Throop: 570-483-3315 Dickson City: 570-483-4211

Dickson City Office – Veterinary Technicians & Assistants

Amanda D. CVT  – Head Technician

Amanda is a born and raised native of the NEPA area with over 15 years of experience in veterinary medicine. She graduated from Valley View High School in 2003 and then went on to receive an Associates’ degree in Veterinary Technology from Johnson College in 2005. Following graduation, she obtained her official license in Veterinary Technology.  Amanda worked as an emergency veterinary technician for 8 years before moving to day practice. She joined our team in 2018.

At home, Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband and three daughters. As well as her golden retriever Shemp, husky mix Elsa, 3 cats, Binx, Olaf, Kristoff, and 3 guinea pigs, Sunny, Cloudy and Stormy.

Valerie B. CVT

Valerie is a CVT who graduated from Johnson College in 2016 and has been with MVH since 2018. She enjoys spending time with friends and family and loves nature and animals. When home Valerie likes watching funny shows and hanging out with her kids and her hungry cat, Gabe.

Stephanie B.

Stephanie has grown up around animals her whole life and it was only natural for her to choose a career that involves them.  Currently she is an assistant at MVH, and studying at Johnson College in their Veterinary Nursing program with plans of becoming a Certified Veterinary Technician.  At home she has 3 adorable black cats: Shadow, Domino & Bandit. When she isn’t working she is relaxing at home with her fiancé, Alex, riding quads and playing with her kitties. 

Kristina H. CVT

Kristina is a CVT who graduated from Johnson College in 2015 and joined the MVH family in 2016. She has worked as a CVT in wellness medicine, urgent care, and shelter medicine. Her favorite field of veterinary medicine is surgical nursing and anesthesia. In her spare time, Kristina enjoys spending time with friends and family. She also enjoys volunteering with local rescues and helping animals in need.

Her previous beloved dogs, angels Bruno and Bentley, were both rescued from local animal shelters. While she currently does not have any pets, she is keeping her heart and home open to a special pup in need.

Sarah S. CVT

Sarah is one of our CVT’s from Scranton PA, who completed the Veterinary Technician program at Johnson College. She enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and of course her own dogs! Her favorite dog breed is a beagle, or anything with hound in it. Her current best friends are a beagle/basset hound mix named Dennis, a Boston Terrier Mix named Boomer, and a Labrador Retriever named Calvin. She and her fur babies enjoy snuggling on the couch and going for walks. Sarah enjoys seeing all of the new puppies and kittens, as well as doing our lab work and treatments for those who need it. She is always looking to expand her knowledge and skill set along the way. Sarah has been a CVT for the past four years, and has been with us throughout that time period. She also enjoys reading, drawing, painting, or anything art related in her free time. Some of her favorite things to draw are animals of course!

Theresa M. CVT

Theresa is one of our CVT’s from Scranton Pa. She attended the veterinary technician program at Johnson College. For her entire life she has always had a very strong love for all animals. Her main focus was to help and care for them, which is what lead her career path to what it is today. She has been with MVH since July of 2016. Theresa has two cats who she loves dearly : Kit & Fletcher.  In her free time, Theresa enjoys working out and spending time with close friends and family, and of course her fur babies. 

Mikaela L. CVT

Mikaela graduated from Johnson College in 2017 and pursued careers in both general practice and specialty surgery.  Her passion for helping animals began when a pregnant stray cat walked into her house and never left. Since then, she has spent her days helping animals in the clinic setting and TNRing her local strays.

When she’s not working, she cherishes spending time with her wonderful husband, Zach, and their beloved son, Charlie. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling everywhere and anywhere and attending comic cons, where she’s met well over 100 celebrities.

Mikaela’s “fur-family” includes 3 dogs: Ellie (miniature schnauzer), Aggie (pit bull), and Tillie (our tripod Chiweenie). We also have 13 cats:

Maia, Luna, Toothless, Laverne, Shirley, Snape, Fred, Millie, Yoda, Horace, Katniss, Cali, and


Meghan W.

Meghan is a Veterinary Assistant at our Dickson City location. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Scranton in May of 2023. She started with Memorial Veterinary Hospital, as a veterinary assistant, in April 2023 and plans to continue furthering her education by going to veterinary school. On top of her position here, Meghan can be found coaching long and triple jump for the track and field team at the University of Scranton where she was a student athlete for 4 years. In her free time, Meghan can be found at home spending time with her family and extended family of 2 cats, Valentine (a pregnant stray she rescued) and Macy (one of Valentine’s kittens) as well as her family’s cat Lucy (another rescued stray), and three dogs, Dugan (Standard Poodle), Hobson (French Brittany) , and Maggie (Boxer).

Kelly C.

After over 30 years of experience, as a veterinary assistant, Kelly joined Memorial Veterinary Hospital in January 2024.  She is  passionate about helping patients in any way possible, but truly enjoys focusing on behavioral modification.  In the past she has dedicated a great deal of time to working with her beloved border collies in agility, herding and therapy service.   Kelly can be found enjoying her days with her husband and two sons, camping with friends, engaging in her church’s youth group and volunteering with a local animal rescue.  


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100 Dunmore St.
Throop, PA 18512
Mon-Fri 8-6

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1534 Scranton Carbondale Hwy
Dickson City, PA 18508
Mon-Fri 8-6

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