Meet Our Team in Greenland
At our animal hospital, our Greenland team is committed to assisting our veterinarians as they help pets down the road to wellness. They’re also dedicated to providing clients with exceptional customer service. If you have any questions about our team, feel free to let us know.
Johanna is our practice manager and has been with Greenland Veterinary Hospital since 2015. She has always loved animals and knew she wanted to work with them at a very young age. After a short stint in veterinary medicine in high school, Johanna worked in upper retail management for several years. She finally decided it was time to make a change and pursue her dream to work with animals once again. Johanna has a soft spot for animals and enjoys seeing the relationships they have with their owners. Outside of the clinic, she shares her home with her son, Andrew, and her three furry children Autumn, Brady, and Jasmine.
Lead Certified Veterinary Technician/Training Manager
Ariel is our Certified Veterinary Technician and Inventory Manager. She entered the veterinary/animal care field 8 years ago after graduating with her B.S. from the University of Oregon. In addition to working as a veterinary technician, she has worked as a zookeeper, a wildlife rehabber, and wildlife educator. She returned to school in 2016 to get her certification as a veterinary technician from Yuba College in Northern California. Having grown up in southern Maine she is thrilled to be back on the east coast pursuing her passion of providing the highest quality animal care. She shares her home with her husband, a 5 year old dachshund named Grettel, and 12 year old Russian tortoise named Leonard. When she’s not working, Ariel and her husband enjoy spending time outdoors either going hiking with Grettel, camping, going to the beach, skiing in the winter, or relaxing at home playing strategy board games.
Katie is one of our Veterinary Technicians that comes to us with over 15 years of experience working with animals. She has had a passion for animals since she was a young child. Katie has such a passion and understanding of animals, she often feels that she understands animals more than humans. Katie has worked with animals since she was a teenager. She has worked in a horse barn, a doggy daycare, and eventually earned her veterinary technician title. Katie shares her home with her cats Johnny Cash, Mary Jane, and Sir Didymus. She also has a husky named Nessa. In Katie’s free time, she enjoys hiking with Nessa, caring for horses, making jewelry, and reading.
Certified Veterinary Technician
Tonya is a Certified Veterinary Technician and graduate of Great Bay Community College who joined the team following her summer internship. She has always loved animals, especially exotic animals such as birds and reptiles. Tonya always new that she wanted to work with animals. At home, she has a Siberian Husky named Keira, a Pacific Parrotlet named Inky, and a Ball Python named Spudd. When she is not at the clinic or studying for classes, you can find her hanging out with her pets at home, playing games with friends, surfing the web, or doodling in her sketchbook.
Certified Veterinary Technician and Social Media Manager
Melody is a Certified Veterinary Technician and a graduate of the Veterinary Technician program at Great Bay Community College. Melody also manages all of the hospital’s social media needs. She’s always had a passion for animals. When she’s not working, Melody spends her time reading, drawing, making jewelry and pretty much anything crafty or creative. She shares her home with her husband Andre, her three dogs Shadow, a Yorkshire terrier, Penny, a Boxer-Pit mix, and the newest addition to her family, Eris, a German Shepherd-Lab mix.
Clare is one of our Veterinary Technicians, and a recent graduate of the Veterinary Technician program with Great Bay Community College. Clare is originally from Rhode Island but after receiving an Undergraduate Degree in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire, she decided to stay in the area. Her love for animals has been with her since childhood and continues grow professionally. Rabbits are her favorite type of exotic animal. Clare believes that it is a true blessing that her passion can also be a career. Other hobbies include weight training, hanging out with friends, and watching movies. She currently lives with her 13-year-old Lab Mix named Marley, and 4-year-old Netherland- New Zealand Dwarf mix named Kiwi.
Katherine is one of our Veterinary Assistants. She grew up in Virginia raising goats, chickens, and ducks. She graduated from the University of Miami with a master’s in marine science and conservation. She worked with a wide variety of exotic animals at a zoo for a few years, with a special love for raising baby lemurs and caring for a cockatoo named Bonnie. She then worked for the Frost Science Museum as a raptor rehabilitator, aviculturist and educator, caring for many species of birds from eagles and owls to spoonbills. She’s a recent transplant to the seacoast and is excited for some cooler weather! When she’s not working, Katherine loves taking her black Lab Bella for walks on the beach and creating unique crafts with her seaside finds!
Chris is one of our Veterinary Assistants. Chris graduated with a degree in animal science from a small environmental college in Maine. He primarily worked on avian reintroduction programs for endangered species such as whooping cranes and California condors. Chris has worked in various aspects of animal care with experience as a wildlife biologist and a zookeeper before starting his career working in general practice. Chris’s favorite part of about working in this industry is learning new things every day. In his spare time, Chris enjoys playing video games, bird watching and laughing with his friends.
Amber is one of our Veterinary Assistants. Amber knew from a very young age that animals were a passion of hers. She was always the child in the household bringing home sick birds or saving worms from puddles. She loved spending her free time in nature with her dogs and often called them her best friends. In high school, her favorite classes were animal science and earth science where she was in charge of maintaining the small animal enclosures, leaving her with a strong love for rats. Soon after, she would spend 8 years with a breed specific rescue where she learned that helping animals had to be her career. She currently shares her home with her dog Dingo and her 2 cats, Sam and Tide. She spends her free time hiking, gardening, or playing board games with her husband. She is also a volunteer transporter for a local rodent rescue.
Katelyn has had a passion for helping animals her whole life. She started in the human medical field first, receiving her Medical Office Administrative Assistant Certificate from Great Bay in 2014. Before making the switch to working with animals, she was an administrative assistant at a doctor’s office for human patients. Earlier this year she started her own little business of dog walking in her spare time. She is a mom to a beautiful young boy, as well as a Chiweenie named Bella, 2 cats named Jelly and Marley, and the newest addition to her family, a German Shepherd named Saber. In her spare time, she loves watching documentaries and doing arts and crafts with her son.
Rose is one of our Room Technicians. She has over 10 years of experience working with animals in multiple settings including daycare, boarding, grooming, training, and in-home care. She also has several years of experience in management and customer service. Rose has worked with animals in both the east and west coast. Rose lives on a sheep farm with her pups Sampson and Sunny Day. In her free time, Rose helps out around the farm, explores new trails with her dogs and partner, and is currently working to learn new songs on the piano.
Client Care Representative
Samantha is our Client Care Representative. Samantha grew up on a farm in Maine and has been around animals her entire life. After several years in the medical field helping human patients, she decided to make the switch to veterinary medicine. Outside of the clinic, she shares her home with her son Benjamin, her daughter Sadie, and her two furry children Mitty, and Molly.
Client Care Representative
Jackie is our Client Care Representative. Jackie lives in the Seacoast with her husband, two young children, her one-eyed Golden Retriever Willie, and her rescued elderly Scottish Fold Cat TT. She has always been an animal lover. Jackie has worked as a Client Care Specialist in both emergency and general animal health care since 2013. She has a BA in Studio Art with a focus in Photography from Boston College. She loves spending time with her family and fur babies, going on road trips, and traveling, especially to her beloved Island of Kauai, Hawaii.