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Colleen continues to combine her love of animals and science as a well-versed Veterinary Technician. Passionate about animal health and welfare, her dog Lucky was the inspiration to pursue a career in the veterinary field. Holding a Bachelor’s degree from LaSalle University in public relations, Colleen especially enjoys interacting with clients. At home, Colleen enjoys listening to music, spending time with her two cats Strummer and Allie, and cheering on the Philadelphia Flyers!
As a seasoned veterinary professional with more than 25 years of experience under her belt, Brandi employs her appreciation for the human-animal bond each day as a Veterinary Technician. Her expertise in the field is an extremely valuable asset to our team. Brandi actively engages in research to stay on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine, all while keeping a light-hearted and fun work environment with her cheerful personality! Brandi shares her home with her three dogs, Irie, Del and Miko, a cat Kingston and Bob the turtle. She loves spending time with her two sons Garrett and Oneal.
Helping people and their pets is what Claire finds most satisfying about being a Veterinary Technician. With three impressive degrees in Biology, Secondary and Professional Education and Earth Sciences to her credit, she joined our team in 2016. The extensive experience she brings to our team from her work at the Academy of Natural Sciences, makes her a true asset and a great resource to our staff. She’s a member of the Pennsylvania Veterinary Technician Association and the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America. She has special interest in Orthopedics, Physical Therapy, Enrichment/Behavior, Wound Care, Critical Care and Surgery. At home, Claire loves to spend time with her 3 fur babies Kai, Moz and Kakkoii. She also enjoys cycling, hiking and volunteering at ACCT.
A kitty purr is music to Katie’s ears! An advocate for homeless pets, she volunteers at her local animal shelter and has rescued 5 fur babies of her own: Dexter, Nora, Thea, Monty and Jean. A dedicated Fishtown Animal Hospital employee since 2015, Katie works persistently to provide clients and their pets with a great experience. Outside of her profession Katie loves to travel and enjoys food, music and classic films.
Zuri joined the Fishtown Animal Hospital team in 2017. As an all-star receptionist, she strives to provide the ultimate client experience and make each pet feel right at home! When she’s not answering phones, scheduling appointments or assisting our veterinarians and technicians, you can find her cuddling up to one of our adorable patients in for a visit. At home, Zuri enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.
His passion for pets not only inspired Jared to pursue a career in veterinary medicine, but to open his home to 9 fur-children of his own! When he’s not diligently working to pursue his degree in Philosophy at Kutztown University, you can find him at our front desk assisting clients and patients as a receptionist. He is always at his customer service finest with his glowing personality, which also snagged him an Elle Magazine weekend internship recognition! Jared shares his home with Ken and Todd and their many fur babies. He enjoys textile design, art and music.
Veterinary Technician
Growing up in different East Coast states, Cat’s greatest companions were her many pets! Working closely with exotic pets at a nature center volunteer early on in her career, Cat knew that veterinary medicine was her calling! “Being an advocate for patients and the ability to give them a voice” is what Cat finds most satisfying about the veterinary field. She enjoys the constant challenge to learn something new, in a field with ever-changing treatments and technology. Her special interests include exotics and reptiles. She shares her home with her many pets including 2 cats: Jason and Johnny, 2 tree frogs: Tulio and Pudge, a guinea pig: Ripley and a bearded dragon: Ophelia.
Angela, a Levittown, PA native is working diligently to obtain her degree in Kinesiology from Temple University all while being an all-star Veterinary Technician and Receptionist at Fishtown Animal Hospital. Having four fur-babies of her own at home, Copper, Gunner, Boozer and Brody, dogs are the love of her life. When not studying or hard-at-work at our hospital, Angela loves to go to the beach and enjoys camping and reading.

Veterinary Technician, Samantha, is determined to keep our Philly pets healthy and owners educated! She says “providing veterinary medicine is only half the job. If a client does not understand they may do the wrong thing but with the best intentions. Helping clients see why is rewarding and important!” 

Samantha has special interest in nutrition, weight management, dentistry, surgery and anesthesia. 

Samantha shares her home with her husband Matthew and their very many pets including 5 dogs, 4 cats, 2 bunnies and a hairless rat. As a family they enjoy hiking, camping and traveling! 

Practice Manager

Growing up in Plainsboro, NJ, Office Manager Lisa developed a passion for science at a young age, which led her to obtain an Associates of Applied Science degree from Manor College. Dedicated to the field, she says “I have always loved medicine and animals. I started in human nursing and switched over to animals because I felt more passionate towards helping to be their voice!” She has made it her mission to care for patients as if they were her own. Another passion is her desire for professional development, “I enjoy really being able to educate and train staff in all aspects of nursing. I also love to teach clients about the importance of preventative care and how it’s really about preventing disease early and following trends in order to make a tailored treatment plan for each individual pet."

Her professional interests include Dentistry, Surgery, Anesthesia, Hospital Management and Personal Development. She is a proud member of the AVMA, PVMA, NVTA, AVDC and the VHMA.

She shares her home with her spouse Joe, 2 children Shayne and Brighton and her many, many pets including 2 dogs, 5 cats, a ferret and 2 guinea pigs. When she is not hard at work at the hospital she loves coking for her family, reading, playing video games and knitting.