Dr. Sandra Stacey, Owner of VidaVet Veterinary Urgent Care
A Delaware native, Dr. Stacey has always loved animals, and her family was confident her collection of ‘critters’ and her love of animals would guide her career path. Dr. Stacey grew up in Smyrna, Delaware, and attended West Chester University…
Dr. Courtney Lester, DVM
Dr. Lester has had a love for animals as long as she can remember. Her fondest memory as a young girl was completing a Therapy Dogs International training course with her neighbor’s dog, Windy. She had a very special bond with Windy since she did not have any animals of her own……
Kimberly Garber, LVT/Hospital Administrator
Kim was born and raised in Delaware and has always had a passion for animals. As a small child, she had always said she wanted to work with them. In high school, she worked at a kennel and was a receptionist at a general practice veterinary hospital….
Melanie Schmidt, LVT/Hospital Administrator
Melanie is a native of Delaware and is passionate about her career in veterinary medicine. She began her career as a receptionist and soon decided to pursue training to become a licensed veterinary technician…..
Elizabeth Grimminger, LVT/Hospital Administrator
Liz is a lifelong resident of Delaware, originally residing in Milford. Liz graduated from Delaware Technical Community College with her Associates in Veterinary Technology and became a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) in 2013……
Ashley Fuflis, LVT
Ashley was born and raised in Massachusetts and moved to Delaware in 2022 following her military boyfriend. She graduated from Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, NH and received her Associates Degree in Veterinary Science and became a licensed veterinary technician in 2016 after passing the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE)…….
Brianna Hernandez, LVT
Brianna was born in Delaware and was raised between Delaware and New Jersey throughout her life. After graduating high school in 2016, Brianna started working as an assistant at a local emergency hospital. Soon after that, she worked in general practice while she attended college….
Jessica Lee, LVT
Jess was born and raised in Michigan and moved to Delaware in 2016. As a child she was always interested in working in the veterinary field and had a love for animals. She majored in advertising design in college but soon after decided to pursue her dreams and change majors, therefore being accepted into the Delaware Technical Community College Veterinary Technician program in 2019….
Essence Forbes, LVT
Essence is a native of New York and has always dreamed of working with animals. In high school, she made the decision to go to school to become a licensed veterinary technician (LVT). She became licensed in 2018 and jumped right into practice completing her internship at Windcrest Animal Hospital before moving into….
Robin Clark, LVT
Robin moved to Delaware in 2016 from upstate New York. She graduated from Delaware Technical Community College’s Veterinary Technician program and became an LVT in 2018. Since graduating, Robin spent 5 years in emergency and specialty medicine where she developed a passion for Ophthalmology and Diabetes health in small animals…..
Gianna DeAscanis, Assistant
Gianna is a Delaware native who spent the last year in Florida before moving back to DE with her husband and their 3 rescue pups – Luna, Cherish and Koda. Gianna went to the University of Delaware and earned her BA in Psychology. In 2019, she started working at a doggie daycare and this is when she quickly realized her true passion was working with animals….
Jelsi Dennis, Assistant
Jelsi was born in Tennessee but raised in Delaware.
Ever since she was a kid, she would always say she wanted to be a vet- but just for dogs because she is allergic to cats! She has since managed that allergy and is able to help all furry friends! Jelsi has been in the veterinary medical field for 6 years as an assistant and has seen all parts of vet med from small clinics, general practice, shelter medicine and specialty/emergency medicine….
Amber Rainer, Assistant
Amber has been in the veterinary field as a veterinary assistant for 11 years. She obtained her Bachelors Degree in Agriculture-Pre-Veterinary Science from Delaware State University and plans on furthering her education to become a licensed veterinary technician in the near future…
Daniel Inerfield, Client Services
Daniel is a lifelong Delaware resident. This is his first job in the veterinary field, and he is very excited for it!
After a few years of searching around through different careers, Daniel is now a student of Penn Foster’s veterinary technician program. With years of customer service experience, he hopes to segue into the veterinary field using client services to gain experience. Within the next couple years, he aims to be doing a vet tech externship and work full time as a vet tech….
Jovan (Jojo) Koger, Client Services
Jojo has been in the animal field since 2014. She married her high school sweetheart and was a military spouse for 13 years. Military life has given her the opportunity to…
Amanda Borthwick, Client Services
Amanda is a MOT native who has a passion to help cats and dogs. Amanda is joining VidaVet in a part-time capacity, as she works full-time as the Human Resources Director at a local automotive group. She currently…