Meet Our Talented Veterinary Staff

Meet the team who keeps our animal hospital ticking! Our managers, veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants, client relations specialists, groomers and kennel staff all play an integral role in providing the very best of care to your pets, whether they're at the hospital for a routine visit or staying at Paws N' Claws for a week! Meet the veterinary staff below and schedule a visit soon to meet them all in person!

Contact our team today at (518) 587-3832 with any questions you might have.

Practice Managers

Steven Brewer Practice Manager

Joined: 1997

Lindsey Aird Assistant Practice Manager & Head LVT

Joined: 2005

Licensed Veterinary Technicians

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Lindsey Aird Head LVT & Assistant Practice Manager

Joined: 2006

Lindsey graduated with her associate degree in veterinary technology from Penn Foster and her bachelor’s degree in veterinary services management from SUNY Canton. She obtained her certification in animal training and behavior through Karen Pryor Academy and has also earned certification through Low Stress Handling and Fear Free due to an increased interest in behavior and a desire to help foster the human-animal bond. From a young age, Lindsey knew that she wanted to work with animals and has found a second home at SVH due to the close relationships formed with coworkers, pet patients, and owners over the years. Currently, she lives in Moreau with her husband, two dogs, and three cats. She enjoys kayaking, hiking, and watching the Pittsburgh Steelers win.

Kaitlyn LVT

Joined: 2016

Kaitlyn graduated from SUNY Delhi with her associate degree in veterinary sciences. She always knew she wanted to work with animals, but what she loves most is helping young puppies and kittens grow into healthy adult dogs and cats. She loves working at SVH due to the friendly environment and the coworkers that have become like family. Currently, Kaitlyn lives in Schuylerville with her husband and their two dogs. In her free time, she enjoys snowmobiling, catching up on some much-needed sleep, and spending time with her family and friends.

Liv LVT

​Joined: 2019

Olivia just recently moved back to her hometown, Saratoga Springs, from being stationed in Louisiana for 6 years with her husband. There, she worked as a veterinary assistant and went on to earn her degree in veterinary technology. Olivia chose to work in animal care because it has always been her favorite interest. At home, she has one horse, two dogs, and a cat. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors, hiking with her dogs, riding her horse, and skiing.

Nicole LVT

Joined: 2020

Mary LVT

Joined: 2020

Mary is originally from Hudson Falls. She currently lives in Saratoga County with her boyfriend and 3 pets. She has two cats named Wilma and Mango, and a dog named Goose. Mary graduated from SUNY Canton with her associate degree in veterinary sciences. Before coming to SVH, she worked at an emergency clinic but found she missed the client patient bond. She’s happy to have that bond back while working at SVH. When she’s not working she enjoys hiking and riding motorcycles.

Veterinary Assistants

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Lillee Veterinary Assistant

Joined: 2018

Lillee graduated from Empire State College with a bachelor's in psychology. She currently lives in Saratoga. Lillee likes working at SVH because she enjoys helping give the best experience to all, even in difficult situations; and also because she really likes cats! In her free time, she enjoys writing fiction stories, crafting, spoiling her cats, and spending time with her fiancé.

Freddie Veterinary Assistant

Joined: 2020

Joined: 2019

Client Service Representatives

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Katie M. Front Office Manager

Joined: 2008

Katie is originally from Schenectady. She attended SUNY Adirondack for a degree in arts and sciences. She currently lives in Albany with her two sons. Katie started working here in 2008 for a chance to work in the animal care field. But what keeps her at SVH is the caring and dedication the staff shows to each other and the animals that we are lucky enough to be in the lives of. Katie enjoys reading, yoga, attending concerts, and traveling.

Julia Assistant Front Office Manager

Joined: 2018

A native of Glens Falls, Julia graduated from Nazareth College with a bachelor's in psychology. She currently lives in Hudson Falls with her fiancé, dog, and cat. Julia loves being part of the amazing SVH team that works hard every day to support our clients, the hospital, and each other. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with friends, family, and pets, as well as hiking and traveling.

Kristen Client Relations Specialist

Joined: 2012

Kristen, originally from Granville, received her bachelor's degree in psychology from SUNY Plattsburgh. She currently lives in Saratoga County with her husband, their young son and daughter, and their dog and cat. Kristen enjoys working at SVH due to the supportive, close-knit, and compassionate people she works with. She enjoys Zumba, gardening, and live music.

Desiree Client Relations Specialist

Joined: 2019

Desiree, originally from Tucson, Arizona, moved to NY in 2018.  She lives with her boyfriend and two cats, Tater and Skateboard. She is currently enrolled in Penn Foster’s veterinary technician program. Desiree originally joined our team at our grooming facility, Paws n Claws, but wanted something a little faster pace with new challenges, both things that SVH could provide. When she is not at work she likes hiking, camping, fishing, and hanging out at home with her cats.

Katie C. Client Relations Specialist

Joined: 2020

Ashley H. Client Relations Specialist

Joined: 2021