in October 2016. She has worked in the veterinary field since 2009. A Donegal High School graduate, she is a lifelong resident of the Mount Joy area.
Jennie is excited to be a part of our front-desk team. She welcomes the opportunity to be of assistance to the many familiar faces and is looking forward to meeting many new fur babies and their families.
Jennie enjoys reading, music, traveling and spending time with family and friends. She is mom to a Jack Russell Terrier named Emma and grandmom to a Lab mix named Buka.
Ashley, Lead Client Care Specialist
Ashley joined the Donegal Animal Hospital team in August of 2018. She has been part of the Veterinary field since 2017.
Ashley graduated from Lock Haven University with a Bachelors Degree in Science in May of 2017. She is looking to expand her career in the Veterinary field.
She enjoys hiking with her boyfriend, mountain biking and adventuring to new heights, waterfalls and trails. She enjoys working with people and seeing furry (and not so furry) pets daily.
Lori, Client Care Specialist
Lori joined the Donegal Animal Hospital team in November of 2019.