Our Veterinary Assistants

The Veterinary Assistant is the right hand to the Veterinary Technician and Doctor. They spend their days assisting during examinations, setting up for and helping during surgery and treatments, educating our clients and caring for your pets. These are just some of their many responsibilities. Meet our experienced Veterinary Assistants!


Facilities Manager, Veterinary Assistant

When Keith is not responsible for the upkeep of our facilities and our beautiful landscaping, he is working on the floor as a veterinary assistant. Keith enjoys falconry, training for triathlons and outdoor activities.



Erin R.

Veterinary Assistant

Erin has been with the clinic for nearly four years now we are glad to have her! Erin has several years experience as a veterinary assistant which makes her a great asset to our team. When she is not working, Erin enjoys spending time with her military husband, one great danes, two chihuahuas, and her horse.




Veterinary Assistant

A native of North Syracuse, Sue lived in San Diego area for 7 years and spent the last 25 years in Vermont. Sue comes to us from a diverse career path including various jobs in telecommunications and Ski Resorts.  Ten years ago a friend referred her to a career in veterinary medicine and she has loved it ever since.  In her spare time Sue loves riding her horse, spending time with her two dogs, reading, and watching sports with her mom.



Veterinary Assistant

Carrie graduated in 2014 from SUNY-ESF with a degree in Conservation Biology and has always dreamt of a career caring for animals. After graduating she worked at a big cat and bear sanctuary in Arkansas before coming back home to CNY. She is also a part-time zoo keeper at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo here in Syracuse, where she helps care for the lynx, wolves, hoofstock and red pandas.

Carrie C


Veterinary Assistant

Jenna was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has always had a passion for animals, especially horses. She volunteered at Pegasus Riding Academy for 5 years working with handicapped individuals of all ages, teaching them how to ride horses as their physical therapy sessions. Jenna moved here in 2006 to attend college and she graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Equine Science from Morrisville State College. She met her husband at school and decided to stay in CNY. In her free time, Jenna loves to ride horses and spoil her two miniature Rex rabbits, Rocky and Zander. Jenna’s dream is to have her very own Fresian horse and maybe even a dog boarding facility.