Our caring and compassionate Staff!

Our staff is dedicated to continuing education in an effort to provide the most current medical care available, and to keep abreast of the latest advances in veterinary medicine.

Please call us at 717-243-2717 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Practice Manager

Shawna

Practice Manager

Shawna has been working at Carlisle Small Animal Clinic since 2005. Her and her husband share their home with numerous furry friends! Shawna is also the co-founder of Furry Friends Network. FFN is a non-profit animal rescue organization that works to save the lives of homeless dogs and cats. Check out their website from the link on our homepage or by visiting www.furryfriendsnetwork.com

Licensed Veterinary Technicians

Pat, R.A.H.T.

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Pat & “Lucky”
Pat graduated from Harcum College in 1979 and has worked at the Carlisle Small Animal Clinic full or part-time since 1981. She recently retired from proudly serving our country in the Air Force National Guard. She has a soft spot for feline faces and has 6 cats: Matty, Loki, Rita Mae Brown, Bullseye, Singe, Zoe and Sierra. She also works full time for the Commonwealth of Pa. as an Animal/Poultry Health Inspector.

Diane, R.A.H.T.

Licensed Veterinary Technician

“Ellie Chalupa” all cuddled up and ready for a nap.
Diane graduated from Harcum College in 1979 and has been working at the Carlisle Small Animal Clinic since August of that year. Diane is one of our Laser Therapy Technicians. She received her training through the American Institute of Medical Laser Applications (AIMLA). She lives with her husband, Richard. They have two dogs: No-Maggie and the newly adopted Meatloaf!

Victoria, CVT

Veterinary Technician

Victoria has been working at our clinic since July of 2016. She graduated from Wilson College with a bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medical Technology. She has a mixed-breed dog named Bobo and several pet rats. In her spare time she enjoys visiting museums and spending time with her family.

Lindsay, CVT

Veterinary Technician

I’ve been a certified vet tech since 2010. I graduated from Wilson College in 2010 with a degree in Veterinary Medical Technology. I’ve worked in veterinary clinics in some capacity since 2006. Helping animals has always been a passion for me! I currently have 2 cats Maggie and Twiggy.

Office Supervisor

Janice

Client Care Supervisor

Janice & “Maci”
Janice resides in Carlisle with her dog, Maci, and cats Rocky and Mina.  She has been with Carlisle Small Animal Clinic since 1985.  She enjoys spending her free time outdoors!

Receptionists

Angie

Receptionist

Angie resides in York with her husband Steve. She has bred/shown and trained dogs since 1979, and currently has 6 Shetland Sheepdogs. She was a professional pet groomer for 17 years before coming to work at the Carlisle Small Animal Veterinary Clinic in 1999

Cheryl

Receptionist

Cheryl & “Abbi”
Cheryl has been working with us since 1994. She lives with her husband and a Kangal dog ( breed from Turkey ), named Sarah Jane. She is also a proud Grandmother of three beautiful grand daughers named Mariella, Katarina, Bella, and two Grandsons Leo, and Thor. Outside of work, she enjoys yoga, mystery books and music.

Laurie

Receptionist

Laurie has been a long-time client of ours and came on board as a part-time receptionist in 2015. When she’s not at our clinic, chances are Laurie, who is a portraiture artist, can be found in her studio at the home she shares with her boyfriend and their two dogs, Rebel, an Alaskan Malamute and Snort, an English Bulldog. You can see examples of her artwork on her website lauriedidit.com

Tracy

Receptionist

Tracy received her degree in English from Norwich University in 1990, and has worked at Carlisle Small Animal Clinic since 2014. She and her husband, Greg, live in Carlisle with their two dogs and five cats.

Catherine

Receptionist

Catherine has a passion for animals and as a certified dog trainer she enjoys helping people develop their bond with their pet. She has her degree in psychology, emphasis in animal behavior from Florida Atlantic University. Catherine enjoys being a traveler and photographer. Photographing locations, animals, and of course, people with their pets. She lives in Carlisle with her black lab Stitch.

Natalie

Receptionist

I graduated from Cumberland Valley High School in 2015 and started working at the clinic the following year. I  am a student at Shippensburg University and I’m studying Chemistry with a concentration in Biochemistry. Currently I have a Golden Retriever Mix named Ben.

Veterinary Assistants

Amy

Veterinary Assistant

Amy & “Hoosier”

Amy was born and raised in Carlisle, and came to the Carlisle Small Animal Clinic with all of her family pets while growing up. She began working here in 1997. Dentistry and grooming are her special animal related interests. In her free time she enjoys agility training with her dog “Hoosier”, spoiling her feisty chihuahua “Hula”, traveling and DIY home improvement projects with her husband Dave.

Sarah

Veterinary Assistant

Sarah has been working at our clinic since 2013. She Graduated in 2009 from Dauphin County Technical School with a Certificate of Completion for the veterinary assistant course from the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association. She has two Shih Tzu’s named Ruca  and Cooper and a bearded dragon named oatmeal. In her spare time she enjoys kayaking and being outdoors.

Madison

Veterinary Assistant

Madison graduated from Carlisle High School in 2019 and is attending Wilson College in pursuit of a degree in veterinary technology. She has a Shih Tzu named Gizmo and a rabbit named Arizona. In her free time Madison loves gardening and drawing.

Support Staff

Margie

Support Staff

Margie
Margie is responsible for helping keep the clinic looking so great, both inside and outside. She has a green thumb that is able to convince our African Violets to grace us with their blooms.