Cat has been with Family Vets since 2006. She began her career in veterinary medicine at the age of 16 while she was still in high school and began her college degree in Pre-Vet.
She previously worked in Florida and has completed additional training in canine/feline dentistry and has 2 years experience in veterinary emergency services. She is currently working to get her Wildlife Rehabilitation license and will focus mainly on squirrels and raccoons. Cat lives in Peru with her husband and two dogs, Bullett and Ruger. She enjoys cooking, crafting and Harry Potter.
Crystal graduated Holyoke Community College's Veterinary Technician program in 2008 with Bachelors degrees in Animal Science and Mathematics.
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.
Beckie joined our team in 2019 shortly after graduating from Connecticut College. She graduated with a degree in Biochemistry and is currently pursuing her MPH 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 two cats, Salem and Orion, and two ferrets, Brittany and Santana.
Caitlin is our newest staff member at Family Vet Center. Prior to coming to work with us she had graduated from Westfield State University in 2019 with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She has taught Pre-Kindergarten for several years.
Caitlin enjoys working with animals and people. She has many pets of her own including horses, a dog, a cat, and guinea pigs. Outside of work she enjoys horseback riding, spending time with friends, babysitting, and crafting.
Shannon is our new groomer! She discovered her passion for grooming in 2008 and has been perfecting her craft ever since. She mainly focuses on canines and is very compassionate about their well-being. She has done additional training with the 'Queen of Color' in 2012 and received her certificate for canine airbrush design. Shannon has also trained in Asian fusion design. Her love for her work is evident in all of her finished pets!
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.
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