Staff

 

  • Beckie Duseau
    Receptionist/Vet Assistant/Office Manager

    Beckie joined our team in 2019 shortly after graduating from Connecticut College. She graduated with a degree in Biochemistry/Cellular Molecular Biology and has recently completed her Master of Public Health at Bay Path University. Previously, Beckie has worked at zoos and aquariums in the Northeast as a husbandry volunteer and zookeeper intern. Her favorite animal is a leopard and she enjoys staying at home and playing with her five cats, Salem, Orion, Eileen, Tapper, and Peanut, and two ferrets, Brittany and Santana. 

  • Crystal Carlson
    Veterinary Technician

    Crystal graduated Holyoke Community College's Veterinary Technician program in 2008 with Bachelors degrees in Animal Science and Mathematics.

    Background
    She has been in the field for over 9 years before becoming a member of the Family Veterinary Center in March 2017. She has a new husky puppy named Boomer. In her spare time she enjoys four-wheeling, snowmobiling, golfing, shopping and spending time with her family.

  • Caitlin Fillion
    Receptionist

    Caitlin has been a receptionist with Family Vet Center since 2020. Prior to coming to work with us she had graduated from Westfield State University in 2019 with a degree in Early Childhood Education. Since working with us, she decided the education field wasn't quite for her, and instead has decided to go back to school for her Vet Assistant Certificate. Caitlin enjoys working with her colleagues, animals, and the public. Caitlin loves animals big and small, and thus she has many pets of her own including a dog, Cocoa, two cats, Raven and Piper, and several guinea pigs. She enjoys spending her free time at the barn with her friends and horses, being outside, and doing DIY projects.

  • Jill Kopka
    Certified Public Accountant

    Jill has been with us since 2005 as a certified accountant and has been working with businesses all over the Valley for more than 25 years. Primarily, she works out of her West State St. location in Granby, MA, under the title Jill Kopka, CPA.

  • Heather Johnson
    Vet Assistant/Receptionist

    Heather joined our team in 2021. She is a certified veterinary assistant through Animal Behavior College. She became interested in this field when she was a senior in high school. Heather has been in the veterinary field for about 7 years. She currently has two pets, a black cat named Pepper Jack and an Old English Bulldog named Thor. In her spare time, she likes spending time with family, relaxing by the pool, doing arts and crafts, watching TV, and playing with her pets. 

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Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

1:00 pm-7:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-2:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed