Tina is a Harrisburg native who joined the Animal Health Care Center in 1994. She has been involved in veterinary medicine locally since 1985.
Tina's family includes Steve and a menagerie of rescued pets. They have three mixed breed dogs, Lucy, Lolly and Penny, and four cats, Munch, Tom, Birdie and Alfredo.
In her time outside of being the surgery technician at the Animal Health Care Center, Tina is involved in ballet dancing, cat rescue, and travel, especially to Hawaii. She also enjoys many outdoor activities: walking her dogs, gardening, and playing tennis. She works at a local nursery and is responsible for the many beautiful flowers and plants in and around our facility.
Stephanie is originally from Shellsville but currently resides in Annville. She is a Licensed Veterinary Technician who received her degree from Wilson College in 1993. Stephanie has been in the veterinary field since 1987 and began working with us in 1998. She is also our office manager.
Stephanie's family includes her husband Rick, his sons Aaron and Tyler, and her daughter, Sierra. They have a rescued dog, a black lab named Montana, a yellow lab named Boone and Tyler's dog, a chocolate lab named Turbo.They also have 3 goats named Miracle, Elmer and Lotus and a pot belly pig named Paisley.
Stephanie likes to spend her free time with her family in the mountains where they enjoy snow mobiling, 4-wheeling, and jet skiing. She also enjoys reading.
Sue is a Cumberland Valley High School graduate and attended Bradley Academy for the Visual Arts and Harrisburg Area Community College.
She grew up in Mechanicsburg and now resides in Hershey.
Sue started with us in 1999 and has been involved in Veterinary Medicine since 1995. She enjoys pottery, photography and baking in her spare time.
Jennie began working with us in 1999. She is originally from Manheim and currently resides in Cleona with her husband and two daughters. She has two chocolate labs named Trotter and Hogan, a terrier named Sally and a cat named Alice.
At work, some of her favorite tasks include handling and treating exotic animals and pocket pets such as rabbits, guinea pigs and hamsters.
In her free time, Jennie enjoys going to the beach, swimming, going to the movies, and spending time with her family. Additionally, Jennie is a HUGE Philadelphia Eagles fan who enjoys watching games at home or attending games in Philadelphia with her husband.
A Hershey native, Shannon and her husband Jerry, have two dogs, a yellow lab mix named Franny and a black lab named Atley, and three cats: Joker, Szechuan and Troika.
Shannon is a Licensed Veterinary Technician in the States of New York and Pennsylvania who earned her degree in 1998 from Medaille College in Buffalo, New York. She has practiced in the Central Pennsylvania area since graduating and began working with us in 2004.
Shannon enjoys continuing education and updating her knowledge on animal care. In her free time Shannon enjoys, hiking, running, watching the Hershey Bears.
Joy has worked at Animal Health Care Center since 2006. She graduated from Messiah College in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in biology.
She lives in Mount Joy with her husband Brandon and daughter Annabelle along with their dog Cricket and cat Payne. Cricket regularly comes to the office with her and if you listen closely you can hear her howl. She is a 6 pound Chihuahua who usually goes by "Cakes".Her brother Payne is twice her size but somehow gets bossed around at home by the chihuahua. Joy and Brandon enjoy spending time taking walks with their tiny Chi, watching movies and traveling when able. Joy is an avid scrapbooker, self-proclaimed organizational pro and also loves to plan and coordinate events of all kinds.
Joy's favorite thing about working at AHCC is her great co-workers and bosses. Her favorite tasks are drawing blood and keeping the prescription food shelves stocked and organized. She also loves helping owners and their pets with weight loss as her own little dog needed to slim down when she was first adopted. She was 9 and 1/2 pounds! Joy looks forward to your next visit.
Joy is also owner and operator of Fancy Peacock Events. They help you plan and execute all types of events: weddings, parties, corporate events,and more! Check out her site: http://www.fancypeacockevents.com/
Amy joined us in 1998 and resides in Manheim with her husband, Kenny, and three children, son Jared and daughters Blake & Alyssa.
Amy's family includes five dogs: Asa, Flint, Riley, Simon Jr, and Brooke. Amy also has a cat named Twirley. In her limited free time, Amy enjoys hiking, gardening, playing with all the dogs, petsitting, and camping.
Amy and her husband are currently training their dogs Brooke and Flint as search and rescue dogs with MIDSAR (Middle Creek Search and Rescue) Visit http://www.midsar.org/ to learn more.
Tina is a Central Pennsylvania native who joined the Animal Health Care Center in 1994. She has worked in animal care since 1986. Tina has extensive knowledge from her study and attendance at workshops on dog training and behavior, natural healthcare for pets, and Natural Horsemanship.
Tina's family includes many beloved pets: two dogs named Chuck and Henry, a conure named Squirt, and two rose breasted cockatoos, Sunny and Pinkie. Tina also has a cat named Squeeky and 5 mini silky fainting goats.
In her time outside of the hospital, Tina enjoys baking organic food and treats for animals, visiting zoos, and is a talented wildlife painter. She is happy to be a part of the great team at Animal Health Care Center and is proud of the work we all do.
Wanda joined the Animal Health Care Center in 2012. She works in our kennel keeping our patients comfortable.
Wanda is originally from Milton, Pa and moved to Palmyra in 1979. She has been an animal lover her whole life. She and her husband Keith have a Papichon named Freeway and a cat named Spooky.
Wanda enjoys spending weekends with her family.She is an avid NASCAR fan and Chase Elliot is her favorite driver. She even owns a jacked-up AFLAC golf cart.
Amber Donato, CVT
Amber began working at the Animal Health Care Center in April 2013. She is originally from Lancaster and currently lives in Lebanon with her husband Sean and daughter Sarah
Amber graduated from the Vet Tech Institute of Pittsburgh in 2011.
At AHCC, Amber enjoys being the Monday surgery tech and working appointments with our patients and clients the rest of the week.
Amber has five cats: Jack, Roo, Silly Goose, Mickey and Herman. She also has a green- cheeked conure named Bird and a green- cheeked amazon named Jade. She also has a rescued pomeranian named Puff and a german shepherd named Gretchen.
Amber enjoys teaching her cats tricks in her spare time.
Coral Barbaretta, CVT
Coral Started working at the AHCC in April of 2015. She is originally from Harrisburg and attended Central Dauphin. Coral graduated from Harcum College in 2012.
Coral has a chocolate Lab named Chloe who was born in 2004 and was her first pet.
At work, Coral likes a variety of cases, especially performing treatments to help the animals. She has always been interested in exotics and learning and doing new tasks.
In her spare time, Coral enjoys volleyball, scrapbooking and reading.